All Stories Tagged 'Downtown' (16)

Morning Fix: Your Friendly Happy Policeman


Added by Phil_0 on December 17, 2013 at 7:00am — 7 Comments

Raven: The Pie Lady

Ever go to the Downtown Growers Market and stand in line for some delicious basil lemonade and pie? If so, you might have met Raven, of Black Bird Pies. She's been a staple at the Downtown Growers Market and other growers markets around town since I can't remember when! Raven, or…


Added by on April 15, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Around Town - Centennial Summerfest

It was a busy weekend in Albuquerque. There were car shows and cash mobs and, biggest of them all, the Centennial Summerfest.…


Added by Eric Castillo on June 18, 2012 at 11:04am — 3 Comments

THURSDAY 7/15: A Public Meeting about the LOWES grocery store on Lomas, Downtown.

A better quality grocery store for Downtown?

I know you've heard nothing on this subject for some time, but behind the scenes all kinds of good stuff has been going on. Roger Lowe Jr. is showing a great deal of interest in doing a major re-hab on the 11th and Lomas store and would like to show all interested what he recently finished in his Lubbock store, and to take ideas and input from all ABQ residents served by this store. He also is seeking public support for the beer and wine… Continue

Added by Crista on July 14, 2010 at 9:03pm — 1 Comment

and, what about that Events Center?

It may be very, very important... or not, but are you tired of sounding off about city police enforcing immigration policy - and the related fallout? Well here is an opportunity to sound off to the Mayor about something else.

Currently, on the home page of the city web site You can click a link and leave Mayor Berry a comment about an oft-proposed "Events Center" in the Downtown area.

Below is are my… Continue

Added by Crista on May 18, 2010 at 9:55pm — 69 Comments

Discover GOLD!

Thump, thump, thump...

The heartbeat of downtown Albuquerque pulses throughout the community...

I am a licensed interior designer and owner of PATRICIAN DESIGN, and have been an optimistic pioneer on historic Gold Avenue in downtown Albuquerque for over 20 years - a very vocal cheerleader/advocate and investor for the betterment of Albuquerque’s urban center and for the good of the city as a… Continue

Added by Patti Harrell Hoech on April 7, 2010 at 4:21pm — No Comments

New Movement on the Downtown Grocery Story

It seems that almost everyone would like to have a NEW grocer Downtown, something like Sunflower Market or Trader Joes. But, those grocers have been hesitant, or downright refused, to move into the area. Ranch Market has been one recent alternative, but it's not, well, culturally relevant, for some of us. Nor is it nutritionally acceptable for those of us trying to avoid obesity or diabetes or the like... for instance, I could not find ONE multigrain cracker brand/style in that… Continue

Added by Crista on April 1, 2010 at 12:30am — 8 Comments

Live Music Scene in Downtown Albuquerque tonight

5:00 pm Larry Freedman at the Double Tree Hotel Cost of Admission is Free

7:00 pm Alana Grier Trio at the Blackbird Buvette Cost of Admission is Free

7:00 pm Kevin Higgins and Barbara Malteze at Chroma Studios Cost of Admission is $10 at door $8 in advance

8:00 pm The Porter Draw at the Marble Brewery Cost of Admission is Free

9:00 pm Metal Shakespere Company, Flood the Sun, Dead on Point 5, and Made in Bangledesh at the Atomic Cantina Cost of Admission is Free

9:00 pm… Continue

Added by aaron lewis on July 31, 2009 at 12:57pm — 2 Comments

Downtown Action Team announces 2009 LOOK Awards Winners

Just received this in the weekly DAT email newsletter and thought it appropriate to congratulate all the winners here on the blog. If you haven't been downtown recently, you need to go! It's not the place it used to be!

The Downtown Action Team would like to congratulate the following winners of this years 2009 LOOK Awards. Each and every winner deserves a huge round of applause for all of their hard work and determination, in making Downtown ABQ the best downtown to live, play, and… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on July 9, 2009 at 5:22pm — 6 Comments

Exciting News at Chroma Studios!

First off, the great news! Saturday was the Downtown Action Team's LOOK Awards dinner, and Chroma Studios was nominated for the "Best New Business" in downtown. Well, not only were we nominated, but we won! We are so honored to be recognized by the DAT and downtown community and are very grateful to whomever nominated us and all who voted for us! All our hard work is paying… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on June 30, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

want a Grocery Store Downtown?

Hey young and old urbanites, I wish to address an issue that so many of my downtown friends and clients bring up... "We need a quality, full scale grocery store Downtown!"

It has gotten to the point in the last l5 or so years of active redevelopment of the urban core that we have HIT THE WALL with our progress! Buyer's come to me wanting to move downtown and many end up buying elsewhere because of access to a reasonable grocery store. Or, they buy downtown and want to sell a couple… Continue

Added by Crista on March 30, 2009 at 10:03pm — 47 Comments

Guitar 1 and 2 at the Harwood Art Center!

Hey everyone! Ever want to learn to play guitar, but never get around to doing it? Here's your opportunity! I'll be teaching Guitar 1 and Guitar 2 at the Harwood Art Center this Spring. Here's a couple of class descriptions:

Guitar 1

There is a sense of pride and accomplishment that comes from playing your first song. This class is about getting you there with ease. You just need your guitar and an enthusiasm to learn. Popular… Continue

Added by Juan of Los Primos on March 6, 2009 at 11:12am — No Comments

Martini Mike's Hangover Report- Thanksgiving Edition

Twas the night before thanksgiving and all through the town… all the creatures were stirring. That was still a long work week. Let’s um “party”. The Sleestaks, featured in the December issue of Albuquerque the Magazine (written by yours truly!), are headlining at The Launchpad. The Launchpad was also voted “Best… Continue

Added by Michael P. "Martini Mike" D'Arco on November 27, 2008 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Historic Home Tours and Events

The Downtown Neighborhoods Association and Hunings Highland Association share the privilage of the Mother's Day Historic Home Tour each year. 2008 is over, but stay tuned for the 2009 tour!

A walking tour of select homes in the Edo / Hunings Highland Neighborhood

Tickets $15 each (cash or check only) benefit the affiliated neighborhood association

Light refreshments offered at each location.

Tickets and Tour Guides will be available

For more… Continue

Added by Crista on October 27, 2008 at 9:31pm — 2 Comments

Myspace Rumor - Gang wars downtown!

So, I was downtown having my first monthly record swap over at The Agency, when I was approached by a man with a camera. He asked me if I had heard anything about the Gang War that was going to happen downtown, sometime in the afternoon.

I replied with a "no" and shook my head at him, wondering how and why this guy was running around downtown with a camera looking for a gang war - without one APD officer in sight.

He was with Channel 13 News and according to him, he was… Continue

Added by jasonwolf on July 14, 2008 at 9:47am — 14 Comments

Asian Noodle Bar Review - Tripping down memory lane

Early last week I was lamenting the not at all recent closing of Musashino, a fantastic Japanese restaurant that shut their doors about 8 years ago. The two years preceding their closure my partner in crime and I used to occasionally flee the front of the house chaos at the nearby microbrewery where we waited tables to sample the finest in Nipponese fare. We would escape the glare of the mid summer sun into the cool dark of this North San Pedro hole in the wall run solely by an aged Japanese… Continue

Added by JFoote on February 20, 2008 at 11:30am — 11 Comments

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