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Added by Self Serve on July 16, 2009 at 6:30am — 10 Comments

The Golden Angel in Black

Today I did a photo shoot with local model Erin Rose.



The Golden Angel in Black



She was very beautiful, a good model and open to suggestions.



Looking Inside the Shadows



We went to the mesa west of Rio Rancho where we found a burned abandoned car which we… Continue

Added by buggs on July 15, 2009 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

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Added by Self Serve on July 15, 2009 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

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Added by Self Serve on July 14, 2009 at 6:30am — No Comments

Our Budget

I'm getting ready for our Revenue Stabilization Committee meeting in Farmington and keep thinking about "the lesser of evils" and thought I'd reach out and see what others feel about the following potential situation. Lets say our state funding continues to fall, and we have stark choices. Hopefully it won't come to this but, what would you do?



- cut services (social service, schools, universities, government headcount?)

- cut headcount and/or across the board 10% cuts for… Continue

Added by Tim Keller on July 13, 2009 at 11:15pm — 1 Comment

More About Politics than Public Safety

In response to Mayor Chavez’ recent call for adding 100 more police officers to the APD payroll,



I would like to applaud him for the idea. Absolutely—we need more police officers on the street and this should have been done a long time ago. The Mayor is also right when he says law and order should be the administration’s number one priority.



Unfortunately, with less than 90… Continue

Added by Richard Romero for Mayor on July 13, 2009 at 10:27pm — No Comments

Marc Schiff sentenced - "A good day for justice"

Following today’s sentencing of Marc Schiff, Richard called the news “a good day for justice, but a sad reminder of the corruption that happens too often in our city and state.”



Schiff, the architect for the scandal-ridden Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court project, admitted guilt to charges of mail fraud and conspiracy after he wrote false invoices that were used to pay kickbacks to public officials. Schiff was sentenced to 12 months plus a day in prison, and ordered to repay,… Continue

Added by Richard Romero for Mayor on July 8, 2009 at 4:23pm — No Comments

Getting the Batters Edge..its a hit!

Since Duane and I decided to take Tuesdays off from our toil in the rug mines we do stuff in Burque that we never normally have time for. Usually its the ol' run round town doing errands, library, petstore, TJS etc. But this Tuesday we wanted something to take the edge off running a retail store....insert google search for batting cage! Duke City Fix came up for… Continue

Added by Flozilla on July 8, 2009 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

Richard Romero wants citizen input on public safety

The recent string of tragic events in our community serve as a sobering reminder of the public safety problems that our city has been plagued with for many years. Its unfortunate that in a city the size of Albuquerque, the current mayor deems it necessary to be accompanied by an armed, three man security detail during his daily and after hours activities.



Richard Romero has a definite… Continue

Added by Richard Romero for Mayor on July 2, 2009 at 8:30am — 5 Comments

Over 300 kinds of BEER!

We just got back from Jubilation Wine & spirits, and they have a whole new room! Lots of new sophisticated adult libations have been added (the lovely lower wine room is as yet the same) . . . and a whole wall of beer!…

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Added by Celine on June 30, 2009 at 2:00pm — 11 Comments

Middle Eastern Extravaganza

Looking for something entertaining to do Saturday night?

From 7 to 9 pm at the African American Performing arts center (San Pedro & Copper) on the West side of the Fair Grounds there will be a Belly Dance Show featuring Albuquerque Belly Dance studios & teachers. Each Studio is given sin minutes to strut their stuff, so it will appeal to event the shortest attention span. All proceeds to benefit the Isshin Ryn Club, a local martial arts… Continue

Added by Celine on June 26, 2009 at 2:11pm — No Comments

ABQ Locals - Weigh in on ways to improve Balloon Fiesta

Balloon Fiesta is seeking your feedback - positive and negative. Please take a few minutes and complete their online survey accessible here. This feedback will be reviewed by Balloon Fiesta management and will be acted upon.



