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Try This Delicious New Mexico Style Green Chile...
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 Thanksgiving Takeout, Buffets and Dinner...
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 Holiday Arts and Crafts Shows
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.
Top 12 Kid-Friendly Attractions In Albuquerque,...
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.
Where to Find Indoor Playgrounds and Amusement...
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 Christmas
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.
Find Thanksgiving Takeout in Albuquerque
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.
What Are Albuquerque's Monthly Temps?
Albuquerque has a great deal of sunshine and low humidity. Find out the monthly averages for high and low temperatures.
What Is Albuquerque's Annual Snowfall?
Don't be surprised that Albuquerque gets snow.
Great Places to Throw a Children's Birthday...
Find a place to host a birthday party for the kids in the Albuquerque area.
Best Albuquerque New Year's Eve Parties
Find an Albuquerque party to bring in the New Year, where you can join the midnight countdown and welcome the new year.
Find November Events in Albuquerque
Find out about what's happening in Albuquerque this November, to include Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales.
Albuquerque Area Christmas Tree Farms
Find out where to go in the Albuquerque area to cut down your own Christmas tree.
Albuquerque Christmas Cont.
Find more seasonal events for the Albuquerque area from late November through early December. Page 2.
Albuquerque Restaurants on Diners, Drive Ins...
Several Albuquerque restaurants have been featured on Guy Fieri's Food Network show, "Diners, Dive-ins
See the Cranes at Bosque del Apache Wildlife...
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.
Free Christmas and Holiday Events
The holiday season brings with it great cheer and joy, as well as lots of free things to do.
Black Friday Sales in Albuquerque
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.
Join the Twinkle Light Parade
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.
Albuquerque December Events Calendar
The Albuquerque December events calendar provides information on what's happening over the month.
Dazzle Yourself at the River of Lights
The River of Lights at the Albuquerque Botanic Gardens provides several weeks of holiday light displays, as well as a variety of entertainment.
Albuquerque Thanksgiving Guide
Enjoy an Albuquerque Thanksgiving, from the Twinkle Lights parade to the Thanksgiving Day feast to Black Friday shopping.
Black Friday Store Hours
For some shoppers, Black Friday is a must. Find out which stores open early and develop a game plan.
Profile of Downtown Albuquerque
Profiles the Albuquerque downtown neighborhood with a look at shopping, eating, annual events, apartments, high rises, history and other essentials.
Make a Holiday Luminaria and Luminaria Light...
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 Nutcracker Performances in Albuquerque
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.
Albuquerque Christmas, Page 3
Find seasonal events for early December in the Albuquerque area. Page 3.
Find Veterans Day Events
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.
Albuquerque Luminarias a Holiday Event
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.
Albuquerque Christmas, Page 4
Find Las Posadas and other seasonal events in the Albuquerque area. Page 4.
Watch the Sandhill Cranes at Open Space
Every fall, the Sandhill Crane Festival at the Albuquerque Open Space Visitor Center welcomes visitors to learn about the annual visiting birds.
Take Your Sweetie to One of These Romantic...
Find some of the most romantic restaurants in Albuquerque, where good food and the right atmosphere can make for a great meal.
Find ABQ Area Turkey Trots
Find Albuquerque turkey trot events, which provide the perfect activity for running off the extra calories associated with Thanksgiving day.
Discover Five Scenic Drives Near Albuquerque
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.
Old Town Holiday Stroll in Albuquerque
The Holiday Stroll in Albuquerque Old Town has become a huge event, and a festive holiday tradition.
Albuquerque Restaurants for Breakfast
Reviews some Albuquerque restaurants with a specific look at their breakfasts.
Top Ten Romantic Getaways
Find romantic getaways that are within a few hours drive of Albuquerque or within the city itself.
Christmas Dining in Albuquerque
Find out where to get a special dinner on Christmas day or Christmas eve in Albuquerque.
Free Christmas and Holiday Events, P.2
The holiday season brings with it great cheer and joy, as well as lots of free things to do. Page 2.
Bowling Alleys in the Albuquerque Area
Bowling is a popular sport and a fun way to spend time with the family. Find a lane for fun, or join a league.
Hear Holiday Music at These Special Events
Find Albuquerque holiday music events and concerts that celebrate the season.
Duke City and Albuquerque
Albuquerque is sometimes called the Duke City.
Nob Hill Shop and Stroll
The annual Nob Hill Shop and Stroll takes place the first weekend of each December, featuring merchants, restaurants, and entertainment. The Twinkle Light Parade takes place during the Shop and Stroll.
