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Comment by Corina Sugarman on November 28, 2011 at 7:29pm

Comment by Kathleen "Kat" Wruck on July 23, 2011 at 12:15pm
I transplanted here from the Northwest (North-WET) about 6 weeks ago and am loving every minute of it.  The people I've met have been friendly and helpful, it's easy to get around by bus and by bike (and by foot), and there are tons of fun things to do!
Comment by Corina Sugarman on April 15, 2011 at 4:21pm

Come join the budding community celebrate this MAY DAY!

Comment by Corina Sugarman on January 31, 2011 at 4:18pm
All are welcome to come and attach their spark of exponential art to the QuerqueCommunity!
Comment by Corina Sugarman on January 8, 2011 at 11:48pm

Join us at The Talking Fountain a place to wet your traveling feet in the unique Burque community! http://www.dukecityfix.com/events/envisionings-art-show

Open Daily from 10ish until 6ish!

4207 Lead SE Albuquerque NM 87108

Comment by David O'Neill on June 30, 2010 at 8:22am
Stella, Carmen, thank you both for your responses. I will definitely check out alibi.com. I think I would miss green grass and trees, but the weather here in Indy has become unbearable for me and my wife. Awesome sunny weather, low humidity, no bugs........I think I could definitely get used to ABQ!! And, yes, just the views I've seen in pictures are enough to make my jaw drop. I understand why those ladies don't want anyone to move there. It's just an awesome place!!
Comment by CARMEN BENNETT on June 29, 2010 at 9:16pm
I talked to two ladies the other day who told me that when people ask them how they like Albuquerque,, they respond with a negative exaggeration, only because they don't want more people coming here. I had to laugh about it. They really do love it here ! I could never do that, I'm too honest.
Comment by CARMEN BENNETT on June 29, 2010 at 9:13pm
I am a Minnesota native, born and raised there. Moved to Albuquerque in Nov. 2004, and we love it here! To us this is Paradise compared to living up North. Coming here from a Northern State is a culture adjustment. You trade in some of your grass and water and high humidity for fabulous weather! Can you handle that? You can actually sit outside without getting bug bit! ( unless you're near water). We live on the SW corner of town and we get less moisture than the foothills area. We can see the gorgeous city lights from here......acres and acres of golden shimmering twinkling lights! Not generally seen in the main or east part of town. They are totally intoxicating ! I never get tired of seeing them, along with the gorgeous Mountain views and Paradise weather.
Comment by Stella Bell on June 29, 2010 at 7:02pm
Hey David,
www.alibi.com is the website of the Weekly Alibi, the local print alt. weekly. Each fall, as the UNM student body is incoming, they publish a neighborhood guide, so you might check last year's.
Comment by David O'Neill on June 29, 2010 at 6:55pm
Awesome! I wasn't expecting such a quick response. Thank you so much for the info. I had read a lot about living north of the city being good for families. I really need to get myself out there to check it out. Maybe I will come during the next balloon festival! Do you know any key websites other than DCF I should be checking out? Good luck to you and your family. Enjoy ABQ!!!
 

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