Born in 'Burque

Were you born at Pres, St. Joseph's or BCMC? Do you remember when Montano was a dirt road and Piggly Wiggly was where you shopped for groceries? This is the group for you to remember old 'Burque.

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Born in 'Burque

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Civic Auditorium 41 Replies

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Mid to late 70's bars 1 Reply

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Favorite Old Restaurants in Albuquerque 27 Replies

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D.C. Fix and The Prince 2 Replies

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Duke City drive-in theaters 19 Replies

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Local TV Shows and Personalities 264 Replies

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Movie Theater Trivia 4 Replies

Started by vinceinburque. Last reply by vinceinburque Aug 20, 2012.

Sandia foothills 5 Replies

Started by jack. Last reply by Donald E. George Aug 19, 2012.

Old Time Albuquerque Car Dealers 10 Replies

Started by David. Last reply by Donald E. George Aug 19, 2012.

Where did that restaurant go? 135 Replies

Started by Adelita. Last reply by Tim Aug 6, 2011.

Rio Grande Park 2 Replies

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Remember Gulf Mart on San Mateo??? Across from Cliffs! 10 Replies

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You Know You're From NM when... 22 Replies

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Double Eagle II Lands in France! 1 Reply

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School Lunches 6 Replies

Started by Rita. Last reply by Rita May 28, 2011.

Bars and Bands 41 Replies

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Playing on the volcanoe 2 Replies

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Comment by Robert Cecil Hanna on September 22, 2014 at 10:56pm

Adelita, Thank you for this page.  I am a retired attorney from Albuquerque now living in Honolulu Hawaii;i near Waikiki beach.  Please keep up the good work!

Comment by Adelita on September 22, 2014 at 9:13pm

I started this group a long time ago and I'm so glad that it sparks conversation! Thanks everyone!

Comment by jack on May 31, 2011 at 5:46am
Thanks Kenny!
Comment by munecamama on May 30, 2011 at 6:25pm
It was rumored that high school seniors used to steal that big red arrow as a prank. 
Comment by jack on May 30, 2011 at 2:25pm
Hey, can any one tell me where the shopping center with the giant arrow in the parking lot was? My mother had a very good friend that lived a few blocks from there, but I can't remember where this shopping center was...thanks!
Comment by judysims on May 25, 2011 at 10:09am
Anybody remember this? "And the picture on the wall!" Hub furniture going out of business for about 4 years.
Comment by Albuquerque Realtor Skip Adams on February 2, 2010 at 11:11pm
Comment by Scott Whiting on August 21, 2009 at 10:50am
You forgot Sandia Base, now Kirtland AFB. Yes, I am an army brat. Folks ended up retiring here in Abq. Lucky for me. I remember when Montgomery Blvd. was a dirt road, Uncle Cliff's was waaaay out in the boon-docks and Rio Ranch was just a developers dream.
Comment by Benigno Vasquez on July 14, 2009 at 3:22pm
I just wanted to say HI and how I miss saying Piggly Wiggly, lol I miss that store
Comment by Josephine Brionez de Flores on February 9, 2009 at 10:15am
San Gabriel had the best keggers and cruising! Does anybody remember the Zodiac club in Barelas -corner of 4th & Bridge? It was across the street from El Cambio's grocery store. I lived next to the store on Simpier Lane.

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