Best of Burque bonus: Councilor Debbie O'Malley’s favorite things about ABQ
Best High School
Valley, of course!
Best Festival or Parade
Carnuel Road Parade and Fiesta, a true community celebration!
Best Thing About Albuquerque
The Convention Center mural. It is very colorful and lively.
¡explora! It's got something for everyone at any age.
Best Arts Nonprofit
VSA North Fourth Art Center. VSA is a community-based organization that serves the whole community and has played a significant role over the years in changing society's attitude toward people with disabilities. At VSA you will find some of the most wonderful pieces of art and incredible artists.
Flying Star. Because they use butter in everything!
Best Specialty Grocery Store
La Montañita Co-op, because it supports local growers and has the best deal on bulk oatmeal.
Best Toy Store
Out of the Blue on Rio Grande. You can find a toy for anyone at any age and support a local business!
New Heart Center for Wellness, Fitness and Cardiac Rehabilitation. After my husband's heart attack we started attending this gym and have really enjoyed the experience.
Betty's. I had a facial there, what a treat.
Best Dry Cleaner
Route 66 Dry Cleaners. Dependable and affordable, they do the best job.
Best Hair and Nail Salon
Salon "B." The salon is owned and operated by a local Old Town family, Barbara does a great job on my hair and her mom does my nails.