alibi.com
Alibi Bucks

RSSRaw posts and updates from our writers with info too timely or uncategorizable for print. What, we said something stupid? Chime in, buddy.
news
Sparklers rule. And they’re legal.
Sparklers rule. And they’re legal.

news

Party down with your cylindrical fountains

And keep a hose nearby

By Russell Page, fearless intern [ Tue Jul 3 2012 6:30 PM ]

We are in yet another extremely dry and dangerous fire season here in New Mexico. Because of this, Bernalillo County and Albuquerque officials restricted the use of fireworks. But they can’t ban them completely. Read about why in this week’s NewsCity.

The Albuquerque Fire Department announced that the sale and use of aerial fireworks and ground audible devices are prohibited within city limits. It is illegal to use any fireworks in the Bosque or any Open Space area. AFD advises that fireworks should only be used on paved or barren areas and with a readily available water source.

[ more >> ] [ permalink ]

Food
lyzadanger / CC BY-SA 2.0

Food

More details on the coming Downtown grocery store

By Russell Page, fearless intern [ Thu Jun 28 2012 3:36 PM ]

Mayor Richard Berry held a press conference this afternoon to announce plans for a Downtown grocery. He stood on the property where the store will be built, a 1-acre vacant lot on Silver between 2nd and 3rd Streets.

[ more >> ] [ permalink ]

Culture
Russell Page

Culture

Edgewood’s international blacksmith contest

By Russell Page, fearless intern [ Mon Jun 18 2012 1:03 PM ]

Sparks flew, fire burned and metal clanked on metal. In a mere hour and 10 minutes, farriersequine hoof care specialistsfrom around the country and the world transformed pieces of steel into working horseshoes.

Over the weekend, 70 farriers gathered at Wildlife West Nature Park in Edgewood, N.M. to test heir skills. Craig Trnka, who founded the World Championship Blacksmiths, said folks had come from England, Wales, Canada, and Mexico.

[ more >> ] [ permalink ]

View desktop version