All Stories Tagged 'downtown' (33)

Morning Fix: Get Hip to This Timely Tip


Added by Phil_0 on November 20, 2014 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Dragsploitation...NOW!


Added by Phil_0 on November 18, 2014 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Kids on Coffee

  • Maybe you saw it on the DCF Facebook page: another new mixed-use development downtown...this time creeping into Barelas. Except for the Uptown thing I posted yesterday, it seems like downtown is where all the building action is these days.
  • What does…

Added by Phil_0 on October 21, 2014 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

Downtown Memories

My 86 year old mother has dementia. Her short term memory is pretty much gone but her memories of the past are crystal clear.  For anyone who has a loved one with the disease, you know how difficult it can be caring for them.

On weekends, when her full-time caretaker takes her days off, my daughter, my niece and I take turns taking care of her.  I usually like to do simple crafting projects…


Added by Adelita on October 13, 2014 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

Morning Fix: Girl in the Cake


Added by Phil_0 on August 28, 2014 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: Back to School

  • Tesla breaking ground in Reno.  Do we still have a chance?
  • Easy fixes can make…

Added by Adelita on August 1, 2014 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Rainmaker

  • Sunlight is good medicine--the wait list for VA patients in New Mexico is less than half of what it was a month ago.…

Added by hettie on July 9, 2014 at 6:30am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: So Tired


Added by Phil_0 on May 5, 2014 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Far From Any Road


Added by Phil_0 on March 14, 2014 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Morning Fix: Glow Worm


Added by Phil_0 on March 10, 2014 at 7:00am — 8 Comments

Morning Fix: Mean, Median, and Mode

  • Fire guts downtown Flamenco Institute; other historical Gold Avenue buildings survive.
  • Los Alamos statisticians and rocket scientists say Public Education Dept.'s school evaluation standards is too complicated,…

Added by Phil_0 on December 19, 2013 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Morning Fix: On a Routine Expedition...


Added by Phil_0 on September 27, 2013 at 7:30am — 5 Comments

Morning Fix: Like a Summer Thursday

Downtown's newest grocery will likely be double the size of the original proposal. The neighbors are trying to keep up too. 

Despite the recent…


Added by hettie on May 16, 2013 at 7:00am — 10 Comments

Vinagre y Turnips

Skarsgard Farms (formerly Los Poblanos Organics) delivered turnips and beets to my front porch last week. Seeing these root vegetables side by side in my refrigerator gave me a hankering for Lebanese-style pickled turnips with beet juice. Since there was…


Added by Barelas Babe on July 31, 2012 at 1:30pm — 8 Comments

Men Who Stare At Goat Poop

My efforts to grow a year-round, organic vegetable garden on a fourth floor deck downtown continue -- aided at various points by curiosity, an apparent inclination toward tinkering and more than a handful of goat poop.



Added by Don Brown on January 9, 2011 at 10:30am — 16 Comments

Huning Castle Apartments Fire: One Year Anniversary

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We are approaching the one year anniversary of the Downtown Apartment Fire at the historic Huning Castle Apartments which took place August 3rd, 2009.

I don't know of any 'good' that has come of this fire other than this year's story line from Br Ba (AMC TV's Breaking Bad) which utilized actual scenes shot from the KOBtv… Continue

Added by Jeff Hartzer on July 27, 2010 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

!st Street Rail Yard Fire

So what did you do Saturday afternoon of the Big Memorial Day Weekend?...We ran out and filmed this fire behind the Orpheum (aka 500 2nd Street) downtown...Quite a stay-cation of excitement and a lot of smelly smokage...A dozen photographs follow without captions. The last one shows that AFD was able to deal with the fire efficiently and successfully.…


Added by Jeff Hartzer on May 29, 2010 at 7:30pm — 8 Comments

Duke City Derby at the Convention Center

Hello all! Duke City Derby (Albuquerque's exclusive Roller Derby league) will be playing this Saturday, May 15th at the ABQ Convention Center Downtown!

Doors open at 4:45 and will feature an exhibition game by our Taos team, the Whiplashes as well as 3 Round Robin Games that introduce our Albuquerque home teams for the season: the DIA, Doomsdames and the Hobots! Also that night, our ABQ allstar team the nationally ranked Munecas Muertas will play Denver Roller Doll's Mile High Club… Continue

Added by Led Zyppin on April 22, 2010 at 10:09pm — 1 Comment

It's OK to Say No! (and i'm not talking about drugs)

How 'bout a Mad Libs for a Humpday?

As the weather warms up, the influx of ___________________ really inundates the Duke City. If you just want to play the game and not be challenged to consider in depth a societal ill, etc. stop now and enter your word in the comments below. If you care not for reader participation, and are just here to burn minutes, carry on with your habitual… Continue

Added by Masshole in Fringecrest on April 14, 2010 at 9:30am — 5 Comments

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