Current issues of DAN are available via subscription, but we’ve put the pre-2021 archive online for reference and research purposes. Enjoy!
12/28/2020 – Mary Fox, the rental shortage and homelessness, 46 years with the Old Town Plaza flags, and how we came to love flamenco: The Best of DAN, 2020
12/21/2020 – Gibbons that think they own the place, the COVID clocktower, local life in 1918, High Noon’s phone booth, and walking tours: The Best of DAN, 2020
12/14/2020 – Nature play, whimsical art, gentrification, and Steven Seagal movies: It’s the best of DAN, 2020
12/11/2020 – Helicopter use draws further scrutiny, low-key luminarias, ‘text amendment’ letters, the West Park monolith, and more
12/10/2020 – Arts group will take over key Rail Yards building as city moves to add roofing and trail to project
12/09/2020 – City is under contract to purchase Gibson complex for homeless facility / Café Lush on the agony and ecstasy of 2020 / Remedy reopens
12/08/2020 – Briefing: Barelas Park design details, and why New Mexico United is involved / How ditch maintenance sometimes involves basketball
12/07/2020 – Briefing: For a preview of Christmas Eve luminarias, you’ll need a crystal ball / Space, money, and the Rail Spur Trail
12/04/2020 – Botanic garden evening hours, new pizzeria opens, a mini-library tour, the Old Town tree lighting, and more
12/03/2020 – TBT: Lomas in the late 1950s was the ART project of its day / Miners, sappers, and the 1922 election / Was the Rail Yards triangle once a brothel?
12/02/2020 – More water in the river as irrigation wraps up / Nov. was driest month of the year / Gas prices projected to drop / A small uptick in bus ridership
12/01/2020 – Briefing: The new giant HD screens on the Convention Center / BernCo pursues a 45-unit housing complex at 6th and Coal / The latest plywood map
11/30/2020 – Briefing: Roses lays off 40 percent of its workforce / Left Turn is still on track for Old Town site, but it’s slow going
11/25/2020 – Briefing: Bosque Trail traffic continues at record pace / Anti-speeding efforts largely focused outside of greater Downtown / Car runs into The Box
11/24/2020 – Briefing: AFR, in reactive mode, says to keep calling in dumpster fires / The bones of El Vado’s new shade structure are up
11/23/2020 – Briefing: Sunday cruise night, perhaps with a rougher edge, proceeds with smaller crowds / Our monthly roundup of crime stats
11/20/2020 – La Crepe closes, a new flamenco film, another COVID record, what a food bank can do with $1, and more
11/19/2020 – Briefing: Officials are bullish on homeless tent encampments / A Q & A guide to ADAPT, the city’s program for dealing with problem properties
11/18/2020 – Zillow’s 12-month value projections jump to 7 percent / From Sears catalog to Silver Hill: A restoration adventure / Tight rental market continues
11/17/2020 – Drugs are sold out in the open all the time. What should APD do about it? / Still no word on a Downtown shelter site
11/16/2020 – Briefing: Board recommends Cottonwood as new name for Kit Carson Park / At the Main Library, the new normal is much quieter / New COVID closures
11/13/2020 – Food hall opens tomorrow, River of Lights is still tentative, driverless cars from 1922, and more
11/12/2020 – Briefing: A third model for small grocery stores comes to Old Town / Monthly zoo attendance hovers around 35,000 / New pizza restaurant and arcade
11/10/2020 – Briefing: Motel renovation and skyway are on tap for EDo / Wells Park is missing nearly two miles of sidewalk
11/09/2020 – Briefing: The Walker Property could be much more than greenspace / Musicians tour Barelas / A public handwashing station on 4th
11/06/2020 – A possible noise crackdown, new chicken restaurant opens on Lomas, the quiet Halloween, another COVID record, and more
11/04/2020 – Martinez and Ortiz y Pino are well ahead / At least two storefronts put up plywood in Downtown core / Water use dropped in September
11/03/2020 – Police helicopters are circling the city more than they used to. Are they overbearing irritations or necessary tools of crime-fighting?
