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Santa Fe Artist Housing Backers Hope Third Time’s the Charm

Siler Yard would add 65 units of live-work space for artists in Santa Fe, but it’s been slow going thus far. (Design by Atkin Olshin Schade Architects, Trey Jordan Architecture, da Silva Architecture, and Surroundings Studio. Visualization by Go West Projects.) In the early days of 2019, a proposal for affordable artist housing in Santa […]

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NM Democrats propose bills to diversify state’s economy

SANTA FE, N.M.- New Mexico Democrats are introducing bills that they say will fundamentally change the state’s economic structure. Currently, the oil and gas industry makes up about 45 percent of New Mexico’s revenue. However, Democrats would like to open up a market for recreational marijuana, boost the film industry by lifting the tax incentive […]

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Bill would make New Mexico a ‘sanctuary state’: NM Legislature news

Crews worked last year to replace a piece of a bollard fence in Santa Teresa, New Mexico. The section is part of a 20-mile stretch of fence at the U.S.-Mexico border. (Photo: RUBEN R. RAMIREZ/EL PASO TIMES) SANTA FE, N.M. — A New Mexico bill could turn the state with the nation’s largest percentage of […]

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Progressives take the lead in northern NM

Susan Herrera watches election results with friends during a watch party at the Blue Heron Brewery in Española on Tuesday night. Herrera appeared to have knocked off longterm state Rep. Debbie Rodella in House District 41. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal) SANTA FE — Challengers who ran as progressives against northern New Mexico incumbents Debbie Rodella and […]

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Hong Kong, New York and London Top World Luxury Markets

Hong Kong topped the rankings for the second year in a row. Hong Kong, where a manufacturer bought a lavish mansion last year for US$360 million (HK$2.8 billion), is the world’s most luxurious housing market, according to annual rankings by Christie’s International Real Estate released Wednesday. The Chinese city-state claimed the title for the second […]

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Trailer park place: Examining life in a singlewide

When scholars Sonya Salamon and Katherine MacTavish set out to examine life in rural American trailer parks, they decided to focus on the young families who lived there. They also wanted to describe a spectrum of places in terms of park quality. For their book, Singlewide: Chasing the American Dream in a Rural Trailer Park […]