Adelita's Blog – August 2015 Archive (14)

Ask Adelita: Famous Burquenos

Dear Adelita,

I've been in this town a few months and stumbled upon this website in an effort to learn about this place.  I come from L.A. where everyone is from somewhere else.  I was curious, any famous people I might be surprised that are from Albuquerque?

Signed,

Almost…

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Added by Adelita on August 31, 2015 at 10:30am — 9 Comments

What To Do in ABQ

Friday, August 27

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Added by Adelita on August 28, 2015 at 10:18am — 1 Comment

Piecing it all together

I know I have said this over and over again, but I have met the most wonderful and fascinating people right here on the Duke City Fix community.  I was so  excited to get a message from a fellow DCFer, JMG, (also known as Jill) saying that she had…

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Added by Adelita on August 27, 2015 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

We Are This City Manifesto by Hakim Bellamy

We love Hakim Bellamy!! His poem, We Are this City Manifesto, totally nails it!  Check out this absolute fabulousness! 

Added by Adelita on August 26, 2015 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Ask Adelita: Teacher Appreciation

Dear Adelita,

My 7 year old daughter had a really tough transition starting starting school this year.  She has had a very rough summer including losing her father to a terminal disease.  Her teacher has been beyond kind and sweet and I can tell my daughter is in good hands.  I want to do something special…

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Added by Adelita on August 24, 2015 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Burque Music Scene: Soul Kitchen

You know I've gushed about Hillary Smith.  I've raved about Chris Dracup.  How do I feel about their band Soul Kitchen?  Nothing but love!  And how do I feel about Soul…

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Added by Adelita on August 22, 2015 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, August 21

  • Friday Farm Stand - Join Los Poblanos every Friday from 3-6 at the Farm Shop and purchase fresh local produce from an organic farmer…
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Added by Adelita on August 21, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

The Fried Side

I decided I needed to write about all my favorite fried side dishes.  To say that the research for this story has been a joy is complete understatement! I love fried food.  Of course, because fried food is not the healthiest, I have to say no to my cravings of crunchy, crispy, greasy goodness all too…

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Added by Adelita on August 18, 2015 at 10:00am — 8 Comments

Ask Adelita: Engagement Ring

Dear Adelita,

After being together for 3 years, I am finally going to pop the question.  I feel like my beautiful girlfriend deserves a beautiful ring.  I don't want a run of the mill Zales type ring, but …

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Added by Adelita on August 17, 2015 at 10:00am — 6 Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Friday, August 14

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Added by Adelita on August 14, 2015 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Ask Adelita: Cleanest Restrooms in ABQ

Dear Adelita,

Don't think I've ever seen this discussed on Duke City Fix before, but I was wondering where the nicest, cleanest public restrooms are. Are there any that are elegant? (for lack of a better word!) I know where a lot of gross restrooms are in ABQ, but the nice ones? Fill me in…

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Added by Adelita on August 10, 2015 at 10:00am — 7 Comments

Burque Music Scene: Mala Maña

Mala Maña.  This is a group of women that tell stories through rhythm, percussion, and their strong voices. 

From their website: 

Albuquerque's own all-female voice and percussion ensemble, fusing contemporary and folkloric rhythms of the African diasporas. Much of our focus is in Latin American music; however, we encompass influences of all the…

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Added by Adelita on August 8, 2015 at 9:21am — No Comments

What To Do In ABQ

Take two! THIS weekend is the tax-free holiday!

Friday, August 7

  • Greg Tucker and Jeff Sipe Paint the Blues - Blues fans, you know Jeff Sipe as that tall guy who plays Bass in a bunch of different…
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Added by Adelita on August 7, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Ask Adelita: Best Pizza

Dear Adelita,

I know the Duke City Fix community loves to talk about food.  Let's just settle the pizza debate once and for all.  Farina has the best pizza in town.  There, I've said it.  I'm curious, what is your favorite pizza in Albuquerque?

Signed,

ABQ Pizza Connoisseur

Dear…

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Added by Adelita on August 3, 2015 at 10:30am — 24 Comments

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