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What's Going On in the Bosque?

This week there have been a lot of trucks which seem to be hauling dirt from a spot just south of I-40 on the east bank of the river. There is a sign on the pedestrian bridge which crosses the acequia about 1/4 mile south which references "cleaning up your bosque" and suggests not walking on the levee for the next three weeks. Anyone our there know more detail about what's going on?

Added by Glen Effertz on November 7, 2008 at 10:07am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: Madness


Added by Somegye on November 7, 2008 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Messenger of the Air


Added by Somegye on November 6, 2008 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

sketch jam

Who wants to do a sketch jam? Get a big spot, get a couple of live models and get back to basics. Set up some tables and just have a good old art time. A $5 dollar donation from the artists that would go to renting our space and to the models for their time. So grabs your pens and beers, wines and cheeses, and let's get out and do some art. Let me know if you're interested an i will set it up. Give some input on what day, what time, and any advice. www.myspace.com/theangryyears or… Continue

Added by josh jones on November 5, 2008 at 5:53pm — 11 Comments

About Werewolves, Balding Men and Making Lemonade

Would balding, middle-aged men like to be werewolves at night if it meant they could have hair for a few more hours?

My youngest thinks so. One evening this past week, my husband was in the back yard with our son when they heard some howling in the distance. To tease my son, my husband starting making up a wild scenario about the howling - perhaps it was a werewolf, and wasn't it coming from the direction of his school? Maybe it was his… Continue

Added by Lisa Abeyta on November 5, 2008 at 7:52pm — 5 Comments

The Day After

What an unbelievably historic election!!! Throughout the night I thought about my personal political journey, my belief system and values. You could say that my beliefs were literally formed around the kitchen table. I thought about what Barelas Babe posted a few weeks ago.

Political discussions were common with my family. I remember my mother, my aunt and… Continue

Added by Adelita on November 5, 2008 at 9:48am — 18 Comments

Morning Fix: Ah, Hell

Added by Somegye on November 5, 2008 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

DCFixers getting hitched!

Hi! I just created a new group for people who are getting married in the Duke City. I'm tying the knot in May and basically just need some help with ideas and planning stuff. If you're engaged, already married, or just interested in marriage and all the crap that goes along with it: JOIN THE GROUP! Thanks! :D


Added by Cupcake Pharaoh on November 4, 2008 at 3:33pm — 7 Comments

Your Short Life: Today, Tonight, & Tomorrow

NOB HILL--If you are under 40, you have never voted for any president that wasn't a Clinton or a Bush. If you are voting for the first time, you weren't even alive before the Bush and Clinton years. Those years divided America right down the middle: a 50-50 split filled with some of the worst of American politics. Year after year we put up with the other half of our country...all the time wondering how they ever got to be so stupid, so gullible, or so… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 4, 2008 at 9:00am — 22 Comments

Morning Fix: Before You Know It


Added by Somegye on November 4, 2008 at 5:30am — 3 Comments

It's Time for Change

I come to Duke City Fix often despite my busy schedule because I believe it's important to participate in this community. And, I will continue to participate even if you give me the honor of serving in Congress. I know that direct political appeals are sometimes frowned upon in this community, but I wanted to share the following note I just sent to my supporters because this is one of the… Continue

Added by Martin Heinrich on November 3, 2008 at 2:00pm — 38 Comments

Recession-free Albuquerque?

According to this NY TImes chart, Albuquerque's a veritable recession safety zone. Don't mind us, we're still rambling… Continue

Added by silencio blue on November 3, 2008 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Wheee


Added by Somegye on November 3, 2008 at 5:22am — No Comments

ABQ 2008 Day of the Dead Parade

Dia de los Meurtos honors the dead with a celebration of life. The parade here in ABQ is one my favorite events of the year. Here's some highlights from the parade today:

Please insert your own festive audio; my camera is video only.

Lots more photos follow:



Added by Kelly Vickers on November 2, 2008 at 8:30pm — 10 Comments

Vote and Score Free Coffee at any Starbucks on Nov. 4th

Just announced with a cool commercial on SNL - a free tall cup of Starbucks coffee on November 4th if you go into any Starbucks and tell your favorite barista/o that you voted. They'll even take your word for it.

See you all at the Albuquerque Nob Hill Starbucks on election day. Patrick, Charlene and Caitlin and all the Starbucksians there will take good care of you.

Added by Alexis on November 1, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Get your parade on! Día de los Muertos TODAY.

The Marigold Parade today celebrating Día des Muertos in Albuquerque's South Valley is one of the year's best events. I hope you'll go check it out if you've never been!

The parade begins at 4:00 at Central Familiar and Isleta and continues north on Isleta to the Westside Community Center. The celebration will feature music, food, altars, videos, and mumerous art vendors until 8pm. Free to the public. Suitable for all ages.…


Added by chantal on November 2, 2008 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Halloween Adventures in Nob Hill

BOOOOooooo....toooooo......youuuuuuuuuuu..... if you didn't make it to the Big Race on Nob Hill with many people joining in with costumes, merriment, and questions like, "What are you?"

What brings people out on Halloween? Curiosity? Of course, you can't imagine what the guy next door will come up with next! Contests? Of course! YOU might be the one who wins the Grand Prize! What a story to tell your children. Liquor? Of course! It releases your… Continue

Added by Rep Ayre on November 1, 2008 at 5:08pm — 1 Comment

Pair of Fixers Discuss Election on Channel 4's 'Eye on New Mexico'

NOB HILL--DCF members Mario Burgos and Yours_Truly Johnny_Mango will square off tomorrow morning on KOB's 'Eye on New Mexico' program. It will air at 10:00AM on Channel 4. The shows co-hosts are Nicole Brady and Dennis Damrzolski.

One of the two guests is a spokesperson for the right-wing… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on November 1, 2008 at 4:00pm — 6 Comments

Burquewood Watch Remote Addition?

Yah, "remote addition". You heard me. I jetted off to my old "haunts" (haha) in Hollyweird for Halloween. But what a small world it is. I ran into some people from ABQ or who are friends with people from home. I gotta make this quick as I am running late & my head is pounding.

We spent last night at The Rainbow Bar and Grill (Sunset Strip) with the ghost of Keith Moon and other dead rock stars. I went as the ghost of my former… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on November 1, 2008 at 12:30pm — 4 Comments

The Gnome, The Monsignor, and other delights of Albuquerque's Halloween Bike Ride

Bicycling 11 miles with a wig and face paint is far better if you're not alone. Last night, at least 50 cyclists gathered like a freak show at Triangle Park for a Halloween joy ride through Albuquerque. From Nob Hill to downtown and Old Town, we cruised with only minimal incident -- a lost pink wing, a showdown with a muscle truck. Final stop: Marble… Continue

Added by chantal on November 1, 2008 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

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