NOB HILL—”I don’t see you guys at the Flying Star in the morning any more,” he said. I was ready to explain, but he continued. “They changed their hours so my wife and I started going somewhere else.”
I nodded. It was a familiar story. In fact, that was what I was about to say…
RADIUM SPRINGS—By my count, there are 16 historic forts in the state of New Mexico. Though all are a bit different, except for Fort Bayard all were eventually abandoned by the Army to the dry wind and hordes of scavenging neighbors. What remains is usually the same: crumbling adobe walls, stone jails,…Continue
Grants, just 70 miles west of Albuquerque, is the gateway to much of Northwest New Mexico, including Mount Taylor, La Ventana arch, El Morro, Acoma and Laguna Pueblos, the Ice Cave, La Bandera Crater, Crownpoint, and Bluewater Lake. Yet, the actual town of Grants is visited much less often. I said to my wife…Continue
NOB HILL—Oh, I have read the articles and blog posts about Albuquerque being high on the list of quirky towns. They usually cite examples like Kelly’s Brewpub being in an old gas station.
First of all, it wasn’t a gas station, it was a car dealership. Kelly’s just decorated it to look…
Yesterday afternoon, in a story posted on the Deming Headlight website, veteran newsman Steve Terrell of the Santa Fe New Mexican reported that a writ of mandamus has been filed by the Fort Sill Apaches to force Governor Susana Martinez to negotiate a gambling contract with the tribe.
Up until a…