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Weekly Alibi
 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 selfies, Gwar and Netanyahu

The Daily Word

What the hell is a "selfie stick" and why is the Albuquerque Museum forbidding their use?

Where does the proverb "In like a lion, out like a lamb" come from?

Milanese artist El Gato Chimney conjures up "symbolic visions of fantasy worlds infused with alchemy, occultism and folklore."

GWAR covers Kansas for the A.V. Club, and the result is rad.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warns Congress that Obama's deal with Iran will result in the rise of a new nuclear power.

The United States Department of Justice finds a pattern of racial bias in policing in Ferguson.

The National Academy of Sciences will bestow their most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, on Neil deGrasse Tyson in April.

Personals

"I Saw You" at The Shop

Who saw? Who was seen? Was it you?

“The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.” –Rumi | Reply for free or see more “I Saw You” posts at alibi.com/personals.

news

The Daily Word in sexy baby names, tomato violence, and fine dining for second graders

The Daily Word

A punk band made up of musicians with learning disabilities will represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest.

Second graders enjoy fine dining.

According to a recent survey, these are the sexiest baby names.

Lady Gaga had more than a nip slip on a recent movie shoot.

A skydiver was saved after a midair seizure.

Dictator Kim Jong Un is ever more pissed at the U.S., and has told his army to prepare for war.

A Tomato Festival in Melbourne went awry.

Canadian money has been Spocked.

This Is Spinal Tap was released 31 years ago today.

Here’s a list of the most offensive foods to eat at your work desk.

Happy 21st Birthday, Justin Bieber!

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