Weems Artfest
The Weems International Artfest takes place in Albuquerque annually in November and features hundreds of artists whose work is for sale.
Hear Classical Music with the New Mexico...
The New Mexico Philharmonic Orchestra is based in Albuquerque, and brings symphonic music and educational programs to New Mexico.
Watch the Game at an Albuquerque Sports Bar
Provides information on sports bar and grills in the Albuquerque area.
Kids Eat Free in Albuquerque
Lists Albuquerque area restaurants where kids eat free or nearly free.
ABQ's Brew Pub Trail
Visit the places where beer is made in Albuquerque, and sample some pints.
Bugg Lights at Christmas
The Bugg Lights display at Christmas has become an Albuquerque tradition.
Top 10 Free Albuquerque Activities
Despite an economic downturn, there are plenty of activities to keep thrifty folks busy in Albuquerque.
Explora Science Center Fosters Discovery
Images depict the Explora Science Center in Albuquerque, where visitors learn through discovery.
Winter Activities in the Albuquerque Area
Find fun ways to spend the winter season with this guide to what's available in the Albuquerque area.
Open Space Visitor Center in Albuquerque
The silvery minnow of the Rio Grande is depicted in tile. Page 2.
Discover the Best Weekend Events in Albuquerque
Find the best of family friendly activities in Albuquerque each weekend with this updated listing on shows, festivals and fairs, entertainment, theater and more.
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science in Albuquerque features exhibits, a planetarium a Dynatheater and many educational and outreach programs.
Albuquerque River of Lights Photo Tour
The Albuquerque River of Lights at the Botanic Gardens provides a dazzling display of animals, snowmen and other merry men in honor of the season. Take a photo tour of the 2009 display.
Discover the Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival
The Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival happens three times a year in Albuquerque, with one event during the International Balloon Fiesta.
Ice Skating in the Albuquerque Area
Ice skating is a great winter activity, but did you know Albuquerque rinks are open year round?
Find 24 Hour Restaurants in Albuquerque
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.
Stroll with the Albuquerque Twinkle Lights Parade
Take a photo tour of the annual Twinkle Light Parade in Albuquerque.
Smell that Green Chile Roasting!
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.
Albuquerque Day Trip Destinations
Albuquerque day trips are a short drive away and provide a great way to get away from it all. Here are some top destinations.
Balloon Fiesta Facts and Figures
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is home to some amazing facts and information.
Las Posadas in the Albuquerque Area
Albuquerque holidays have humble roots, from simple brown paper bags lighting pathways on Christmas eve, to re-enactments of the Mary and Joseph story in Las Posadas. Revisit the tradition of the manger and Bethlehem at these events in Santa Fe, Corrales and Albuquerque.
Christmas Shop in Albuquerque Old Town
The Christmas Shop in Albuquerque Old Town offers holiday items year round.
Albuquerque Fun Freebies with Kids
Describes fun activities and attractions to see and do with kids in the Albuquerque, area all of which are free of charge.
Albuquerque Area Farmers Markets
Find out where farmers and growers markets are in the Albuquerque area, and when to visit them.
A Walk Through Old Town
Introduces the Rattlesnake Museum where snakes abound. The Rattlesnake Museum is part of the Albuquerque Old Town Walking Tour. Page 3.
Bars Along Central in Nob Hill Albuquerque
Reviews bars along Central Avenue in Nob Hill in Albuquerque
Driving Times and Mileages from Albuquerque
Find out what the drive times are to popular destinations close to Albuquerque.
Find a Voting Center Near You
Find out where to vote in Bernalillo county for general elections.
Find Out About NM State Fair
The New Mexico State Fair takes place every September in Albuquerque. Find out about State Fair, from admission price to parking.
Balloon Museum in Albuquerque
The Anderson-Abruzzo Balloon Museum in Albuquerque is a one of a kind experience, with hands-on activities and a history of ballooning.
Albuquerque December Events Calendar Contd.
The Albuquerque December events calendar provides information on what's happening over the month. Page 2.
Albuquerque Old Town
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.
Take a Bite Out of an Albuquerque Pie
Find where to get the many pies Albuquerque has to offer, from hand made artisanal slices to more commercial fare.
Luminaria, An Albuquerque Holiday Tradition
A definition and brief history of the luminaria, a holiday light tradition in Albuquerque and the southwest.
