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Los Alamos National Day Of Prayer May 5

on April 28, 2016 - 8:22am
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NDOP News:
The public is invited to Los Alamos National Day of Prayer. Praise music will begin at 11:30-11:50 a.m., by Centerpeace (Filer family) followed by Prayer time 11:50 a.m., to 12:50 p.m., May 5 at First United Methodist Church at 715 Diamond Dr.
For further information, call the Bonner family at 505.672.3864.

Pig & Fig Café’s Food & Wine Pairing Benefit Los Alamos Special Olympics May 12

on April 27, 2016 - 11:56am
Pig + Fig Café — the northern New Mexico eatery that’s gaining notoriety for its gourmet comfort food — will host ‘A Very “Special” Wine Dinner’ benefiting Los Alamos Special Olympics at 7 p.m., Thursday, May 12, at its 35 Rover Blvd. location in White Rock.
The six-course dinner features rare and highly sought-after wines paired with new American delicacies such as Hudson Valley foie gras, ratatouille stuffed squash blossoms and candied Berkshire pork belly.

Cowboy Breakfast At Posse Lodge May 1

on April 26, 2016 - 6:53am

Tips For Pruning Weather Damaged Trees

on April 25, 2016 - 8:18am
Los Alamos Extension Horticulturist

For moderate pruning repair jobs of weather damaged trees close to ground level, homeowners should follow these guidelines:

  • Smaller branches should be pruned back to the point where they join larger ones. Make the cut at a slant next to a bud that can produce new growth. Do not leave branch stubs as they encourage rot and decay.
  • Large branches that are broken should be cut back to either the trunk or main limb. Do not cut the branch flush with the trunk. Instead, cut outside the  branch collar at the base of the branch.
  • Take all necessary

Pajarito Greenhouse Opens For Season Wednesday

on April 24, 2016 - 8:16am
The tomatoes are getting tall at Pajarito Greenhouse. From left, James Liberty, Dave Fox and Tim Morrison show off some prime specimens at Pajarito Greenhouse. Many plants are already in stock and more are arriving daily, Fox said. Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/
Los Alamos Daily Post

In Los Alamos, spring can be iffy, but we know it’s just around the corner when Pajarito Greenhouse is once again open for business.

This year, the greenhouse will open at 9 a.m. sharp Wednesday, April 27.

Pajarito Greenhouse is a department of CB FOX Department Store, but

UNM-LA Offers Class On Staging Your Home For Sale

on April 24, 2016 - 7:46am
Before and after photos of a bathroom that has been readied for showing by Alana Light. Courtesy photo

UNM-LA News:

The University of New Mexico-Los Alamos (UNM-LA) Community Education Department is offering the class “Stage Your Home for Sale” 12:30-4:40 p.m., Saturday, April 30.

Join Alana Light to learn about the most important things to do to the home before listing it on the market. Light’s business, A La Carte Design, is based in Santa Fe and serves clients throughout northern New Mexico.

“Buyers and appraisers agree that staging a property for sale makes a difference," Light said.

Smart Design With Suzette: Entertaining Essentials – Home Bar Ideas

on April 24, 2016 - 7:40am
Home bar. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos

Hospitality is about sharing. A hospitable home welcomes visitors and draws them into the warm family circle as treasured guests.

The first thing that guests are offered is a beverage. What better way to offer hospitality then to lead them to your perfectly designed and stocked bar.

I’m not sure it’s because of hit series like “Mad Men,” but there’s a definite return of the home bar. It seems everyone wants one.