June 2012 Stories (47)

ABQ Pics: Eeny Meeny

Two sisters beg, "Me first..." on Central Ave Downtown.

Added by Dee Cohen on June 30, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Singing for Everyone's Supper

   Broadway star and Albuquerque native Patti Cohenour came back to town to sing in our gala on June 10th. The next day, she was in a recording session at…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on June 29, 2012 at 6:45am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Pretty In Pink

The historic Bottger Mansion of Old Town has been converted into a lovely bed and…

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Added by Dee Cohen on June 29, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Bedrock in ABQ

A student makes her way though the Flintstone-like sculpture by Highland High on Zuni.

Added by Dee Cohen on June 28, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Hat In Hand

Someone could tap dance right through a recession with a cool topper from Larry's Hats. Located on Central in Nob…

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Added by Dee Cohen on June 27, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Ghost Bike

A touching ghost bike memorial for Matt Trujillo at Indian School & Washington.  Share the…

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Added by Dee Cohen on June 26, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Gotta Dance!

A worker installs the New Mexico Dance Institute sign for its new digs at the Highland Theater.  Located on Central near San…

Added by Dee Cohen on June 25, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

The Sunday Poem: New Mexico Dawn, by Gregory Candela

Good morning, Albuquerque! Rich Boucher here, psychiatrist, jet astronaut and DitchRider Guest Leatheratrix for the month of June. This surely has been a fun ride thus far, and I feel quite proud to have helped…

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Added by The DitchRider on June 24, 2012 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

ABQ Pics: Cathedral of St. John

Located at 4th & Silver downtown, the Cathedral of St. John has had a congregation at this site since…

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Added by Dee Cohen on June 24, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Cruising San Mateo

Nicknamed, 'Chevy on a Stick,' this is one of many public artworks in ABQ. Created in 1991 by artist Barbara Grygutis. On Gibson & San…

Added by Dee Cohen on June 23, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Doing What You Love

   Q Smith started her Wednesday early, especially for an actress. She was up by 7 to get ready for her first full day in Albuquerque.

   She was transported to the…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on June 22, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

ABC Pics: Smoky Sunset

Clouds of smoke from a fire in the Bosque drift in front of the Sandia Mountains.

Added by Dee Cohen on June 22, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Cry Baby Cry

A toddler reaches his limit during a parade on Central near Louisiana.

Added by Dee Cohen on June 21, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

BOSQUE FIRE CORRALES, N.M.

A huge swath of smoke is visible to Albuquerque residents this afternoon after a large wildfire in the Northern end of Corrales was reported at 3:30 p.m. The fire is now burning on both sides of the Rio Grande River. The wind is expanding the fire toward the Sandia Pueblo range lands however there are structures in the surrounding area on the other side of the river. No homes are currently 'evacuating'. There are road closures currently in effect on 4th Street North...…

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Added by Jeff Hartzer on June 20, 2012 at 4:48pm — 25 Comments

ABQ Pics: Venice Anyone?

Modeled after a palace in Venice, the Occidental Life Building was constructed in 1917. Located at 3rd & Gold…

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Added by Dee Cohen on June 20, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Outhouse Outcrop

These outhouses were caught lining up in an industrial area off Eubank. At least I think they're outhouses. I wasn't brave enough to open the…

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Added by Dee Cohen on June 19, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Around Town - Centennial Summerfest





It was a busy weekend in Albuquerque. There were car shows and cash mobs and, biggest of them all, the Centennial Summerfest.…

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Added by Eric Castillo on June 18, 2012 at 11:04am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Transport Tribute

An optimistic look at ABQ's varied modes of transport. This mural is easy to miss: hidden on the side of a building on Central near…

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Added by Dee Cohen on June 18, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Someone Else's Hair, by Sirena Rayes

Good morning and good Sunday, Albuquerque! Rich Boucher here, poet, desert compound prophet and DitchRider Guest Editrix for the month of June. I've given a lot of thought to how…

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Added by The DitchRider on June 17, 2012 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Cowpokes

Mayor Richard Berry (right) catches the western spirit at ABQ's Summerfest celebration.

Added by Dee Cohen on June 17, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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