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White to Night

Late on Friday afternoon I gathered my gear together and set out for the summit of the Sandias.  I had attempted the trek the day before but a persistant cloud covered the mountain and ruined any chance for good photos.  

I went in search of two things, the golden hour (more like 10 minutes at this time of year)…

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Added by David on January 25, 2015 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Boomers

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez was…

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Added by Brian Fejer on January 25, 2015 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

Gracie's first week with us.....

Back in August, my wife was walking over to her car after going swimming in our development.  She noticed two adult cats chasing each other across the street.  One cat (turned out to be the male cat in the neighborhood) dropped what he was carrying in his mouth while being chased by the other cat.  My wife went over and picked up this little, four week old, 13 oz. scared kitten and brought it home.  After a Vet visit that afternoon, we cancelled our vacation plans for the weekend and adopted…

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Added by Doug R on January 25, 2015 at 12:19pm — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Blue Castle

Added by Dee Cohen on January 25, 2015 at 5:59am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Renny Golden

I knew about Renny Golden long before we met. I had read her first poetry collection, back in the 1980s, because the other poet with whom she collaborated on that book had a daughter who was a good friend of my youngest daughter—the intergenerational webs that encircled and uplifted us back then. As…

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Added by The DitchRider on January 25, 2015 at 3:00am — 2 Comments

Burque Music Scene: Memphis P. Tails

It's no secret that I am a major blueshead.  When I want to hear some scorching, in-your-face, screaming blues guitar, I go listen to the Memphis P. Tails.  Many members of this band have come and gone, but the mainstay has always been guitarist Darin Goldston.  This is one hard working band.  Whether playing blues festivals or Molly's up in Tijeras, they never…

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Added by Adelita on January 24, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Cold War

Added by Dee Cohen on January 24, 2015 at 7:04am — No Comments

Giveaway: Mmmmm. Humble Coffee.

We love the folks at Humble Coffee Company and we love you, our readers and friends. Naturally, it makes sense to make an introduction. 

We've got a $20 gift card to Humble Coffee just waiting to be…

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Added by Duke City Fix on January 23, 2015 at 2:00pm — 13 Comments

The Hotel Parq Central

If you don't know already, I do videos (okay, technically slideshows with music using my wife's wonderful photos from our adventures around the state).  I am going to start sharing some of these videos with the Fix Family hoping that it will inspire you to get out and see our wonderful city and state.........and maybe you will take photos and do videos for the rest of us - ha ha ha



I assume most of you city dwellers have been up to the top of the Hotel Parq Central for a drink....…

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Added by Doug R on January 23, 2015 at 1:23pm — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, January 23

  • ¡Gaytino! returns to the National Hispanic Cultural Center as part of Revolutions.  Dan Guerrero, son of the late Chicano music legend Lalo Guerrero, travels through decades of Mexican…
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Added by Adelita on January 23, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Snow & Clouds

Added by Dee Cohen on January 23, 2015 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

Zuni Mountain Railway, Albuquerque Railyards, 1908

Zuni Mountain Railway log cars at the Santa Fe Railway depot in Albuquerque wait to be switched to the sawmill. On the left may be seen the Albuquerque passenger depot and the Alvarado Hotel. From the Albuquerque Morning Journal 1908, found on the …

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Added by Sophie on January 22, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

A Landmark on I-25 South of Town is Coming Down as I type....

If you've ever headed south on I-25 from ABQ, you may have seen it.  At the second exit for Belen, there is......or was......a large water tank on the west side of the highway with a huge Belen High School Eagle painted on it.  

Well, it's coming down today. Supposedly it was built in 1952.  It hasn't been…

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Added by Doug R on January 22, 2015 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

Big Giant Hearts

Hearts, love, and kisses have been on my mind a lot lately, both the real kind and also the Valentine-y kind.  In a couple of weeks (24 days, to be exact) we will celebrate St. Valentine’s Day.  I am one of those types who doesn’t care if it is a Hallmark holiday, I like getting mushy cards and…

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Added by Adelita on January 22, 2015 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

To Wet Your Appetite.....

Yes, it snowed last night.  I can confirm that because I live in Belen where we don't have a "snow hole" created by the winds screaming westward through Tijeras Canyon.  So, I wouldn't recommend hitting the road today but, I hope this video wets your appetite for Exploring New Mexico later in the year!



This is some of my favorite pavement in New Mexico!  …

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Added by Doug R on January 22, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

The Sandias This Morning......

....from over 40 miles away in Belen.  Photo taken by my wife over our north wall off Camino Del Llano.

Added by Doug R on January 22, 2015 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Esso & Snow

Added by Dee Cohen on January 22, 2015 at 8:42am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Snow day?

  • A movie theater in the South Valley?…
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Added by Sophie on January 22, 2015 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Builders and Makers: Valerie Martinez

Valerie Martínez is a poet, teacher, translator, playwright, librettist, editor and collaborative artist. She is  a patient, generous, tenacious, organized, and witty woman living in Albuquerque who commits her time to building community and…

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Added by Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez on January 21, 2015 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

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