V.24 No.15 | 04/09/2015
Wikipedia Commons Via NASA
Alibi Hero: Our Weekly Instagram Photo Contest
By Amelia Olson [ Fri Apr 10 2015 3:50 PM ]
Here at the Alibi we love a lot of things. We are moved by the whimsies and strikingly cold realities of being human and living on Earth. Without heroes, who would we be? Who would guide us through the dark times? Inspire us to be better?
Ham, the first chimpanzee in space was launched into the bursting ether on January 31st, 1961. Named after the lab that prepped his precious body for space exploration, Holloman Aerospace Medical Center, Ham continues to inspire all of us at the Alibi and is our elected hero.
Because we can't win our own contest, we asked you to submit pictures of your hero. This week's winner is Instagram user stormyjill, who captioned her picture with the following:
"Abby, Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico's Volunteer Coordinator and my best friend. I'm super proud of you and not a lot of people would be able to do what you do for a living. I'm happy to embarrass you and name you as my #alibihero."
Not only are we thankful for the work that people like Abby do on a daily basis, we are also sorta hoping you'll take your BFF out to lunch with the $10 in Alibi Bucks you won. But don't worry, we have some treats for you too!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to redeem your prizes!
For more information about the Rape Crisis Center of Central New Mexico visit their website or call their hotline at 505-266-7711.
V.24 No.13 | 03/26/2015
Sign of the times: Our weekly Instagram photo contest winner
By Amelia Olson [ Fri Mar 27 2015 2:26 PM ]
Each week we reward one passionate Alibi reader-slash-Instagrammer with $10 in Alibi Bucks. Alibi Bucks can help you get anything from tickets to Naked Food Fair to a sandwich at Cafe Lush and each week we have new deals to spend your bucks on.
This week we asked you to tag us in pictures of your favorite Albuquerque signs and you posted some pretty killer retro signs.
Our second runner up, gq.ninja posted this awesome old school KOB sign. The vintage simplicity is really a sign of the times and we love the bare tree branches in the distance. Thanks for posting!
This week's winner is lettersfromburque's gorgeous picture of the Helen's Bakery sign. We love the backdrop of our dreamy Albuquerque skies and the vibrant turquoise cross against the weathered white wooden sign. Thank you for posting! To collect your prize and Alibi Bucks email Amelia@alibi.com.
Stay tuned for next week's guidelines and if you don't already, follow us on Instagram!
V.22 No.23 |
The Daily Word in Snowden's "disappearance," Syrian rebels and the Zimmerman trial
By Mark Lopez [ Mon Jun 10 2013 10:18 AM ]
Whooping cough claimed 10 children. Could lack of vaccines be a factor?
Where did Edward Snowden go?
The Zimmerman trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin starts today ...
Will the U.S. back Syrian rebels?
The Levi Chavez murder trial starts today as well ...
Ahem ... sir! That golf cart is not free!
New Mexico democrats rally to save federal special ed funding.
Officials say Thompson Ridge fire is 40 percent contained, while Kingston, N.M. has been issued a formal evacuation due to a fire in the Gila National Forest.
Val Midwest is on a photo spree!
V.20 No.13 |
The Daily Word 4.2.11: Edwin J. Quinby; killer cows; Jackie Mitchell, pitcher.
By Geoffrey Plant [ Sat Apr 2 2011 6:16 PM ]
Vintage eye disease pictures from two centuries ago.
Edwin J. Quinby, the petroleum industry, streetcars and music.
Are U.S. government microwave mind-control tests causing TV presenters' brains to melt down? Maybe you should start watching television again.
Are you tall enough to take this ride? Ron English U.S. Mexico border prank
Cows kill more people in America than sharks.
BFD: Obama is going to run for a second term in office.
On this day in 1931 a teenaged girl named Jackie Mitchell struck out Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth one after another, in an exhibition game.
V.19 No.48 | 12/2/2010
This Week's Feature: Scavenger Hunt 2010 results—with slideshows!
Albuquerque scavengers had 72 hours to locate more than 100 items—find out the victors in this year's hunt.
Full story: 72-Hour Scavenging People
And here are some slideshows of more photos than we had room to put in the paper.
These are Flickr-brand slideshows, so that means (1) You need Flash installed to see them (iPhone users and Flash haters may visit our Flickr galleries directly); and (2) if you want to see the name and caption you have to click the “enlarge” icon and then click the “Show Info” link in the upper-right hand corner. OK, so it’s kinda rocket science. I agree. Blame Flickr.
The Winners: Team Night Rider / Dark Circles
Maybe Next Year You’ll Try Harder ...
... but thanks for playin’! Nice work, all.
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