• 2010 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow gets a Grammy nomination. Check out the soundtrack.
  • Albuquerque has lost 10,700 manufacturing jobs over the past decade - how do we compare to the rest of the country?
  • Albuquerque State Senator Dede Feldman wants to know what you think about the state budget crisis. Should state film tax incentives be on the chopping block?
  • Albuquerque is one of the "least likely to be segregated" cities in the country?  Researchers Frey and Myers think so.
  • Albuquerque Auntie asks for advice from Washington Post advice columnist. Why don't we have a Tia Carolina dispensing wisdom here in the Duke City?
  • Ujamaa is the Kwanzaa principle of cooperative economics. Celebrate by supporting an African-American owned business in Albuquerque - we always visit Mrs. Powdrell on 4th Street NW, but there are many other businesses who need your support!

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Comment by cathyray on December 29, 2010 at 8:13am

BB, thanks for the Kwanzaa info this week. I never paid much attention to it.

 

Albuquerque absolutely does have a Tia Carolina, Tia CathyRay, who dispenses wisdom & advice at the drop of a hat. I don't have a column so am forced to walk around buttin into other's business. 

Comment by Sí Serrano on December 29, 2010 at 9:49am
I too enjoyed learning a bit about Kwanzaa and totally forgot Powdrells had a 4th Street location, thanks for the info and reminder.
Comment by Ron Da Bomb on December 29, 2010 at 10:41am
We just had dinner at Mr. Powdrell's Barbecue House on 4th a couple of weekends ago. I personally love this place. The building, called the Samuel Shalit House, is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Comment by Granjero on December 29, 2010 at 11:26am
@cathyray  heh. maybe you should up the devs here at DCF and see if they'll give ya a column..
Comment by cathyray on December 29, 2010 at 5:49pm
hah! that would be fun!

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