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…
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…Continue
Added by Matt Meyers on November 13, 2014 at 11:34am — No Comments
Several of Pompilio Matteucci's employees pose for a photograph inside the recently opened second location of Paris Shoes at…Continue
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Added by Sophie on November 4, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments
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:
As the story goes, Bobby Darnall still lingers throughout…Continue
Added by Matt Meyers on October 27, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
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:
Added by Matt Meyers on October 16, 2014 at 2:05pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Matt Meyers on October 7, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue