Alibi V.18 No.14 • April 2-8, 2009 

Answer Me This

Why is your paycheck bigger? Who will probably run in the mayoral race using public financing? The latest on the mesa mystery. And two women are accused of stealing from ...

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Eric J. Garcia

News Profile

The Burrito Vendor

A portrait of an illegal immigrant living in Albuquerque

"The Burrito Vendor" [April 2-8] has been removed from this site. See the April 16-22 Thin Line.

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Odds and Ends

Odds & Ends

Dateline: Germany—A Bavarian town is finally set to strip Adolf Hitler of the honorary citizenship he was granted—a mere 64 years after the fall of the Nazi leader’s regime. Austrian-born Hitler secured German citizenship from Bavarian burghers in Schwabach, located near Nuremberg, in 1933. Last Friday, city councilors voted to strip the deceased dictator and two other senior Nazi officials of their citizenship. “It would look strange if we didn’t withdraw it,” Mayor Matthias Thürauf told the Croatian Times.

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Letters

[Re: Newscity, “Pet Peeved,” March 26-April 1] As the president of the Alliance for Albuquerque Animals, I was stunned to see last week's article regarding Petland and its practices. The owner is quoted as saying that she "tried to get in touch with members of the Alliance for ABQ Animals, but no one wanted to talk to her."

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Press On

Printing Press Demonstration

Special guest Bill Farmer gives a tour of the library’s press room. Try your hand at setting type and participate in a demonstration of one of the replica and antique printing presses.
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A Pretty Fowl Day

Bird of the Bosque del Apache: Field Trip

A journey to see thousands of birds at N.M.’s world-famous refuge south of Socorro. Drive there or ride in the museum van. Registration required.
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Dide, There's Free Shit at Maple Street

Community Clothing Swap

Ever been to a clothing swap? It's a helluva good time. People just bring in sacks and bins of old clothing and everyone exchanges to their heart's content. Things we've heard of people scoring from clothing swaps: Jimmy Choo heels, Valentino bags, nice leather gear, brand new makeup, vintage costumes, brand new clothes and so many more unexpected treasures. While this Community Clothing Swap doesn't guarantee high-end apparel for the taking, there is a great variety to sort through. Maple Street Dance Space hosts the swap on Sunday, Jan. 27 from 5:15 to 7:15pm and accepts donations throughout the evening. All ages are welcome to bring their clean women's, men's and kids' clothing and accessories as well as snacks or beverages to share. Not only do you get to bring a home a bag or two of newfound accouterments, but everything left over doesn't go to waste. The leftover garments go to Vision Zero Albuquerque and Thrift-A-Lot, in support of Transgender Resource Center. 
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