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On Friday, March 27, 2020 Governor Lujan Grisham announced that New Mexico Public Education Department, or NM PED, will shift to a learn-at-home model as schools will remain closed...

The order to ban gatherings of 100 or more at any public or private event lasts for 29 days but could be extended. It...

SANTA FE – New Mexico Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel issued an order Thursday temporarily prohibiting mass gatherings in New Mexico in response to the...

Why are people hoarding Toilet Paper?

There’s plenty of toilet paper in the US – so why are people hoarding it? Jay L. Zagorsky Boston University (The Conversation is an independent and...

Bataan Memorial Death March has been cancelled.

Reliable sources have confirmed that the 31st annual Bataan Memorial Death March has been cancelled.  The event that was scheduled for 3/15/2020 was cancelled...

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New Mexico schools close due to COVID-19 for rest of school year

On Friday, March 27, 2020 Governor Lujan Grisham announced that New Mexico Public Education Department, or NM PED, will shift to a learn-at-home model...

Aggies Get Win Over Utah Valley In Dramatic Finish

Jabari Rice had a career high 29 points for the Aggies Saturday but none more important than his last second 3-pointer to win the...
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Business

Ribbon Cutting Event for The Tiny Station!

Come on down to the ribbon cutting ceremony this Friday, February 28th, at The Tiny Station!  Located at 102 Carver Road, The Tiny Station...

The 6 Incredible Programs at Aprendamos Family of Services

Cariño Home Visiting Program The Cariño Home Visiting Program offers personalized home visits to expecting parents, as well as parents with children up to 3...

Moonbow’s Book Nook: The Site for Southwestern Authors

Near the heart of Las Cruces lies a quaint bookshop by the name of Moonbow’s Book Nook.   This small shop contains one of the greatest...

RAD Retrocade!

Downtown Las Cruces has not been the same since July of 2019, when RAD Retrocade officially opened their doors.   Unlike any other place in the...

The Armageddon of Marijuana in New Mexico

Will recreational marijuana ever be a reality in the magnificent state of New Mexico?  The question is controversial, and our local Lawmakers care deeply...

Barnett’s Las Cruces Harley-Davidson

The Barnett family started selling Harley-Davidson® Motorcycles in El Paso, Texas in 1977. With hard work and the help of their loyal customers, they grew...

The Range Las Cruces

The Southwest can be classified by many musical distinctions; from wavy synth tracks, to lo-fi hip hop beats, to black metal, to wild gangsta...

The New Mexico Spaceport Receives its First Spaceship: Unity

The first ever commercial space travel company, Virgin Galactic, is almost ready to start operations in New Mexico.  They’ve moved their first spacecraft, called...

Guzman Sport Karate and Kickboxing

The martial arts community in Las Cruces is very strong and Guzman Sport Karate and Kickboxing is leading the way.  Owner and head instructor...

Let Them Eat Cake

When the French Queen Marie Antoinette said “let them eat cake”, local business owner Stephanie Baumann took her quite literally.  With over 450 different...

History

New Mexico Started a Scientific Revolution: The Atomic Age

About 100 miles north from Las Cruces, the first Atomic Bomb was detonated at a place called The Trinity Site.  This monumental act ushered...

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New Mexico schools close due to COVID-19 for rest of school year

On Friday, March 27, 2020 Governor Lujan Grisham announced that New Mexico Public Education Department, or NM PED, will shift to a learn-at-home model...

Why are people hoarding Toilet Paper?

There’s plenty of toilet paper in the US – so why are people hoarding it? Jay L. Zagorsky Boston University (The Conversation is an independent and...

Bataan Memorial Death March has been cancelled.

Reliable sources have confirmed that the 31st annual Bataan Memorial Death March has been cancelled.  The event that was scheduled for 3/15/2020 was cancelled...

Ribbon Cutting Event for The Tiny Station!

Come on down to the ribbon cutting ceremony this Friday, February 28th, at The Tiny Station!  Located at 102 Carver Road, The Tiny Station...

