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A Pleasant Lobo Surprise

We were walking up to The Pit last night to watch the UNM Lobos take on Oral Roberts University. It became immediately obvious that I had misplaced one of the tickets somewhere between my work, my house and Lobo Country.



Totally furious at myself, I prepared to throw myself at the mercy of the ticket-taker, explaining that I had bought two tickets and had lost one out… Continue

Added by Alexis on December 18, 2008 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

IMAX in ABQ?

So Regal Theaters has announced they are planning a 16 screen theater in the new Winrock development link here and I must say I am very torn on the idea. While I'm definetly not a Cinemark fan by any means, I do enjoy the idea of this theater continuing to pick away at what little crowds the Rio is still getting. When I worked for Century Theaters, customer service was at least mentioned in the training. The projectors… Continue

Added by Matt Barth on December 18, 2008 at 8:46am — 19 Comments

Morning Fix: Hey, Stud



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Added by Somegye on December 18, 2008 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Burning Bright

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Added by Somegye on December 17, 2008 at 5:30am — 7 Comments

Morning Fix: Utterly Shocked



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Added by Somegye on December 16, 2008 at 5:30am — 9 Comments

Mothering From Afar



I can’t say that I’ve always seen eye to eye with departing Congresswoman Heather Wilson, but part of me has a soft spot for her. You see, we’re both members of a fairly small club – the club of Albuquerque mothers who commute by jet to work.



Long distance commuting wasn’t what I set out to do when I started down my career path. Like most people, I assumed that I’d get my education and then get a… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on December 15, 2008 at 2:00pm — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Weird Nostalgia

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Added by Somegye on December 15, 2008 at 5:30am — 2 Comments

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe





Dancing in the Streets of ABQsouth under a full moon


An almost full moon and perfect weather accompanied those walking the through the streets of South Albuquerque for the annual blessing of outdoor altars placed in front yards in honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Click the image above to view a photo album of tonight's traditional Albuquerque… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on December 13, 2008 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Birds in the Hood

I originally wrote about sauntering into Fredrico's hair salon at Montgomery and Tramway with an outdated copy of Bon Appetit in my hand that had a picture of Candice Bergen on the last page and telling him to make my hair look like hers, much to the dismay of some guy on the other side of the universe, but I decided that posting pictures of the birds in the hood was infinitely more interesting. Maybe. Besides that, you can listen to my Christmas music (and yes, Marilyn Monroe singing… Continue

Added by La Fanciulla del West on December 13, 2008 at 7:04pm — 4 Comments

Fullest FULL MOON

Although it may be overcast in the Duke City environs, tonight's FULL MOON is the biggest and brightest full moon of the year .

Added by Jeff Hartzer on December 12, 2008 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

New Mexico Bowl- Red or Green?



Here's a new ad campaign that The New Mexico Bowl and our talented designer here at the office came up with to drum up local interest in a college bowl game featuring teams from Cali and Colo, respectively.



Obviously, we think it's great.… Continue

Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on December 12, 2008 at 9:25am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Merry Commuter Christmas, Workers

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Added by Somegye on December 12, 2008 at 5:30am — 6 Comments

Local Etsy Seller of the Week: GjurasicPark

This week's Albuquerque Etsy seller has introduced me to a new concept, Kokeshi, which are little hand painted wooden Japanese dolls. GjurasicPark's Etsy store, 'Kokeshi Kollection', is full of greeting cards with Kokeshi images on them, here are some of my favorites:…

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Added by Spring Griffin on December 11, 2008 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Hello Over There

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Added by Somegye on December 11, 2008 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Shake off Those Recession Chills

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Added by Somegye on December 10, 2008 at 5:30am — 7 Comments

User-Driven Architecture, or Nob Hill Restaurant Gains National Recognition

Albuquerque architect

Howard Roark wouldn't be caught dead with people in his architectural photography. Roark, the heroic ego-centric protagonist of Ayn Rand's seminal work The Fountainhead, was the type of architect to climb to the top of his creation and stand with his chest proud against the wind. For him, the work was about the individuality and creativity of man. Detractors say his… Continue

Added by Mark on December 9, 2008 at 5:30pm — 15 Comments

Hunting Urban Wildlife

NOB HILL--I'm sure some of you think wildlife in Nob Hill and Albuquerque resides mostly in cigar bars. Not exactly so. The surprising fact is that the wild side of life is available just outside your window. Other times you may have to walk down the street. But let's start off with the most wild-ass sight of all: Dawn.





That Glow in the… Continue

Added by Johnny_Mango on December 9, 2008 at 12:15pm — 28 Comments

New ZipCar Member

Because our car was recently stolen - and we do not want to immediately replace it - we are dipping into the ZipCar pool.



We recently moved to Nob Hill, so we're a scant half-mile (at most) from where the 5 ZipCars are parked on the UNM campus. We just applied, should get our card in 3 - 7 days, and of course I'll be writing about the experience.



This foray into the ZipCar is to supplement our monthly bus passes, and so we can handle transportation situations which require… Continue

Added by Karla Linden, NMT, LMT on December 9, 2008 at 7:03am — 10 Comments

Morning Fix: That Name Again

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Added by Somegye on December 9, 2008 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

Burquewood Watch - Breaking Bad is GOOD!



Last night I had the honor of hanging out with Emmy award winning actor Bryan Cranston along with the cast and crew of Breaking Bad. For those of you who live under a rock, Breaking Bad is a hit TV show (one of… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on December 8, 2008 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

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