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ABQ Pics: Twinkle Lights

Added by Dee Cohen on December 8, 2014 at 5:04am — 2 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Merimee Moffit...

Merimee Moffit is a familiar face around town, at poetry readings, other cultural events, and as a valued teacher. More than one young Albuquerque poet has credited Merimee with helping them find their voice. Merimee draws on profound experiences of womanhood, motherhood, and search for self, to…

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Added by The DitchRider on December 7, 2014 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

ABQ Pics: Santa's Sax

At Twinkle Lights parade.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 7, 2014 at 6:38am — 1 Comment

Burque Music Scene: Bobby Keys

A legend amongst us has died.  Bobby Keys was best know as the saxophone player for the Rolling Stones, but his legacy reaches far beyond the Stones.  You can hear him playing on recordings with Freddy Cannon, Dion, Elvis, John Lennon, Warren…

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Added by Adelita on December 6, 2014 at 9:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Marlboro Country

A & A Signs on Zuni near San Mateo.

Added by Dee Cohen on December 6, 2014 at 6:09am — No Comments

Kids in foster care will rip your freakin' heart out

All I can say is, bless the Heart Gallery for doing this stuff -- helping to get the word out about New Mexico's kids in foster care. If you've considered fostering or adopting, this video should push you over the edge. 

Added by Sophie on December 5, 2014 at 4:31pm — No Comments

What To Do In ABQ

This is one busy weekend!  Plan it all out so you can do it all!

Friday, December 5

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Added by Adelita on December 5, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Turkish Cat

Oh, Albuquerque.   A little rain and we lose our minds.  Guess rain coats are not an option here?

Great.  The one year I actually get the flu vaccine and …

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Added by once banned twice shy on December 5, 2014 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

ABQ Pics: What's the Password?

Added by Dee Cohen on December 5, 2014 at 5:01am — 2 Comments

Lincoln Junior High, ca. 1925

Lincoln Junior High School, 912 South Locust Street, Albuquerque. 

See it on…

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Added by Sophie on December 4, 2014 at 4:30pm — 7 Comments

Tongue Almost In Cheek Review Of Lobo Basketball Arena and Win Over Ags

The University of New Mexico, the Land of Enchantment's self-proclaimed flagship college, had no trouble defeating its downstate rival New Mexico State Wednesday night in the first game played in $62 million dollar Wisepies Arena, historically known as University Arena and often called 'the Pit' by aficionados,

It was the second win in the last four games against the Aggies, lifting the Lobos to 4-3 for the reason,…

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Added by Ben Moffett on December 4, 2014 at 9:53am — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: The time has come to talk of many things

Ah Lucy. Long may she wave.

In the 1930's, they were called Hoovervilles.  Should we call this one a …

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Added by once banned twice shy on December 4, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Better Bike Bureau

Added by Dee Cohen on December 4, 2014 at 4:59am — 1 Comment

Day Two: Newspaper Still Calling it "The Pit"

I couldn't wait to pluck the Albuquerque Journal out of my drive this morning to learn if it would hang with the word "Pit."

But the newspaper hung so tough that its headline didn't even mention that it was an Aggie-Lobo game. "Showdown In the Pit" was the entire headline, as if to emphasis their protection of this sacred name. The names "UNM" and "Lobos" didn't show up until deep into the second paragraph.

Another reason might be that you can fit "Pit" into a 72-point headline…

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Added by Ben Moffett on December 3, 2014 at 5:39pm — 3 Comments

Who's ghost writing Joe Monahan's blog?

Joe Monahan, the great-granddaddy of New Mexico political bloggers, seems to be getting some help with the heavy lifting these days. A few clues point to a new ghost writer on the site, still posting under Joe's name but clearly not Joe:

Clue No. 1: The…

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Added by Sophie on December 3, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

What Do You Need?

For about a week I was without heat in my office.  I work in a very old building and the radiators in the offices were ice cold.  It was hard working in such a cold environment.  I even posted a status on my Facebook page complaining about my very cold office. Many friends were sympathetic and offered space heaters and…

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Added by Adelita on December 3, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Bartender, bring me some NM spirits

Since we've hit peak brewery, let's see what the distillers can bring to the table.  We've got the oldest, and the…

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Added by once banned twice shy on December 3, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

ABQ Pics: Kohl's Patrol

Added by Dee Cohen on December 3, 2014 at 5:50am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Kohl's Patrol

Added by Dee Cohen on December 3, 2014 at 5:50am — No Comments

Bugging Out: La Jornada del Muerto

NOB HILL--Almost everybody has some time off to bug out for a little trip this month.  Here's an idea for an adventurous journey through a place you may have never visited: La Jornada del Muerto.  I went down there with my son Ivan Diego.



El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, the Royal Road to…

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Added by Johnny_Mango on December 2, 2014 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

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