If you aren't interested in sharing your thoughts in a survey format, please feel free to add comments to this blog post as well.



Thank you for your time and help.





The Balloon… Continue

Added by Balloon Fiesta on June 25, 2009 at 10:30am — 10 Comments

Self Serve is Hiring!

Join our small, hardworking team of sex educators! You have the opportunity to help people feel better every day, and create a sex positive space unlike anything else in New Mexico.



Self Serve is hiring a part time Sales associate/Sex educator. Must be 18+, open minded, excited about sexuality education and enjoy retail customer service. Must be available for shifts: Sunday 12-6:30, Tuesday afternoons/evenings, two Saturdays/month and some flex time to be discussed. Avg of 15-18… Continue

Added by Self Serve on June 18, 2009 at 10:14am — No Comments

Photo Shoot at the Railyards

Sitting by the Boiler

Today I along with fellow photographer Kevin did a photo shoot at the Albuquerque railyards.



We had two models, the first was Miss Minie.…



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Added by buggs on June 14, 2009 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Eclectic Elements at the Downtown Grower's Market

Downtown Grower's Market
2009 Season
June 6th - October 24th


Every Saturday
7am-11am

Robinson Park
8th and Central

(8am-noon September and October)

Food Music Fun Arts Crafts
Honey Flowers Produce Baked Goods

www.eclectic-elements.com

Added by eclectic elements on May 21, 2009 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

summer of like

Mission Statement



I have been living in Albuquerque for 4 years, and in that time I have made 2 good friends that I see on a regular basis. (Ironically, both of these friends are women I met during my first stint in Albuquerque, over 10 years ago.) No offense to my friends, but I find this number unsettling. Also unsettling, and on a related note: I have dated, but have not had any major relationship (2+ months) in these 4 years. I have heard from others that for some reason, despite… Continue

Added by summer of like on May 20, 2009 at 7:30pm — 8 Comments

Day 1 of the world's only Slam Poet Laureate Program

It's almost here. After one year of planning, meetings, fund-raising in a less than prime economy, promotions, meetings, talent scouting, and meetings....the world's first Slam Poet Laureate program is preparing to take off. And what better place than right here in the 505?

After Albuquerque hosted the world's largest national poetry slam in 2005, carrying away the titel in the process, it seems only right that we should again be the torch-bearers and take the next progressive step in… Continue

Added by Zachary Kluckman on May 18, 2009 at 7:29pm — 4 Comments

Los mejores dias del año...

This weekend kicks off my summer event adventures. The Alibi's weekly newsletter, delivered directly to my inbox, has been teeming with great ideas on things to check out. This weekend I don't want to miss one of the showings of 200 Motels at The Guild or Jan MacKell's talk at Bookworks about the wild women of the wild west. It's one of my favorite topics.

For more details, check it out.



Other possible adventures include:

- day trip to Madrid,… Continue

Added by Señorita Ruth on May 6, 2009 at 7:58pm — 2 Comments

Business Owners: check your Google Maps' "Street View"

Albuquerque is ahead of the curve with Google Maps. Type in your address for an Albuquerque listing (private or commercial) on Google Maps and most anyone's address now has a Street View (has for some time now). This is 'cool' but what if Google Maps says your business is closed? I am exasperated with Google Maps 'help'. Turns out I am very much not alone in a problem I have experienced.



Several months ago I… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on April 17, 2009 at 7:59pm — 3 Comments

Landfill For Sale, One Piece At A Time



photo: "Buckminster's Nightmare" - a perfectly good, but apparently obsolete geodesic dome is proudly demolished by Coronado Salvage. Bummer, would've looked great mounted on my rooftop!



If you've never been to Coronado Salvage, and you don't mind getting down and dirty, you're in for a mind-blowing experience. Coronado, which is located on south…

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Added by Mark on April 16, 2009 at 1:30pm — 9 Comments

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