V.21 No.7 | 2/16/2012
Fashion in Burque
No, for serious
Most fashion writing bugs me. It’s usually snippy, sexist, classist, racist and, above all, anti-local. Women are the primary targets of criticism, everything is absurdly expensive, and white people fashion is the right fashion. Experts usually espouse advice in line with national trends that have nothing to do with your area.
And as we all know, ours is a region with identity.
Which is why I was thrilled to see some locals doing fashion right. The good people at Burque Style embarked on a mission to document our city. (Disclosure: One of their writers, Jessica Del Curto, used to work with me at the Daily Lobo.) The site doesn’t front a nasty tone. Instead, it celebrates the local fashion of regular people.
Today, the team’s posted a boo feature showcasing couples. It’s damn cute.
V.20 No.37 | 9/15/2011
The Daily Word in cocaine, doves and plus-size
We might lose 50 post offices.
Politician wears blackface to say he’s Germany’s Obama.
Guy backs car into someone’s living room.
State on a $70,000 hunt for teachers who change students’ test scores.
FBI curriculum: Mainstream Muslims are likely terrorist sympathizers.
Auditor says chairman is blocking a review of the PRC.
Journal complains of the number of police escorting a bike safety ride.
The recession has affected yet another business: Cocaine.
Doves are tasty.
Department of Transportation wants to ban e-cigs on planes. Here’s a list of other stinks that should be banned first.
American Apparel and a plus-sized debate.
V.18 No.50 | 12/10/2009
Off Central between First and Sixth Streets
Off Central between Carlisle and Wellesley
Zap ... oh!
Far Northeast Heights
Paseo del Norte near Wyoming
4D's Board Shop
V.18 No.47 | 11/19/2009
Our favorite ABQ vendors on cottage-industry supersite etsy.com
Train Conductor • psychedelic • Bone Forest at Blackbird Buvette
Stand-Up Comedy Thursday at The Stage @ Santa Ana Star
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