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ABQ Pics: Zia Later

Yet another chunk of emptiness on Central Ave, our stretch of Route 66. The Zia Motor Lodge. Constructed around 1938. Torn down…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 4, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Abuelita Americana

Another example of New Mexico's beautifully balanced cultural heritage. Sweet...

Added by Dee Cohen on May 3, 2012 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Walled-In

The angels are in the details in ABQ. Hand crafted walls and gates and fences and doors everywhere. This is in an alley in the Southeast Heights. One of…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 2, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Cityscape

Downtown ABQ, looking west from Hotel Parc Central.…

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Added by Dee Cohen on May 1, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: All Wet

A cowboy braves the elements outside the Albuquerque Museum. Luckily, he's always dressed for the…

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Added by Dee Cohen on April 30, 2012 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Kell Robertson (In Memorium)... Two Poems

Kell Robertson died last November in a small straw-bale cabin outside Santa Fe.  He was both…

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Added by The DitchRider on April 29, 2012 at 8:00am — 8 Comments

ABQ Pics: United Methodist Church

On the corner of Silver & Yale in University Heights, this old brick building reminds me of a country church in…

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Added by Dee Cohen on April 29, 2012 at 6:00am — 13 Comments

ABQ Pics: Reflection

A duck caught in a reflective mood at the Rio Grande Nature Center.

Added by Dee Cohen on April 28, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

What We Do

   Heather Hitchens, Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing, was in Albuquerque this past week talking about the place that the arts holds in a thriving community and how we might…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on April 27, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

ABQ Pics: Even Carports Get The Blues

Another ABQ oddity, found while tramping through the wilds of Ridgecrest..

Added by Dee Cohen on April 27, 2012 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Read Up!

Downtown Books: this charming and amazingly organized shop buys, sells, and trades used books. Located in a  recoverted home right off the traffic circle on 8th. Perfect hang out for…

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Added by Dee Cohen on April 26, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

The War on Free Speech in Albuquerque and the USA: The Bigger Picture

According to a study prepared by the Benton Foundation, "since 2005 PEG Access Centers in at least 100 communities across the United States have been closed or endured severe funding cuts,…

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Added by Erica Jones on April 25, 2012 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

ABQ Pics: Alleywood

A true artiste can't be dampened by dumpsters and alley rats. The show goes on behind the shops on Central in Nob…

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Added by Dee Cohen on April 25, 2012 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

ABQ Pics: To Boot

I sense a theme... Shot at the Expo NM flea market. Check out the shape of the plastic in front: a bag can…

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Added by Dee Cohen on April 24, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

ABQ Pics: Fire Dance

The Ehecatl Aztec Dancers in a daring performance during Nob Hill's Earth Day…

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Added by Dee Cohen on April 23, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

The Sunday Poem: Aileen O'Catherine... On What's Really Needed Nine Months After Your Debilitating Injury

This morning's post is all about April.    Aileen O'Catherine writes that today's piece is "a poem that I wrote for my young son about a year and a half ago. He had a very horrible injury and a long recovery. Fortunately, things are better now, in oh so many ways.



I have written…

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Added by The DitchRider on April 22, 2012 at 7:45am — 11 Comments

Follow Eric: Around Town - Founder's Day in Old Town





Happy Birthday, Albuquerque!



306 years old. That's quite the accomplishment. You don't look a day over 300. And still photogenic as ever. Check out these pictures from the Founder's Day event in Old Town.…

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Added by Eric Castillo on April 21, 2012 at 8:57pm — 2 Comments

ABQ Pics: Old Church in Old Town

The San Felipe de Neri Church in Old Town. Constructed in 1793. Beautiful both inside and…

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Added by Dee Cohen on April 22, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Report from Rancho_Mango

NOB HILL--Several years ago we redid our backyard with an eye towards raising more of our own food.  Since I have trouble working at ground level the first thing I did was to make raised beds.  The beds, made out of 2x12 rough-cut lumber, are 24 inches high with an extra 2x4 on top which serves as a kind of…

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Added by Johnny_Mango on April 21, 2012 at 7:05am — 7 Comments

Reading Frenzy

   “There are times when I catch in the silence the sigh of a faraway song

   And it sings of a world that I long to see

   Out of reach,…

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Added by Terry S. Davis on April 20, 2012 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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