A do-not-miss piece by Johnny Mango about the Fort Sill Apaches and the Governor's refusal to recognize them. http://www.dukecityfix.com/profiles/blogs/who-are-the-fort-sill-apaches-why-is-governor-martinez-against
What is the craziest thing, that you have ever seen on the streets of Albuquerque?
Sometimes when driving around the city streets of Albuquerque, one can sense the steep decline of western…Continue
My family moved to the Southeast Heights neighborhood of Albuquerque back in 1963. So, my personal history with this area spans six decades. I have always loved the beautiful houses and wonderful parks that I remember from my childhood. Even today when I'm up in town, I try to drive through the area just…Continue
I thought I would start out this set of travel stories by beginning in Albuquerque and working my way outside of the city limits.
Nob Hill is one of my favorite neighborhoods in the Duke City. I could easily grab a cup of Joe early in the morning at…Continue
Added by Doug R on February 18, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
In my last post, I showed you some of the places I like to visit outside of the Middle Rio Grande Valley. This time, I want to show you some of the things I like right here in my own backyard.
From where I live in Belen, it's only 96 miles to Santa Fe with the state's largest city in…Continue
Added by Doug R on February 11, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
I'm sure you've read all about it. New Mexico is losing it's best and brightest as they move elsewhere…Continue
Added by Brian Fejer on February 5, 2015 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Just a couple minutes away from my office in Nob Hill are three magical little cafe's, one serves Columbian food, one French food, and one Italian food. Today I choose to have lunch at P'Louis Bistro. Once inside I wiggled my deluxe frame into one of nine tables snuggled along the walls. My first impression was…Continue
Added by Kelly Vickers on February 5, 2015 at 5:10pm — No Comments
Zuni Mountain Railway log cars at the Santa Fe Railway depot in Albuquerque wait to be switched to the sawmill. On the left may be seen the Albuquerque passenger depot and the Alvarado Hotel. From the Albuquerque Morning Journal 1908, found on the …Continue
Albuquerque Indian School in 1885, Relocated from Duranes to Albuquerque in 1881, ca. 1885. US National Archives & Records Administration, item from Record Group 75: Records of the Bureau of Indian…Continue
Partly because I saw a movie, Wetlands (trailer is NSFW), over the weekend that would be an interesting first date litmus test for many things. The final showing is tonight,…Continue
That's the great thing about moon rise / moon set tables, you can find out just when and where you need to…Continue
Added by David on January 7, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
I’ve been reading some nasty words lately from Duke City Fixers on what’s wrong with Albuquerque.
What’s wrong with Albuquerque?
Not a damn thing!
Here’s what a couple of notable Albuquerqueans have said about the Duke City. I can find many more that are equally powerful, but you grumblers probably can't stand more than two.
Numero Uno: …Continue
This is sad for me to see. I can't believe it is ending. Someone please step up and continue this great festival in our Metro area.
From the executive office of Miguel A. Otero, governor of the Territory of New Mexico, proclaiming that the President of the United States has made Thursday, the twenty-fourth day of November, A.D. 1898, a special day of thanksgiving.…Continue
Added by Sophie on November 27, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…