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ABQ Pics: On the Ridge

Added by Dee Cohen on October 12, 2014 at 6:13am — No Comments

Art by the People

The folk art/recycle art community in this town is full of raw talent, quirkiness, and in some cases, pure genius.  What better way to celebrate all of this than sharing art, music and food? Today was the 11th Annual Corkfest festival in the South Valley.

To give you an idea of the history of this…


Added by Adelita on October 11, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Up & Over

Added by Dee Cohen on October 11, 2014 at 5:48am — 5 Comments

The Beer Trale

Ben Lolli, host of travel show The Beer Trale, is in the Duke City checking out the local brew scene.  He stopped at Marble Brewery to talk to owner Ted Rice about the beer, the medals, the…


Added by Adelita on October 10, 2014 at 4:22pm — No Comments

What to do in ABQ

I want to do it all! I have to figure out a way to be everywhere at once!  What are you doing this weekend?

Friday, October 10

  • The Botanic Garden's Heritage Farm is hosting the Cider…

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

Morning Fix: More Dick. Less Knipfing


Added by Adelita on October 10, 2014 at 6:16am — 4 Comments

ABQ Pics: Downed Clown

Added by Dee Cohen on October 10, 2014 at 5:45am — 3 Comments

Aerial Albuquerque, circa 1915

Early aerial photograph of Albuquerque with the Rio Grande in the distance, from the collection of The Albuquerque Museum. Contained in the digital archives of the UNM…


Added by Sophie on October 9, 2014 at 4:30pm — 3 Comments

Avokado Artist and National Hispanic Cultural Center Team Up!

We at Avokado Artists, are very excited to be working with the National Hispanic Cultural Center on CHISPA: Latin Diva Series and New Latin Music Series and next year's FESTIVAL CHISPA, which will take place on June 20, 2015 (stay tuned for more info and lineup!)

Our first…


Added by Tom Frouge on October 9, 2014 at 10:42am — No Comments

Scent of the South Valley

I think many people connect to the geography of wherever they grew up, whether that is close to the mountains, out on the mesa, near the river, and so on. My connection is with the valley, the river, and the bosque but more specifically, the alfalfa fields in the South Valley. It started when I was in…


Added by dillydallydewey on October 9, 2014 at 10:30am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Albuquerque. Now with 50% less R.

  • Who knew dinosaur eggs were such a hot commodity?
  • UNM researcher working on vaccine to stop ebola virus.
  • A Facebook post prompts man to …

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

ABQ Pics: Traffic Circle

Added by Dee Cohen on October 9, 2014 at 5:17am — No Comments

Did you catch the "blood moon"?

More info on the eclipse.

Added by Sophie on October 8, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments

What I did today while I was supposed to be blogging

It's late at night, and I've only just realized that it's Wednesday, the day I was meant to blog. Getting back into the swing of writing on the regular is weirdly harder than I expected. So as a sort of excuse? Apology? Here are the Albuquerque-related things I did today when I should have been blogging. This could suck, but at 10pm-ish it's what I've got.

  1. Breakfast at Limonata, discussion with the owner. Brian and I have…

Added by Sophie on October 8, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: ¡Chisme!


Added by Adelita on October 8, 2014 at 6:23am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Fire Patrol

Added by Dee Cohen on October 8, 2014 at 5:36am — 4 Comments

Ex- Albuquerque Journal State Editor Fritz Thompson Writes Book on Wagon Mound, Girlfriends, Basketball

Retired Albuquerque Journal state editor Fritz Thompson, an Albuquerque resident and a graduate of the University of New Mexico, has written a book about his hometown, Wagon Mound, N.M.

It’s about ranching, basketball and girlfriends.  Its title is “The Life and Times of Fritz Thompson.”

Fritz didn’t write it for you. He wrote it “primarily for [his] city dweller [Albuquerque raised] daughters."  He describes it as an “unsophisticated narration that defines growing-up-country…


Added by Ben Moffett on October 7, 2014 at 4:27pm — 5 Comments

Early voting started today!

It's been a fairly (comparatively?) low-key election season in Albuquerque, and why not keep that vibe going by voting early? Most campaigns will stop calling once you've voted, and you get the satisfaction of being able to say, "Oh yeah, I did that ages ago" to friends, family, and strangers…


Added by Sophie on October 7, 2014 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

5 Historic Landmarks in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is a very historic city comprised of many landmarks, most of which are included in the National Register of Historic Places. As somewhat of a history buff, I have collected a number of landmarks throughout our community, of which all have an interesting past.

Here are 5 historic landmarks in Albuquerque:

1.)    Sunshine Building – The Sunshine Building was designed by Trost & Trost in 1924. It includes…


Added by Matt Meyers on October 7, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

A Blogger's Manifesto

"The moving macbook writes, and having writ, moves on."    --Omar_Khayyam

NOB HILL--Not too many of us were around when the Duke City Fix started its run.  As near as I can make it out, it was March 29, 2005.  In about six months,…


Added by Johnny_Mango on October 7, 2014 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

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