Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has signed a long-term management agreement with the owners of Encantado, an upscale resort in Tesuque, to operate it as a Four Seasons resort.
Following a short transition period, the property will be renamed Four Seasons Resort Rancho Encantado Santa Fe.
is the new general manager of the resort. The 14-year Four Seasons veteran joins the team from the historic Biltmore Santa Barbara, where she was resort manager.
Just north of Santa Fe, Encantado is a 65-casita property that includes Terra restaurant and a spa that offers both modern therapies and indigenous treatments. It also boasts a fitness program and a pool.
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Two first novels emerging from author Robert Mayer
's writing workshop have just been published, an email from Mayer said.
, a thriller by Michael Chavez
of Pecos, has been issued by Quest Books, a division of Regal Quest in Nederland, Texas. The book received a rave review in Publisher's Weekly
, a retired engineer, has published a very different thriller, Love Bytes
. Both novels take place partly in New Mexico and partly overseas, but Creed
is soaked in the local drug scene while Love Bytes
focuses on the world of super-computers.
Mayer is seeking applicants for his summer writing workshop, which will run from July 10 through Aug. 29. Weekly three-hour sessions are held for eight weeks, for a fee of $325 plus tax. For more information, call 438-0012 or visit www.writers-workshop.net.
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Citing a good response to its year-old sewing school, Santa Fe Fabrics is gearing up for a busy summer, owner Nancy Arnold
"Sewing is back," Arnold wrote in an email. "People want to learn how to create things from fabric, and we have the expertise and the materials to teach them." The store and school have been busy, racking up more than 15,000 sales transactions since the business' opening, Arnold said.
The shop is at 1100 Don Diego Ave., next to Dulce. For class times, costs or other details, call 988-5888 or visit santafefabrics.com.
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