In August of 1846 General Stephen Kearney stood on the roof of a low adobe structure on the plaza of Las Vegas, NM. He looked down at the assembled crowd. “We come amongst you as friends--not enemies,” he read, and claimed the area for the United States. That low adobe building still stands, and…Continue
Added by Dee Cohen on June 18, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments
Reading Mark Hinton's post about Mayor Berry's plan to "develop" the bosque and make big bucks in the process, here's my response:
Gee, of the mayor's six reasons for trying to turn the bosque into a poor man's Riverwalk, five of them are booster-speak for hauling in money. The sixth reason--improving quality of live for residents--is highly debatable. My quality of life is definitely not improved by the possibility that the…Continue
Added by Laura F. Sanchez on June 17, 2013 at 2:26pm — No Comments
Good morning, Albuquerque! It's soooooo early! Who is up and about at this time of day? Are you up? Why are you up? Why is anybody up at this hour?! It has to be the poetry, yes? I'm still bleary-eyed from last night's Southwest…Continue
Help me date this photo: Looking NE over Central Ave and UNM campus. 4 lane University Blvd is not yet built where the big darkest trees are at the middle of the photo on Central. The golf course at east edge of campus, reaches Central & Girard & Monte Vista triangle, where dorms are now. The stadium (see oval track) sits where the Student Union Building is now. Post 1950.…Continue
Added by AlbuquirkyPhotos on June 13, 2013 at 10:27pm — No Comments
Bernalillo County has heeded the guv's plea for fireworks restrictions.
Amy Biehl H.S is giving mentoring a 21st century update.
Heather Wilson's (extremely lucrative) consulting work for the…Continue
As temperatures rise around the state, the governor puts the heat on local jurisdictions to add fireworks restrictions before the deadline.
A new report says Albuquerque's water woes…Continue
My wife MaryAnn and I relaxed for a day in Crested Butte, Colorado. We’re on vacation, and spent the morning sitting in the sun drinking Americanos at a curbside table. People Watching is the main sport in Crested Butte...despite what the ski and bicycle shops would like to believe. Here are a few…Continue
Officer details directions from Martinez appointees to secretly…Continue
Added by Alex Curtas on June 10, 2013 at 3:16pm — No Comments