11/02/2020 – Briefing: City moves to seize land in front of Rail Yards for roundabout / Anna Muller, a Downtown fixture who owned the Kress Building, is dead at 77
10/30/2020 – Filming returns, a 100-year-old preschool, another COVID record, Anna Muller memories, and more
10/28/2020 – Briefing: Halloween is a big deal in greater Downtown, but what it will look like this weekend is anybody’s guess
10/27/2020 – Briefing: Mauger Estate B & B rebrands as El Cuervo, targets LGBTQ travelers / Week-old mini library goes up in smoke / Our monthly literary hunt
10/26/2020 – Briefing: Old Town to get its first wine tasting room in early 2021 / Future tourists could take in Downtown via a Camino Real trail
10/22/2020 – Briefing: Along with Amtrak and the Rail Runner, Greyhound cuts service / Old Town Plaza benches are being replaces with sturdier replicas
10/21/2020 – Rental inventory remains low, home prices lag rest of metro, and the NHCC’s welcome center now has walls
10/20/2020 – Briefing: Interactive lighting for Old Town Plaza / Tierra Adentro will move to Sawmill land trust / Volunteers plant medicinal herbs in bosque
10/19/2020 – APD answers your questions on when to call the substation, who patrols the bosque, the Coronado Park homicides, and more
10/16/2020 – City begins hunt for United stadium site, COVID numbers spike in local zip codes, how to track your ballot, and more
10/15/2020 – APD’s new drag racing crackdown, Sunday cruise night’s sudden popularity, mask use among the homeless, and more
10/14/2020 – A new pizzeria for West Downtown, the Turquoise Museum reopens, a modest uptick in short-term rental occupancy, and more
10/13/2020 – Briefing: Homelessness council leans toward north Downtown facility / The grass-covered art project off Lomas
10/08/2020 – Thanks to conservation, there’s at least some water in the river / Amtrak cuts start next week / Aquifer gains in latest survey
10/07/2020 – Briefing: Survey shows support for Kit Carson name change / Flamenco institute again has a foothold in Downtown core / Short-term rental bill passes
10/06/2020 – Briefing: San Felipe de Neri’s new priest settles into a job transformed by pandemic / City proposes new canopies for ART stations
10/05/2020 – Briefing: Downtown traffic volumes lag every other part of town / A (mostly) hidden obelisk at Tingley Beach
10/02/2020 – Lavu’s eviction threat, artwalk details, a guide to state legislative races, sand traps go rogue, and more
10/01/2020 – Briefing: When walking with goats, mind the loose paper / Effex’s owner on closures, plywood, and the future / What’s the status of community centers?
09/30/2020 – Briefing: Sunport Blvd extension is a go, but neighborhood opposition remains / Low crime figures Downtown are not necessarily good news
09/29/2020 – A Wells Park burger joint’s new concrete patio illustrates the agony and the ecstasy of the restaurant business in the fall of 2020
09/28/2020 – Briefing: City looks at elevating portion of rail trail / Rio Grande is in for some changes, but not yet a roundabout
09/25/2020 – Museums reopen but aquarium is still closed, LWV candidate Q &A is out, a new balloon for IPCC, and more
09/24/2020 – The fall news walking tour (part two) concludes with a wander through Huning Castle, Raynolds, Barelas, and the Downtown Core
09/22/2020 – Briefing: Prominent vacant building at 4th and Coal is sold to multi-faceted tattoo operation / Our monthly roundup of crime stats
09/21/2020 – Briefing: Seven-story development is on track for spring groundbreaking / Hotel Blue delays continue / A new owner for historic West Downtown adobe
09/17/2020 – Downtown’s tight rental market / Town homes at 9th and Tijeras are delayed but on track / Boese’s new awnings / The latest building permits
09/16/2020 – Briefing: A collection of local podcasts moves into The Ruppe / Anticipating tourism uptick, Old Town visitor center reopens
09/15/2020 – Briefing: Old Firestone shop is now a source of highly-customized Land Rovers / City says Downtown traffic light synching is the best it can do
09/14/2020 – Briefing: Company aims to keep local gas and sewer pipes apart / City maneuvers to make Barelas an official historic district, unlocking tax credits
09/11/2020 – Standard Diner becomes a Range Cafe, city extends Rail Yards Market season, bird mural is completed, and more.
