Turning the Page
University-area stalwart closes up shop
“What do I owe you?” an older man asks, placing the New York Times on the counter. “$25,000,” Newsland owner Roger Walsh replies, only half joking, “or I'm closing the shop.” Most of the browsers scanning the shelves have already heard of the closure, but it hits home when Walsh says the Newsland's last day is Sunday, July 24.
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Good Girl, Bad Guy
How a nursing student found happiness with a 300-pound pro wrestler
It’s Saturday night at the New Mexico National Guard Armory. Mosh Pit Mike is part of a “scramble,” the main event featuring six wrestlers. “We want blood! We want blood!” chant many of the 200 spectators.
Inspector Could Investigate White
As one of his first tasks, the city’s inspector general may dig into allegations aimed at former Public Safety Director Darren White.
Ask Kat Curious
The Weirdness of Others
Alibi advice columnist offers this: Don’t take it personally when women shift their chairs in cafes.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
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8th Annual ABQ Blues and Brews
The kickoff celebration for ABQ Beer Week boasts over 80 breweries, unlimited sampling and five fantastic blues bands.
Albuquerque Wine Festival
Enjoy the award-winning musicians, dine on delicious local cuisine, enjoy free painting classes and shop from over 50 local artisans.
Butterfly Education and Awareness Day
Learn how to bring these winged beauties to the yard and help bring back the Monarchs in greater numbers.
Corrales Garden Tour
A self-guided tour of six private gardens newly landscaped, rejuvenated and mature gardens from the Bosque to the sandhills.
Edible and Medicinal Plant Hike
An instructional hike led by Dara Saville of Albuquerque Herbalism. Registration required.
Pint Size Polkas
Mike Schneider brings the happiest music on earth together with magic and comedy, promising tons of fun for the whole family.
Make a motorized contraption that bounces, spins, bumps and moves to leave a mark to trace its path. For ages 13 to 17. Registration required.