All Stories Tagged 'Albuquerque' (362)

When Bowie Played Burque

Those of you who read the Morning Fix last week know that I'm a little bit of a David Bowie fan. With his passing, I've been spending a fair bit of time…

Continue

Added by Phil_0 on January 19, 2016 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

Making Candy @ Chocolate Dude

The guy with the wooden stick was making caramel and the other two folks were dipping chocolate. The aroma of the chocolate and coffee made Chocolate Dude the best smelling place in Nob…

Added by Helen Vanderbeek on January 12, 2016 at 7:20pm — No Comments

Chocolate Dude

I have driven by Chocolate Dude I don't know how many times and each time I say, "I need to stop there and see what they are all about!" Tonight I did. The inside of the place is really neat as you will see in the coming days. I tried an…

Continue

Added by Helen Vanderbeek on January 11, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Another Cloudy Sunset

I was looking thought my 2015 photos and found this cloudy sunset that I took back when summer was ending. Check it out on Albuquerque Daily…

Added by Helen Vanderbeek on January 10, 2016 at 8:15pm — No Comments

Cloud Blankets

The majestic Sandia Mountains being blanketed by stormy clouds. By the time I got home the mountains were completely enveloped in the clouds. You couldn't see the mountains at…

Continue

Added by Helen Vanderbeek on January 8, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Builders and Makers: Poets and Laureates

Spoken and written language is largely how we communicate with each other and even with ourselves. It is an ability and capacity that we can easily take for granted - like breathing. We rarely pay attention to it or are thankful for it. We talk. We breathe. We listen (sometimes). We read…

Continue

Added by Shelle VanEtten de Sanchez on January 6, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Posadas, Refugees, and Politicos

As Barelas starts to ready for Las Posadas de Barelas (on December 19 this year), I've been organizing my preparations for this event. It starts with a list of people to invite to mi casa for the annual pre-Posadas open house gathering, where we fill up on posole and enchiladas before heading out in…

Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on December 7, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Sunday Poem: Kristian Ashley Macaron

Greetings and Salutations!

I can't believe it has taken me so long to share the work of one of my favorite local poets and educators.…

Continue

Added by The DitchRider on December 6, 2015 at 9:16am — No Comments

"I just ran out of bull-shit"

"It’s hard to quarrel with that ancient justification of the free press: “America’s right to know.” It seems almost cruel to ask, ingenuously, ”America’s right to know what, please? Science? Mathematics? Economics? Foreign languages? None of those things, of course. In fact, one might well suppose that the…

Continue

Added by Brian Fejer on November 19, 2015 at 8:30pm — 7 Comments

New Mexico Book Tour — Better Late Than Never

During the 2008 presidential campaign, I spent six days in Albuquerque, knocking on doors all over town in support of Martin Heinrich, Tom Udall, and Barack Obama. I’m sure I only sniffed out a shadow of what the city and state have to offer, but I got enough to decide to set a political thriller there. During the 2008 presidential campaign.

Tomorrow, seven years after canvassing and phonebanking out of a red brick storefront office a block off Central, and…

Continue

Added by John Byrne Barry on November 10, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

HOUSE OF CARDS - Part Deux

Breaking.. Justin Horwath and Steve Terrell from …

Continue

Added by Brian Fejer on November 8, 2015 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

The Daily Lobotomy

According to UNM Publications, "The New Mexico Daily Lobo has served as the independent newspaper at the University of New Mexico since 1895!…

Continue

Added by Brian Fejer on November 5, 2015 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Final dispatch APD Officer Daniel Webster

For the second time in just a few weeks, I got trapped in gridlocked traffic during the lunch hour today, as this city once again convulsed with grief from a violent gun shooting in a mass of vehicular traffic. As I was driving west down Lomas Boulevard, I could see the funeral procession of fallen APD…

Continue

Added by Brian Fejer on November 3, 2015 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

El Día de Muertos

As I was making my coffee this morning, I looked out the window and saw La Calavera Catrina driving a hearse down my street. I blinked twice, and the driver became my…

Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on November 2, 2015 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Real Horror Show

"Just when things can't possibly get worse, THEY GET WORSE!!!! Defining life at it's worst, or so you think!" I had…
Continue

Added by Brian Fejer on October 29, 2015 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

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…

Continue

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

James (Fooj) Fejer 01/12/50 - 10/21/05

My father James Stanley Fejer was born in Farmington, Ohio on January 12, 1950. He grew up on a farm. When I was a kid, I recall my dad telling me about the skies in Ohio. He described them as dull, polluted, overcast, grey, and smoggy. This of course was in contrast to the skies of Albuquerque, New Mexico,…

Continue

Added by Brian Fejer on October 18, 2015 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Los Shins

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

Continue

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

TBT - #Albuquerque #Riots

On June 14, 1971 David Brinkley from NBC National News reported:

"In Albuquerque, New Mexico, normally a peaceful city, Mexican-Americans started a riot of window-smashing, arson, and looting after a dispute with…

Continue

Added by Brian Fejer on October 1, 2015 at 8:00pm — 4 Comments

Monthly Archives

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2000

1999

0201

Connect with Us!

Community Forum

Redistricting Commission 1 Reply

Started by Maurreen Skowran in General Discussion. Last reply by Kitson Harvey on Thursday.

Where to have lunch in Albuquerque 8 Replies

Started by Gretchen Winchester in Food & Drink. Last reply by QingyuanMama on Thursday.

What is up with dogs in stores? 11 Replies

Started by Maurreen Skowran in General Discussion. Last reply by QingyuanMama on Thursday.

Latest Activity

Debby S liked Dee Cohen's blog post NM Pics: Tree of Blue Chairs
42 minutes ago
Profile IconDuke City Fix via Facebook
Thumbnail

Daily Pics by Dee Cohen

NM Pics: Tree of Blue Chairs

dukecityfix.com

Duke City Fix is a social network

Facebook1 hour ago · Reply
Adelita liked Dee Cohen's blog post NM Pics: Tree of Blue Chairs
1 hour ago
Dee Cohen's 2 blog posts were featured
2 hours ago

Regular Features

Anyone can blog on the Duke City Fix, but here are the folks who blog most often:

© 2016   Created by Duke City Fix.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service