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 Oct 7 - 13, 2004 
Best Dishes
Sink your teeth into the most tantalizing Readers' Choice Restaurant Poll ever! Whether it's French fries or foie gras, every Alibi page is stuffed to the gills with the best chow money can buy ... at least in Bernalillo County.
NEWS/OPINION
“Not Just a Maintenance Issue”
Once a stomping ground of presidents and kings, the recently demolished Royal Hotel mirrors the unfortunate fall from grace of its east Nob Hill neighborhood.
Payne's World
Greg Payne gives you an early peak into the 2005 mayoral election.
MUSIC
Blue Note
Lúnasa redefines traditional Celtic melodies with a richly contemporary awareness.
FOOD
Bottoms Up
First date? Discriminating company? Hard up for a cheap buzz? We comb the wide world of wines for the best bottle to get you through it all.
FILM & TV
Film Festival Preview
Now in its fourth year, the Taos Mountain Film Festival is about to scale another towering stack of mountain culture films from around the globe.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: The Dot of the Polka
Stacy Hawkinson's Solo Show at the Downtown Contemporary Art Center pays homage to the polka dot's soothing but unconventional sense of retro-pop domesticity.

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news

The Daily Word in biker brawls, dream burritos, coked up trannies and animal mosh pits

The Daily Word

A couple of coked up transvestites were involved in a shootout near the NSA headquarters.

According to Amtrak, the Southwest Chief is still going to run through New Mexico, despite previous plans to exclude the state.

There was a shootout at Applebee's on Academy last night involving two rival biker "clubs." Witnesses refused to cooperate with investigators. It probably didn't go quite like this:

The “Daily Show” has a new host.

Selfie sticks have been banned at two of the nation’s largest music festivals.

Scientists and artists are working together to better discern patterns in digital data.

Here’s how our brains help us bounce back from a nasty breakup.

When it comes to Scientology and real estate, there’s no such thing as too big.

Recent DNA testing confirms infidelity in Richard III’s lineage.

Burritos of the stars.

Check out these animal mosh pits.

Warren Beatty turns 78 today!

sign of the times photo contest
sign of the times photo contest

Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner

Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.

This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.

Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!

This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.

Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!

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