After a long winter I took my scooter to the shop last week for its annual tune-up and oil change. I was happily riding home this afternoon when a little black car with its windows rolled down pulled up next to me and honked. The driver was apparently angry about something and while busily yelling at me slowed and broke his lane several times. Then he pulled ahead but seemed to want to continue his little road rage moment.
Well, that sounds bad. And it wasn't comfortable or safe.…Continue
Added by vinceinburque on May 7, 2015 at 8:51pm — No Comments
Albuquerque, New Mexico is my hometown and state. With the exception of the spring winds, the weather is pretty exceptional. We live in an enchanting realm, with unparalleled natural beauty and landscapes. We…Continue
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
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…