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Green chile stew is a New Mexico classic. There are many ways to make it, but this recipe is the simple base used by many cooks.
Find the perfect Halloween pumpkin at an Albuquerque area pumpkin patch.
Find out about Albuquerque Halloween events and activities. From ghost stories to ghost tours, there is something spooky going on.
Find out about Halloween haunted houses in the Albuquerque area.
Every year, pumpkins fly in the Estancia Pumpkin Chunkin contest. Using trebouchets and catapults, the pumpkins fly through the sky to determine which pumpkin goes the farthest.
Whether traveling as a family, or just looking for something to do around town, Albuquerque has attractions that are family fun and sure to please the kids.
Find out about October events in the Albuquerque area.
From sugar skulls to ofrendas (altars), find out about the special Day of the Dead, or Dia De Los Muertos celebrations and events happening in Albuquerque.
Whether looking for something athletic or something a little more game oriented, kids of all ages will find Albuquerque is a great place to have indoor fun.
Albuquerque has a great deal of sunshine and low humidity. Find out the monthly averages for high and low temperatures.
The New Mexico State Fair takes place every September in Albuquerque. Find out about State Fair, from admission price to parking.
The fall cider and harvest festival at the Botanic Gardens Heritage Farm happens every October.
The Maize Maze at the Rio Grande Community Farm in Albuquerque offers families a place to have some fall fun.
Fall brings bright blue skies and crisp weather days, perfect for getting outdoors. Find an apple orchard and take home some fresh, delicious fruits of the season.
Find a place to host a birthday party for the kids in the Albuquerque area.
Holiday arts and crafts shows offer unique gifts for the holidays. Find one of a kind and unique items at an arts and crafts fair this season.
The annual Marigold Parade and festival takes place in Albuquerque's South Valley. The day offers homage to the dead while the living dance, eat and make merry, knowing that life is short.
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is home to some amazing facts and information.
Several Albuquerque restaurants have been featured on Guy Fieri's Food Network show, "Diners, Dive-ins
Veterans Day is a day of remembrance, and honors both the living and the dead who have served. Find out about events happening in the Albuquerque area for the holiday once known as Armistice Day.
Find an early voting center or a voting convenience center for the 2012 general election.
Tingley Beach Station train platform is a stop along the way for the BioPark's RioLine train. Page 2.
Celebrate the bounty of the season by visiting a harvest festival in the Albuquerque area.
Don't be surprised that Albuquerque gets snow.
Finding a good place for coffee is not difficult in Albuquerque, which has many great coffee shops.
The New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra is based in Albuquerque, and brings symphonic music and educational programs to New Mexico.
Your guide to celebrating Thanksgiving dinner in Albuquerque if you don't want to cook. A guide to Thanksgiving dinner options at Albuquerque restaurants or with takeout.
Find out about Albuquerque Halloween events and Halloween haunted houses.
There are some wonderful discoveries to be made in the areas around Albuquerque. Get out for some hiking through natural wonders, or discover scenic drives with unusual culture and history along these trails.
Halloween costumes in Albuquerque can be found at specialty costume shops, Halloween stores, party stores and thrift shops.
Find out about what's happening in Albuquerque this November, to include Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales.
Find romantic getaways that are within a few hours drive of Albuquerque or within the city itself.
Find some of the most romantic restaurants in Albuquerque, where good food and the right atmosphere can make for a great meal.
Whether you are looking for a new physician or need immediate medical attention, this list provides the top hospitals in the Albuquerque area.
Halloween just got better with a family event in Old Town that features costumes, hay rides and live music, all free of charge.
With festivals, parades, hot air balloon rallies and a river of lights, the Albuquerque area offers great ways to spend some time in the holiday spirit.
The Albuquerque area has a lot of fun festivals and celebrations that mark summer's end. Find out where to pick pumpkins, apples and wander a corn maze.
Reviews some Albuquerque restaurants with a specific look at their breakfasts.
Profiles the Albuquerque downtown neighborhood with a look at shopping, eating, annual events, apartments, high rises, history and other essentials.
Find out how to make a paper bag luminaria for the holidays in this step by step guide. Find out how to make a luminaria holiday display.
Find the best places in New Mexico to discover fall color, and how to get there.
The lunar new year of 2013 presents the Year of the Snake. Find places in Albuquerque to celebrate this good luck event.
Find out about voting for elections in Albuquerque and Bernalillo county.
Albuquerque is sometimes called the Duke City.
The Albuquerque area has many chile roasting spots that appear during the August through September chile harvest, and this article overviews the harvest and roasting.
New Mexico has several Oktoberfests that feature beers, food, and great entertainment.
Visit the places where beer is made in Albuquerque, and sample some pints.
Find out where farmers and growers markets are in the Albuquerque area, and when to visit them.
