All Stories Tagged 'downtown' (29)

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

Morning Fix: So Tired

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

Morning Fix: Far From Any Road

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

Morning Fix: Glow Worm

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

Morning Fix: On a Routine Expedition...

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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 — 8 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.…







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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 — 7 Comments

P'tit Louis Bistro opens downtown TODAY!



If you've been by the corner of Gold and 3rd downtown anytime since January, you've probably noticed the corner shop (formerly Ooh-Aah jewelry and before that Ruby Shoesday) undergoing some major changes.



A new French bistro - "P'tit Louis" - is opening today after much anticipation. This is John Phinizy's first restaurant, and he's brought with him the brilliant… Continue

Added by Benny the Icepick on March 23, 2010 at 9:30am — 20 Comments

Downtown Arts & Cultural District

Exciting things happening here in downtown Albuquerque! This week the Downtown Action Team brought in a Resource team to meet with several breakout groups including artists, business owners, planners, architects, educational groups, marketers, media, non profits, etc. to discuss planning of the recently state designated Downtown Arts & Cultural District. I participated in two of these breakout sessions, the gallery owners/educational groups/museums and the artists/artisans… Continue

Added by Paula Manning-Lewis on October 21, 2009 at 11:49am — 13 Comments

We love to Parade around in our artypants

Last Saturday was the Fourth Annual Carnuel Road Parade and Fiesta here in the neighborhood, and wow was that a whirl of a day!



The morning started out in the parking lot of Explora, where all the floats lined up for their roll down the Mountain Road Parade route. In the meantime, clusters of drummers and dancers spotted the parking lot's shady spots, practicing their moves and gulping down pre-parade breakfast burritos. And a miming duo in… Continue

Added by The Harwood Art Center on September 29, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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

Call to Artists: Summer Artist Market



Starting June 6th, Chroma Studios Gallery will host a Saturday Arts & Crafts Market. Every Saturday 11am-5pm we will open our space to artists, rent table/wall space and have our own arts and crafts market. We are hoping to have the market run through October, ending during the two weekends of Balloon Fiesta. In cases of bad weather, all booths will be moved inside.



There will be 27 spaces total, 9 outdoors(on our patio w/ shade),… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on May 11, 2009 at 11:13am — No Comments

Update on New Building

This morning we picked up the keys to our new art space!! The working name of the new space is 'Chroma on Roma'. After measuring all the studios, we have set the rents according to size. You can see a list of all the studios available on our website's Studios page. The rents will vary from $150 to $400/month. There will also be a few spaces opening up at the Central location, because some artists plan to move with us to the new… Continue

Added by Chroma Studios on April 6, 2009 at 3:22pm — No Comments

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