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Veronica Ortiz had dreamed of owning a paleta store and when she and her husband, John, stopped at the Paleta Bar in Bernalillo, they decided they wanted in. Just over a year later, they are co-owners of three Paleta Bars as well as a Paleta Bar Café in Albuquerque, along with their partners, Marcos and Yesica Palafox. So, what is a paleta? Basically, John explains, “paleta” is what an ice pop is called in Mexico. But the Paleta Bar doesn’t … Read More
When shopping for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, jewelry often makes it to the top of the list because it’s always a great way to say “I love you.” Whether you’re looking for that perfect diamond ring to finally pop the question, a stunning necklace to spoil your wife of many years, the flashy watch he has been talking about since Christmas, or a fun pair of earrings for mom, you are sure to find it here. Santa Fe abounds … Read More
| By Snowsports Journalist Daniel Gibson | Ghostly Ski Areas — Ski Rio | Ever wonder what becomes of ski areas that cease operations? New Mexico has a handful of so-called “ghost ski areas” and I recently stumbled across a fantastic short video about one of them, Ski Rio. Ski Rio was located in the Sangre de Cristos very close to the Colorado border, near the town of Amalia. It operated from 1982– 1990, and again from 1995–2000, and was … Read More