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Heart Collection is a Labor of Love

Sophie Dant, La Fonda's Gift Shop Manager shows off the book, Art of the Heart

Some of you may know Sophie Dant, La Fonda’s Gift Shop manager. Many people think we look alike which flatters me since Sophie is so pretty. But what you may not know about her is that she is an avid collector of hearts.  Not the real kind, mind you, but the decorative and artistic kind.  It’s… Read more »

La Fonda’s Employees are Number One!

There were cheerleaders, lots of food, 80′s rock, a big screen TV giveaway and a whole lot of fans. Was it the Super Bowl? No. It was La Fonda’s Annual Employee Awards event, but after an almost year-long renovation project in 2013… it felt like OUR Super Bowl. Although we take great pride in the… Read more »

Downtown Santa Fe Merchants Make Wishes Come True

LF wishes

This year the Santa Fe Downtown Merchants Association decided to do something special. They started a Christmas Wishing Tree program on the Plaza. Ten live fir trees donated by the association were stationed around the Plaza and visitors were encouraged to pin their wishes on the trees – 10 of those wishes would be granted… Read more »

A Very Merry 70′s Holiday Party

What do get when you combine our staff and their families, the 1970′s and Santa? Fun for all at La Fonda’s holiday party. Disco music filled the air as we  boogied through the buffet line loading up plates with Chicken La Fonda, macaroni & cheese, green beans, roast and all the fixings. Chef Lane Warner… Read more »

Horses for Heroes in New Mexico

Crossed arrows, in many cultures, are symbolic of friendship and unity.  At the Crossed Arrows Ranch, just fourteen miles south of Santa Fe, I recently discovered a special place that fosters both.  The Ranch is home to a unique organization designed specifically for veterans and active military who have sustained physical injuries or combat trauma: … Read more »