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Authentic Guide to Santa Fe Blog

February 25, 2014

Most of us think of Benjamin Franklin when we think of the first kites. His famous experiment in 1752 “discovered” electricity by capturing negative charges from static electricity passing overhead while he flew a kite with a metal key attached. … Continue reading


February 10, 2014

In spring, a young man’s fancy turns to love.  Saint Valentine himself was a martyr in ancient Rome but it is unclear how his name became associated with “Valentine’s Day”.  In 496, Pope Gelasius established the Feast of  Saint Valentine … Continue reading


January 30, 2014

The history of the ski industry in America has a special interest for Santa Fe, surprisingly combining our city’s beautiful ski basin with the defense industry that’s been such a major factor in New Mexican history.  If the US had … Continue reading


January 10, 2014

January 6th, 2014 is the 102nd anniversary of New Mexican Statehood, which makes this a good time to take a look at the exciting and unique history of our town dating back much further than our statehood.  The story of … Continue reading


December 31, 2013

The time around the holidays in Santa Fe is one of the most marvelous times of the year. Even if we do not have snow for the famous Christmas Eve Canyon Road walk, history has entrusted us with traditions that … Continue reading


May 24, 2013

The Inn on the Alameda would like to welcome you to our NEW restaurant the Agoyo Lounge! Open 5:00pm-10:00pm EVERYDAY Organic Green Salad Pulled Pork Panini and Jicama Slaw Caprese Salad and our Chef Check out the Menu!


March 31, 2013

As the weather warms and flowers bloom, we wish you a season of new beginnings!


March 20, 2013

Did you know that Santa Fe has a ballet company? Yes, we share, but what a great dance partner we have in Aspen, CO! For seventeen years, Aspen Santa Fe Ballet has made Santa Fe its second home, and local … Continue reading


March 05, 2013

We know that many of you out there are celebrating the imminent arrival of warm weather with a spring break getaway. Thinking ahead of ways to make a Santa Fe vacation into a unique experience, the City Different has partnered … Continue reading


February 20, 2013

Take a renowned portrait photographer, give her the time and opportunity to shoot some iconic artifacts and unique locations, and you end up with portraiture by proxy. The artist herself says it best: “It’s a big country out there. Go … Continue reading


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