CDC Warns of Coronavirus Pandemic: What Should NM Expect?

In the year 1820, Cholera killed over 250,000 people.  In 1920 the Spanish Flu killed up to 100 million people.  Now, in the year...

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The Pit Stop 292 Cafe!

The Pit Stop 292 Cafe owned by Gary Tankesly operates by a few simple rules "good food, good vibes" and "every plate matters".  They...

Road Runner Pizza!

Road Runner Pizza is one of the best local pizza joints in Las Cruces. Located at 1426 Missouri Ave, they’re just down the street...

T or C Brewing Company

When you walk into the Truth or Consequences Brewing Co. location in Las Cruces, you'll find all types of characters sitting with a beer. From...

RAD Retrocade!

Downtown Las Cruces has not been the same since July of 2019, when RAD Retrocade officially opened their doors.   Unlike any other place in the...

Let Them Eat Cake

When the French Queen Marie Antoinette said “let them eat cake”, local business owner Stephanie Baumann took her quite literally.  With over 450 different...

New Mexico Flan

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup sugar 3 egg whites 8 egg yolks 2 large cans of evaporated milk 2 teaspoons vanilla 6 tablespoons brandy or rum (optional) Directions: Put one cup of sugar...

Capirotada

Ingredients 1 1/4 cups packed dark brown sugar 1 1/4 cups water 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks 4 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) cubed French bread (about 8 ounces) 1/4 cup golden...

Tamales

Ingredients Tamale Filling: 1 1/4 pounds pork loin 1 large onion, halved 1 clove garlic 4 dried California chile pods 2 cups water 1 1/2 teaspoons salt Tamale Dough: 2 cups masa harina 1...

Zeffiro Pizzeria Napoletana

This pizzaria brings New York style pizza with a New Mexican twist! along side to some delicious pasta and desserts. For example their Cheese...

Sazon Seasoning

Sazon seasoning is great for pulled-pork, fish, beef, and anything you might have at your next BBQ.  New Mexico is renowned for their delicious...

Sopapillas Compuestas

Utensils: Fryer or deep cast iron skillet for frying sopas Large saute pan Medium bowl Measuring spoons and cups Large spoon Rolling pin Plastic wrap Paper Towels Toppings: Homemade green chile or red chile...

Menudo

Ingredients 1 1/2 gallons water 3 lbs lean beef tripe, cut into pieces 1 onion, quartered 4 garlic cloves 1 bay leaf 1 can (14.5 ounces) cooked hominy or cacahuazintle...

The Shed

OMPC The Shed has been open for the past 24 years. Locally owned Gabriel Mendoza has been severing the best breakfast to the people...

Bosque Brewing Company Taproom

Bosque Brewing is a nice pub in Las Cruces that brings lively hood to its environment. anyone can come in and enjoy some of...

Biscochito Recipe

Did you know, New Mexico adopted the Bischochito as its official state cookie in 1989? Chosen to maintain traditional home-baked cookery, this made New...

Hikes / Outdoors

Youth Clay Target Challenge: Hosted by Mesilla Valley Shotgun Sports

Come have a BLAST at this family event, and practice a valuable lifelong skill: target shootin'!  This event is completely FREE, with ammunition and...

Barnett’s Las Cruces Harley-Davidson

The Barnett family started selling Harley-Davidson® Motorcycles in El Paso, Texas in 1977. With hard work and the help of their loyal customers, they grew...

The Legend of Sam Steel

If you’ve visited the New Mexico State University campus you may have wondered, “Who is Sam Steel?”  There’s a road called ‘Sam Steel Way’,...
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Arts

First Annual Las Cruces City Fest!

Everybody come to Downtown Las Cruces this Saturday, May 30 from 9 am to 8 pm for the very first Las Cruces City Fest...

Moonbow’s Book Nook: The Site for Southwestern Authors

Near the heart of Las Cruces lies a quaint bookshop by the name of Moonbow’s Book Nook.   This small shop contains one of the greatest...

