Posts Categorized: General

Inter “View” from the Plaza: Monique Jacobson, Secretary of the NM Department of Tourism

Monique Jacobson was appointed by Governor Susanna Martinez to be the Secretary of Tourism for New Mexico in January 2011. Raised in Taos, Jacobson attended Sandia Prep and earned a degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Prior to returning to New Mexico, she held several positions at PepsiCo including… Read more »

Introducing “A View at the Plaza” Webisodes

I am very excited to introduce the premier of our new web series, “A View at the Plaza”. We hope that this will be the first of many behind-the-scenes glimpses of life at La Fonda. I spent half a day with a very small crew filming this first webisode that takes viewers on a tour… Read more »

A Hero’s Parade — Santa Fe Style

Yesterday I had a bird’s eye view of an event that the entire nation was watching–the parade honoring Santa Fe’s hometown hero, Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry. President Obama awarded Petry the Medal of Honor for his valor in Afghanistan; he is only the second living person since Vietnam to receive this award—the  highest military… Read more »

The Midnight Ride of Steve

Today’s post is written by guest blogger and La Fonda’s Chef Concierge,Steve Wimmer who has been with us for more than twenty years. The wildfires near Santa Fe and Los Alamos are making me neurotic and have disturbed my sleep cycle, so what did I do? I took a midnight ride. But, to what purpose?… Read more »