Category: Features

It was supposed to be their big break. Now two 24-year-olds are at the center of the ‘Rust’ shooting investigation

It was supposed to be their big break. Now two 24-year-olds are at the center of the ‘Rust’ shooting investigation

From the Los Angeles Times When Hannah Gutierrez Reed landed a job working on the Alec Baldwin western “Rust,” she couldn’t believe her luck. “How f— up is it that life’s been so good lately I can’t help but feel like I’m about to fall from grace?” she posted on Facebook on Sept. 29, two…

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When professional baseball had a home in Barelas

When professional baseball had a home in Barelas

From Downtown Albuquerque News Should Albuquerque voters approve, there’s a pretty good chance a new stadium will soon be constructed somewhere in greater Downtown in the coming years. But while that possibility may strike most area residents as a big new urban novelty for Albuquerque, it’s actually anything but. For much of the last century,…

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Sawmill’s ACE Leadership High School focuses on in-demand trades

Sawmill’s ACE Leadership High School focuses on in-demand trades

From Downtown Albuquerque News Tucked away at the eastern edge of the Sawmill neighborhood is a high school that’s doing things a little differently. In addition to more common subjects, they offer hands-on learning in the fields of architecture, construction, and engineering — something they shorten to ACE. ACE Leadership High School was launched in…

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Thinking big and small: A tiny tiny house operation in Wells Park looks ahead

Thinking big and small: A tiny tiny house operation in Wells Park looks ahead

From Downtown Albuquerque News New homes are being built all the time in Wells Park, but they’re a little harder to notice than you might guess. That’s because the structures in question are tiny homes, and the construction is largely taking place behind the walls of a “factory” operated by LivLab Studios at the corner…

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History, Hikes, Gardens and Ghosts: There’s something for everyone at the Old Idaho Penitentiary

History, Hikes, Gardens and Ghosts: There’s something for everyone at the Old Idaho Penitentiary

From Treasure Valley Living It’s generally a good idea to avoid spending any amount of time in a penitentiary, but the Old Idaho Penitentiary is different. With a wide variety of activities, and something for every member of the family, you’re sure to enjoy your time there. Completed in 1872, the Old Idaho Penitentiary served…

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Former ‘Harvey Girls’ dormitory once again welcomes residents

Former ‘Harvey Girls’ dormitory once again welcomes residents

From Chile Street Restoration of the Rawlins Building — a National Register of Historic Places structure — is almost done, and it will soon function much like it did in the late 19th century, with commercial space on the main level and apartments for rent upstairs. In fact, owners Tom and Tina Clayton expect to…

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Good news, bad news, and the latest office vacancy numbers

Good news, bad news, and the latest office vacancy numbers

From Downtown Albuquerque News Despite everything the pandemic has done to diminish the popularity of congregating in offices to work, the vacancy rate for commercial space in greater Downtown has actually gone down recently, in what could be a tentative sign of optimism for the collection of restaurants and coffee shops that depend on the…

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Legal cannabis helped the Colorado tourism economy. It probably won’t do the same for ABQ.

Legal cannabis helped the Colorado tourism economy. It probably won’t do the same for ABQ.

Nearly a decade after voters in Colorado legalized recreational cannabis, this much seems clear: It was a major victory for tourism. Those tourists came from all over, and cannabis entrepreneurs launched new businesses to cater to them. Some of these businesses provide cannabis-friendly transportation from the airport to area lodging, others offer high-end dining options…

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Food trends: Catering your event in a post-pandemic world

Food trends: Catering your event in a post-pandemic world

From the Idaho Business Review As pandemic restrictions fade away, lots of people are eager to return to in-person events, but it’s important to remember comfort levels will vary, especially when it comes to eating. While some guests are eager and willing to attend a large event with a traditional serve-yourself buffet, others may be…

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