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14th Annual Ice Cream Sunday
by: Patrick Montelongo

America’s favorite summer treat -- ice cream -- is the star of the Museum’s most popular event of the summer. The 14th-annual Ice Cream Sunday is set for 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on July 16, which happens to be National Ice Cream Day. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and $3 for children ages 4 to ...Continue Reading

Taco Trail Tuesday
by: Everything Las Cruces

It's taco Tuesday!  Where is everyone getting their tacos from today?  Did you know one of our local favorites, El Jacalito's was mentioned in a national website called Only in Your State? 

 

The website made a top ten taco trail of the best tacos in New Mexico and El Jacalito's placed on there list at number 5.  They where the only ...Continue Reading

El Sombrero Patio Cafe
by: Everything Las Cruces
Yesterday I asked on Everything Las Cruces'  facebook page for recommendations on where to get a good smothered burrito.  There were lots of good suggestions, but ultimately I decided on El Sombrero.  I have been there before, but had not tried their smothered burritos, and their patio placed a big factor on going there for dinner.  El Sombrero ...Continue Reading
Taco Tuesday
by: Everything Las Cruces

I hate Mondays!  The only good thing about Monday is that Tuesday follows it, which means TACO TUESDAY!  Here at Everything Las Cruces we love Taco Tuesday!  Today we went to El Jacalito for some yummy tacos!  Did you check out our live feed from there?  I asked Juan, one of the owners, for a recommendation on a taco plate. ...Continue Reading

Jakes Cafe New Location
by: Everything Las Cruces
Jake’s Café, which use to be located in Dona Ana County at 641 E Thorpe Rd, has moved to Las Cruces!  Their new location is at 1340 E. Lohman (the old Casa Luna/ Mesilla Valley BBQ building).  They just had their re-opening on June 8.    Jake has been making handmade patties with fresh ground beef, fresh cut fries, and homemade Mexican ...Continue Reading
El Jacalito Restaurant Celebrates 4th Anniversary
by: Everything Las Cruces

 El Jacalito Restaurant, located at 2215 Missouri Ave, just celebrated their four year anniversary. Yelp has an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5 for El Jacalito.  Reviews rave about their great breakfasts, which include a breakfast skillet that has two eggs, potatoes, chorizo, onion, bell peppers, and cheese or their omelets.  For lunch and dinner they get ...Continue Reading

Our "A" Mountain
by: Cassie McClure

Framed by the more impressive Organ Mountains, Tortugas Mountain tends to be a little overshadowed. For many, it only springs to mind when an eerie lit ‘A’ hangs in the darkness. As the name translated into English suggests, “tortoise” mountain is a little hump that can be seen well from the University and on the southeast side of Las Cruces.

Every ...Continue Reading

Day of the Dead
by: Everything Las Cruces

On November 2nd, clad yourselves in the most festive outfits and costumes you can muster, Day of the Dead will be here! A long celebrated Mexican tradition that brightens the idea of death and the passing of loved ones. The festival is meant to bring beauty to those we've lost and to celebrate lives that we currently live. Dia De ...Continue Reading

Q&A with Gone Girls' Christa Fredrickson
by: Mark Kitanga

Returning for a special encore performance this weekend at Boba Cabaret is 'Gone Girls', the hit show featuring four-part harmonies of girl groups from the '40s, '50s, '60s, and beyond. Now, back by popular demand, the 'Gone Girls' will be performing shows this Friday and Saturday night, with two shows each night. The dinner show starts 7 pm, with seating ...Continue Reading

Annual Ice Cream Sunday
by: Patrick Montelongo

America's favorite summer treat — ice cream — is the star of the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum's Annual Ice Cream Sunday, held this past weekend.

The 12th-annual Ice Cream Sunday was from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, In honor of National Ice Cream Day.

Visitors to the event received coupons for FREE Caliche's Frozen Custard.

They also had their ...Continue Reading

Southwest Paranormal Investigations-SPI - Keeping History Alive
by: Katrina Chandler
It's Halloween once again. I have taken a lot of time to think about all the spooky places in and around Las Cruces this season. There is so much history and so many stories accompanying this wonderful city. I thought about sharing some of the old tales or requesting stories from our readers, but then, I thought, why not ask ...Continue Reading
Volunteer Spotlight: Casa de Peregrinos
by: Mark Kitanga

As the primary nutritional resource for those in need within Las Cruces and the surrounding communities of Dona Ana County, Casa de Peregrinos Emergency Food Program offers an invaluable service that many constituents count on for their survival.

“Last year, we were able to deliver a million and a half pounds of food through the doors, which is quite an accomplishment, ...Continue Reading

Volunteer Spotlight: Boys & Girls Club of Las Cruces
by: Katrina Chandler

This month I would like to shine a spotlight on an organization that has been in the community for 51 years, The Boys & Girls Club of Las Cruces. What is the purpose of the Boys & Girls Club Las Cruces? I spoke with Corina Infante, Volunteer Coordinator for the Club, “The Boys & Girls Club ...Continue Reading

Why Play Groups?
by: Everything Las Cruces
It's time to see the sun and come up for air. If you are a stay at home parent you know what I am talking about. We can sometimes get so focused on getting our kids in a routine that we forget to leave our house and show them what it's like to experience new things. And truthfully, we need ...Continue Reading
Warm It Up
by: Everything Las Cruces

Cider is the perfect Fall drink. I look forward every year, to making a big batch of apple cider and sitting around a warm fire. There are a million differnent versions you can make, but I have one recipe that I can make in a pinch, it is de-lish, and it tastes like apple pie! (recipe from Martha Stewart)

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