Despite an economic downturn, there are plenty of activities to keep thrifty folks busy in Albuquerque.
A wall of license plates at the Rattlesnake Museum displays snake names and words. Page 7.
Find barbecue restaurants in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho.
Lists Albuquerque area restaurants where kids eat free or nearly free.
Albuquerque day trips are a short drive away and provide a great way to get away from it all. Here are some top destinations.
The Albuquerque December events calendar provides information on what's happening over the month.
Several performances of the Nutcracker Ballet take place in New Mexico. Find dates, times and performances for this holiday classic, which ranges from Nuevo Nutcracker to the classic version with classical orchestra.
Provides information on sports bar and grills in the Albuquerque area.
Introduces the Rattlesnake Museum where snakes abound. The Rattlesnake Museum is part of the Albuquerque Old Town Walking Tour. Page 3.
Summerfest offers free outdoor entertainment that includes music, food and a close look at Albuquerque neighborhoods.
Bowling is a popular sport and a fun way to spend time with the family. Find a lane for fun, or join a league.
The Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge is home to the annual Festival of Cranes, held every November as the cranes fly south for winter.
Provides a listing of the restaurants found in Old Town in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Find more seasonal events for the Albuquerque area from late November through early December. Page 2.
Find Albuquerque turkey trot events, which provide the perfect activity for running off the extra calories associated with Thanksgiving day.
Find an Albuquerque party to bring in the New Year, where you can join the midnight countdown and welcome the new year.
The holiday season brings with it great cheer and joy, as well as lots of free things to do.
The tour guides visitors through the Open Space Visitor Center in Albuquerque.
Find out how to make sugar skulls for Day of the Dead decorations.
Describes fun activities and attractions to see and do with kids in the Albuquerque, area all of which are free of charge.
Reviews bars along Central Avenue in Nob Hill in Albuquerque
Labor Day weekend in the Albuquerque area is packed with concerts, festivals, and celebrations. Take it easy and choose an event that's right for you.
The age old tradition of putting up luminarias during Christmas Eve has become a seasonal decoration, and Albuquerque luminarias are a much anticipated event. Find the best spots in town to take your luminaria tour, and find out about guided tours of this southwestern holiday tradition.
Presents Albuquerque events for the month of April and provides information on happenings across the city.
The Uptown area of Albuquerque has an array of shops, restaurants and hotels, making it a favorite area for residents and visitors.
The annual International Folk Art Market in Santa Fe brings together over 150 artists from around the world.
Enjoy an Albuquerque Thanksgiving, from the Twinkle Lights parade to the Thanksgiving Day feast to Black Friday shopping.
Find out how to register for a marriage license in Albuquerque.
Images depict the Explora Science Center in Albuquerque, where visitors learn through discovery.
Find bacon at the Southwest Bacon Fest in Albuquerque.
Find the best of family friendly weekend activities in Albuquerque.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque features exhibits, a planetarium a Dynatheater and many educational and outreach programs.
The senior centers in Albuquerque offer classes, a place to meet friends old and new, and opportunities for many social activities. Find out about one near you.
Wine tasting in Albuquerque can be an afternoon's excursion to one spot where you relax and stroll the grounds, or a series of hops to try different houses and flavors. Either way, you've never been closer to a European tradition.
A young female astronomer meets with and talks to young girls interested in the profession. Page 8.
Ristras are a traditional New Mexican decoration and food.
Although you can drive to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, alternative modes are available that make the trip easier. Find out about the Rail Runner and shuttle bus lines.
The River of Lights at the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens provides several weeks of holiday light displays, as well as a variety of entertainment.
Find seasonal events for early December in the Albuquerque area. Page 3.
The Anderson-Abruzzo Balloon Museum in Albuquerque is a one of a kind experience, with hands-on activities and a history of ballooning.
The Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta offers nine days of spectacular fun. Find out about this great seasonal event.
The annual Marigold Parade and festival takes place in Albuquerque's South Valley. The day offers homage to the dead while the living dance, eat and make merry, knowing that life is short. Page 6.
Find Albuquerque holiday music events and concerts that celebrate the season.
The annual Dia de los Muertos celebration at the South Broadway Cultural Center brings together ghost stories, calavera art and entertainment for the whole family.
The Fantasy Garden at the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens creates an oversized interactive exhibit that families love.
The International District in Albuquerque features an array of ethnic shops as well as the New Mexico State Fair fairgrounds.
Albuquerque has enough water parks to keep the kids slippery and wet this summer. There are even a few year round parks to extend the fun.
Find out about New Mexico earthquakes, from whether they occur in the state, to what an earthquake here might be like.
Discover Albuquerque's Bucket List, the places and activities that are a must-do when in the city, to include the Sandia Tram and touring Route 66.
