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?
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…Continue
We love Hakim Bellamy!! His poem, We Are this City Manifesto, totally nails it! Check out this absolute fabulousness!
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…Continue
Added by Adelita on August 21, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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 …Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Adelita on August 8, 2015 at 9:21am — No Comments
Take two! THIS weekend is the tax-free holiday!
Friday, August 7
Added by Adelita on August 7, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
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?
ABQ Pizza Connoisseur