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Friday, December 2

  • Old Town Holiday Stroll- Set the holiday season in motion with entertainment, dining, shopping, and more! Enjoy holiday specials at the shops throughout Old Town and…
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5things: Etsy Local

If you hate crowds, don't want to deal with parking,hate shopping in cold weather but want to keep it local, then I have an easy solution for you!  Shop local Etsy vendors online.  If you never ventured into the world of Etsy, OH MY GAWD!  It's a wealth of handmade products as well as all the crafting supplies and…

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Added by Adelita on November 30, 2016 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Giving Handmade

Black Friday has come and gone. I didn't participate. Small Business Saturday was, hopefully, successful for local businesses.  The convenience of Cyber Monday is staring at us in the face today and my fingers are just itching to buy, buy, buy online. 

Honestly, though, the older I get, the more I prefer…

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Added by Adelita on November 28, 2016 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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Friday, November 25

  • 28th Annual Winter Spanish Market- Traditional and innovative Spanish Colonial art, featuring over 100 artists (adult and youth), music, food and more. Now in its fourth year in…
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On Being Thankful

This year has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for me. I’ve had some pretty big changes in my life.  Some of these changes have been difficult and others have been fantastic. On this Thanksgiving Day, I thought I’d tell the world what I am thankful for.

Thankful for good…

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Added by Adelita on November 24, 2016 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: The Karma Edition

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Friday, November 18

  • Indigenous Comic Con - Indigenerds will rejoice as Albuquerque plays host to the first-ever Indigenous Comic Con. From November 18 through November 20, the Duke City will welcome Indigenous…
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#TBT - Air View of Albuquerque (postcard) 1946

Added by Adelita on November 17, 2016 at 2:30pm — 3 Comments

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Friday, November 11

  • Rufus Wainwright Benefit Concert - 516 ARTS announces a very special benefit concert with the renowned singer Rufus Wainwright, performing solo in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the nonprofit 516…
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Morning Fix: Leave the kids alone

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Added by Adelita on November 11, 2016 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

TBT: Los Griegos 1883

I decided that since I was doing the Throw Back Thursday picture today, I'd throw up a photo of my neighborhood, Los Griegos.  This one is from 1833! Los Griegos, founded in 1708 by a land grant to Juan Griego, it grew to be a thriving farming community by the late 1800s. It…

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Added by Adelita on November 10, 2016 at 2:23pm — 1 Comment

Catrina

Two weeks ago I got a Facebook message from an artist friend who was working on skeleton puppets for the National Hispanic Cultural Center's Circo Latino Day of the Dead float for the Marigold…

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Added by Adelita on November 9, 2016 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

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Friday, October 4

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Friday, October 28

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Friday, October 21

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Friday, October 14

  • Sugar Crush Grand Opening! - We can hardly contain our excitement! The folks at Rebel Donut are opening up this "sweet studio" to delight us with gold bars, sugar skull cookies, cakes and more!…
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Added by Adelita on October 14, 2016 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

5things: Celebrating Dia de Muertos in ABQ

It's become quite a big deal in Albuquerque, Day of the Dead.  Parades, ofrendas, sugar skull making, are all ways to celebrate our dearly departed.  Don't know the first thing about decorating a sugar skull? Not sure what elements go into making an ofrenda?  Have no fear!  Here are 5 places, workshops, events that…

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Added by Adelita on October 12, 2016 at 10:27am — No Comments

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Friday, October 7

  • Quarentine: The Curse - The most innovative haunted house in the Duke City is back! Quarantine is an immersive horror show that puts the audience in the story. Complete with theatrical design and staffed with…
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Added by Adelita on October 7, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Silly Walk Revolution

I've been informed that there is a revolution happening in the Duke City.  The phenomenon has started in the Downtown area on the corner of 2nd and Lead.  Signs have popped up and people are taking them not so seriously.  Signs, you ask?  Yes, silly ones. 

Tami Abts of…

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Added by Adelita on October 5, 2016 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

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Friday, September 30

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