The Range Las Cruces

The Southwest can be classified by many musical distinctions; from wavy synth tracks, to lo-fi hip hop beats, to black metal, to wild gangsta...

Las Cruces Symphony

The story of the Las Cruces Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) began 61 years ago in 1958 when Oscar Butler, a vocal music professor at NMSU,...

The 2020 Las Cruces International Film Festival

The 2020 Las Cruces International Film Festival will be back this March 4-8th!    You don’t want to miss this awesome community event, returning...

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Everything you need to know about Las Cruces right now.

Road Runner Pizza!

Road Runner Pizza is one of the best local pizza joints in Las Cruces. Located at 1426 Missouri Ave, they’re just down the street...

The order to ban gatherings of 100 or more at any public or private event lasts for 29 days but could be extended. It...

SANTA FE – New Mexico Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel issued an order Thursday temporarily prohibiting mass gatherings in New Mexico in response to the...

Why are people hoarding Toilet Paper?

There’s plenty of toilet paper in the US – so why are people hoarding it? Jay L. Zagorsky Boston University (The Conversation is an independent and...

Bataan Memorial Death March has been cancelled.

Reliable sources have confirmed that the 31st annual Bataan Memorial Death March has been cancelled.  The event that was scheduled for 3/15/2020 was cancelled...

The Pit Stop 292 Cafe!

The Pit Stop 292 Cafe owned by Gary Tankesly operates by a few simple rules "good food, good vibes" and "every plate matters".  They...
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Breweries & Bars

T or C Brewing Company

When you walk into the Truth or Consequences Brewing Co. location in Las Cruces, you'll find all types of characters sitting with a beer. From...

RAD Retrocade!

Downtown Las Cruces has not been the same since July of 2019, when RAD Retrocade officially opened their doors.   Unlike any other place in the...

Bosque Brewing Company Taproom

Bosque Brewing is a nice pub in Las Cruces that brings lively hood to its environment. anyone can come in and enjoy some of...

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Bataan Memorial Death March has been cancelled.

Reliable sources have confirmed that the 31st annual Bataan Memorial Death March has been cancelled.  The event that was scheduled for 3/15/2020 was cancelled due to concerns over the...

THE VIRUS

The Virus (Wm McNamara) follows a group of film students who find a top secret test facility hidden in the wilderness. Unknown to them,...

Lost Padre Mine

Lost Padre Mine is an adventure following treasure hunter Wayne Braddock, who searches all over the US Southwest and northern Mexico in search for...

NM State Football: Uncharted | Ep. 1 | Expectations

The first episode in a four-part web-series detailing training camp with the New Mexico State Aggies. Episode one recaps the Aggies historic run to...

Travel

White Sands National Park

High up in the peaks of the San Andres mountains, the rain wanes and rages with the tides of the moon.  The glorious mineral...
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Local Recipes

New Mexico Flan

Ingredients: 1 3/4 cup sugar 3 egg whites 8 egg yolks 2 large cans of evaporated milk 2 teaspoons vanilla 6 tablespoons brandy or rum (optional) Directions: Put one cup of sugar...

Capirotada

Ingredients 1 1/4 cups packed dark brown sugar 1 1/4 cups water 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks 4 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) cubed French bread (about 8 ounces) 1/4 cup golden...

Tamales

Ingredients Tamale Filling: 1 1/4 pounds pork loin 1 large onion, halved 1 clove garlic 4 dried California chile pods 2 cups water 1 1/2 teaspoons salt Tamale Dough: 2 cups masa harina 1...

Sazon Seasoning

Sazon seasoning is great for pulled-pork, fish, beef, and anything you might have at your next BBQ.  New Mexico is renowned for their delicious...

Sopapillas Compuestas

Utensils: Fryer or deep cast iron skillet for frying sopas Large saute pan Medium bowl Measuring spoons and cups Large spoon Rolling pin Plastic wrap Paper Towels Toppings: Homemade green chile or red chile...