Make New Mexican Tamales
Tamales are a New Mexico tradition at holiday time. This recipe will help you begin your own tamale tradition.
Eat at Old Town's Restaurants in Albuquerque
Provides a listing of the restaurants found in Old Town in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
New Mexico Ski Areas
People tend to think of New Mexico as pure desert. But it's a delightful place with abundant winter treasures, such as ski areas for downhill or cross country skiing.
Albuquerque Hospitals
Whether you are looking for a new physician or need immediate medical attention, this list provides the top hospitals in the Albuquerque area.
Family Friendly New Year's Eve and Day Activities
Some New Year's Eve and New Year's Day specials are made especially for kids and family fun. Find some specials and make it a family event.
Apple Orchards in New Mexico
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.
5 Albuquerque Water Parks Kids Will Love
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.
Albuquerque Uptown Neighborhood
The Uptown area of Albuquerque has an array of shops, restaurants and hotels, making it a favorite area for residents and visitors.
How to Get a Marriage License in Albuquerque
Find out how to register for a marriage license in Albuquerque.
Albuquerque Senior Centers
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.
Find Day of the Dead Events in ABQ
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.
Sleigh Rides in the Albuquerque Area
Every winter, the Valles Calderas provides winter activities. Find out about the sleigh rides available in this natural preserve.
Nob Hill Neighborhood in Albuquerque
The Nob Hill neighborhood in Albuquerque has a lot to offer with shops, restaurants and a cosmopolitan lifestyle.
Sandia Ski Area - Skiing near Albuquerque, NM
The Sandia ski area near Albuquerque offers four chairlifts for skiing, snowboarding and other winter sports.
License Plates with a Snake Theme
A wall of license plates at the Rattlesnake Museum displays snake names and words. Page 7.
International District
The International District in Albuquerque features an array of ethnic shops as well as the New Mexico State Fair fairgrounds.
Madrid, New Mexico
The historic village of Madrid, New Mexico lies along the Turquoise Trail between Albuquerque and Santa Fe.
New Years Eve Dinner in Albuquerque
Dining out on New Year's Eve in the Albuquerque area is elegant and festive.
Find Albuquerque Coffee Shops
Finding a good place for coffee is not difficult in Albuquerque, which has many great coffee shops.
Best Chocolate in the Q
Find places in the Albuquerque area to satisfy the craving for chocolate or for holidays like Valentines or Easter.
Have a New Mexican Thanksgiving
Give your Thanksgiving dinner a New Mexican flavor with these tips.
Restaurants in Albuquerque Nob Hill
Introduces some of the restaurants in the Albuquerque Nob Hill neighborhood, an area known for its dining.
Fun Things to Do on Christmas Day in Albuquerque
If you're looking for things to do on Christmas day, find some ideas in this holiday guide.
Albuquerque Easter Week Pilgrimage to Tome Hill
Every year on Good Friday, pilgrims from the Albuquerque area make the pilgrimage to Tome Hill in Tomé, New Mexico.
Albuquerque April Events Calendar
Presents Albuquerque events for the month of April and provides information on happenings across the city.
Mes Amis Teahouse
The tradition of French afternoon tea can be found at Mes Amis Teahouse in Albuquerque's Nob Hill.
Albuquerque Theater
Find theater groups in the Albuquerque area and see a musical, drama, comedy, or something special with the kids.
Albuquerque Wineries and Wine Tasting Rooms
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.
New Mexican Restaurants in Albuquerque
Albuquerque has a wide variety of New Mexican restaurants to choose from. Whether traditional or new wave, these choices are standard with many locals.
Albuquerque International Airport
The Albuquerque International Airport is the state's largest airport and offers nonstop service to 23 cities.
January Events Calendar
Find out about attractions and events taking place in January in this monthly guide.
Shop Nob Hill in Albuquerque
Overviews Albuquerque Nob Hill shopping and shops found in the Albuquerque Nob Hill district.
Find Events for Labor Day Weekend 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.
Popejoy Presents a Season of Shows
Popejoy Hall presents an annual season of entertainment that range from full production Broadway style musicals to one man shows.
Relax at Rancho de Chimayo Restaurant
Rancho de Chimayo features traditional northern New Mexican food in a historic restored adobe.
Free Museums in Greater Albuquerque
Find out about free admission and discounts to museums in the Albuquerque area.
Ristras
Ristras are a traditional New Mexican decoration and food.
What's the Chance of a White Christmas in...
