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Opera Southwest pre-season Gala and Fundraiser

Started this discussion. Last reply by Duane W Bargar Sep 12, 2010. 2 Replies

I'm not quite sure where to put this post - but here it is.Next weekend Opera Southwest is having their preseason Gala and fundraiser. There are dozens of fantastic items that will be available in…Continue

Tags: art, arts, theatre, musical, southwest

Kinda feral kitty needs a home

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ben Moffett Aug 20, 2010. 49 Replies

I found a somewhat feral kitty yesterday in my yard, he was tame enough to come over to me - eat some food, and waltz into a kitty cage. But he's not to fond of being stuck, though he is using the…Continue

Tags: pet, adoption, kitty, kitten, cat

UNM / Nob Hill Panhandling Scam

Started this discussion. Last reply by Britt MBH Jun 7, 2010. 28 Replies

Has anyone else encountered a new (or at least reinvigorated) panhandling effort in the UNM / Nob Hill area that involves a few (individually active) relatively young and clean cut men flashing their…Continue

Tags: panhandling, scam, Hill, Nob, UNM


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Duane W Bargar replied to Phil_0's discussion TUNISIAN/Moroccan food in Highland/East Nob Hill (Plus a digression regarding Turkish food Downtown) in the group Chow Down in Burque Town
"I highly recommend Saffron, the times we've eaten there the food and service were both great. They seem to specialize in the dishes from the predominately Kurdish region of the Northwest of Iran."
Oct 27, 2011
Duane W Bargar replied to Peter Mezensky's discussion Why are all the shops in Nob Hill closed by 6pm 3 days before Xmas?
"I've actually pushed for the better part of the last decade that we've been here for places to stay open, consistently, late - and we have, but its proven to be a very tough thing to convince the business community of. Especially when…"
Dec 24, 2010
Duane W Bargar replied to Peter Mezensky's discussion Why are all the shops in Nob Hill closed by 6pm 3 days before Xmas?
"One other thing I want to say...   Most of this doesn't just apply to Nob Hill, this is about small business owners city/state/nation wide.   They are generally there because they love what they do/sell/service, and love dealing with…"
Dec 23, 2010
Duane W Bargar replied to Peter Mezensky's discussion Why are all the shops in Nob Hill closed by 6pm 3 days before Xmas?
"Sorry, I'm a Nob Hill business owner who has stayed open late everyday this week and encouraged others to do so too.. You know what, no one in after 6:15-7 - I stayed until 9:30 last Saturday no one in after 7pm, saw dozens or more people walk…"
Dec 23, 2010
Duane W Bargar replied to Balletmom's discussion Home Brewing
"Its a great place, as good (price and selection) as most places online and super helpful. If you're looking for a specific brew to make, they'll do the research and get you what you need. "
Dec 15, 2010
Duane W Bargar replied to Granjero's discussion Black Friday Albuquerque
"Here is the a page that has info about small business Saturday, its a push by the National Trust for Historic Preservation which nationally oversees the Main Street Programs. In the Albuquerque area Nob Hill, Down Town, and Corrales are all Main…"
Nov 24, 2010
Flozilla commented on Duane W Bargar's event Le Serpent Rouge Tour comes to Albuquerque
Nov 20, 2010
Duane W Bargar updated an event

Le Serpent Rouge Tour comes to Albuquerque at Low Spirits

November 20, 2010 from 7pm to 11:45pm
Le Serpent Rouge: An Evening of Beguiling Dance and Strangely Familiar MusicNovember 20th 2010Low SpiritsTwo shows! 7:00pm & 9:30pm$20/2521+Tickets: Online @ TribalSouk.comor in Albuquerque @ Old World ImportsFeaturing internationally renowned belly dance company The…See More
Nov 5, 2010

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My wife, Flozilla, and I own Old World Imports in Nob Hill - consuming much of our time with the shop and Nob Hill activities and planing. Yard work and gardening have been my recent obsessions, music (playing and listening,) woodworking, and kitty petting pretty much keep me otherwise occupied.
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through the heart of ohio -- the history of the interurban railroad at the turn of the century in central ohio. I'm a history buff.. and the result is my dorky and nostalgic website that I created for my hometowns 200th anniversary. www.greetingsfromdelawareohio.com

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Lunch presentation on Nob Hills application to the Main Street program.

