All Stories Tagged 'Albuquerque' (314)

Walking on broken glass

One of my favorite spots in Albuquerque is a dump. Literally.

It's hard to believe the bosque is home to one of Albuquerque's old dumps, but it's a glorious open air mosaic surrounded by a canopy of cottonwoods. What's really fun is that it predates the widespread use of plastic and foam, so it's almost all…

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Added by Laura on November 20, 2014 at 2:53am — 3 Comments

Duke City Dancing: An Odyssey



Beginnings




For me, it started because I was forty, single, and too much of a homebody.  Never out on weekend nights, my sister Kris and my good friend Wendy took it upon themselves to kickstart my social life by giving me that gift…

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Added by Bruce Welton on November 17, 2014 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

In Bear Canyon, Sandia Mountains, ca. 1880-1890

In Bear Canon, Sandia Mountains, New Mexico. From the photo archives of the Palace of…

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Added by Sophie on November 13, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

A Brief History of Albuquerque

There is no doubt that Albuquerque has a rich history, beginning over a thousand years ago with the Native Americans, to the official founding of the state in 1706. Since, the city has grown to a population over 840,000 people, and is home to many in the research and technical industry.

In 1540, the first Spanish explorers arrived to what is now Albuquerque, and also areas of New Mexico’s river valleys. The settlers would live near the river valley as it was an excellent source of…

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Added by Matt Meyers on November 13, 2014 at 11:34am — No Comments

Paris Shoe Store, Albuquerque ca. 1925

Several of Pompilio Matteucci's employees pose for a photograph inside the recently opened second location of Paris Shoes at…

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Added by Sophie on November 6, 2014 at 2:00pm — 6 Comments

Live Election Returns and Analysis on NM PBS / KNME-TV

Watch election returns and analysis on NM PBS

Added by Sophie on November 4, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Most Haunted Places in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is a historic city, as with most historic places, there are many haunted places. As All Hallows Eve quickly approaches, it is the perfect time to recognize the most haunted places throughout the city, along with common ghost appearances and disturbances associated with each location.

The most haunted places in Albuquerque include:

KiMo Theatre

As the story goes, Bobby Darnall still lingers throughout…

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Added by Matt Meyers on October 27, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Absolute Best Restaurants in ABQ

I love food, and I don’t think anyone that knows me would dispute that. As such, I like to try different restaurants around Albuquerque. I have found certain restaurants that I like better than others, and specific reasons I like these restaurants. In any case, this list is based on food, and is completely my opinion.

The absolute best restaurants in ABQ include:

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Added by Matt Meyers on October 16, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Southeast Heights Idyll

Added by Sophie on October 14, 2014 at 10:16am — 2 Comments

5 Historic Landmarks in Albuquerque

Albuquerque is a very historic city comprised of many landmarks, most of which are included in the National Register of Historic Places. As somewhat of a history buff, I have collected a number of landmarks throughout our community, of which all have an interesting past.

Here are 5 historic landmarks in Albuquerque:

1.)    Sunshine Building – The Sunshine Building was designed by Trost & Trost in 1924. It includes…

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Added by Matt Meyers on October 7, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

El Vado Lives!

Local news is reporting that Albuquerque has unveiled plans for a very ambitious re-purposing of the historic El Vado Motel, a fixture of the Route 66 landscape located on Central west of downtown. Readers of this site have been involved in El Vado activism and planning for years -- what do you…

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Added by Sophie on October 2, 2014 at 4:30pm — 6 Comments

Top 8 Things to Do In Albuquerque This Fall

Fall 2014 in Albuquerque is loaded exciting entertainment for people of all ages. In fact, it is so exciting that I had to create a list to keep track of everything I wanted to do through November, making sure to hit the Balloon Fiesta at least one day. I sure hope everyone enjoys my top 8 list of things to do in Albuquerque this fall.

The Top 8 Things to Do in Albuquerque This Fall include:

8.) University of…

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Added by Matt Meyers on October 2, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

An Old Town, Albuquerque Memory

This photo, shows Native American vendors setting up for the day in Old Town, Albuquerque on a winter morning. I love the colors and impromptu pose of this shot. It was one of the chance photographic captures that you catch once in a lifetime!…

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Added by ABQStyle on July 6, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Bring out your inner warrior! There is a new, locallly owned gym open in Albuquerque!

Hello everyone.

I just wanted to take a few moments to tell you about our new gym that just opened in Albuquerque, called HUAFiT. Our mission is to educate and inspire the people of Abq through fitness and we are really excited to get people involved with workouts that are fun, functional and multipurpose. Not only do we offer one-on-one personal training, we are a proud affiliate of…

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Added by Meaghan on June 13, 2014 at 1:56pm — 2 Comments

Hark, the Bitcoin Warlord Cometh

I really hate advertising. I like to think I’m immune to it. While I’m sure marketing experts would say that’s impossible, I’d reply, “Try me.” Yet I do realize that without successful advertising strategies laudable endeavors will fail. So, how to make advertising truly worth your time and attention? Enter Kevin…

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Added by John Mulhouse on May 28, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Healing Hands

Healer in the Albuquerque area is offering spiritual healing and insights to the community and those seeking aid. Appointments may be made at your earliest convenience, and sliding scale payments available upon request. Contact spiritualhealinghandsmv@gmail.com and we look forward to helping you soon.

Added by Corina Sugarman on May 5, 2014 at 5:12pm — 1 Comment

Bánh Mì Coda: Waffles, Tofu and More!

Let’s do another in the cheap eats department. Although, judging by the constant stream of customers going in and out when I stopped by last Saturday (between lunch and dinner, even),…

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Added by John Mulhouse on March 19, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

A Cool Drink of Water: The National Humane Alliance Animal Fountain

A few weeks ago we visited the Madonna of the Trail, a statue commissioned by the Daughters of the American Revolution and placed in twelve cities across the country to commemorate the…

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Added by John Mulhouse on March 5, 2014 at 10:00am — 5 Comments

Dining at San Pedro Mart: Some Baklava for the Road

Albuquerque has an embarrassment of good restaurants. This past Sunday we had planned to visit a local eatery, but they were closed. It was simply no matter. Alternatives abound and we can always return to the original place later.…

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Added by John Mulhouse on February 19, 2014 at 10:00am — 10 Comments

Downtown's Madonna of the Trail

Maybe I’m just imagining it, but it seems like there are a lot of monuments to various and sometimes obscure causes and personages scattered around Albuquerque. Many of these are quite old and have been moved a time or two from their original locations, usually ending up in someplace a bit more…quiet, shall we…

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Added by John Mulhouse on February 12, 2014 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

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