Hey New Mexico: What’s your favorite sign?

Hey New Mexico: What’s your favorite sign?

Albuquerque is a cool city to drive through; there’s lots to see. Now that I am approaching one year in New Mexico, I thought I’d ask you all, New Mexico; is there a favorite sign you enjoy seeing as you go about your daily life? When I drive down Central Avenue, every time I pass by Cowboys &...

Hey New Mexico: What’s your favorite sign?

Hey New Mexico: What’s your favorite sign?

Albuquerque is a cool city to drive through; there’s lots to see. Now that I am approaching one year in New Mexico, I thought I’d ask you all, New Mexico; is there a favorite sign you enjoy seeing as you go about your daily life? When I drive down Central Avenue, every time I pass by Cowboys &...

Black Widow Pole Arts: Healing, Exercise, Female Positivity

Black Widow Pole Arts: Healing, Exercise, Female Positivity

Business Partners Johanna Chong and Irlanda Jacinto.“The energy here is purposely feminine,” Irlanda Jacinto told me in the studio of Black Widow Pole Arts. “Our studio and school are one of positivity. It’s a place where women can feel safe, strong, and in touch with themselves mentally and...

New Mexico Madonna of the Trail

New Mexico Madonna of the Trail

New Mexican Madonna of the Trail. “‘The Madonna of the Trail’ is a pioneer clad in homespun clothing, clasping her babe to her breast, with her young son clinging to her skirts. The face of the mother, strong in character, beauty and gentleness, is the face of a mother who realizes her...

New Mexico Madonna of the Trail

New Mexico Madonna of the Trail

New Mexican Madonna of the Trail. “‘The Madonna of the Trail’ is a pioneer clad in homespun clothing, clasping her babe to her breast, with her young son clinging to her skirts. The face of the mother, strong in character, beauty and gentleness, is the face of a mother who realizes her...

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ABQ Art Walk

ABQ Art Walk

On the first Friday of every month, The Albuquerque Artwalk puts on, “ABQ Art Walk,” a walking event in downtown Albuquerque featuring independent artists, entrepreneurs, artisans as well as brick and mortar businesses.

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ABQ Springtime Beer Patio

ABQ Springtime Beer Patio

I was explaining to the bartender, Amanda, that I was new to Sidetrack as she stared at me like I should know what I wanted. She replied, “I didn’t realize I was going to have to hold your hand. Wait here, new guy.”

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Year of The Dog

Year of The Dog

I was outside in the sun at “Year of the Dog,” a small hot dog restaurant in Raton, New Mexico. I was driving back to Albuquerque from Denver and I was hungry.

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City Hiking in ABQ

City Hiking in ABQ

Luckily for me, Albuquerque is blessed with stunning natural beauty everywhere. I looked up Rio Grande Valley State Park- specifically the Pueblo Montaño picnic area and trailhead.

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Title Wave Books, Revised

Title Wave Books, Revised

Leslie and Liberty teach their kids at home. “This bookstore is the only place in Albuquerque to get homeschooling books and materials,” Liberty told me, “and now we’ve been the owners for five years.”

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Friday Night Reads

Friday Night Reads

Being a man who seems to know Albuquerque inside and out, Ryan wanted to find a way to help promote independent authors in New Mexico, and thus launched, “Friday Night Reads.”

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ABQ MOM

ABQ MOM

ABQ MOM is the desire to bring Moms together and provide parenting perspectives, written by parents living here in Albuquerque.

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Homewise

Homewise

“Homeowners impact neighborhoods, and neighborhoods impact homeownership,” is not only a philosophical idea, it is one of the guiding principles of Homewise in New Mexico…

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Breakfast for One

Breakfast for One

As I’ve watched social media, I noticed a trend: friends of mine that never, or almost never, cooked their own food were using the time at home to experiment in the kitchen.

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New in New Mexico

New in New Mexico

My name is Edward Domain, and I am brand new in town. I’m originally from the Midwest, and was excited to move to Albuquerque as part of the Pattern New Mexico team. I certainly moved here in interesting times.

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