Alexis's Blog – September 2008 Archive (4)

Rise Up - The House of Bread Cometh

The first Albuquerque location of House of Bread is now open at Indian School and Carlisle near Los Poblanos Organics.



I bought a loaf of honey whole wheat and tasted a bit of the Dakota Bread - yum. Check it out for yourself. Looks like it's a franchise, with local owners.



In that handy little strip mall you can now get your organic vegetables, your… Continue

Added by Alexis on September 30, 2008 at 3:31pm — 2 Comments

Urban Outfitters Grand Opening - Wednesday

Sweet! Albuquerque's first Urban Outfitters opens this Wednesday in Nob Hill.



UO is kicking off the opening with a benefit performance for upcoming local music venue Warehouse 508. In fact, ten percent of UO's first seven days of sales will go the the… Continue

Added by Alexis on September 9, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Art Collecting for Amateurs

Corrales, NM, Albuquerque's nearby village is presenting the first in a series of seminars about the arts — from painting to music to growing to the healing arts.



This first event is called “Purchasing Original, Affordable Art" and they want to invite some Duke City Fixers. This event is by invitation only, and Fixers are invited.



The seminar will cover many aspects of art buying, from casual purchasing to serious… Continue

Added by Alexis on September 3, 2008 at 4:30pm — No Comments

BOOT CAMP or DAMN YOU ROCCO!

As my way of ushering in September and a new job, I checked out Rocco Castellano's boot camp. I'd seen his column in Local iQ and read a few weeks ago that he had relocated to Albuquerque and would be conducting his boot camps here. I've been intending to check one out, but didn't make it until today.



Um, so, ouch? Between exercise such… Continue

Added by Alexis on September 1, 2008 at 9:00pm — 15 Comments

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