February 2013 Stories (71)

Morning Fix: Looking for treasure? It's all around!


• Gold, coins and jewels. Oh, my! New Mexico's home to a buried treasure, valued at over $1 million. Or is it? You'll have to buy the book.

• CNM has doubled its graduation rates over…


Added by MarketPlace Media on February 28, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Monterey Motel

Another sweet old motel. Still in business on Central near Rio Grande.

Added by Dee Cohen on February 28, 2013 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Whitener Law Office

Russ Whitener, attorney and star of his own TV commercials, died of cancer on Feb 25, the day I happened to take this picture of his high profile office building on I-40 at Carlisle.…


Added by AlbuquirkyPhotos on February 27, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Red & White Wagon Train at the Red Arrow

Due to the snowstorm hundreds of miles east, Interstate 40 was closed at ABQ. Only red and white vehicles parked under the red arrow at Carlisle and Indian School Rd.…


Added by AlbuquirkyPhotos on February 27, 2013 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Encompass: Find Your Way... this Friday (and forever)

Escuela del Sol and Harwood Art Center invite you to Encompass, a…


Added by The Harwood Art Center on February 27, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix - Don't Settle for a Quick Check

• Fight over virtual charter schools headed to court after state Public Education Commission votes to appeal Education Secretary's approval of two startup charters the commission had earlier denied. Commission…


Added by Black Dog on February 27, 2013 at 6:49am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Lady Liberty

Give me your tired, your turquoise... Yard art near Wyoming & Menaul.

Added by Dee Cohen on February 27, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments


Hi, my name is Virginia Lamkin. I was born and raised in Albuquerque. I am a retired teacher and I love to write. Recently, I have been interviewing interesting people around town. I am a visual learner and I am drawn to people who express their creativity through some form of the visual arts.

I will be sharing these interviews as well as some images of the wonderful art these people create in blog posts entitled, "Finding". I call it this because our community has limitless untapped…


Added by Virginia Lamkin on February 26, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Sandhill Cranes Headed North Along the Rio in Numbers

From the South Valley near the Valencia-Bernalillo County Line, the sandhill cranes are flying north toward Albuquerque and beyond at elevations so high you can hardly see them with your naked eye. You can heard them clearly, however. The migration started at least three weeks ago, but this (Feb. 26) seems to be a peak day. None of the birds are flying just above the rooftops as they sometimes do. 

Added by Izquierdo on February 26, 2013 at 10:59am — No Comments

Have You Seen This Man Walking? Here's the Reason

NOB HILL--B.J. Timoner remembers how this year started.  On January 2, 2013 Timoner left the Santa Monica Pier in Los Angeles and started walking to New York City.  On his back he carried a small tent, sleeping bag, and everything else he thought he would need on a six-month hike to the other side of the…


Added by Johnny_Mango on February 26, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix - Gettin' to Even

• Seeking to improve on the 79¢ women in NM make for every $1 made by men, state House of Reps approves Fair Pay for Women Act. Legislation would give women with…


Added by Black Dog on February 26, 2013 at 6:50am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: BJ Keeps Walking

BJ Timoner (center) is walking across America in the fight against pancreatic cancer.…


Added by Dee Cohen on February 26, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Modern Living

Old church steeples rise behind new apartment buildings at Lead &  3rd downtown.

Added by Dee Cohen on February 26, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Morning Fix - Kudos a todos

• Did you know the Duke City had a poet laureate? Neither did I.

• NMSU Extension Service to host …


Added by Black Dog on February 25, 2013 at 6:36am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Broadway Market

On Broadway & Coal. Looks vacant.

Added by Dee Cohen on February 25, 2013 at 6:00am — 4 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Elizabeth Jacobson... Lyre Snake

Lyre Snakes are a mildly poisonous snake found throughout the southwest.  Named for the V-shaped marking on their head, they are not easily observed--being primarily nocturnal and living deep in rock crevices and canyon walls.  They are said to eat lizards, rodents, and even bats.

New Mexico…


Added by The DitchRider on February 24, 2013 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Cold Storage

Harper's Furs on 4th near Constitution.

Added by Dee Cohen on February 24, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Captive Audience

At the Harwood Art Center.

Added by Dee Cohen on February 23, 2013 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Rebel Friday

  • This program connects farmers with Albuquerque markets.
  • ASUNM wants Chik-fil-A out of the SUB.
  • New Mexico Federal Credit Union …

Added by Adelita on February 22, 2013 at 7:08am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Snowy Struggle

Sculpture outside Albuquerque Museum.

Added by Dee Cohen on February 22, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

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