FOOD & DRINK
5 Top Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Albuquerque
These 5 top hole-in-the-wall restaurants in Albuquerque is in a city brimming with hidden culinary gems, and we have explored just a taste of what it has to offer through these five top hole-in-the-wall restaurants. From the authentic Mexican delights of El Modelo Mexican Foods and Mary & Tito’s Café to the nostalgic flavors of Duran Central Pharmacy and the innovative dishes at The Grove Café & Market, each restaurant has its own unique charm and signature dishes that captivate diners. Now you know why they are some of the best restaurants in Albuquerque for you to discover.
ABQ BioPark loses Koluk
Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) — Sad news from the ABQ BioPark with their announcement of the death of the zoo’s 26-year-old polar bear Koluk. The big white bear was diagnosed with heart disease in 2019 and was taking daily medication. The animal care staff reports that in recent days, he hadsuffered from a lack of appetite, sluggishness, and stiffness. A full exam was performed on May 19th. During that procedure, staff discovered severe liver and kidney disease. According to a release, Koluk was humanely euthanized today after his health was rapidly declining.
Smith's grocery store closed due to 'mouse infestation'
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A Smith's grocery store off Eubank Boulevard NE and Juan Tabo Boulevard NE closed its doors on Wednesday due to a 'mouse infestation.'. The state's Environmental Health Department conducted an inspection on Wednesday and found evidence of the infestation. Its findings led to an immediate closure of the store, according to EHD.
‘They’re flying all over my face’: Miller moths invade Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Moths are descending upon the Albuquerque area, and exterminators say the phones are ringing off the hook with people trying to figure out what to do about the swarming critters. Experts say we are seeing a major emergence of what is known as Miller moths...
SABOR - LATIN NIGHTS: Get Ready to Heat Up the Dance Floor!
Are you ready for a night of blazing hot Salsa and Latin dancing? Then join me this weekend for SABOR - LATIN NIGHTS at Damacios Bar & Tapas!. Pachanga Productions is bringing you the best of Latin music, with DJ Gabriel Goza mixing up the sabores of Salsa, Bachata, Timba, Reggaeton, Mambo and more!
Highest-rated cajun restaurants in Albuquerque, according to Yelp
(STACKER) From backyard boils with tables full of crawfish to the larger-than-life pots of spicy Jambalaya simmering over an open flame, Cajun food is definitely one that leaves your mouth happy and your system full of flavor. It’s also the kind of food built around community. Dishes that are predicated on the concept of the […]
Pop Up Picnic Park Date for Couples: A Unique and Memorable Date Night in Albuquerque
Attention all couples in Albuquerque! Looking for a unique and fun date night idea this weekend? Look no further than the Pop Up Picnic Park Date for Couples! This self-guided event takes place on Saturday, May 28th at 10:00 AM at Phil Chacon Park or another park of your choice (with PDF tickets only, no mobile app or QR codes accepted).
Los Bares Viejos: A Guide to the Good Old Dives of Nuevo México
P. Antonio Márquez’s guide to the good old dives of Nuevo México includes Albuquerque Press Club, the Matador in Santa Fe, Saints and Sinners in Española, and more. Rosie’s Cantina. Thunderbird Bar. The Hitching Post (formerly El Patio). Carraro’s and Joe’s Place across from UNM, La Ventana, the Blue Spruce Lounge, the Montana Mining Company, Club West, Burt’s Tiki Lounge. All these bars are gone now, bulldozed, or refurbished, or boarded up. More and more, a certain type of bar is disappearing from New Mexico.
New Mexico movie theater to give $1.50 tickets during the summer
Cinemark has announced $1.50 movie tickets for parents and kids to see a film during the summer. According to the movie chain, the Century Rio 24 will offer the discounted tickets in Albuquerque. There will be one movie shown on Wednesdays starting June 21. A full list of movies available...
Twilight Tours return to Albuquerque BioPark
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Guests are invited to visit the Albuquerque BioPark after dark and get a look at the animal nightlife. The BioPark is beginning its Twilight Tours at the zoo starting June 6, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. The tours will highlight some of the nocturnal behaviors of zoo animals. Guests will take tours […]
Get Ready to ROFL: The Road Warrior Comedy Show is Coming to Albuquerque!
Hey everyone, get ready for a hilarious evening with the Road Warrior Comedy Show happening this weekend! Presented by Chuck Parker Comedy and Crosslines Media, this show features some of the most experienced comedians from all around the United States.
Get Ready to Slay the Night at the Night In The Sound Garden Drag Show!
Get ready for a night of glamour, entertainment, and fun at the Night In The Sound Garden Drag Show this weekend! This event is set to take place on May 27th, 2023, at 7:00 PM at the Revel Entertainment Center located at 4720 Alexander Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87107.
Video: Tina Turner performs in Albuquerque in 1997
Tina Turner's career spanned more than 60 years.
International District residents want old Walmart to become another grocery store
"Now, instead of one trip to this Walmart because it's really close to my house, I make two trips on the bus to get the same stuff and have to go different places."
2023 New Mexico Wine Festival hits Balloon Fiesta Park
"Everything from real sweet to real dry, just anything in-between."
Video Vault: Tina Turner donates profits of 1985 Albuquerque concert to scholarships
In 1985, Tina Turner made a stop in Albuquerque as part of a concert tour. During that tour stop in Albuquerque, Turner donated all profit from that concert to a scholarship fund. The proceeds from the event were expected to be more than $50,000. 22 high school seniors received scholarships...
Unwind, Relax, and Recharge at Not Yo Mama's Self Care Sunday in Albuquerque
Attention all Albuquerque locals! Are you feeling stressed and in need of some self-care? Then we have the perfect event for you! Join us this Sunday, May 28th at JUNO brewery + cafe + art for Not Yo Mama's Self Care Sunday.
North Valley Aquatics Renovation begins this summer
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – After years without a pool, the Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center is moving closer to a brand new aquatics center. Last year, Bernalillo County revealed plans to renovate the North Valley community center and bring a pool back to the community. More than a decade ago, there was a pool there, but it […]
Plant Powered Events hosts Albuquerque Vegan Village Pop-Up Market
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – On Saturday, May 27, Plant Powered Events will host a Vegan Village Pop-Up Market with a variety of vendors for an evening of food, music, drinks, and more. The event will take place from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The ABQ Collective on Eubank Boulevard.
Bryson Tiller: I’m Back and I’m Better Tour in Albuquerque, NM Jun 20th, 2023 – presale code
The pre-sale passcode for a new Bryson Tiller: I’m Back and I’m Better Tour presale is finally available!!. During this time limited presale members have got the chance to acquire performance tickets ahead of the general public!. This could be your one chance ever to see Bryson Tiller:...
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