The Center on Law and Poverty wants an independent monitor brought in to bring the Human Services Department into full compliance with a 1990 consent decree. Plus Santa Fe bans any non-essential official city travelto North Carolina and Mississippi.
Congratulations to the winners, sympathies to the losers, and a massive thank you to our readers who showed up online in record-breaking numbers this year to share their opinions about who the best really are. The votes have been cast, the people have spoken.
All the bests for residents: Politics, Money, Media, Best Road to Confuse Out-of-Town Drivers, Best Place to Spend a Wad of Singles, Best Neon Sign, Best Parking Lot to Make You Lose All Faith in Humanity, Best Place to Read a Complete Novel While Waiting in Line and Best Place to Find Peace of Mind, among others.
The most economically stimulating Bests of Albuquerque's merchant class, including Best Used Book Store, Best Vintage Clothing Store, Best Antique Store, Best Skate Shop and (of course) Best Adult Toy Store.
Jam out this week to hip-hop, EDM, reggae and rock
By August March
It’s a busy weekend: KYLE raps at the Launchpad, the mysterious Marshmello invades Effex, Leeches of Lore rocks at the Moonlight Lounge, Birds of Chicago warbles at the Cooperage and Cloud Kickers International descends on Burt’s.
The Fence, released by Colorado DIY cassette tape label, Tinyamp Records, is the latest by local singer-songwriter AJ Woods—a musician who's recent, low stakes Movement in the Grass led me to compare him to Neil Young and Bill Callahan (Smog).
There are ART lawsuits, the film office gave an update on the industry's economic impact, budget document claims 911 response times have increased, it's proposed that APD command staff not receive raises unless they comply with the DoJ settlement, and city is looking at how to buy land for open space.
The local, dark, emo-grimestep trap scene is about to heat up, way up, yo. Filthy Mou$e Trap is the brainchild of five up-and-coming local EDM provocateurs whose combined previous projects include stints repairing crucial circuitry at our local nuclear storage facility, designing characters for video games about shooting stuff and researching the long-term effects of Vicks Vaporub on the human respiratory system.