BeLocal Las Cruces

Discover Local Favorites in your hometown!

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When it comes to advice you can trust, who better to hear from than long-time community residents? With BeLocal, there’s no need to wonder where longtime residents go for fun, food, shopping, activities, and more.

Take a peek inside the latest issue for words of wisdom and smart suggestions from true locals.

Starting over in a new hometown is never simple.

But through BeLocal, you can easily explore local living at its finest. Check out the articles below to learn more about some of the best “hidden gems” the community has to offer.

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Tamera Ahner

Tamera Ahner

Welcome to our BeLocal guide. My name is Tamera, and I'm your community connector for all things Las Cruces.

We're so grateful that folks across the city shared their hidden gems and local favorites so you can feel right at home. Whether you're looking for the library or the best authentic New Mexican cuisine, you'll find it here! Plumbers? Dentist? Daycare? Hiking trails? We've got you covered!

No doubt you'll need decorating tips. Spring Crest Custom Draperies has been helping families decorate their homes for over 40 years, and they're like family to us. We couldn't rest easy without the best local insurance agent, Darin Manes, of Farmers Insurance. Darin will help you with the best auto and home coverage. These are just a few of your hometown resources.

We also want to know your favorites! Help us highlight the best of our area and welcome new residents to our hometown.


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