November 2008 Stories (144)

66 S&M, Coming Soon!



For those of you who do not already know, New Urban Transport is leaving the scooter scene after 6 years of sales and service to the Albuquerque scooter community. In the wake of this transition, 66 Scooters and Mopeds will be opening in their very same location, just after the new year!



66 S&M will offer service, repairs, parts, and accessories - with some new lines of mopeds coming in the… Continue

Added by kentifyr on November 30, 2008 at 11:00pm — 3 Comments

Some days are better than others...

Holidays just seem to set one up for - expectation? What did we do to deserve such hype anyway??? Oh well.

Added by zoodeb on November 30, 2008 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Videos!

Good Morning everyone! Happy day after Thanksgiving and Black Friday. Just for you, I got you some videos to enjoy.



The very first video. It's a nice introduction to who Eugene the Nerd is. And to show off those awesome mind reading helmets.



The next videos are promos from the first show EVER!…

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Added by Eugene the Nerd on November 29, 2008 at 10:48am — No Comments

ABQ Holiday Skywatch

JUSTin from SpaceWeather.com:->DOUBLE FLYBY ALERT: Space shuttle Endeavour undocked from the International Space Station this morning (11/28/08), and the two spacecraft are now orbiting Earth in tandem. Endeavour is scheduled to land in Florida on Sunday, Nov. 30th. Between now and then, many sky watchers (especially those in Europe) will be able to see the shuttle and the space station cutting across the night sky together--a… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on November 28, 2008 at 1:15pm — 1 Comment

Martini Mike's Hangover Report- Thanksgiving Edition



Twas the night before thanksgiving and all through the town… all the creatures were stirring. That was still a long work week. Let’s um “party”. The Sleestaks, featured in the December issue of Albuquerque the Magazine (written by yours truly!), are headlining at The Launchpad. The Launchpad was also voted “Best… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on November 27, 2008 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Do you know where your turkey was last night?

Thanksgiving marks my first full year of going vegetarian. Don't worry, this post will not include the horrifying PETA video I received earlier this week. I'm not that much of a Debbie Downer on this "glorious" day of gratitude our country celebrates with balloon parades, football and eating a bird. However, this day that is so focused around food is an excellent time to appreciate sources of food and truly be thankful, or at least aware, about the… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on November 27, 2008 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Last Chance For Prythero's Roadside Souvenirs

NOB HILL--Tim Prythero's show "Roadside Souvenirs" at Exhibit/208 is almost gone. Last chance is next Saturday from 10a.m. to 4p.m. If you are at all fuzzy about what Prythero's work looks like, then you have never seen it, for it is unforgettable.



He does still life constructions of what is in your messy neighbor's yard. Or what is being stored in some vacant lot of your childhood--dust… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 26, 2008 at 9:07pm — 3 Comments

Time to review your car insurance policy - and make certain you have MedPay

As a licensed massage therapist and neuromuscular therapist, I treat many people who have been in auto accidents. Many do not have MedPay. I've attempted to explain to clients and friends the benefits of having MedPay on your auto insurance policy - it costs very little and can provide a LOT of treatment options and benefits should you be in a car accident. And the following article explains a lot of that, very well.



As the end… Continue

Added by Masterpiece Medical Massage on November 26, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

The Q Card - Another Bad Idea







I continue to wonder why?...



The City partners with Walgreen's for a $5 discount when you purchase the $25 card. Once again, city doing it's job to support another box store. I understand the money you pay will allow you entrance to sites around town, but do I really need a plastic non-green friendly "q-card" to cover my entrance fees?…



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Added by Soy de Burque on November 26, 2008 at 6:03pm — 4 Comments

happy thanksgiving to all!

Wishing everyone a happy day, with clarity and gratitude for all the little things we forget to notice. And, I'm thankful for DCF!

Added by zoodeb on November 26, 2008 at 1:50pm — 1 Comment

DOORS:Live at the Matrix 1967

Former Albuquerque resident, Jim Morrison, comes alive again on this recently released double cd...





Doors:Live at the Matrix 1967


This double cd set is perhaps even better than original studio albums...In fact, let's just be plain out and out superlative on this one...Heck this is… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on November 26, 2008 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: For Each New Morning with Its Light



  • Another banner day for Eclipse.
  • How terrible are American motor vehicles? Mexican cartels also prefer imports. KOB: "Japanese cars tend to be thieves’ favorites, especially Hondas and Acuras ..."
  • Rancher's Club, Hyatt Regency…
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Added by Somegye on November 26, 2008 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Got Wood?



Got wood? I do! Well I went and did it. I bought Firewood. I was so motivated from continued winterizing last weekend. Also, there was some mention of snow on Thanksgiving per the local news. I will believe it when I see it! Looks like a chilly 54 degrees on the forecast now. But… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on November 25, 2008 at 10:00pm — 14 Comments

Governor's Shirt ON SALE at Thrifttown

Bill Richardsons shirt

Bill Richardson's Soccer Jacket


I just had to take out the cell phone camera and snap a shot of this neary new soccer jacket bearing the name of our state's Gov. Bill Richardson. Did he outgrow it? Soccer no longer his thing? Could be a collector's item but I left it on the rack for the next lucky shopper to snag.

Added by Jeff Hartzer on November 25, 2008 at 8:00pm — 9 Comments

87106 & 87108 San Mateo SE + Blight

SAN MATEO BLVD. SE & BLIGHT

Why is San Mateo Blvd. SE blighted? Why have some of the lots remained vacant for so long? And just Why hasn't anybody really developed this strip of land between Zuni Rd. and Gibson Ave.? I don't know.



But I'm trying to find out.



Hello everybody this is my first post!



As a first year grad student at UNM's School of Architecture and Planning, I've taken on the task of finding… Continue

Added by Another Mike on November 25, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Book reviews - Thanksgiving week

Alex & Me by Irene Pepperberg

(Harper Collins $24.95)

Alex is an African Grey who spent 30 years in the loving care of Dr. Irene Pepperberg until his untimely death in September 2007. Alex has become famous for his intelligence, his ability to learn over 100 words, and for his uncanny understanding of many concepts. This is the full story of his relationship with Irene and of their work together over the years. Of the 8 million parrots in the United States, none was… Continue

Added by Bookworks on November 25, 2008 at 11:22am — No Comments

Downtown Arena: not now

Rocky Long complains that the Lobo fans just aren't there; can't sell out the stands for all the football games. The same is true for Lobo basketball, despite the "draw" of the Pit. Turnout for the only other games in town are also sporadic, with the most consistent being the Isotopes. But according to Mayor Marty and the City Council, all is good and growing Downtown, the only part of Albuquerque that seems to really matter to them.



Somehow everyone who doesn't go to see the… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on November 25, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Final Daze!

Just for the hell of it, I am reminding y'all artlovers (?) that my show at Matrix Fine Art is up through this coming Saturday, November 29. The gallery is two blocks east of Carlisle on Central. and, I hope you all find a lot to be thankful for, now and through the coming year....

"listening"… Continue

Added by zoodeb on November 25, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Bike Family: 5000 Miles Done, 15,000 To Go

NOB HILL--A week ago Thursday I met a family on loaded touring bikes in front of my favorite bike shop, Two Wheel Drive. We spoke briefly. The man was in a hurry to leave. I went inside the shop, and they were gone when I came out. Two days later on The Duke City Fix, Mary Tafoya posted a discussion titled "… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 25, 2008 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

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