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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

Morning Fix - Old vs. New

 

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Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on April 3, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Around Town - ABQ CashMob #3





Man, today was a good day. It was one of those days where all the pieces fall together beautifully. The online world intersected with the real world, social media gave way to social interaction, and locals met with other locals to support…

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Added by Eric Castillo on June 16, 2012 at 6:56pm — 4 Comments

Come Aboard! STREET ARTS Trolly Tour: Urban Art Trawl - Saturday, Oct 16 10a.m. - noon

Come out, come out wherever you are! Join the Street Arts Trolley Tour: Urban Art Trawl this Saturday, Oct 16 from 10am-noon. Thanks to Albuquerque Public Art Program (the tour guides will be ABQ’s own mistress of Public Art herself, Sherri Brueggemann, and ABQ mural artist Albert Rosales!) & ABQ Trolley Co. for this artistic voyage.



Take a ride on “the best first thing to do in Albuquerque” trolley and get a special insider’s tour of… Continue

Added by Kristine Maltrud on October 15, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Strange Days



“Strange days have found us. Strange days have tracked us down” –The Doors.



I can often be overheard spewing forth such tidbits as my continued genuine surprise at not winning the Powerball. Well guess what… I didn’t win again! On the bright side- I was only off by 5 numbers. But I have seen such strange “signs” in my world lately that it could happen. That… or it’s the… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on March 8, 2009 at 5:30pm — 7 Comments

Lofts developer Rob DIckson... Mayor? not THIS year.

Rob Dickson sent out appologies withdrawing from the Mayors race about two weeks ago. The Public FInancing parameters appear to be too ridgid and difficlut for a number of the potential Mayoral candidates (Debbie O'Malley also withdrew due to frustration with the $5 donation public financing plan) This is something politically minded folks may want to work on for future elections.





Our local champion of "New Urbanism" Rob Dickson, has… Continue

Added by Crista on March 5, 2009 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

The new Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque.

Job loss. Mortgage crisis. Failing banks. Stimulus plan. Recession. The news these days isn't exactly a source of peace of mind. For me, I've looked to local organizations for inspiration and motivation. Right in our backyard, the non-profit sector is pushing hard to make a real difference in peoples' lives.



I've volunteered with Meals on Wheels of Albuquerque for merely a year (and recently joined the Board), but in that time I have gotten to… Continue

Added by Jen Marshall on February 22, 2009 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Shoppin' and Strollin' and Strollin' and Shoppin'



I was singing that to the tune of Wishin' and Hopin'". I know, im an idiot. So I was wishin' and hopin' I would enjoy Shop N Stroll as usual... and I did!

It was coooooold! Note to self: wear a sweater &/or gloves &/or scarf/other winter gear next time. I tried to huddle as close to the fire jugglers as possible. It was quite warm right under the heater on the patio of… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on December 5, 2008 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

Martini Mike's Hangover Report - Route 66 Weeknight Edition!



I bet you've been wondering where I've been. I mean since that Hollywood Halloween anyway. No? Fine. Well last night I was at Imbibe! Wait, did I see you there? If not, you missed a great event. It was their "Drew Estate Night". Drew Estate is a Nicaraguan cigar company... makers of the "Acid" line you may have heard of as well as about 7 others you may not have.…

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Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on November 20, 2008 at 7:00pm — 1 Comment

Martini Mike's Burquewood Watch! TADA!



In my long awaited kickoff to another semi-regular column (?) er “blog”… I hate that term… may I present the “Burquewood Watch”. Is that taken? (Long awaited by whom?) Say it… “geek”. O.K. so not to resemble the invasive Paparazzi (and I didn’t have my camera with me tsk tsk tsk) let’s just say I saw so & so last night lurking about… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on October 9, 2008 at 1:30pm — 9 Comments

Sausage Fest 2008



Sausage sausage sausage! We kicked off the Labor Day weekend around Martini World! with a small cookout. What began as fetching a sample of sausages from Joe S. Sausage was quickly dubbed "Sausage Fest 2008". My friends are meat eating animals of the most civilized kind. Most Fridays our close friends just end up here or there for a drink or two, maybe some dinner. This Friday we… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on September 1, 2008 at 11:00am — 7 Comments

Martini Mike's Hangover Report - Journal Pavilion Edition



“There's many who've tried to prove that they’re faster

But they didn't last and they died as they tried” – Judas Priest, “Hell Bent For Leather”.



Last night I attended the long awaited “Metal Masters Tour” show at Journal Pavilion in the desert wasteland ( why doesn't anyone ever get lost in a… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 28, 2008 at 8:30am — 11 Comments

Weekend Around ABQ Part II





Well I made it out and about in ABQ for a 3rd afternoon in a row! Woohoo! And this was close to home. There was a lot of arguing in the news and various websites about closing Central and alleged bus service disruptions, etc. etc. But you know what? This was fun, it was a quiet Sunday afternoon in Nob Hill, hence minimal disruption, and I get tired of hearing people whine. The Shop and Stroll was… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 24, 2008 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments

Weekend Around ABQ Part I



On the eve of the most wonderful time of the year I really start to get into "the spirit". The spirit of The Land of Enchantment, and of Albuquerque. The most wonderful time of the year for me is Labor Day through Christmas. OK, well around here it may extend through St. Patrick's Day! But we have Chile roasting, The NM Wine Festival,… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on August 24, 2008 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

old RockSquawk posting that got no love... so I thought I'd cut and blog it here on the DCF

firstly, is RockSquawk kinda slow these days? I posted the article below in hopes of igniting a good conversation with other studio owners (posted in the studio section of Squawk), engineers, and others... but this post just sat there... no love... kinda weak if you ask me. I thought maybe... just maybe... at least the studio owners, engineers and producers of this town could find common ground to talk about recording music, gear, ups and downs of studio ownership, working with other engineers,… Continue

Added by jasonwolf on July 26, 2008 at 11:00am — 3 Comments

New Member of Albuquerque Urban Chickens Group

Greetings!



We saw the article in the Sunday paper (6/22) and just had to join this group. Sorry we missed the Coop Tour. We have been looking for help for a few years but could not find any locally, until now. We live in the South Valley and about 5 yrs ago two hens took up residence in our yard. We have no coop for them so they sleep in our trees. They are named "Mazey" and "Chicken LIttle" and just seem happy to be here. They scratch around the property and keep down the snail and… Continue

Added by Sandia on June 23, 2008 at 1:30am — 2 Comments

Pining for Poetry on the Bus



If any of you ever rode the bus in Seattle, you know that one of that city's gems is its program to put poetry on the bus.

Every year, a non-profit, in coordination with the City, announces a themed poetry competition, with a tight word limit. They work hard to get poets of all ages (i.e. work w/ local schools) to submit. They're up to receiving 3,000 entries a year!



They select a certain number, get a graphic artist to… Continue

Added by Mikaela Renz-Whitmore on April 23, 2008 at 11:30am — 10 Comments

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