Find out the probability of a white Christmas in Albuquerque.
Bite Into Albuquerque's Donuts
Albuquerque's donut shops include popular small businesses such as Rebel Donut and Duke City Donuts as well as national chains.
Find Haunted Houses Around Albuquerque
Find out about Halloween haunted houses in the Albuquerque area.
Winter Break Camps
Find winter break camps for kids in the Albuquerque area.
Albuquerque Hometown Teams
Albuquerque sports teams include college sports, recreational teams and the Albuquerque Isotopes.
Dip in for a birthday pool party
Find water park birthday packages in Albuquerque.
Find Halloween Events in ABQ
Find out about Albuquerque Halloween events and activities. From ghost stories to ghost tours, there is something spooky going on.
Martineztown Neighborhood
Find out about Martineztown in Albuquerque, one of the city's oldest neighborhoods.
Taylor Ranch Neighborhood
The Taylor Ranch neighborhood is on Albuquerque's near west side
Biscochitos
Biscochitos are the state cookie of New Mexico.
Snowshoeing Around Albuquerque
Albuquerque's geography gives it the advantage of a nearby mountain range, where snowshoers can find trails and equipment and enjoy the winter outdoors.
Affordable Housing in Albuquerque
Find affordable housing in Albuquerque, for both rental and purchase.
Discover Albuquerque's Tea Houses
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.
Find Fourth of July Fireworks and More
Provides a comprehensive listing of the Fourth of July events in the Albuquerque area.
Albuquerque Libraries
Find out about the Rio Grande Valley Library, and where library branches are located in Albuquerque.
Game Booths
Cliffs Amusement Park game booths line one part of the park. Page 5.
New Mexico Rail Runner Express
The New Mexico Rail Runner takes travelers from Belen to Santa Fe, with many stops in between, Albuquerque included.
Find Holiday Lights Displays
Whether it's a simple brown paper bag lit from within or a string of colored lights, Albuquerque has some holiday lights fit for the winter season.
UNM Center for Life Provides Alternative...
The UNM Center for Life in Albuquerque provides preventive and integrative medicine at its specialty clinic.
Sidewinder Thrill Ride
The image depicts the Sidewinder ride at Cliffs Amusement Park. Page 6.
Discover Albuquerque's Vegan Restaurants
Albuquerque has several vegan and vegetarian restaurants from which to choose.
Animals, Shows and More
The gallery contains a photo tour of the Albuquerque Zoo, where visitors can enjoy animals, shows and other activities.
The Children's Garden at the Albuquerque...
The trees at the Children's Garden in Albuquerque might contain sliding boards. Page 8.
Sawmill - Albuquerque Neighborhood Profile
Profiles the Sawmill Area Neighborhood in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with information on housing, demographics, amenities, lifestyle, stores, museums, hotels and restaurants.
University Neighborhood in Albuquerque
The Pink Rhino Boutique in the Brick Light District of Albuquerque's University neighborhood offers west coast style. Page 5.
Remember These Places in Albuquerque?
Albuquerque residents remember some of the area's favorite restaurants and experiences, and places that are no longer around.
Movie theaters in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho
Find Albuquerque movie theaters to see movies in an area near you.
Swim ABQ Pools
Put on the suit and spray or slather on the sunscreen. The sun beckons and so does the local pool. Find an indoor or outdoor public pool near you and cool down with some summer fun.
Stroll and Shop for the Holidays in Albuquerque
The annual holiday shop and strolls in Albuquerque Los Ranchos, Old Town and Nob Hill bring together food, entertainment and holiday shopping, as well as the Twinkle Light Parade.
Sunday Chatter
Sunday Chatter takes place weekly at the Kosmos on Fifth Street.
Discover Scandinavia in Albuquerque
The Scandinavian Club of Albuquerque has a Scandinavian festival every year. Find out more about what's happening at this event.
Arts at the Twinkle Light Parade
The annual Twinkle Light Parade will now be joined by a holiday arts festival.
St. Patrick's Day in Albuquerque
Find out about the fun Irish events and celebrations taking place around St. Patrick's Day in Albuquerque.
Enjoy July's Festivals and Fairs
July offers plenty of options for festivals and fairs in the Albuquerque area.
Find the Best Burgers in Albuquerque
Find a great local restaurant in Albuquerque that's devoted to making you the best burger you can find.
National Hispanic Cultural Center
Visitors to the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque can find a wide variety of performing and historic arts.
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