"Bush League Boys: The Postwar Legends of Baseball in the American Southwest,” is just out and on bookshelves. It was written by Toby Smith, admired by his fellow writers and journalists generally as among the best in Albuquerque sports history.Continue
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“Bush League Boys: The Postwar Legends of Baseball in the American Southwest,” is just out and on bookshelves. It was written by Toby Smith, admired by his fellow writers and sports page readers as among the best in Albuquerque Journal sports history.
Smith is a specialist in stories that are outside the monotonous “who, what, where. when” just the facts, journalistic dialogue. He focused, and focuses. on humor, quirky happenings and human interest pieces that all too often…
I am writing to support publically funded artwork along Broadway at Coal to honor the late Actress, Vivian Vance. Vivian Vance's story of how she got her start and her attributes in life along with overcoming a mental illness are reasons to support artwork to honor her life and work. Artwork created based on…Continue
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As we prepare for our Thanksgiving celebration all across the city, we’d lke to take a moment to say Thank You to our wonderful Duke City Fix community. We really appreciate the engagement, comments, and stories on this site.
If you haven’t already read it, Bruce Welton wrote a …Continue
NOB HILL--When the doorbell rang last week I answered it. Standing on the other side of my screen door was Joseph Benevidez. “I’m looking for work,” he said. “Do you need someone to rake your leaves?”
I had been waiting for someone just like Joseph to show up. “Sure,” I answered. Our yard was full…
This Thursday, we celebrate a national holiday which, for the bulk of us, means we, at minimum, get to stay home from work.
For many of us, too, it means that someone in our household will be up early prepping or checking on a turkey in the oven at unforgiving hours. …
Gary Brower is a familiar face at almost any New Mexico poetry venue, and he also travels widely to read his work. We know him not only as a fine poet, but also as the editor of Malpais Review, an exciting local poetry journal that puts out quarterly issues of up to 300 pages and has moved far…Continue
While my heart will always belong to the blues, reggae is a close second. The Harder They Come soundtrack was one of my favorite albums as a kid and is still in constant rotation in my playlists. I love reggae.
Back in 1993, three La Cueva students felt the same way about reggae and…Continue
Last weekend ten of us met up at Albuquerque's latest national chain to shoot zombies, eat bar food, and drink alcoholic beverages. All three things happened, it's true. But here's why none of us want to return.
It's great to see two of New Mexico's four rural colleges from opposite sides of the state get together in the big city -- Albuquerque -- for a basketball doubleheader featuring the men's and women's teams.
Hopefully there will be a big crowd, with Albuquerqueans on the rosters of these teams from Silver City (Western New Mexico University) and Portales (Eastern New Mexico University).. About half of the roster members are New Mexicans, unlike…Continue
Do yourself a favor and take a break from buying yams and stuffing and go out and do something fun!
Friday, November 21