Category Archives: New Mexico

Great Salads in Albuquerque

When it comes to delicious places to have lunch, Albuquerque has its share of great places to choose. Here are two that are personal favorites of this author. Flying Star Café Flying Star Café has nine locations in Albuquerque. This is a very popular chain which started out in 1987 as a diner type of

First Dates in Albuquerque

Don’t want to do the usual dinner and a movie? You’re lucky you’re in Albuquerque. Head to Nob Hill where you can find food for any appetite; from romantic restaurants (like Vivace or Scalo) and cafes (Flying Star) to Cajun (Ragin’ Shrimp) and pizza (Il Vicino – get the $10 special!). After dinner, take in

Early Settlers of Albuquerque Nm

Located astride the Rio Grande, Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico, containing a quarter of the state’s entire population.  The city was founded in 1706 as a Spanish colonial outpost, named Ranchos de Alburquerque, making it one of the oldest cities in the United States.  It is popularly believed that provincial governor Don


The Unser family is one of the most famous racing families in the world of auto racing. The Indianapolis 500 is one of the most prestigious events in all of auto racing and Al Unser has won the race four times. His son Al Jr. has won the race twice, and his brother Bobby has

Why Albuguerque is one of Te Fastet Growing Cities in the United States

If you ever visit Albuquerque, it’s easy to see why people would want to move there. The sun shines almost every day, the air is dry, and the people are as friendly as you’ll find anywhere in the United States. But there is more to it than that. Albuquerque is growing so fast for two

Albuquerque new Mexico Travel

Albuquerque is the largest city in New Mexico with a population of around 540,000. There is a bus transit system that covers most of the city and large bike lanes that make commuting by bicycle a realistic option. However, traveling by car is still the preferred method. The great thing about Albuquerque is that it

Rainy Day Activities Nm

Although the outdoors offer the most to do in the Southwest, a parent can find many ways to entertain a child on a rainy day in Albuquerque. There are many museums, a great aquarium, and other attractions that hold appeal to children. Cliff’s amusement park and strolling around Old Town might be off the list

Atomic Bombs

The National Atomic Museum is a truely unique museum that provides both the basics and details on the history of the evolution of our understanding of radioactive energy and its uses – peaceful and for defense. The museum is moving and growing starting with a new name: The National Museum of Nuclear Science and History.

Mexican Restaurants Albuquerque Nm

Albuquerque, New Mexico is a quintessential town with a vast amount of culture and attractions to visit. It also is the home to many delicious Mexican restaurants. Here is a guide to some of my favorites in the area: Cervantes Restaurant and Lounge. 5801 Gibson Blvd SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108, (505) 262-2253 Cervantes is a

Albuquerque Events

All local Albuquerque residents know their city is full of amazing entertainment throughout the year. Visiting in the springtime is no exception. It is by far the most abundant entertainment season.  Any day of the week you can find some sort of cultural event and even a valuable place to eat! During the days stop