Fair Housing Plagued Properties Absentee landlord saps city resources PacifiCap, based out of Portland, Ore., owns seven apartment complexes throughout Albuquerque. Tenants from Arioso at Northeast Heights, Sandpiper Apartments and Aztec Village Apartments, all east of Carlisle on Montgomery, are frequent callers says Joe Martinez, director of the Safe City Strike Force.
Council Watch Core Dissection District 3—UNM, Downtown, Barelas—has been carved up, with pieces tacked onto neighboring districts. The move lumps most of the city’s federally designated “pockets of poverty” into one district.
Bear With Me Facebook Never Got Me Laid People use Facebook as a substitute for human-on-human contact. It's not. You don't communicate on Facebook. You “interface.” It's an ersatz relationship. 10th Annual Sustainability Expo
A vibrant array of growers' market, food trucks, educational events and live entertainment including demonstrations, music, bicycle auction and clothing swap.
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Discover different ocean habitats and how to protect them. Learn about why it is important to buy sustainable seafood. Also make a recycled craft to take home.
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Maker Faires showcase lots of cool folks and their projects as they discuss their processes and teaching skills with the public.
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Experience an outdoor public typewriter gathering using a wide variety of typewriters. Write poetry, start that novel and discover digital detox.
Rio Grande Mule and Donkey Association All Breed Classic
Support or compete in a great variety of equestrian classes for prizes. Enjoy donkey races during lunch break. Registration required.
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Tons of local vendors, social and economic justice organizations, artists, environmental advocacy groups, performers and, of course, La Montañita’s delicious deli foods.
Image via Flickr Sex and Self-Love for Survivors
Trauma survivors learn to take control of sexuality and reclaim the sense of self through gentle, nurturing techniques. Donations are welcome.