Sometimes there just isn't enough time to cook a big Thanksgiving dinner. Consider the possible help you can get with the many take out option Albuquerque has to offer.
For some shoppers, Black Friday is a must. Find out which stores open early and develop a game plan.
What makes a local treasure? Albuquerque has quite a few.
Find a sightseeing tour in Albuquerque and learn a bit of history while enjoying the sights.
Find places in the Albuquerque area to satisfy the craving for chocolate or for holidays like Valentines or Easter.
The Nob Hill neighborhood in Albuquerque has a lot to offer with shops, restaurants and a cosmopolitan lifestyle.
The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival happens three times a year in Albuquerque, with one event during the International Balloon Fiesta.
Albuquerque has several options when it comes to 24 hour restaurants. Dining out late night can mean a national chain, but there are local options as well.
Find water park birthday packages in Albuquerque.
Find out what the drive times are to popular destinations close to Albuquerque.
The Holiday Stroll in Albuquerque Old Town has become a huge event, and a festive holiday tradition.
Find Las Posadas and other seasonal events in the Albuquerque area. Page 4.
Find out about attractions and events taking place in January in this monthly guide.
The emperor leads the dance macabre. Page 8.
Every fall, the Sandhill Crane Festival at the Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center welcomes visitors to learn about the annual visiting birds.
Find out where to get a special dinner on Christmas day or Christmas eve in Albuquerque.
Old Town in Albuquerque blends the old with the new in a way that is truly distinctive. Find out more about this cultural hub of the city.
Find Albuquerque movie theaters to see movies in an area near you.
There are several post offices that remain open after hours for late dropoff of tax returns on tax deadline days.
The city of Rio Rancho is close to Albuquerque and offers a small town feel with big city amenities.
Find out about free admission and discounts to museums in the Albuquerque area.
Black Friday is a huge shopping day in Albuquerque, with shoppers lining up at stores early in the morning. Take advantage of the after Thanksgiving sales on Black Friday in Albuquerque.
Ice skating is a great winter activity, but did you know Albuquerque rinks are open year round?
The historic village of Madrid, New Mexico lies along the Turquoise Trail between Albuquerque and Santa Fe.
Discover all there is to know about the atomic age, the Cold War and nuclear science at an Albuquerque museum that is one of a kind.
A somber white faced cat attends the festivities at the Marigold Parade celebration. Page 7.
Albuquerque offers a variety of ways to spend time with that special someone over Valentine's weekend and beyond.
Albuquerque has tea rooms where you can sip a quick cup of tea, purchase loose tea, or spend an elegant afternoon. Find out where to enjoy the kind of hospitality that goes so well with a good cup of tea.
Vendors set up tents during the Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta. Page 5.
The Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque features animals, gift shops, amenities and more.
Albuquerque has a wide variety of New Mexican restaurants to choose from. Whether traditional or new wave, these choices are standard with many locals.
The Scandinavian Club of Albuquerque has a Scandinavian festival every year. Find out more about what's happening at this event.
Albuquerque has several vegan and vegetarian restaurants from which to choose.
The Albuquerque Twinkle Light Parade arrives every holiday season, with floats, bands and a visit from Santa Claus. Find out where it is, how to get there and where to park.
Overviews Albuquerque Nob Hill shopping and shops found in the Albuquerque Nob Hill district.
Find affordable housing in Albuquerque, for both rental and purchase.
The Marigold Parade ended at the festival, where many danced the danse macabre. Page 12.
Every year on Good Friday, pilgrims from the Albuquerque area make the pilgrimage to Tome Hill in Tomé, New Mexico.
A tuba player creates music for the dance macabre. Page 11.
Lindy's Restaurant in Albuquerque's downtown district sits along Route 66 and is a local institution.
Artists create calavera pictures using flowers of different colors. Page 18.
An albino rattlesnake greets visitors to the Rattlesnake Museum in Albuquerque. Page 8.
The Curbside Cuisine pod of food trucks can be found every week at the Talin Market in Albuquerque.
Younger kids enjoy the nine pin bowling at Itz Fun Center in Albuquerque. Page 14.
Calavera art is popular at the festivals for Dia de los Muertos. Page 16.
Friends pose for a picture dressed in calavera costutmes. Page 10.
A calavera wolf stands guard at the marigold parade. Page 15.
The Bugg Lights display at Christmas has become an Albuquerque tradition.
A calavera couple pose in skull attire. Page 17.
Find fun ways to spend the winter season with this guide to what's available in the Albuquerque area.
Popejoy Hall presents an annual season of entertainment that range from full production Broadway style musicals to one man shows.
Ofrendas display homage to loved ones who have died. Page 22.
Provides information on the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, from how to get there, admission, helpful hints and more.