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Homeless Pugs. In need of a lap dog?

Local non-profit New Mexico Pug Rescue takes care of pugs that are without a home. Owners, for a variety of reasons (moving, too busy, health issue, dog grew up from being a puppy, etc.), choose to get rid of their pugs, and if the pugs are lucky... they make it to pug rescue.

Kelly, the official 'pug lady' of the rescue, does amazing work. For the year that I've known her, at any point in time she could be taking care of one pug up to 10+.… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on August 21, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: Thin Soup


Added by Somegye on August 21, 2008 at 5:25am — 13 Comments

Do you wanna be on Foodie TV?!

I know there was a post a few days ago about Sophia's being on 'Diners, Drive-ins and Dives' and I responded to say that I knew the show would be filming at The Standard Diner on Central as well. Today I got a call from one of the owners of The Standard, telling me to invite all my friends to come to lunch tomorrow (Thursday 8/21), and be in the background for filming. I guess they're starting filming in the morning and will continue throughout the day. The restaurant opens at 11 am and if you… Continue

Added by Camian on August 20, 2008 at 11:02pm — 8 Comments

Year Long Road Trip Experiment Comes to Burque

Not sure how long they'll be in town or if they've already skedaddled up north to the Democratic Convention. And it's good to see that Joel-Peter Witkin is still at it...…


Added by SoyJames on August 20, 2008 at 4:50pm — No Comments

Where in 'Burque is Adelita? (numero cinco, the final installment)

My daughter made me cry the other day, and not because she was being unkind or for being an insensitive teenager. As we were snapping pictures for this series, she exclaimed, “This has been the best summer ever!” I asked her why and she said that she loved going to work with me as a junior docent at the museum. She also said it was a great summer because she had so much fun discovering… Continue

Added by Adelita on August 20, 2008 at 12:00pm — 20 Comments


Last weekend New Mexico Youth Organized hosted a retreat to bring together active young “doers” from around the state to network with one another and brainstorm on how to make New Mexico a better state. On the bus ride to the super fancy “Sunrise Springs Resort” the participants took turns hooking up their I-Pods on the stereo blasting everything from reggae to hip-hop and alternative tunes. Before we arrived I already knew it was an amazing group, music says a lot about people.

As we… Continue

Added by Cyrus on August 20, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Against Special Interests


Added by Somegye on August 20, 2008 at 5:24am — 4 Comments

Fountain At UNM By College of Education

Its been there a long time, standing tall and white (its now turquoise) splashing away there in its circular pond. I know it so well, but yet i don't even know the name of the piece or who made it. Im talking about the big Fountian there at the end of Cornell Mall, north of the SUB and south of the COE.

My Grandparents even had the artist's 3' working model in their backyard with their own little fishpond, The little pond pump constantly got clogged with algae and sometimes the… Continue

Added by killbox on August 19, 2008 at 8:30pm — 8 Comments

Local Etsy of the Week-CrochetByLoriLeigh

This week's featured Albuquerque Etsy seller is CrochetByLoriLeigh. She doesn't say very much about herself in her profile but her hats speak for themselves. I have to say that I like the haughty mannequin head almost as much as the gorgeous hats she wears. Here are some of my favorite cloches:…


Added by Spring Griffin on August 19, 2008 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

Denver Grubstakes. Where?

OK. While we here at KNME get ready to cover the doings in Denver for the convention, it hit me. Where to eat in Denver?

It must have been heard because not 20 minutes later I'm listening to the Washington Post food editor in an interview on this very subject on POTUS ' 08 on XM. It was interesting to say the least.

I checked out her column on the same, and it sure sounds like there's some good food to be had there. She has me sold on The Market in LoDo, and Sushi Den...if… Continue

Added by Gene on August 19, 2008 at 1:52pm — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Learning


Added by Somegye on August 19, 2008 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

My Brush With Barack

I've Stair Mastered behind Greatness.

Yes, today while I was at the gym, The Man himself arrived unannounced for a little work-out before his rally at Rio Grande High School this afternoon. It was all very discreet, except for the 7 security guards and the apparently needy woman shouting that the machine next to her was "warmed up," trying to lure him over. It didn't work. Barack treadmilled while he read the Times, he lifted weights, he consulted with his "work-out buddy", who was… Continue

Added by Laura B on August 18, 2008 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Goodbye Old Friend, RIP Martini Dog

I said goodbye to an old friend today. My dog. My first dog as an adult. Romeo Tyson D'Arco. He was a lover and a fighter. A lot like me. He was old and gained a little weight and turned a little gray... a lot like me. I'm gonna miss him.

I first met Romeo in a box behind Scalo (he was in the box, not me at that time). I could not resist him. I resided on a few acres in the… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 18, 2008 at 2:30pm — 26 Comments

My Summer Vacation in Sturgis

I have a few free minutes, so I might as well give you the low-down on my trip to Sturgis. This is going to be a quick and dirty recap, so read fast!

Did I have fun? Sure! There were a few times where I wondered what the big deal was, but it was fun.

Will BF and I go back? Sure! But not next year, maybe not even in 2010. I think we will go back at some point in the future. And this time, we'll go by ourselves. There was so much we wanted to do but didn't due… Continue

Added by Gemini Goddess on August 18, 2008 at 2:25pm — 2 Comments

more makeup than you can shake a stick at

although, I'm sure I could shake a stick at A LOT of makeup!

For those of us that are slaves to the makeup demon - the news is that a bunch of large retailers (Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Filene's, Lord & Taylor, Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, and Saks Fifth Avenue) will begin a HUGE $175million dollar makeup GIVEAWAY as settlement for a… Continue

Added by RiRiSynCyr on August 18, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Front Porch Naturalist

From my backyard I can see several multi-story buildings downtown, including the new Anasazi condominiums. From my front porch, it is easy to forget they are there. It is not that I have the luxury of a front porch view that overlooks the Rio Grande bosque or the Sandia skyline - I’m in the middle of Barelas, looking out on a street… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on August 18, 2008 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

Getting away to Lincon New Mexico or things to see on NM 380

This past weekend my husband and I needed to get out of town, but did not want to go too far or be gone long, the perfect solution was to go forward into the past in Lincoln County. It is only about 2 1/2 hours from Albuquerque to the town of Lincoln, and all of the drive interesting. Most people here are familiar to some extent with the Lincoln county wars, and pretty much any on who are been an American for a few years has heard of Billy the Kid (hey did you see the exhibit at the Albuquerque… Continue

Added by Celine on August 18, 2008 at 11:30am — 3 Comments

Obama at Rio Grande High School

Barack Obama appears today at Rio Grande High School in one of THE most uniquely 'culturally rich', 'diverse' sections of ABQ, South Valley. You can take a narrative tour of that area in On The Bus.

Well we missed the gathering at the high school but got these shots of the OBAMINATOR's Airplane on the tarmac at Cutter Aircraft of… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on August 18, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Paso por Aqui


Added by Somegye on August 18, 2008 at 5:30am — 7 Comments

Sophia's on 'Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives'

I tried to go to Sophia's for breakfast on Wednesday and was both sad and happy to discover that they were closed for the day; sad that I couldn't get my breakfast sandwich with divine paprika potatoes and happy because they were closed to film a segment for Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives for the… Continue

Added by Spring Griffin on August 17, 2008 at 5:43pm — 12 Comments

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