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Drag Racing on Montgomery

So I live with Montgomery Boulevard as my backyard--literally there's the back of the house, a postage stamp-sized backyard, a wall, sidewalk, berm--and then 6 lanes of Montgomery Boulevard. I live on Drag Race Alley--the stretch between Juan Tabo and Tramway. Other than the rarely changing light at Cairo in front of El Dorado High School--it's a straight shot all the way to Tramway from Juan Tabo.



Drag Race Alley impacts significantly the quality of life for every residential… Continue

Added by David on June 12, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Cool Cars in ABQ

I've been thinking a lot about cars lately. We can't avoid the gas price news and I can't avoid the 4-month Prius waiting list. Or my current PT Cruiser giving up the ghost (hopefully just temporarily) and sitting like a silver toad in the driveway covered with elm sap and wind dust - unable (or unwilling) to start.



Route 66 - the ultimate ribbon of shrine to the automobile - cuts right through the middle of our fair city. Welcome to the… Continue

Added by Edith Grove on June 12, 2008 at 12:01pm — 9 Comments

ABQ Art Review Welcomes Stephan Kolb

ABQ Art Review welcomes our newest community member - Stephan Kolb. Stephan has added some wonderful images to our gallery. His Wolfman image is quite spectacular. See his work and that of other local artists in the ABQ Art Review Community Gallery.

Added by Jon Kulas on June 12, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

Morning Fix: Lip Service



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Added by Somegye on June 12, 2008 at 5:46am — 9 Comments

Speed Dating!!

speed dating

Added by Self Serve on June 11, 2008 at 10:17pm — 1 Comment

North by Southwest-awesome exhibit at Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

I was riding my cruiser with a friend on Friday. We went first to the UNM Art Museum to see the Contemporary Art Society's Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, then to… Continue

Added by Spring Griffin on June 11, 2008 at 4:30pm — 6 Comments

Boys State June 11th 2008

NMBS 061108.pdf

Added by Mike Moye on June 11, 2008 at 3:14pm — No Comments

Reality Check



That's so Albuquerque!
For Rent visible to 'insiders'.

Added by Jeff Hartzer on June 11, 2008 at 2:00pm — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Warnings Abound





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Added by Somegye on June 11, 2008 at 5:46am — 12 Comments

Albuquerque - Jamaican Me Angry!

Ok, I'm sorry to those of you who read this and know me in real life but Albuquerqians - Jamaican Me Angry!



I have not bothered to ride a bike in our great Duke City for quite some time on the basis that at 12 years old you are unable to protect yourself from 2 undeniable sources of harm: The Law and Everyone Else.



First of all, the Law does not allow for bikers to ride on sidewalks because bicycles are considered motorized vehicles. Yeah, at the athletic age of 12 at… Continue

Added by imouse1 on June 11, 2008 at 1:07am — 1 Comment

Sat. June 7th Arts & Crafts Supply Yard Sale Fundraiser Recap!

Saturday … June 7th, 2008

We had just held our first Silent Art Auction at Mama’s Mineral’s the night before; and it was a resounding success! For this fundraiser; we had chosen to hold a yard sale at Raine Klover’s house that featured art and craft supplies. Raine had graciously donated her time, talent, and house to organize and hold the event.

Kristin and I had stopped at Starbuck’s on our way to the event.. and boy…

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Added by The Wooden Cow Gallery on June 10, 2008 at 4:42pm — No Comments

Spam...Spam...Spamalot



This morning as we here at Popejoy listened to the orchestra rehearsing the music from Monty Python’s Spamalot we got to wondering… how the heck did Spamalot get its name? And how did it become such a part of the Monty Python world?



You probably know that SPAM is a canned “shoulder pork and ham/spiced ham” pork product made by the Hormel Food Corporation. SPAM, like most other luncheon meats is precooked, but is also often pan-fried or heated… Continue

Added by Popejoy Hall on June 10, 2008 at 4:30pm — 21 Comments

We're Geeks and We Drink

And win! After faithful weekly attendance at Geeks Who Drink each Monday night, my fellow Know It All Posse teammate and I finally won the evening. Knowing a lot about Billy Joel songs, the history of various corporations and which business logos are which certainly helped. Our prize? These groovy deluxe cowboy wallets.

To make the night even sweeter, I won the super secret email question. Behold the power of bacon.



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Added by Kelly on June 10, 2008 at 3:00pm — 9 Comments

Grand Opening a hit!

This past Friday was our Grand Opening art show and open studios event. Most of the photos posted were taken before and after the show. I had planned to take more during the show, but the place was so crowded and I was so busy talking with our guests that I ended up putting the camera away.…

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Added by Chroma Studios on June 10, 2008 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Bits & Pieces



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Added by Somegye on June 10, 2008 at 5:27am — 2 Comments

Rite of Passage



I’m sitting on a folding chair in a storefront office in the South Valley and I’m terrified.



There are about 35 chairs arranged in a semi-circle -- all facing the front. Most peoples' heads are tilted upwards; what is happening up front has their rapt attention.



We’re not in a storefront church, but an MVD dispensary.



My son is getting his driver’s license.



The item that has captured everyone’s… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on June 9, 2008 at 11:00pm — 11 Comments

Don't You Hate...

...those days when you aren't sure why you feel so crappy/sad/angry/depressed?

I hate them.

Added by Sarah on June 9, 2008 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Who finished the 2008 Albuquerque Century?

2wheelz sponsored the bagpipers and dozens of local photographers played witness to New Mexico's biggest urban cycling event this past weekend, The Albuquerque Century.



Were you there? Did you finish? I can't find… Continue

Added by chantal on June 9, 2008 at 5:30pm — 11 Comments

The Wooden Cow Gallery - June 6th Fundraiser Success!

Work by Sharon Bloom.







Our First Friday silent auction fundraiser was a success!



Work by 14 talented local artists and craftspeople were up on the auction block and several hundred attendees strolled through the display, bidding on everything from wire-wrapped gemstone jewelry and lush photographs, to expressive acrylics, and daring mixed media work. While snacking on gourmet treats and eyeballing original handiwork,… Continue

Added by The Wooden Cow Gallery on June 9, 2008 at 12:30pm — 3 Comments

UPDATE: RIP OK Harris

OK Harris died Sunday, June 8 at the VA Hospital. There will be a memorial at the Art is OK gallery (next to Cost Plus on Menaul/Carlisle) in the next couple of weeks.



Pamela Michaelis sent out these words in her email notification. "OK was a man of heroic nature; there was never a bigger, more generous heart."



Read more about OK Harris, a pillar of the Albuquerque art… Continue

Added by Kelly on June 9, 2008 at 10:30am — 18 Comments

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