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Red or Green (Jobs)?

Added by Cyrus on October 13, 2008 at 4:11pm — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: So Anxious to End It

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Added by Somegye on October 13, 2008 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Brown in Burque

It is easier to be brown in Burque. One of the unexpected advantages to moving to Albuquerque (and to Barelas in particular) was the realization that having olive skin, dark hair and eyes that hinted at something other than European ancestry didn't matter so much here.



After a lifetime of "… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on October 12, 2008 at 6:30pm — 49 Comments

No alcohol on Sundays?!

Since California is a blue state ran by do-gooder liberals who ban so-called "assault weapons", it's a little shocking to discover something where NM outdoes those dorks, but here it is: apparently Costco sells wine on Sundays starting at noon only (and that is considered an exception from the law banning Sunday sales period). Go go nanny state government, amaze the newcomers.

Added by Pete Zaitcev on October 12, 2008 at 1:07pm — 17 Comments

PUGTOBERFEST!!!! October 18th 10-2!!! WhaWHOOO!

Ahem, I ( and my assistant Sari) have composed two Haikus in honor of this grand celebration!!



Yeah! Pugtoberfest!

Happy Buggie Eyed Puggies

Take over the store!



Puggies in costume

Snort, sneeze and wiggle their tails

Happy Fun Time, YEAH!



HAHAHAHAHAH! We have too much fun here!





Anywho....

Pugtoberfest!

HERE at Bow Wow Blues!!

10-2pm

Puggies of the Duke City… Continue

Added by Bow Wow Blues on October 12, 2008 at 12:24pm — 1 Comment

Big freakin sale at Self Serve



You may have already heard about our 2nd Annual Feel Good Fiesta Sale... but today and tomorrow ONLY we're upping the discounts, too! Still haven't been to Self Serve? Check out more info online.



Today and tomorrow Oct 12-13

The whole store is on sale!

10-50% off everything!

All items that were previously 20-30% off are now 40-50% off!




Only until tomorrow night...



Self Serve… Continue

Added by Self Serve on October 12, 2008 at 9:51am — No Comments

GO LOBOS!


It's a Hurricane of a day here in Albququerque and in Provo, Utah, the LOBOS have just held BYU to a scoreless First Quarter. BYU to this date has scored over rivals 59 to 10 in the first Quarter. The Lobos held the ball for eleven minutes of the quarter...Can it hold for three more quarters?

Added by Jeff Hartzer on October 11, 2008 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

Book Signing "I'd Rather Be In The Studio" by Alyson Stanfield

Chroma Studios is excited to announce that Art-marketing consultant and Art biz blogger Alyson B. Stanfield will be at Chroma Studios & Gallery on November 13th from 6-8 p.m. to talk about and sign her book, I’d Rather Be in the Studio! The Artist’s No-Excuse Guide to Self-Promotion, and to answer your questions.…

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Added by Chroma Studios on October 10, 2008 at 4:37pm — No Comments

STOVE needs your help!

From our friends at Stove:

there will be a donation from Self Serve in the auction btw....



HI Everyone,



let me just come right out with it...



Stove is in need of your help. Last week, we were visited by the

Albuquerque Police (4 undercover cops) during our First Friday Artshow

and one of our owners spent the weekend in jail, where he had no fun.

The charges are not extremely serious, but the court costs and lawyer

fees exceed (by far)… Continue

Added by Self Serve on October 10, 2008 at 4:13pm — 2 Comments

New Beginnings

Welcome to my new blog.

Have fun!

Added by T.Camilli on October 10, 2008 at 3:50pm — No Comments

Businesses are starting to sniff around The Place in Nob Hill

Dekker/Perich/Sabatini

Back before The Place in Nob Hill (on Central between Wellesley and Tulane) was approved by the city, I went to one of the Nob Hill Neighborhood Association Meetings where the project was being discussed. I haven't been back to another meeting since then, one old lady was hissing at some of the speakers she disagreed with and people booed… Continue

Added by Spring Griffin on October 10, 2008 at 1:17pm — 19 Comments

Climbing the charts

My songs are now climbing the charts at Indiemusic.com. Drop in and have a listen its a site of really good independent music. The songs that I have up are space travel in instrumental, and alien abduction in experimental. I have also mailed cds to radio stations in Germany, UK, and NY from requests the past couple of days. The sun keeps shining on Albuquerque.
Peace,

Added by aaron lewis on October 10, 2008 at 10:45am — 1 Comment

Sunday Stroll in Nob Hill - this Sunday!!!

We'll I just got back from three intensive days of discussing MainStreet (not the over hyped nom de jour of the megamedia world) but the state's quarterly meeting based on the national program focused on the preservation and invigoration of core areas of towns and city across the state and country, and no jumping right into the final stages of preparations for Sunday's Nob Hill Stroll.



Lots was learned from the last event, a biggie being that I'm really looking forward to a Sunday of… Continue

Added by Duane W Bargar on October 10, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

THE JOKE ISN'T FUNNY ANYMORE

NOTE: The Author's schtick is to use sarcasm and smarmy derision in his blog. Yesterday, he posted a couple of videos from McCain/Palin rallies highlighting the ignorance, bigotry and hate of some attendees.



The Author recently read that the Secret Service investigated a death threat yelled by an aspiring domestic terrorist… Continue

Added by FOXP2 on October 10, 2008 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Hard Time

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Added by Somegye on October 10, 2008 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Duke City Solar - Part 1

This is a sketch of my roof. I have often felt that a flat roof contains a lot of wasted space.



I'm not precisely sure when, but at some point in June gas was around $4/gallon, PNM had recently raised its rates, and I started to wonder what I could do to isolate my family from steadily increasing energy expenses. I started reading up on solar electric systems, costs and benefits. After lengthy research I decided to install one of these… Continue

Added by Brendan on October 9, 2008 at 7:00pm — 23 Comments

Call to Photographers: Chroma Gallery November show



Chroma Studios and Gallery is planning a show dedicated to Albuquerque photographers next month. Short notice, true, but we just opened and are working at getting our schedule filled for the next year. In the meantime, we are putting together a quick, wonderful show of photography that will open on the First Friday in November, or November 7, 2008. We are a member of the AABA, so the show will be advertised as part of the Artscrawl. The show… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on October 9, 2008 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Martini Mike's Burquewood Watch! TADA!



In my long awaited kickoff to another semi-regular column (?) er “blog”… I hate that term… may I present the “Burquewood Watch”. Is that taken? (Long awaited by whom?) Say it… “geek”. O.K. so not to resemble the invasive Paparazzi (and I didn’t have my camera with me tsk tsk tsk) let’s just say I saw so & so last night lurking about… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on October 9, 2008 at 1:30pm — 7 Comments

The 2008 Nobel Literature Winner Lives in ABQ?

Really? I'll give a dollar to the first person who can send me (via email, please don't post it here), Mr. Le Clézio's contact info. I'd love to congraulate him.



From the New York Times, "The Swedish Academy on Thursday awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize for literature to… Continue

Added by Kelly on October 9, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

ON A LIGHTER NOTE-THE REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL TICKET AS CHANNELED THROUGH MIKE JUDGE

Mike Judge is the creator of the popular Fox Network cartoon "King of the Hill" and the Juvenile Bacchanalia "Beavis and Butthead". The characters of these shows, interestingly enough, bear some resemblence to the Republican Presidential aspirants and their spouses.



Let's Have a Look!



Republican Presidential Candidate John McCain.…



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Added by FOXP2 on October 9, 2008 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

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