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Everybody come to Downtown Las Cruces this Saturday, May 30 from 9 am to 8 pm for the very first Las Cruces City Fest (LCCF), All activities will be...

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...

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...

Top 5 Reasons to Consider Cannabis

Cannabis can change your mind (literally) We all know that smoking marijuana changes your head-space by getting you high, but did you know that THC...

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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...

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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Business

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...

Art Obscura Gallery

Las Cruces is home to many art galleries, but none are quite as out-of-the-ordinary as Art Obscura (hence the name).  In stark contrast to...

Woosah Rage Room

Woosah (wü-sah): 1. a state of clarity and calmness. 2. something of and/or pertaining to clarity and calmness.... Example:  He was unperturbed by the...

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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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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...

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...

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...

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’,...

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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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...

Chilitos

Family owned and operated for over 15 years serving local favorites such as enchiladas, tacos, fajitas, gorditas as well as burgers and steaks! Enjoy...

Zeebs

Zeeb's is a Burger and Fry Restaurant, here in Las Cruces, which happens to sell Fruit Ice! Opening back in 2015 selling the Best...

Green Chili Paddy Wagon

We are a Las Cruces Food Truck that features Green Chile and Bacon on just about everything! We love our food, we love our...

La Ristra Express

We opened our first restaurant in 1989 in Las Cruces, NM main street location, once we became known, we ran out of seats in...

The Pit Stop 292 Cafe

The Pit Stop is one of the most amazing dining areas in town with its beautiful decor. They make you have a good dining...

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...

Little Toad Creek

The Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery located at 119 N. Main Street in the heart of downtown Las Cruces have been providing food,...

Luchador Food Truck

Here at Luchador Food Truck we aim to bring a new food experience to Las Cruces by providing delicious, high quality food and a...

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...

Moongate Cafe

Moongate Cafe is an old style American Diner that serves the best of the best! From simple Sandwiches to Steaks, MGC brings happiness not...

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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.

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...

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...

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...

Top 5 Reasons to Consider Cannabis

Cannabis can change your mind (literally) We all know that smoking marijuana changes your head-space by getting you high, but did you know that THC...

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...
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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...

Little Toad Creek

The Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery located at 119 N. Main Street in the heart of downtown Las Cruces have been providing food,...

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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 (LCCF), All activities will be...

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...