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What To Do In ABQ

Drive around those orange barrels and get busy with all that there is to do in ABQ!



Friday, October 24

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Added by Adelita on October 24, 2014 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

A Common Bond

When most people think of what a hero is, they might think of the brave first responders of 911, or maybe emergency room doctors that save lives.  Yes, they are all heroes.

What about the everyday heroes that touch your life in ways that are so significant, your life is changed forever?

Meet Mary Oishi.  Many of you know her as a …

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Added by Adelita on October 20, 2014 at 10:26am — 2 Comments

A day at the Rail Yards Market

Today was a great day.  As a representative of the Harwood Art Center's outreach program, Creative Roots, I was part of the …

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Added by Adelita on October 19, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Please! Do NOT send in the clowns!

They are here, in Albuquerque.  Beware of the…

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Added by Adelita on October 17, 2014 at 8:43pm — No Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, October 17

  • Oh Myyy! To Be Takei, the documentary about the king of funny of on Facebook and Star Trek icon will be at The Guild for one show only! (7:00pm)
  • Two…
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Added by Adelita on October 17, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 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…

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

Art by the People

The folk art/recycle art community in this town is full of raw talent, quirkiness, and in some cases, pure genius.  What better way to celebrate all of this than sharing art, music and food? Today was the 11th Annual Corkfest festival in the South Valley.

To give you an idea of the history of this…

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Added by Adelita on October 11, 2014 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

The Beer Trale

Ben Lolli, host of travel show The Beer Trale, is in the Duke City checking out the local brew scene.  He stopped at Marble Brewery to talk to owner Ted Rice about the beer, the medals, the…

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Added by Adelita on October 10, 2014 at 4:22pm — No Comments

What to do in ABQ

I want to do it all! I have to figure out a way to be everywhere at once!  What are you doing this weekend?

Friday, October 10

  • The Botanic Garden's Heritage Farm is hosting the Cider…
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Added by Adelita on October 10, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: More Dick. Less Knipfing

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Added by Adelita on October 10, 2014 at 6:16am — 4 Comments

Morning Fix: Albuquerque. Now with 50% less R.

  • Who knew dinosaur eggs were such a hot commodity?
  • UNM researcher working on vaccine to stop ebola virus.
  • A Facebook post prompts man to …
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Added by Adelita on October 9, 2014 at 6:00am — 6 Comments

Morning Fix: ¡Chisme!

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Added by Adelita on October 8, 2014 at 6:23am — No Comments

Morning Fix: It's Not Dust, It's Enchantment

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Added by Adelita on October 7, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

Love Letter to ABQ

Not too long ago, Albuquerque Poet Laureate Jessica Helen Lopez and poet Don McIver asked poets and photographers to help them create a Love Letter to Albuquerque.  This is the result. Thank you and we do love…

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Added by Adelita on October 6, 2014 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

First Comes DCF, Then Comes Marriage

  I’ve been reflecting on my eight years moderating and writing for DCF and realized that some of my dearest friendships have been made right here.  Two of the nicest people I have become friends with have a particularly wonderful story as a result of being DCF members - they met here, fell in love and got married! 

Ron Da…

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Added by Adelita on October 6, 2014 at 11:30am — 15 Comments

Morning Fix: Oh sí liar!

  • Old guard vs. the new guard in the Republican party?  Sophie says, “I think what we’re seeing here is a struggle for the soul of the Republican Party … in New Mexico.”
  • We'd like to welcome …
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Added by Adelita on October 6, 2014 at 6:30am — 5 Comments

Our Beer is Gold!

Looks like some local breweries represented the Duke City well at the Great American Beer Festival!  Not only was New Mexico one of the top three states by ratio of medals to entries (NM 10% with 84 entries and 8 medals), but…

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Added by Adelita on October 4, 2014 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

What to do in ABQ

You know the saying, "So much to do, so little time?"  Well, make some time because there is so much to do!

Friday, October 3…

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Added by Adelita on October 3, 2014 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

How to Impress Friends and Family with Balloon Fiesta Facts

(Posted on behalf of Ben Moffett)

When the balloons fly over Albuquerque the next few days, local Burquenos may want to bone up on the history of what many people…

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Added by Adelita on October 2, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Thirty Car Doors = Auto Hawk

A new public work of art is being installed at 1st Street and the Lead Avenue bridge.   It's called Auto Hawk and is by former Duke City resident and artist, Christopher Fennell.  I'm sure it will have its fair share of criticism, but I like it.  …

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Added by Adelita on October 1, 2014 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

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