The Old Town Purple Pine 2020

The Old Town Purple Pine 2020
by Chris Lucas

The Azure Fountain, above, is a great place to finish the River of Lights Tour 2020. It shimmers as you stand in front of it & reminds of a techno New Years Eve party.   Read More


MetroABQ Neighborhoods Map

MetroABQ Neighborhoods Map
by Chris Lucas

I am always looking around the edges of neighborhoods for various reasons...Perhaps folks are looking for a home in a school district--knowing exactly which neighborhoods are included in that district are important. Read More


MetroABQ Newsletter -- Fall Edition

MetroABQ Newsletter -- Fall Edition
by Chris Lucas

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Sandia Mountain's Largest Rock Formation: The Shield

Sandia Mountain's Largest Rock Formation: The Shield
by Chris Lucas

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Where Are Evergreen Hills & Tierra Monte?

Where Are Evergreen Hills & Tierra Monte?
by Chris Lucas

Where are these tiny mountain enclaves? The scenic way to get to Tierra Monte & Evergreen Hills is to start on Tramway Blvd. Tramway is the easternmost (road) arterial in Albuquerque proper, running north & south along the length of the Sandia Mountain Foothills. Numerous neighborhoods dot the Foothills, starting at the Four Hills Community in the south. As you head north along Tramway, you pass other prominent Foothills neighborhoods like Supper Rock, Embudo Canyon, Kachina Hills, Glenwood Hills, High Desert & the neighborhoods that make up Sandia Heights.
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