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 Apr 19 - 25, 2007 
Eating Weeds
Eat your landscape. Eat your weeds. Celebrate Earth Day with a recipe for dandelion fritters and info on how to make your backyard part of your staple diet. After you attend any number of Earth Day events, of course.
NEWS/OPINION
Hark!
Online debut: We do our best to highlight seven days of last week's local news ... with old tyme flair. Read the pilot for our new column, "Hark! Ye Olde News From Week Past," at the city's second-best website: www.alibi.com.
Ortiz y Pino
Hey, what's that over there? A gang raid? Pay no attention to APD compromising our civil rights. Albuquerque's compliant media gets distracted again.
News Feature
Alley gardeners transform the city's forgotten spaces into fruitful ground. A lack of support means they may have to rethink the structure of their fertile endeavor.
MUSIC
Spotlight: Vertigo Venus
What if Björk and Slayer had a love child? Would it have blue hair? A mohawk, perhaps? Would it sing opera? Would it surf on a synth? Just ask Vertigo Venus.
FOOD
FILM & TV
Film Festival Preview
Sin Fronteras provides an answer to the problem of Albuquerque's surprising lack of non-English cinema.
FEATURE
ARTS/LIT
Gallery Review: Black Mirror
The African Presence in Mexico: From Yanga to the Present at the Hispanic Cultural Center exhibits five centuries of African influence Mexico didn't even acknowledge until 1992.

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news

The Daily Word in methane mystery, machete murder and Mary Jane

The Daily Word

In the Four Corners area, researchers are attempting to locate the mysterious source of a methane "hot spot."

A museum commemorating the figure skating scandal of the 1990s involving Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding has been built by a couple in Brooklyn in their apartment.

The Red Rocker ordered a new car in 2014. The cost: $1.4 Million. He's still waiting for it to be delivered.

In Spain, a substitute teacher was killed and four others wounded after a 13-year-old brought a machete and cross bow to school.

In local news, a driver drove his vehicle through a parking lot, a brick wall, and through the living room of two residents in the Loma Del Norte 'hood. He is under investigation for possible DWI.

Norway is expected to be the first country to do away with FM radio.

A 120-pound woman broke the steak-eating record this weekend.

Dude! It's 420! Don't Bogart that doobie!

Say, man. Gotta joint?

Reward offered for the return of a stolen gravestone

Unfortunately, this is not a joke. On March 1st, a truck transporting a gravestone of a recently deceased elderly woman was stolen near Coors and I40. The truck was recovered at a separate location but the gravestone was not. The grandson of the deceased is offering a reasonable reward for the recovery of the gray granite headstone, no questions asked. It measures 20”x16”x10”, and features an image of roses and a cross on the upper right corner, and an image of a herd of sheep on the lower left corner, with the dates “1912-2015” centered at the bottom.

If you have any information, please come forward and help this family lay their loved one to rest. C'mon, people! Don't you think a centenarian deserves better?

Contact frontdesk@alibi.com or

505-346-0660 x0

Jesse Schulz

Music

Rooster Roundabout: This week’s music highlights

Mark Lopez muses on Percy Sledge’s passing, Mariah Carey’s new compilation and Jack White’s acoustic tour.
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