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ABQ Pics: Look Outs

Added by Dee Cohen on November 18, 2014 at 5:20am — 2 Comments

There's No Tortillas, There's Only Bread!!!!



Our family music group (Cielito Lindo Family Folk Music) played a concert at Eight two 1 Performance Space over on Mountain last night
and then went to eat at …

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Added by Me Myself & I on November 17, 2014 at 8:30pm — 7 Comments

Famous Gunfighter Sheriff Elfego Baca Shot Several Men, But Did He Ever Shoot a Basketball?

 

                The famous Socorro County sheriff Elfego Baca, the “man with nine lives” and the subject of a Disney television series, is buried in Albuquerque’s Sunset Memorial right close to the west fence on the Menaul Boulevard side, not far from the gymnasium across the street at Menaul High..

                He’s noted for living a dangerous life as a man of the law, but little is known about other aspects of his life. For instance, did he ever shoot a basketball, or…

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Added by Ben Moffett on November 17, 2014 at 7:27pm — 8 Comments

Duke City Dancing: An Odyssey



Beginnings




For me, it started because I was forty, single, and too much of a homebody.  Never out on weekend nights, my sister Kris and my good friend Wendy took it upon themselves to kickstart my social life by giving me that gift…

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Added by Bruce Welton on November 17, 2014 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Ice, Cold, Lemonade

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Added by Phil_0 on November 17, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Crane Passing

Added by Dee Cohen on November 17, 2014 at 5:32am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Lauren Camp...

Lauren Camp lives just south of Santa Fe, but frequently performs in Albuquerque. She is an artist of many talents, combining her poetry and workshop teaching with visual art and a weekly jazz and poetry program, “Audio Saucepan,” on Santa Fe Public Radio. Her fabric pieces in homage to some of the…

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Added by The DitchRider on November 16, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Geese Against Trees

Added by Dee Cohen on November 16, 2014 at 5:45am — No Comments

Burque Music Scene: Los Broadway Elks

I know that Austin and Nashville are great music cities, but did you know that Albuquerque has a great musical history and incredible talent?  That’s right, we have outstanding musicians, singers, and bands in this town!  Every Saturday I will post videos and a little history of musical legends, old and young, that either play in Albuquerque or got their start…

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Added by Adelita on November 15, 2014 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Misty Peaks

Added by Dee Cohen on November 15, 2014 at 6:10am — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

I think this will be a weekend you'll want to go for broke and squeeze it all in!

Friday, November 14

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Added by Adelita on November 14, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Famous People & Albuquerque

Like many thriving cities throughout the nation, Albuquerque is the home, or close to home, for several famous people including actors, athletes, scholars, artists, and more. While the list is long, I have developed a list of these famous people that I recognize, pardon me if I missed any.

TV & Film

Why yes, there are several celebrities that are in the spotlight from ABQ, including:

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Added by Matt Meyers on November 14, 2014 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: The more you know, prison edition

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Added by Sophie on November 14, 2014 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

ABQ Pics: Geese Trio

Added by Dee Cohen on November 14, 2014 at 5:18am — 2 Comments

In Bear Canyon, Sandia Mountains, ca. 1880-1890

In Bear Canon, Sandia Mountains, New Mexico. From the photo archives of the Palace of…

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Added by Sophie on November 13, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

A Brief History of Albuquerque

There is no doubt that Albuquerque has a rich history, beginning over a thousand years ago with the Native Americans, to the official founding of the state in 1706. Since, the city has grown to a population over 840,000 people, and is home to many in the research and technical industry.

In 1540, the first Spanish explorers arrived to what is now Albuquerque, and also areas of New Mexico’s river valleys. The settlers would live near the river valley as it was an excellent source of…

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Added by Matt Meyers on November 13, 2014 at 11:34am — No Comments

Thrifty ABQ: Goodwill to All

Albuquerque has seven Goodwill stores including the Clearance Corner and the GoodBuys 99¢ Store that carries clothing for, you guessed it, 99¢.

Goodwill is the granddaddy of all thrift stores in my life. I say granddaddy because it is the first thrift store that…

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Added by Spring Griffin on November 13, 2014 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Frosty!

  • Albuquerque's emergency homeless shelter opens tonight. 
  • I never make it to family day, so I've never really seen what Sandia Labs looks like. Unfortunately, I'm…
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Added by Sophie on November 13, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Morning Stroll

Added by Dee Cohen on November 13, 2014 at 5:22am — 2 Comments

Doug R, traveling the state



Transplant Belen-er Doug Rietz has made it his goal to visit as many of New Mexico's sights as possible, putting many of us (or maybe mostly just me) to shame with his enthusiasm for and dedication to documenting some of the best sites in the state. Here are a bunch of his videos, which document his travels.…

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Added by Sophie on November 12, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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