The Engine Crew Captain
Fighting wildfires in New Mexico
Sunbear Vierra wears a wildland firefighter uniform to his interview with the Alibi. He has to be prepared to leave at a moment's notice. Donning flame-resistant pants and a Forest Service T-shirt, Vierra says he's not optimistic about this year. “It looks bad," he says.
Courtesy of the City of Albuquerque
Burque’s Game Plan
Rather than spending Chavez-style on one or two big-ticket items, why not spread that money into myriad projects that connect in an integrated way? That's the idea behind Berry's "ABQ the Plan.”
From the Foxhole
Adams on bin Laden
What if, instead of celebrating the news, President Adams sat in the darkness of his study, amid his books and papers, and considered that despite the news, the military occupations would continue unabated?
Elizabeth W. Hughes
Hunting Anton Chigurh—and Relaxation
As a Coen brothers fan and a New Mexico transplant, our travel writer decided to do some location scouting of her own and visit Las Vegas, N.M., where most of No Country for Old Men was filmed.
Odds & Ends
Funny because it happens to someone else.
Albuquerque Wine Festival
Enjoy the award-winning musicians, dine on delicious local cuisine, enjoy free painting classes and shop from over 50 local artisans.
Sex Ed Game Show and Carnival
A game show with consented audience participation on everyone's favorite subject as well as prizes, a spanking booth and more.
Art Created by Valerie Serna
Vermicomposting: Worm Farms for Fun and Profit
Jeremy Bridge addresses everything needed to know about compost worms, from how to select and establish a bin, to harvesting compost and troubleshooting common problems.
Courtesy of artist
8th Annual ABQ Blues and Brews
The kickoff celebration for ABQ Beer Week boasts over 80 breweries, unlimited sampling and five fantastic blues bands.