Cover Stories

The Fantasy Realm of Sculptor Don Hallock

The Fantasy Realm of Sculptor Don Hallock

By Brian D’Ambrosio When New Mexico artist Don Hallock begins a project, he seeks raw materials that have been shunned and then re-uses and re-imagines them in the construction of a new structure, with new function. In this way, he proves that art can be invented and...

Mission of Mercy Changes Lives One Dental Procedure At A Time

Mission of Mercy Changes Lives One Dental Procedure At A Time

By Tania Soussan The last time Dr. Christopher Morgan volunteered at a Mission of Mercy dental clinic, his first patient of the day was a Navajo Nation teenager who had lost eight front teeth after being hit by a drunken driver. The boy’s family wasn’t able to afford...

Local Author Uses Humor to Delight Readers

Local Author Uses Humor to Delight Readers

By Tania Soussan Albuquerque native Clyde James Aragón’s passion is humor, and he’s used his wit to write everything from greeting cards to plays and even to craft crossword puzzles. Inspired by the likes of Mark Twain, Richard Amory and Ambrose Bierce, Aragón has...

How Long Does It Take To Lose Weight?

How Long Does It Take To Lose Weight?

By Eli Follick The famous comic strip character Ziggy has said: "I have tons of will power; what I really need is won’t power.” Many of us can relate - especially right after a season when eating outside the norm at parties and gatherings is, well, the norm. However,...

Local Musician Freddie Chavez Traded Fame for Family

Local Musician Freddie Chavez Traded Fame for Family

By Tania Soussan Freddie Chavez didn’t need any formal training to develop a successful career as a musician with a loyal following. His band opened regionally for legends like the Platters, the Drifters, and Fats Domino, and he had fans as far away as the United...

City Seeks Donations for Doghouse Lottery

City Seeks Donations for Doghouse Lottery

Low-to moderate-income residents can apply for free pet home Staff Report The City of Albuquerque’s Animal Welfare Department is seeking donations for new or gently used doghouses to help pet owners who need assistance during the cold winter months. At the same time,...

Prime Time Hosts 27th Annual 50+ Expo Health Fair

Prime Time Hosts 27th Annual 50+ Expo Health Fair

The 27th annual Prime Time 50+ Expo, Albuquerque’s largest free health fair for seniors, is scheduled for 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. October 11 at Embassy Suites Hotel near Downtown. The event will provide ages 50 and over with the chance to learn from health-related vendors...

Journey to Health – September Celebrates Fruits and Vegetables

Journey to Health – September Celebrates Fruits and Vegetables

By Eli Follick September is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month, a celebration of some of the most healthful foods you can eat and a time designated to raise public awareness about the health benefits of consuming these nutrient-packed foods. Though vegetables...

New Mexico Jazz Festival on Tap for September

New Mexico Jazz Festival on Tap for September

 The 17th annual New Mexico Jazz Festival brings a host of live musical acts, art, and more to Northern New Mexico for three weeks in September. A collaborative project between two of the most respected non-profit jazz presenters in New Mexico, the festival features...

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