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Weekly Alibi
 Dec 23 - 29, 2004 
Operation Homefront
Good for you, Albuquerque! 2004 was a banner year for innovative citizenship in everything from the arts to health care, independent business to urban planning. The back-patting begins in the feature section.
Montaño Proposal Opens Old Wounds
Mayor Marty Chavez surprises North Valley residents with two more reasons to despise the Montaño bridge.
Guest Editorial
If Albuquerque politics were a WWF wrestling match, we'd get The Rock and Mankind to portray the tag-teaming antics of Greg "Bring on the" Payne and protégé Miguel "Toady" Gomez.
Sonic Reducer
Lock and Key do their part to rescue the once substantive emo genre from whiny-boy pop hell.
Bottoms Up
Brace yourself for 12 disastrous days of Christmas with a beverage that's guaranteed to lift your spirits.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera
According to Film Editor Devin D. O'Leary, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera is filled with "more visual gewgaws than a turn-of-the-century New Orleans whorehouse." That's worth the ticket price alone!

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The Daily Word in a prairie dog playground, killifornia and circuitous "right to bear arms" arguments

The Daily Word

Albuquerque's Huning Highland neighborhood gets Burque on a list of "secretly cool cities".

The playground at Chelwood Elementary has really gone to the prairie dogs.

Balloon Fiesta truly underway now that there have been some balloon collisions with power lines and vehicles.

Assisted suicide is now legal in California.

The father of the man who allegedly went on a shooting rampage last week in Oregon blames, in part, the country's gun laws. Ironically, the mass-shooting suspect's mother was stockpiling guns out of fear that stricter gun laws in response to mass shootings would make it impossible to stockpile guns.

There's no such thing as a "sexy Donald Trump costume".

Watch this man set his apartment on fire while live streaming a demo of cigarette lighters.

Check out this groovy coffee table book of grindhouse cinema posters!


The Daily Word in spicy foods, hamsters, the lottery and slavery

The Daily Word

We're all in this together (student loan debt), but at least we have our college degrees.

Finland kindergartners focus more on playing than testing.

Your chances at winning the jackpot just got cut in half, but maybe that's a good thing.

The nuances of staging a musical with deaf actors.

Eating spicy foods may increase your life expectancy.

Raj the blind dog is finally adopted.

Going against the grain, one Dunkin Donuts refused to serve cop.

Textbook changes using the terms “immigrants” and “workers” back to “slaves,” after a Texan mom complained.

It's Monday, so here, have hamsters reenact the Friends theme song.

Tall Tumbleweed Vintage

Event Horizon

Shop and Sip

Moonstone Sunday: A Curated Lifestyle Pop Up Shop

Each month various local small businesses, primarily lead by women, set up shop selling anything from terrariums and '60s dresses to the perfect red lipstick.
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