All Stories Tagged 'ABQ' (37)

Morning with Pearce / Evening with Lujan-Grisham

Yesterday morning I attended U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce's news…

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Added by Brian Fejer on April 20, 2017 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

Flashing Red Lights

Today would have been my father's Sixty Seventh birthday! His nickname was Fooj, because no one in the United States Air Force, could say our damn last name! The J is actually supposed to be pronounced as a Y, so its Fayer, but I grew up dreading the first day of school every year! Yes, like the State Fair. My…

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Added by Brian Fejer on January 12, 2017 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Making Red Chili - For the very first time

At the middle age of forty two, I attempted to make New Mexico style Red Chili sauce, for the very first time, over the past holidays. It was a massive and epic failure, because I have failed since elementary school, to apply myself, and read, all of the directions! …

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Added by Brian Fejer on January 5, 2017 at 6:16pm — 4 Comments

Annus horribilis

Annus horribilis is a Latin phrase, meaning "horrible year". It is complementary to …

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Added by Brian Fejer on December 29, 2016 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

The Past And Pending

As someone sets light to the first fire of autumn - We settle down to cut ourselves apart.

2016 has been a year of death, disaster and…

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Added by Brian Fejer on November 24, 2016 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Indigenous Realities

  • So with ART and the bike boulevard and that building at Innovate ABQ and the ugly condo thing at Carlisle and Central I bet you were just thinking "hey, there's not nearly enough construction in central Albuquerque right now." Don't worry - they've…
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Added by Phil_0 on November 15, 2016 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: A Foul Stench

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Added by Phil_0 on October 18, 2016 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

POSTCARDS FROM THE DUKE CITY

#WhySacrificeHealthForWealthWhenAlbuquerqueHasBoth 

I've been taking hiatuses from Facebook in recent months during the…

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Added by Brian Fejer on September 24, 2016 at 12:30am — 5 Comments

ABQ Hometowners: Alicia Lueras Maldonado

Alicia Lueras Maldonado is an Albuquerque change agent, photographer, actor, filmmaker, producer, director, playwright, and all-around badass. We're excited to feature her as the second ABQ Hometowner!

In what part of ABQ did you grow up and where did you attend school? I grew up in…

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Added by Sophie on March 24, 2016 at 1:00pm — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Doggone

  • Wait, is our state spaceship really going to fly someday?
  • On the other hand, these guys …
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Added by Phil_0 on February 12, 2016 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: No Drama

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Added by Phil_0 on November 16, 2015 at 10:10am — 2 Comments

The Funeral Procession of Illiana "Lilly" Garcia

I checked the news before leaving work on Tuesday evening, and was sickened by the news that a four year old child had been shot in the head during a road rage attack on the freeway. I skipped out about ten minutes early, and noticed that traffic was backed up on Lomas from I-25 past…

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Added by Brian Fejer on October 22, 2015 at 9:00pm — 2 Comments

Los Shins

If I had to name my nemesis it would have to be James Mercer, lead singer-songwriter from…

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Added by Brian Fejer on October 15, 2015 at 9:32pm — 1 Comment

Morning Fix: Bill DeB, Bullets and the Bomb

  • Where would you least expect to run into New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio? I imagine this would rank pretty high...
  • We've been talking about the speeding…
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Added by Phil_0 on July 2, 2015 at 7:00am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: Jerk Chicken and Sauce

  • Break out the champagne? Albuquerque adds 8,100 jobs over the last year.
  • Then again, maybe not?...NMSU President (and ex-governor) predicts flat enrollment, flat population growth, fewer graduates and "…
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Added by Phil_0 on April 7, 2015 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

WHERE'S THE FIRE?

I am one of forty seven persons to still have and love a dumb phone but I have come across an app (on my wife's Smartie-Pantsed phone) that would almost move me to buy a Smart-ier phone. It is called, Pulse Point.


The application has been purchased for use by many large metropolitan areas in order to 'save lives' . Recently, our City of Albuquerque, New Mexico shelled out…
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Added by Jeff Hartzer on March 26, 2015 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Morning Fix: Good Vibrations

  • One and done? NM's relationship with the much-maligned PARCC exam could be over after one year if a current 'bid-rigging" …
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Added by Phil_0 on March 10, 2015 at 7:00am — 9 Comments

Morning Fix: Beard Comb

  • First "incubator" facility at Innovate ABQ will open inside a former homeless shelter. One hopes this is temporary. (Also, our Economic Development Director maybe needs to back off the hip lingo a tad).
  • The next mayor and city council will get…
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Added by Phil_0 on February 11, 2015 at 7:00am — 11 Comments

Morning Fix: Esta Vez

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Added by Phil_0 on July 3, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Back Door Man

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Added by Phil_0 on January 16, 2014 at 7:00am — 4 Comments

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