Business

What Otowi Station Bookstore Shoppers are Reading

 

The Otowi Station Bookstore Best Sellers List for the week of Feb. 14-20:
 
     1. Mal and Chad: Food Fight!, Stephan McCranie
     2. People Code, Taylor Hartman
     3. Awakening, Kate Chopin
     4. Balzac and the Little Chinese, Sijie Dai
     5. Making of the Atomic Bomb,  Richard Rhodes
     6. Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins
     7. Single Shard, Linda Sue Park
     8. Sound of
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Co-op Market Celebrating First Anniversary

General Manager Steve Watts accepts the Co-op’s first dollar from then Board President Nancy Savoia. Looking on from left are Karen Kendall, Kathy Campbell, Marguerite McClay, Paul Frederickson, Cecile Hemez and Eduardo Santiago (current and prior board members.) Courtesy/Co-op

 

“I cannot believe that it has been nearly one year since we opened the Los Alamos Cooperative Market,” General Manager Steve Watts said. “Come help us celebrate this momentous occasion, on Saturday March 3.”

The co-op will be a flurry of activity all day with music, Read More

TEDxPajaritoLive is Coming to the Hive!

Kevin Holsapple

Experience a stimulating day of presentations between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 29, at the Hive, 134 State Road 4 in White Rock.

TEDx PajaritoLive is a live simulcast of sessions being presented at TED2012 in Long Beach, Calif.

The overall theme of TED2012 is “Full Spectrum.” From the TED2012 conference program: “From dazzling technology and leading-edge science to the richest veins of human creativity and interconnection, we are assembling our most diverse group of speakers ever for TED2012, with just this in common: they have something remarkable Read More

White Rock Business Expands into Santa Fe

Owner Gary Knapp tends the grill inside his mobile eatery housed near Metzgers in White Rock. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Knapp’s Wraps near Metzger’s in White Rock next to the Hive on N.M. 4 is rumored to make the best burritos in town if not the entire county – so say many who’ve eaten them.

Some even say that the Southwestern Chile Cheese Steak burrito, which is a takeoff on the classic Philly Cheese Steak, “is simply awesome.”

Gary and Cindy Knapp have owned the mobile eatery for several years and recently expanded their burrito empire to include a café in the Design Center in Santa Read More

Good Eats Southern Style at Kenny’s North Carolina BBQ

Kenny Miller in front of the counter of his new kitchen at UNM-Los Alamos. Photo by Bonnie Gordon

Editor’s Note: After heading to Kenny’s to give it a try on a Friday evening, it appears that Kenny’s has cut back his hours. He is currently serving breakfast and lunch at his UNM-LA location as of April 20, 2012.

By Bonnie J. Gordon

For the last three years, locals have been enjoying fine southern cooking courtesy of Kenny’s North Carolina BBQ via Kenny’s mobile kitchen.

Now Kenny’s has a new home at UNM-Los Alamos. Kenny Miller opened his kitchen in the UNM-LA Student Center in late Read More

Empty Bowl Event Benefits Self Help Inc

KRSN owners Gillian Sutton and David Sutton hosted the annual Empty Bowl event Thursday that benefits Self Help Inc. They also hosted this month’s Chamber FAN Club. Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Photo by TK Thompson/ladailypost.com

Katy Korkos, left, of the Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce and Debbie Gill from the Juvenile Justice Advisory Board attended Thursday’s Empty Bowl and FAN Club event at KRSN. Photo By TK Thompson/ladailypost.com Read More

Huge Storewide Sale as Brownell’s Hallmark Says Goodbye

In its final weeks of operation, Brownell’s Hallmark in the Mari Mac Shopping Center is closing its doors after 20 years serving the communty. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

By Carol A. Clark

Twenty two years ago this month, Steve and Judy Brownell moved to Los Alamos and opened the doors of Brownell’s Hallmark at 609 Central Park Square.

On Monday, everything in the store goes on sale at a minimum of 20 percent off and as high as 75 percent.

“As time goes by we’ll increase the minimum percentage and depending on how successful we are at selling things off, we’ll Read More

Get Warm and Fuzzy at Warm Hearts Yarn

Students knit during a Saturday morning class at Warm Hearts Yarn in White Rock. Photo by Bonnie Gordon/ladailypost.com

By Bonnie J. Gordon

The local yarn shop is dear to the heart of many a knitter and since August, Warm Hearts Yarn has been providing local crafters with a place to call their own.

The store is located in White Rock at 13 Sherwood, near Smiths Food and Drugs Center.

Los Alamos native Katie Brousseau has been knitting and crocheting since the age of 9 and Warm Hearts Yarn grew out of her desire to share her enthusiasm for handwork with her hometown. It is her goal to provide high quality, Read More

Leaders Hope to Shape Economic Development

 
Special to ladailpost.com
 
 
Each month a group of about 20 current and emerging leaders gather to enhance their leadership skills by learning more about challenges and opportunities facing our community through the Leadership Los Alamos program.

The most recent session, led by MICHELINE DEVAURS and MIKE WISMER, focused on economic development, where participants hoped to gain an understanding at both the state and local levels.

Discussions and presentations focused on the vision for the future, the planning efforts underway and how to contribute to shaping future

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Smith’s Fuel Center to Replace Shamrock Gas Station

Special to the Los Alamos Daily Post

On Wednesday Evening, the Los Alamos County Planning and Zoning Commission approved a site plan for a Smith’s fuel center to be built at the existing Shamrock gas station site at 1239 Trinity Dr.

Courtesy Photo
 

Smith’s will lease the property at the corner of Trinity Drive and Knecht Street from Polk JT Properties. County Council approved a lease agreement with North American Development Group (NADG) last week, paving the way for the development of Trinity Place.

Smith’s new fuel center will be adjacent to the Smith’s Marketplace store in Trinity Place. Read More

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