Posted on April 7, 2009 at 3:30pm 5 Comments

For the past few months I've been a part of the Proposed Historic Nob Hill District Main Street Steering Committee, we've come along way in the application process, which is almost complete. This Friday, the 10th, is the final assessment by the NM Main Street directors (part of the State Department of Economic Development,) as to the readiness of Nob Hill to participate. Part of the agenda on Friday is a public lunch for those who wish to know more about the program, what it has to offer, and… Continue

Sunday Stroll in Nob Hill - this Sunday!!!

Posted on October 10, 2008 at 9:00am 0 Comments

We'll I just got back from three intensive days of discussing MainStreet (not the over hyped nom de jour of the megamedia world) but the state's quarterly meeting based on the national program focused on the preservation and invigoration of core areas of towns and city across the state and country, and no jumping right into the final stages of preparations for Sunday's Nob Hill Stroll.

Lots was learned from the last event, a biggie being that I'm really looking forward to a Sunday of… Continue

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At 4:03pm on December 20, 2008, Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco said…
Paaaaarty! Tell all your friends! And help the homeless...

Imperia Vodka Drink Specials...
Try a “Martini Mike”! Imperia Vodka Martini, dirty, extra dry, blue cheese stuffed olive! Only $6.! All night!

There will be a Tarot Card Reader, bagpipes by Mac-Tire of Skye, a slideshow of some of my photography, and more surprises!

I am looking forward to our creation of a mega giant holiday pile o' stuff for the homeless again.
I know all my great friends, old & new, will come through.
So come say hi, have a cocktail and some (free) food, and say you care.

Art supplies (all kinds and found objects)
Back packs
Books for kids (English, Spanish and bi-lingual)
Bottled water
Children’s craft supplies
Coats (new or gently used)
Coloring books and crayons
Diapers (toddlers sizes)
Gloves (new or gently used)
Hats (new or gently used)
Lip balm
Medical & first aid supplies (Call first, authorization required)
Pillows (new)
Pots, pans, dishes & silverware
Scarves (new or gently used)
Sleeping bags
Socks (new)
Tickets for the movies, children’s museum, etc.
Toiletries (regular or travel size from hotels)
Toothbrushes / toothpaste
Towels & linens (new)
Underwear (new)
Vitamins (new, unopened)
Water bottles

Happy Holidays.
-Martini Mike
At 9:49am on October 15, 2008, akoolstik said…
sunday was a great day. thanks!
At 1:42pm on September 24, 2008, The Bindi Queen said…
Hi Duane, I'd love to be yr friend on the Fix. I need to add the Old World Imports Anniversary Party as one of the things I love about living in ABQ! cheers - Jean
At 9:08am on August 25, 2008, Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco said…
Great job on Shop N Stroll! Keep up the good work.
At 7:21pm on August 24, 2008, Jason Goldbarg said…
Hey there,
Jason here (Molly's (of Self Serve) partner) and I just wanted to say that your points on the Shop and Stroll discussion are great. Thanks for being clear and succinct, and not yelling in CAPITALS and for being positive and truthful. Great comments!
At 6:55pm on August 5, 2008, Joe S Sausage said…
Yeah, dude, i love the valley, i rarely leave it, later!
At 7:10pm on August 4, 2008, Joe S Sausage said…
would you describe the products offered @ old world imports? i'm so busy w/ my business and being that i work and live in the n. valley, i rarely leave the n.valley, thanks.
At 11:55am on May 15, 2008, Brendan said…
Hey! Thanks for the great party!
At 1:39pm on May 14, 2008, Khan said…
Dude! Yer not supposta touch da rocks!
(Thundertoes immortalized!)

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