Posts By: Jenny Kimball

Make it a Fabulous February in Santa Fe

The Geek Bowl bills itself as the nation’s largest live trivia event (Feb. 7), with teams from Geeks Who Drink clubs across the country competing in an irreverent spectacle at Isleta Resort and Casino. Closer to home, the Council for International Relations will hold its fourth WorldQuest (Feb. 20), a team trivia contest of international… Read more »

Get Ready for the Souper Bowl!

La Fonda's Chef Lane Warner and team are ready for this year's Souper Bowl!

For the last twenty-one years, there has been a different kind of Super Bowl event in Santa Fe… it’s called the Souper Bowl. And the competition doesn’t take place on the grid iron. It takes place in the kitchen.  Our hometown chefs go mano a mano to help raise funds for The Food Depot.   Santa… Read more »

A La Fonda Love Story

Olga Chavez' grandfather, Jose Garcia is on the far right.

Olga Chavez is a third generation Santa Fean and realtor with Barker Realty. She says she wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for a love story that began at La Fonda. Olga’s grandfather, Jose Garcia was born in Durango, Mexico in 1907. His father brought the family to El Paso in 1912 so that they… Read more »

Proud New Owners of La Fonda

My family at the La Fonda sale announcement.

Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be part owner of a hotel. Never. I’m still pinching myself. Yet, as of October 31, 2014 the sale of La Fonda is official. My brother, Phillip Wise, his company, Cienda Partners, a few impressive investors, and I are the proud new owners of La… Read more »