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You have to have cruize control and be ready to fly

Fun things to do in Albuquerque? Head South on I-25 and at around Montgomery Blvd set your cruize control to about 75 MPH.  Heading South you're going take the East bound fly over to I-40.  Hold on tight because you're going to catch 'mach' 2 when the cruize control kicks in, and before you know it, it's over.  BUT... now you're ready for 80mph etc... until you get up to 90...then that's about it before you fly off the fly over.  Hmm ... can't think of anything else fun to do. So that's my…

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Added by shock g on November 28, 2014 at 8:16pm — No Comments

What To Do In ABQ plus another give away!

This is a "What To Do in ABQ" post that you should read very carefully.  There is a little bit of magic to be given away to a lucky member. And don't forget about Small Business Saturday!  Buy local!

Friday, November…

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Added by Adelita on November 28, 2014 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Mad crush

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Added by Sophie on November 28, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

11/28/14 Simbolo Zia

"The Zia symbol of perfect friendship."

Added by Dee Cohen on November 28, 2014 at 5:16am — 1 Comment

The Albuquerque First American

It seems appropriate today, a day usually represented by kitschy images of Indians with feathers and Pilgrims with black hats, to think about the actual Indigenous people of this area and their history with the city of…

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Added by Cathleen Cahill on November 27, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1898

From the executive office of Miguel A. Otero, governor of the Territory of New Mexico, proclaiming that the President of the United States has made Thursday, the twenty-fourth day of November, A.D. 1898, a special day of thanksgiving.…

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Added by Sophie on November 27, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Toby Smith's New Book is Major League Stuff with a Bush League Title (UNM Press)

          "Bush League Boys: The Postwar Legends of Baseball in the American Southwest,” is just out and on bookshelves. It was written by Toby Smith, a longtime Albuquerque Journal sports writer highly admired by his fellow journalists and often touted as one of the best sports writers in Albuquerque sports history.…

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Added by Ben Moffett on November 27, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Peaceful Journey

Added by Dee Cohen on November 27, 2014 at 5:35am — 3 Comments

Toby

“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…

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Added by Ben Moffett on November 26, 2014 at 8:24pm — 1 Comment

Proposed Artwork to Honor late Actress, Vivian Vance

  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…

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Added by Kristin Diana Cunnar on November 26, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Giveaway! Harwood Art Center Membership

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 …

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Added by Adelita on November 26, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Worst travel day of the year edition

  • That's right, folks! Can I get a holla from everyone who's nuts enough to travel today? Oh wait, apparently today's…
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Added by Sophie on November 26, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

ABQ Pics: Empty Sign

In Barelas.

Added by Dee Cohen on November 26, 2014 at 5:18am — 6 Comments

That Person at the Door

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…

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Added by Johnny_Mango on November 25, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Law & Order

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Added by Sophie on November 25, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Share the Road

Added by Dee Cohen on November 25, 2014 at 5:16am — 1 Comment

Thanksgiving: A 2014 Primer

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.  …

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Added by Bruce Welton on November 24, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Days of Meat and Stuffings

  • I'm already in the Thanksgiving Day mode (which feels a little bit like senioritis, truth be told). This holiday can be dangerous to pets (and not just to small dachshunds who get underfoot when the turkey's coming out of the oven -- I'm looking at you, childhood pet…
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Added by Sophie on November 24, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Hair Here

On 6th St & Bellamah NW..

Added by Dee Cohen on November 24, 2014 at 5:00am — 3 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Gary Brower...

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…

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Added by The DitchRider on November 23, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

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