Mural Fest '18: In the UrbanABQ East & West Neighborhoods

Mural Fest '18: In the UrbanABQ East & West Neighborhoods
by Chris Lucas

Welcome to Mural Fest 2018  Read More


Mural Fest '18: Map & Info

Mural Fest '18: Map & Info
by Chris Lucas

My favorite Mural Fest '18 mural, above. Read More


New Nob Hill Neighborhoods Visitors Center

New Nob Hill Neighborhoods Visitors Center
by Chris Lucas

Now it's easier to find your way...The Nob Hill Visitors Center is a New Year's addition to one of the most walkable areas of the city. Located on Central Ave & Tulane St in the recently remodeled Re/Max Select real estate building (3401 Central Av NE) & next door to Il Vicino pizzeria, the Visitors Center is focused on becoming a useful neighborhood meeting place, & especially helpful for visitors. Read More


Spontaneous Yoga at Downtown Growers Market at Robinson Park

Spontaneous Yoga at Downtown Growers Market at Robinson Park
by Chris Lucas

Spontaneous Yoga:

At the Downtown Growers Market at at Robinson Park, yoga can erupt spontaneously...as I'm enjoying a Saturday morning breakfast burrito from Food Karma (Eat Well, Do Good, below), folks gather & begin an hour-long yoga practice while I watch. Another reason to love the MetroABQ! Read More


SE Heights Ridgecrest & Parkland Hills Neighborhood Parks & Greenspaces

SE Heights Ridgecrest & Parkland Hills Neighborhood Parks & Greenspaces
by Chris Lucas

The SE Heights is one of the most park-&-greenscape-rich areas of the MetroABQ, with numerous median parkways, corner pocket parks & two large & important city parks, Burton & Hyder Parks. Below is a map of the SE Heights Neighborhood, including all the greenspaces. Read More


Random Sampling of Public Art in the NE Heights: Washington Bridge

Random Sampling of Public Art in the NE Heights: Washington Bridge
by Chris Lucas

The Metro has an extensive public art collection, represented in all quadrants & in some out-of-the-way places. When I know I will have extra time in an area of the city, I check the city's Interactive Public Art Map & seek out interesting public art.
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Pocket Park Along The Santo Domingo Trail -- MetroABQ NW

Pocket Park Along The Santo Domingo Trail -- MetroABQ NW
by Chris Lucas

On my way to a new listing (with a cool 3-D Walking Tour) in the Taylor Ranch neighborhood of Santa Fe Village, I pass a shaded little pocket park. Thirty-year mature shade trees line a 1/10-mile walkway with benches on each side; it meanders over a San Antonio arroyo culvert & connects to the Santo Domingo Bikepath greenspace. The park is a slice of green on the edge of busy Unser Blvd on one side & the limited-access Santa Fe Village pocket neighborhood on the other.   Read More