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The Democratic PARTY!

The Democractic party on November 3rd.

Added by Mark on September 5, 2008 at 10:55am — 4 Comments

Am I the only one that thinks "Burque" is more than just a little hokey?

What is with this obsession with the name make-over of converting Albuquerque into 'Burque"? Is it an attempt to make it more hip? With it? Is Albuquerque too old, too stogy or just not cool? I've heard "Burque" described as the insecure middle-school bully making up a threatening nickname for himself.



Albuquerque is a challenge to spell and it takes up a lot of space...but hey, it's the name of the city and it is unique. What's with the need to change it and shorten it so it looks… Continue

Added by Athena_Sword on September 5, 2008 at 10:28am — 23 Comments

Consumption. Humor. Nature. La Vida.



Friday, September 5th, the Harwood Galleries feature four new exciting exhibitions! Be sure to spend part of your Friday night's crawl along Mountain Road. Reception from 6 - 8 pm (NEW HOURS!).



Jennifer DePaolo Van Horn’s work examines the overlay of art and life. "Home Economics" will bring a range of sculpture and food together during a month long series of events in the gallery. This show raises questions around habit/ritual,… Continue

Added by The Harwood Art Center on September 5, 2008 at 10:04am — No Comments

The hunt for Albuquerque’s best Cappuccino.



SH-SH-SH-SH-SH, GARR-GARR-GARR, Tap-Tap-Tap.



Velvety-Sweet Foam and Chocolaty-Sweet, Perfectly-Pulled Espresso Shots



The sounds and taste of a perfect cappuccino have been attacking my thoughts. What caused this you ask? Well it was a story of Amy Ferraris’, a filmmaker and cappuccino lover, who recently finished a documentary on the perfect cappuccino. She traveled the United States to quench her obsession. It was on her… Continue

Added by Coffee Freak on September 5, 2008 at 9:30am — No Comments

The 'Burque/'Bama Connection

My niece Juanita, a UNM student, was selected to introduce Michelle Obama at her rally yesterday at the UNM SUB Ballroom. What an incredible experience for her! She was amongst some of New Mexico's Democratic heavy hitters. Lt. Governor Diane Denish, introduced my niece and talked about all of her academic achievements… Continue

Added by Adelita on September 5, 2008 at 7:30am — 16 Comments

Morning Fix: Short Ones are the Hardest

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Added by Somegye on September 5, 2008 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

Summer's Done

zozobra,old man gloom

ZOZOBRA: old man gloom

burns tonight in Santa Fe, N.M.

And the first offical NFL game of the season is live on the tube tonight...Halloween stuff is on sale in the stores...Heck, Summer is DONE...

Added by Jeff Hartzer on September 4, 2008 at 6:40pm — 1 Comment

My Personal State Fair Survival Guide

There's a reason I don't go to very many first run movies and when I do, I go to the matinee. There is no matinee at the state fair. With a $9 adult admission price, I have to choose my days carefully. Right now, the first ever Bluegrass Day on opening Friday looks pretty cool. Local heroes such as the Saltine Ramblers and… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on September 4, 2008 at 9:00am — 9 Comments

Morning Fix: Don't Forget the Parade

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Added by Somegye on September 4, 2008 at 5:30am — No Comments

Can Lawmakers Please Get Their Heads Out of Their Butt...

I have my Google Alerts set on many topics but obviously one is set on fat & obesity. I get a daily alert with between 20 -30 articles from across the internet that speak to fat as a subject. So it’s a topic that’s not going away. Over the past 6 months at least 1 article read like a campaign speech and it’s made me physically sick on more than one occasion. It has become a practice on insanity to listen to this rhetoric.



Lawmakers in many states believe it is a good idea to ban… Continue

Added by Rocco Castellano on September 3, 2008 at 8:43pm — 1 Comment

Jason Daskalos goes to JAIL

No one wants anyone to GO DIRECTLY TO JAIL without passing GO but occasionally there is someone going there who might just be deserving of some 'downtime' or shall we say a retreat of sorts.



Albuquerque developer and man-in-the-news, Jason Daskalos, will go to jail for TWO DAYS. 13 of his vehicles will get the boot for a time.



Here's a link to the full KOB News 4… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on September 3, 2008 at 5:00pm — 7 Comments

Art Collecting for Amateurs

Corrales, NM, Albuquerque's nearby village is presenting the first in a series of seminars about the arts — from painting to music to growing to the healing arts.



This first event is called “Purchasing Original, Affordable Art" and they want to invite some Duke City Fixers. This event is by invitation only, and Fixers are invited.



The seminar will cover many aspects of art buying, from casual purchasing to serious… Continue

Added by Alexis on September 3, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Jump on the bus with NMYO!

Added by Cyrus on September 3, 2008 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Green Jobs in Burque!

Added by Cyrus on September 3, 2008 at 3:34pm — 1 Comment

New Mexico Youth Organized at the DNC '08

Added by Cyrus on September 3, 2008 at 3:32pm — No Comments

NM Powered youth retreat

Added by Cyrus on September 3, 2008 at 3:30pm — No Comments

NMYO helps put eco safe roof on Joy Junction

Added by Cyrus on September 3, 2008 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Neil Young's "Albuquerque"

With the change in seasons, I found myself listening once again to this old Neil Young tune and contemplating the crossroad's nature of our fair burg. It is fun to travel beyond 'burque and always good to return again with new perspectives. Too bad Neil didn't ask the red or green question back in the day; apparently fried eggs and country ham were more to his liking.



Albuquerque by Neil Young



Well, they say that Santa Fe

Is less than ninety miles… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on September 3, 2008 at 8:39am — 23 Comments

Morning Fix: Entertainment Options

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Added by Somegye on September 3, 2008 at 5:00am — 4 Comments

Aerobics are DEAD!

Although this goes against what most of the idiot trainers out there promote. It will help you get out of the gym faster while taking more fat off.





Question: I have a question that may or may not pertain to diet. I started working out again at a local gym in January I try and go 2 to 3 times a week and spend 45 minutes doing cardio and an hour doing the workout room but by the time I'm done I'm so tired and sleepy I have to fight sleep driving home. Is there something… Continue

Added by Rocco Castellano on September 2, 2008 at 9:25pm — 8 Comments

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