09/10/2020 – Briefing: Botanic garden evening hours may return / Another decline in local short-term rentals / Mobile paleta business is surprisingly normal
09/09/2020 – Briefing: How other cities do more street closures with less money / Nominate a new name for Kit Carson Park / Barelas NA resumes meetings
09/08/2020 – The improbable tale of how steel beams from the World Trade Center came to Sacred Heart in Barelas
09/04/2020 – BioPark train will be largely replaced, Alibi is sold, Kahlo and Rivera coming to AM, and more.
09/03/2020 – Briefing: Keller proposes new money for Rio Grande, Wells Park, rail crossing / ABQ Ride contemplates new ART safety measures even as crash rate drops
09/02/2020 – A hot and dry August / Gas prices level off / Amtrak service reduction takes effect Oct. 12
09/01/2020 – For 46 years, he’s been raising and lowering the Old Town Plaza flags. Meet Jim Hoffsis.
08/31/2020 – Briefing: Bank of ABQ closing Downtown branch / 2nd Street barricade ends this week / “Church Street Cafe” has never been more literal
08/28/2020 – New restaurant at former Monroe’s, DAN audits the USPS, Lew Wallace goes full Weird Al, and more
08/27/2020 – Briefing: Mountain Road’s most high profile dog never barks or bites / Duran’s gets an early start on unusual flu shot season
08/25/2020 – Briefing: So far, Vinaigrette’s no tipping policy is working / Vegan food truck will take over Grinding Gears storefront
08/24/2020 – Briefing: City looks at Sawmill-Downtown trail / Why did the chicken cross Park Avenue?
08/21/2020 – Food hall opening is near, city buys Wells Park law offices, botanic garden evening hours ending soon, and more
08/19/2020 – Briefing: City pursues Wells Park properties for homeless facility and/or support staff. Plus: La Esquinita’s post-lockdown life
08/18/2020 – The once and future Kit Carson Park: How did it get its name? Was it ever a POW camp? (No, but that’s close.)
08/17/2020 – Briefing: Hartford Square and the particular challenges of Downtown core restaurants, plus a big sewer project this winter for Mountain and 15th.
08/14/2020 – ART buses will take over Lomas/Rio Grande Rapid Ride, opportunity zones knock, the future of the Walker Property, and more…
08/13/2020 – Briefing: The Rail Runner looks to be the only public commuter train in America not operating / Gibson debuts bill to regulate short-term rentals
08/12/2020 – The generous patio capacity at Capo’s, Filling Philly’s appears to be closed, a 15 percent drop in short-term rental listings, and more
08/11/2020 – A busy fall at the Rail Yards, with roofing projects, landscaping, and pathways to and from
08/10/2020 – Briefing: APS meal distribution consolidates to ABQ High, Roadrunner leaves zoo parking lot, and the cause of Papa Frank’s fire is unclear
08/06/2020 – The river’s bad year continues, but rainfall at least is about normal. Also: Bus ridership begins to recover.
