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.
Harry Potter Night
See the Albuquerque Isotopes go against the Oklahoma City Dodgers. Fans dress up as their favorite witches or wizards and explore Hogwarts.
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UFOs at UNM: A Skeptical Believer Presents His Research
David Marler talks about how he uses UNMs collections and other resources to research UFO phenomena, including the mass sighting in Farmington in March 1950 and the “Battle of Los Angeles” in 1942.
New Mexico Hempfest
Presentations from industry leaders, as well as exhibitors and vendors showcasing products and services. Vendors are licensed producers, dispensaries, nutrient companies, medical clinics, health and wellness providers and more.