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Chiles - Smokin' Good Times

I am supposed to be doing dishes and sifting paperwork right now, but I could not stop myself. I had to take a few minutes to sing the praises of chile peppers. Dang, they're good. I just ate some flank steak coated in sweet and smoky dark red chile powder from the Fruit Basket… Continue

Added by Carol on August 27, 2008 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Wanna Be On TV? Get Your Own Show!

Something interesting from my inbox.



New Local TV Channel Presents Opportunity Call for Community Partners/Proposals for Programming



Quote...Unquote, the operator of Channel 27, is planning to launch a second channel on February 1, 2009. This noncommercial digital channel will emphasize "local origination" programming primarily devoted to New Mexico arts and culture.



The intent is to showcase the vibrant Albuquerque… Continue

Added by Kelly on August 27, 2008 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Artist Interview: Terri Hansen



Red Tulips



This is the first post in a series of interviews of the artists who work at Chroma Studios. Terri Hansen has been at Chroma from the beginning. She started out in studio #9 but later moved in to studio #10 after realizing she needed more space. Terri is a southern gal and a sweetheart. She moved to Albuquerque from Atlanta, Georgia just over a year ago. Her work is just amazing and what truly amazes me is not only how quickly she finishes a painting, but… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on August 27, 2008 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Fishing at Tingley

I've been fisihing at Tingley since last Spring.

Mostly Saturday mornings from sunrise until 10 AM or more, depends on the Sun.

I have a 2 rod license. I use an old rod I'd bought in Washington, DC more than 15 years ago. I also have a smaller rod I recently purchased here in town at Smiley Boy. Both my reels are new. My setup is sinkers on both, with two hooks. Hotdog, shrimp, and salmon eggs are the normal bait. This weekend I'll try some nasty blood dough I bought at Charlie's… Continue

Added by SzuperGipsy on August 27, 2008 at 2:45pm — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Park It

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Added by Somegye on August 27, 2008 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

Its all fun and games, until someone looses an eye, then its a Sport!

Its no secret, I'm a geek at heart, actually I'm proud to be as geeky as I am! One of my many geeky pastimes is Beer and Airhockey. For a while there we had regular Beer and Airhockey nights, sometimes we had anywhere from 2 to 25 people show up to play. We even had a web-app client roster and score tally we could update with our phones (years before Twitter).



Yep we were that geeky. believe it or not there were girls too that cane to play… Continue

Added by killbox on August 26, 2008 at 10:49pm — 3 Comments

Where does the New Mexico State Fairgrounds go from here?



With the horse racing and casino company relocating to Moriarity, the State and Expo NM has requested that we respond with ideas for how to fill the new hole in Expo NM's budget (~$2M). As a local I felt obligated to respond.



I proposed that a portion of the land be utilized as urban farm for the purpose of education, food security, and a place for the local community to gather. It's the perfect location for a demonstrative organic… Continue

Added by Kemper Barkhurst on August 26, 2008 at 10:30pm — 17 Comments

Dancing in the "Pearl Fantasy" in the 11th hour!

Sometime it pays to say "have any problems? call me and I am there" so I get to do some snaky belly dance on the big stage for the Pearl Fantasy Event on September 6th, a duet with a ballet dancer (he is not hard to look at either) should be great fun, I will post photos when I finish

my very cool… Continue

Added by Celine on August 26, 2008 at 12:40pm — No Comments

A Rambling Head Case Waits For His Girlfriend

NOB HILL--Yesterday afternoon I was waiting in front of the Central Ave. Flying Star for my beautiful GF to come walking down the street. I love meeting her as she walks home from work. Last Thursday we met at an outdoor table in front of La Montanita Co-op. Today it's the FS.



Ants in my Pants

I'm a little antsy these days. Last April I flew out to Virginia for a bike ride and didn't get home until 8 days ago. It was the… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on August 26, 2008 at 8:30am — 13 Comments

Morning Fix: N.M.'s Fast Future

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Added by Somegye on August 26, 2008 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

Need a photographer!

HI, I'm hoping someone can recommend a really good photographer to me. I want to have a family picture taken of me and my family (Husband, 2 boys) along with my 4 dogs. I'd like it to look "fun" and not actually "set up" and perhaps in Nature or "rustic" looking... anyone know or used a really good photographer?! I've used Blue Sky Images before when the boys were really little. Let me know!
thanks :)

Added by Terrilynn Csorba on August 25, 2008 at 10:07pm — 2 Comments

Duke City Diary

I'm moving to Burque in September. Gonna blog about my experiences in a new city: http://librarydiary.wordpress.com/
Tell a newbie what to see and do!

Added by Steven Harris on August 25, 2008 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Nob Hill Shop and Stroll

Headed over. Saw the activity. Here are some photos of the event. If you missed it on Sunday, there will be other opportunities to stroll, shop, and enjoy the unique part of Albuquerque known as Nob Hill.

Added by Rep Ayre on August 25, 2008 at 8:00pm — No Comments

August Garden

Our garden has been both a delight and a disapointment this month.







We got this melon that looks like it was grown by professionals.



This less good looking but still yummy corn.



Unfourtunately we were attacked by squash bugs.…



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Added by mombat on August 25, 2008 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Local Etsy of the Week-PaperMenagerie

This week's Albuquerque Etsy seller, PaperMenagerie, is a member of DCF and a blogger in her own right. Here is what she has to say about her artistic influences:



'Growing up in small-town Vermont, my grandmother and parents fostered my creativity, teaching me how… Continue

Added by Spring Griffin on August 25, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Lobo Lineage

The first time I saw Albuquerque was during winter break of my senior year of college. My 3 year old son and I drove east from California in an aging pickup truck to check out the University of New Mexico and Albuquerque as a possible place to spend a few years while I attended graduate school.



The two of us had been to… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on August 25, 2008 at 8:30am — 17 Comments

Morning Fix: Cold Financials

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Added by Somegye on August 25, 2008 at 5:12am — 6 Comments

Weekend Around ABQ Part II





Well I made it out and about in ABQ for a 3rd afternoon in a row! Woohoo! And this was close to home. There was a lot of arguing in the news and various websites about closing Central and alleged bus service disruptions, etc. etc. But you know what? This was fun, it was a quiet Sunday afternoon in Nob Hill, hence minimal disruption, and I get tired of hearing people whine. The Shop and Stroll was… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 24, 2008 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Shop'n'Stroll photo tour

Sunday, August 24. It's 1pm and I've just tried cafe de olla and/at Los Equipales for the first time. Lovely. Today's actual destination is Nob Hill- all of it. It's the second Sunday Shop and Stroll and we're going to check it out. As promised, all car traffic on Central between Girard and Washington is gone. Free reign for bicyclists and pedestrians.…

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Added by Brendan on August 24, 2008 at 8:41pm — 2 Comments

Weekend Around ABQ Part I



On the eve of the most wonderful time of the year I really start to get into "the spirit". The spirit of The Land of Enchantment, and of Albuquerque. The most wonderful time of the year for me is Labor Day through Christmas. OK, well around here it may extend through St. Patrick's Day! But we have Chile roasting, The NM Wine Festival,… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 24, 2008 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

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