08/03/2020 – Briefing: Few ART ticket machines are working / Slow Burn Coffee opening on Mountain / Appliance City building under contract with new buyer
07/31/2020 – Road closures for protests, evening hours at the botanic garden, help us with a science experiment, and more on the Friday Roundup
07/29/2020 – Briefing: What the gibbons at the zoo are trying to tell us / How NAs are adapting to the times / A photo of every single plywood mural
07/27/2020 – Briefing: El Vado will be made in the shade as an upscale hostel is added to the Monterey Motel
07/24/2020 – Coffee shops in Sawmill and Wells Park fold, the Portland Loo is here (but locked), the legacy of Franz Huning, and more
07/23/2020 – Briefing: Lap swim reservations are the hottest ticket in town, and the Alhambra/Chacoma/Rio Grande intersection heads for redesign
07/21/2020 – A shoe tree marks the spot: Touring a West Park art installation that doubles as a house
07/20/2020 – Briefing: The Cellar is reborn as Debajo Tapas y Vino / More plywood comes down, and what’s left is painted / Crime returns to pre-lockdown levels
07/17/2020 – Grinding Gears and Tricklock are out of business, Sawmill Market reopens, and banana art
07/16/2020 – The hidden factor behind our homelessness problem: A major shortage of low-cost rentals
07/14/2020 – Briefing: The constant struggle of tree maintenance in historic neighborhoods / Park users asked to pack out trash
07/13/2020 – The city might rename Kit Carson and Coronado parks
07/10/2020 – Tingley Drive may be blocked off, Explora X Studio breaks ground, Anaya’s old street, and more on the Friday Roundup
07/08/2020 – Briefing: The Dog House is more popular than ever / City museum and zoo reopening is pending state action / Fewer short-term rentals out there
07/07/2020 – Briefing: Central underpass work to start in August / City to install lighting along I-40 bike path / An antique court case holds up trail reopening
07/02/2020 – Garcia’s closes 4th and Mountain location, tree punches out sidewalk, First Friday is tomorrow, and more on the weekly roundup.
07/01/2020 – Amtrak moves to cut ABQ service in half / Lowest bus boarding numbers in 18 years / River flow in this dry year is largely stored water
06/30/2020 – It’s been a month. When will the plywood come down?
06/26/2020 – Gravity Bound Brewing opens, Old Town winces as fiesta is canceled, book sales are now twice per week, and more on the Friday Roundup
06/25/2020 – Briefing: A streetlight-cell tower combo / Development near 12th and Menaul pushes ahead / For the cause of police reform, a local job opening
06/24/2020 – Briefing: Mysterious pipes at the Rail Yards / The Main Library is really, really quiet / Our monthly survey of mini-libraries
06/23/2020 – Report: Neon Park, the Garcia family’s collection of Route 66 memorabilia, is set to open soon.
06/22/2020 – Briefing: NHCC welcome center breaks ground / New coffee shop / Tingley wall repair is out to bid / Why is the Wells Fargo building so green at night?
06/19/2020 – Today’s mysterious art installation, a ‘plant-forward’ restaurant for food hall, the United stadium search continues, and more on the Friday Roundup
06/18/2020 – A Downtown news briefing, one century later
06/17/2020 – Former D2 council candidate and Downtown resident is suspect in Old Town shooting. Also: Home listings rebound, and more on the June Real Estate Index
06/16/2020 – Once upon a time, Coronado Park was a place to while away lunch breaks, eat ice cream, and harass prairie dogs.
06/15/2020 – Briefing: Sawmill and Downtown core lead primary turnout / Not-so-brutal library is almost a landmark / Bike boulevard plan advances / Why 18 m.p.h.?
06/10/2020 – Briefing: Amore leaves West Downtown / Dine-in returns to Barelas Coffee House and Central Grill / Short-term rental demand appears to increase
06/09/2020 – This summer, Downtown area tourism is left with only known unknowns. We’ve made a list.
06/08/2020 – Briefing: A Granite sidewalk overhaul / Boese Brothers pursues spirits / The yard on 14th designed just for birds and bees
06/05/2020 – Street closure list is forthcoming, Papa Frank’s burns, pandemic pupusas, and more on the Friday Roundup.
06/04/2020 – Up to 20 percent of our local parks are literally off the (online) map. The companies that know why aren’t saying much.
