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Best 1st Quarter in 7 Years!

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Best 1st Quarter in 7 Years!
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Heartbleed: Change Your Passwords Santa Fe

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The Heartbleed bug affected a number of popular websites and digital services causing experts to call it one of the biggest Internet security threats ever. Heartbleed is an encryption flaw that affects software called OpenSSL (the “s” in “https” in URLs). This security bug puts your account information on sites like Gmail, Facebook, Netflix, etc, at risk. Thankfully there is no indication that hackers have exploited this flaw, but companies are making servers more secure just in case. Most companies have updated or changed their servers to avoid any issues; however, it’s best if you change your passwords to make sure your information is secure.

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Best Coffee in the Santa Fe Railyard-Station Café

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Every coffee addict has his/her favorite spot that they regularly visit. It’s your reliable place for lattes, espresso and coffee. For many Americans this place is Starbucks but thankfully for those of us in Santa Fe we have a number of great local cafés. Station Café has become the go-to spot for Rail Runner riders, tourist and Barker Realty. The café is located in the Santa Fe Railyard in the historic Gross Kelly Warehouse. Station Café is one of the few coffee shops that truly has it all.

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What Mountains Can I See from Santa Fe, NM?

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Many people outside of New Mexico have a misconception about Santa Fe. They believe it is a dry, desert town with cowboys and horses roaming the prairie. The geological fact is, mountains surround us and at an evaluation of 7,000 feet it is literally breathtaking. Have you ever walked outside of your Santa Fe home and wondered what mountain you are looking at? The safe answer is the Sangre de Cristos and most of the time you would be right. However, there are a number of mountains that most of us look at on a daily basis without knowing exactly what they are. Here is a cheat sheet that breaks down our alluring mountain ranges to better expand your scenery knowledge.

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Game of Thrones Season 4 Premiere in Santa Fe, NM

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Daily sights around the Santa Fe Railyard are the Rail Runner, Tomasita’s, Barker Realty, 2nd Street Brewery, and the Iron Throne. Well, the Iron Throne may not be a daily symbol of the Santa Fe Railyard but it will be the focus of attention this Saturday. The iconic symbol from the hit HBO series, Game of Thrones will be on display March 29th from 10am to 5pm to promote the show’s premiere of Season 4.

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Live Your Olympic Curling Dream in Santa Fe for One Day

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Did you watch the Sochi Olympics daydreaming with aspirations of becoming an elite Curling athlete? If so, you will have a chance to live out your Olympic Curling dream right here in Santa Fe, NM. On Saturday March 22, at the Genoveva Chavez Center from 5pm to 9pm there will be a Curling Open House. The Denver Curling Club will be on site providing instructions and equipment on how to guide stones on a sheet of ice towards the target area. The event is free and open to anyone. So, if you’ve been dominating at shuffleboard at taprooms around Santa Fe for countless years, it’s time to take your game to the ice. Who knows? You might be making the trip to South Korea for the PyeongChang Olympics in 2018.

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Where to Watch the NCAA Tournament in Santa Fe, NM

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New Mexico is known for a number of things, green chile, Native American and Hispanic culture, historic adobe buildings etc. but is basketball one of them? Well, if it wasn’t before, it is now. Both Division-One public universities made it to the NCAA Basketball Tournament. University of New Mexico and New Mexico State University both won their respective conference for the ability to compete in March Madness. This isn’t surprising since this happens almost yearly. If you’re looking to get out of the living room and watch New Mexico’s favorite teams with other New Mexicans, then I suggest you head over to Junction.

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Santa Fe Smart Homes

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In the cartoon The Jetsons, Orbit City was composed of smart homes and Skypad Apartments. In the movie, Back to the Future II, Marty McFly time travels to 2015 to a home that recognizes him as he walks in and is controlled by voice command. The Jetsons live in 2062, Marty in 2015 but you don’t have to time travel or be a cartoon to enjoy the amenities of a smart home. Affordable smart houses are becoming a common trend in real estate.

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5 1/2 Proven Habits for Santa Fe Office Workers to Feel Awesome Everyday

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Working 8 to 5 can take its toll on you both mentally and physically. Sitting for 8 hours staring at a computer in a cubical or office with little ventilation can make you feel stressed and depleted by the end of the day. Thankfully there are 5 1/2 proven habits you can do to get yourself feeling healthy and awesome everyday at work.

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Santa Fe Weekend Rundown: Events in Santa Fe, NM for 3/6-3/9

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It was a politically filled week for Santa Fe as mayoral candidates made their last minute pushes before the election. After a heated race, Javier Gonzales was named Santa Fe’s new mayor. With the Santa Fe political theater behind us (at least until primary elections), we can enjoy the weekend and countdown the days until it is officially spring. Here are some events to help you enjoy your weekend.

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