Friday April 5 on Style: links, skiing and local business

April 5th, 2013 at 10:47 am by under 2 KASA Style, 2 KASA This Morning

Quote of the Day… nmstyle-quote-20130405

“Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished masterpiece” – Vladimir Nabokov

On Friday’s show…

Friday Business Spotlight

Buildology –  your source for gravel, sand rock and landscaping stone

Wedding Tip for Broke Brides

Your dream wedding doesn’t have to break the bank, with a little planning, careful consideration, and a few unique money-saving ideas you can create your perfect day. Here’s a quick tip from David Bridal:

Flowers are a big expense for brides. Instead of flowers, maybe choosing a bouquet of broaches that you’ve collected from your family and incorporating colors of the season such as fruit instead of flowers. If you do go with flowers, those that are in bloom will be a lot cheaper than flowers that are not.

Community news…

Sunday is your last chance to ski New Mexico. Taos and Santa Fe are closing this weekend but there is still plenty of fun to be had. In Taos, don’t miss pond skimming, that’s when competitors use any means necessary to skim across an 80 foot pool of ice cold water. This annual end-of-season event is Sunday from 2:30 to 5 p.m. at the base of strawberry hill — the best costume earns extra points.

And in Santa Fe, snow bunnies can take advantage of awesome savings in the Sports Shop.  Many items are reduced 50 to 60 percent and if you show your season pass you get an additional 10 percent off.  This is a great time to stock up for next year

Saturday, the public can tour the southern New Mexico site where scientists set off the world’s first atomic bomb in 1945. The Trinity Site is normally off limits to civilians however, the military does allow visitors just two days a year, the first Saturday of April and October. The site is located at what is now White Sands Missile Range west of Alamogordo.  Visitors can enter the range through the Stallion Range Center gate. There is also a caravan leaving from the Tularosa High School football field parking lot at 8 a.m. Tours will operate from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and admission is free

Get all shook up at the Elvis Karaoke Concert tonight from 5 pm – 8 pm on the Plaza. Dress like the king for the look-a-like contest; wear 50′s-style apparel, or just to come as you are. Before the night is over, the best Elvis karaoke performer will be crowned as “The King.”

An Albuquerque artist is getting national recognition for designing a rock star’s tour poster. Jon Sanchez was recently notified that Fleetwood Mac chose his work to launch their 2013 summer tour. Jon will be a guest on New Mexico style Tuesday!

Links mentioned on the show…

New Mexico Pets Alive

Santa Fe Culinary Academy


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