06/02/2020 – Briefing: Keller urges Downtowners to be cautious and stay home. Also: City blocks off part of 2nd in traffic trial.
06/01/2020 – Briefing: Floyd demonstration Downtown, temporary ART station canopies, and a rent dispute at the old Flying Star building
05/29/2020 – Possible food truck events at Civic Plaza and the Rail Yards, roundabout construction begins, a streetcar retrospective, and more.
05/28/2020 – Briefing: Lescombes’ new grocery business hires back 10, and an abandoned Barelas house is spared demolition – for now
05/27/2020 – Briefing: For Downtown farmers markets, drive-thru operations are scale models of normal times, but offer some data-collection advantages.
05/26/2020 – Briefing: Spin e-scooters depart Albuquerque as Rio Metro attempts to negotiate the future of micro-mobility.
05/22/2020 – Last Call is latest pandemic closure, Pavlak departs San Felipe, civic-minded attack frogs, and more.
05/21/2020 – Briefing: A new restaurant opens Downtown amid the toughest of circumstances, and a new mural on 12th channels an Al Hurricane song.
05/20/2020 – Zillow slashes forecasts for Downtown home values as new listings drop across the city.
05/19/2020 – Briefing: The 505 Central food hall will forge ahead, with many details TBD, and in Sawmill, used license plates work as traffic control
05/18/2020 – Briefing: Hotel Blue project is delayed again amid pandemic-related financing problems, and the city’s neighborhood office is at 50 percent capacity
05/15/2020 – Downtown reopening details, Rio Grande striping nears completion, finding El Vado at the end of a rainbow, and more.
05/14/2020 – Crime levels fell again in April, but at a less dramatic rate. Fewer people in the Downtown core appears to be the main factor.
05/08/2020 – Run for the Zoo goes virtual, Immaculate Conception through the ages, ART sort of returns to Central, and more.
05/07/2020 – Briefing: Wells Park NA organizes against Coronado Park shelter as city pivots toward multiple sites
05/06/2020 – Water use plummets as commuters stay home. Plus: gas prices drop again, but they may have reached a floor.
05/05/2020 – Silver, 14th, Mountain, and Alcalde are in for some changes under a new bike boulevard plan
05/04/2020 – Briefing: Area schools are passing out 10,000 meals per week, El Modelo under renovation, and Benton on short-term rental regulation.
05/01/2020 – Lescombes enters the grocery business, Mother Road Hostel closes for good, Rio Grande resurfacing begins, and more.
04/30/2020 – Many of our iconic commercial signs are hand-painted. Meet the artist behind some of them.
04/29/2020 – Briefing: Water-themed sculptures coming to Sawmill and a new coffee shop is in the works for Mountain and Forrester
04/28/2020 – Neighborhood watch is supposed to act as the eyes and ears of the police. But does it actually reduce crime? And if so, how?
04/27/2020 – Love and theft: How an artisan showcased at the Sawmill Market and El Vado got his start
04/24/2020 – Vinaigrette owner skewers Grubhub, farmers market logistics announced, bosque trail repairs in high gear, and more.
04/23/2020 – Briefing: The time not-yet-President Harry Truman visited Downtown, and 1112 Iron returns to the City Council.
04/20/2020 – ‘No’ to Raynolds sidewalks and Sawmill streets, ‘Yes’ to AM and the BioPark: How Downtown capital projects fared in the legislature.
04/17/2020 – Bosque trail construction begins, more luminarias, and the upside of an almost-opened brewery.
04/15/2020 – Our watch-and-wait housing market, plus a tour of the busy Huning Castle construction scene.
04/14/2020 – Under lockdown, greater Downtown crime is way down
04/13/2020 – Briefing: A clocktower-mini-library combo in Raynolds and luminarias for dark times in Huning Castle.
04/10/2020 – Easter chalk art, crowds on Central Ave. buses and the days when Huning’s castle was a school.
04/09/2020 – The brewery-coffee shop hybrid model is gaining traction in greater Downtown, but it’s complicated
04/08/2020 – El Vado’s Buen Provecho, what the next eight weeks look like for short-term rentals, and more on the Hospitality and Entertainment Index
04/06/2020 – Briefing: Rio Grande resurfacing will start soon, the ‘ridiculous’ intersection at 12th and Park, pay-by-app parking, and Huning Castle speed humps.
04/03/2020 – Sawmill meetings go online, Wells Park doc premiers tonight, and readers send in walking tour finds, and more.
04/02/2020 – Bonsai, opera, and Steven Seagal movies: Prominent Downtowners recommend escapist media for the lockdown
03/31/2020 – Part Two of our epic walking tour
03/30/2020 – A whimsical, newsy, and generally epic walking tour of greater Downtown – Part one of two
03/27/2020 – Downtown businesses react to the crisis, the restoration of the Kress building, a busy bosque trail, and more on the Friday Roundup.
03/25/2020 – The Main Library has some items you really wouldn’t expect. We talked to a librarian about why, then spent a few hours testing out the system.
03/24/2020 – Briefing: The sculpture at 5th and Lomas is just about finished, a key tip for ADAPT calls, and our monthly survey of the mini-libraries
03/23/2020 – Briefing: Explora’s expansion looks to kick off in late spring, repairs to a bumpy bosque trail, and Hope Village is set to break ground in summer.
03/20/2020 – Chacon predicts a good year for peaches, notes on the virus, new curbs for ART, and more on the Friday Roundup
03/19/2020 – Briefing: Homewise buys commercial buildings on 4th, our very quiet Downtown core, some relief from massive water projects, and a virtual happy hour.
03/18/2020 – Construction of the townhomes on Mountain and 14th is still proceeding apace. Also: Rentals, home prices, and more on the Real Estate Index
03/17/2020 – Briefing: City pitches improvements to park, Coronado shelter would require adjacent land, and the story of an ancient billboard along I-40.
03/16/2020 – Briefing: Lodgers assess the damage of cancellations, city to demolish two houses, and meet the new safety district lieutenant.
03/13/2020 – Notes on the virus, Sawmill Market opens, rejected shelter sites, and more on the Friday Roundup
03/11/2020 – Downtown’s sourdough bakery, a jump in hotel prices, and more on the March Hospitality and Entertainment Index.
03/10/2020 – The city might put a ‘nature play area’ in greater Downtown. The goal is to prep kids for outdoor life in a highly educational way.
03/09/2020 – A novel outreach effort in Sawmill. Also: How data on homelessness are getting more precise and accessible.
03/06/2020 – BioPark troubles, United mural comes down, getting beyond ‘red or green,’ and more on the Friday Roundup.
03/05/2020 – Briefing: Coronado Park disappears (on Google Maps), Central Ave. underpass improvements advance, and just how many people live Downtown?
03/04/2020 – Gas is 25 cents cheaper compared to last year and bus ridership is up for a second straight month, plus more on the Climate and Transport Index
03/03/2020 – As Huning Castle deals with a shooting at a property listed on Airbnb, the city moves to regulate the short-term rental industry
03/02/2020 – Briefing: Old Town restaurant is closed, new aerial photos of the Rail Yards, 20th and Bellamah is now an all-way stop, and new art in DNA
02/28/2020 – Blue Grasshopper closes, food trucks set up storefronts, readers react to ART and fireworks, plus more on the Friday Roundup.
02/27/2020 – Briefing: An app for ART bunching, sidewalks near Rail Yards set for a facelift, and our monthly roundup of mini-libraries.
02/26/2020 – Joshua Brown on window bars, auto theft prevention, cameras, disturbing the peace, and more.
02/25/2020 – APD’s Valley Area Commander on 2nd speeding, Raynolds parking, Coronado Park, bike cops, Kit Carson gates, and more. (Part one of a two-part series.)
02/24/2020 – Briefing: Hotel Blue project delayed, Electric Playhouse offices will remain Downtown, and the Portland Loo install is set for May
02/21/2020 – Another possible shelter site, Rail Yards open house, name that dinosaur, and more on the Friday Roundup.
02/19/2020 – Something old and something new in DNA renovation and infill projects, plus all the latest property stats on the February Real Estate Index.
02/18/2020 – The mayor prefers UNM site for shelter. ALSO: An abandoned building in West Downtown gets a reprieve as one on Iron heads toward demolition.
02/14/2020 – Axe throwing, ADAPT details, Harry Potter seminars, geese in snow, and more on the Friday Roundup.
02/13/2020 – Briefing: Av. Huerta signs will be up in time for Huerta visit, Rio Grande work to resume any day now, and January’s crime stats
02/12/2020 – February’s Hospitality and Entertainment Index
02/11/2020 – Zero-fare transit may come to Albuquerque. Here’s a review of the arguments for and against.
02/10/2020 – Briefing: AFR investigated dumpster fires, Zendo closes El Vado location, Old Town taproom clears major hurdle, and the genius of KiMo Theater tours
02/07/2020 – Plurality wants shelter in greater Downtown, pet adoption comes through in the clutch, a spring runoff update, and more on the Friday Roundup
02/06/2020 – When Kit Carson Park was a cow pasture – and nine other historic photos of the Huning Castle neighborhood.
02/05/2020 – February’s Climate and Transport Index
02/04/2020 – Homeless kids walked from Coronado Park to West Old Town to attend elementary school. They’re not alone in facing daunting transport logistics.
02/03/2020 – Briefing: Coyote v. roadrunner in two-part mural, traffic calming on 2nd delayed, Walker property deal to close in March, and decorative wind turbines
01/31/2020 – Crossing Central, the Sawmill Market vendor list, questions for the Valley Area commander, and more on the Friday Roundup.
01/29/2020 – Briefing: United Mural to be replaced, artist updates Diego Rivera, and the monthly mini-library tour.
01/28/2020 – Oni Noodles moving to old Boiler Monkey location, Harwood’s 2020 plans include park-like front yard, and infrastructure woes at 6th and I-40.
01/27/2020 – The march of the microbrews: At least five more taprooms are coming to greater Downtown. One is even aimed at families with kids.
01/24/2020 – Flowers, illegal water taps, the city’s satisfaction survey, and more on the Friday Roundup.
01/23/2020 – At Lilly Barrack’s new West Old Town operation, a hardscrabble craft in a pastorale setting. Also: December’s crime statistics
01/22/2020 – January’s Real Estate Index
01/21/2020 – Briefing: El Vado developer looks at Rail Yards, River of Lights traffic proves mild, the 5th and Tijeras recycling bin, and Sawmill meets tonight.
01/17/2020 – The steam locomotive, a Sawmill Market update, I-40 truck traffic, and much more on the Friday Roundup
01/16/2020 – A tour of the greater Downtown Airbnb market
01/15/2020 – January’s Hospitality and Entertainment Index
01/13/2020 – Briefing: The huge dirt pile on Mountain, comings and goings at area restaurants, and 4th building regs head to council.
01/10/2020 – Dumpster fires, landmark status for the library, quiet on the ART front, the Imus-Downtown connection, and more on the Friday Roundup.
01/08/2020 – January’s Climate and Transport Index
01/07/2020 – The Ghost of Parking Future: How new technology and special parking districts could change the face of Downtown and places like it
01/06/2020 – One third of drivers don’t feed Downtown parking meters. But that may change this year.
12/23/2019 – Reminder: DAN is on vacation, but here are our favorite features from the last five months.
12/20/2019 – The latest ART news, Posadas de Barelas, a beer-whiskey combo, and more on the Friday Roundup.
12/19/2019 – