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What To Do in ABQ Feb 24 - 26

Hey everyone, we are moving the "What To Do" posts to Thursday so that you have more time to plan your weekends!

Friday, February 24

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Added by Adelita on February 23, 2017 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

5things: Serve it up with lots of syrup!

I am known as someone who makes damn good French toast. To continue to brag, I make damn good chocolate chip pancakes. Usually those two breakfast items are reserved for the weekend when I can have a leisurely breakfast. There are those weekends, though, when I want someone else to do the cooking and serving.  Where…

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Added by Adelita on February 22, 2017 at 10:30am — 5 Comments

What To Do In ABQ Feb 17 - 19

Friday, February 17

  • Art Fight 28: Powerful Pluma - The greatest live art competition continues with Art Fight 28: Powerful Pluma! The pen is mightier than the sword and so is the brush! In these uncertain times…
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Added by Adelita on February 17, 2017 at 10:15am — No Comments

What To Do in ABQ Feb 10-12

Friday, February 10

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Added by Adelita on February 10, 2017 at 10:32am — 2 Comments

Time to Get to Work

No secret that I'm a big old bleeding heart liberal.  I admit that the POTUS has made decisions in his first couple of weeks that have made me angry.  While I do post political stories on Facebook and make lots of political comments on Twitter, that seems to be, really, a waste of time.  Sure it lets me blow off some…

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Added by Adelita on February 6, 2017 at 12:30pm — No Comments

What To Do in ABQ Feb 3-5

Friday, February 3

  • Little Joe Y La Familia - Little Joe & La Familia has been one of the most popular Tex-Mex bands in the music industry. Little Joe has been entertaining more than 40 years and has been described as the "King of the Brown Sound". He has also helped pioneer "Tejano"music, a mix of…
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Added by Adelita on February 3, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

What To Do in ABQ Jan 27-29

Friday, January 27

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Added by Adelita on January 27, 2017 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

What To Do in ABQ Jan 20 - 22

Friday, January 20

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Added by Adelita on January 20, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

5things: Fancy Dining

Imagine if you had all the money in the world and could eat at the best restaurants whenever you wanted.  Imagine that you wanted to eat out five days a week and you lived in the Albuquerque area.  Where would you go for fine dining? Here are five suggestions that Sophie and I came up with and will be happy to…

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Added by Adelita on January 18, 2017 at 10:30am — 6 Comments

What To Do in ABQ Jan 13 - 15

Friday, January 13

  •  Albuquerque, Comic Con - January 13th is preview night. From 4pm to 8pm you will be left alone to see all the vendors and see what is in store for the weekend. Saturday, January 14th is the big day. Many…

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Added by Adelita on January 13, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

100things: Why we love Albuquerque

Last Thursday evening I got a text from Sophie that said, "100 things we f.....g love about Albuquerque. Go!" Over the course of about half an hour we texted back and forth all of the things we love about the Duke City.  After I compiled the list, there were far more than 100 things! Here's what we have so far.  What…

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Added by Adelita on January 11, 2017 at 10:30am — 13 Comments

What To Do in ABQ Jan 6-8

Friday, January 6

  • Alice In Wonderland - The Vortex Theatre kicks off 2017 with a new adaptation of Lewis Carroll's beloved Alice in Wonderland, directed by Lauren Dusek Albonico. A rowdy, engaging leap down the…
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Added by Adelita on January 5, 2017 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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Friday, December 30

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Added by Adelita on December 30, 2016 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

5things: Family Friendly NYE Celebrations

Recently on Twitter, Katie Stone, of KUNM's The Children's Hour,  lamented that about.com quit doing city event guides including the one for Albuquerque.  Best Weekend Bets were geared…

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Added by Adelita on December 28, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Friday, December 23

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Handmade by Mom

I'm not ashamed to admit I was a spoiled kid. I was lucky enough to have parents who indulged both my and my sister’s artistic endeavors. When we entered UNM, we each were able to go to Langell’s Art Supply and buy…

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Added by Adelita on December 22, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

5things: Lights and Luminarias

The other evening my sweetie and I drove around Rio Grande Blvd. in search of spectacular light displays.  Needless to say, we were a bit disappointed.  Don't get me wrong, there were a few houses that had some pretty cool displays including one with a vintage truck decked out…

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Added by Adelita on December 21, 2016 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

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Friday, December 16

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Added by Adelita on December 16, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Dear Adelita: Luminarias vs. Farolitos

A timely Throw Back Thursday! 

Dear Adelita,

Please don't laugh, but every year when my relatives from Northern New Mexico come to visit for for the holidays we argue about silly stuff.  One of the things we don't agree on is the…

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Added by Adelita on December 15, 2016 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

5things: Sweets for the Sweet!

I have a terrible sweet tooth.  My father was a dentist so we didn't have a whole lot of candy at the house. My mom always had a hidden stash of chocolate bars and we all knew where to sneak a piece! Every year my dad would special order fancy Jordan Almonds for me.  I've never been able to find …

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Added by Adelita on December 14, 2016 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

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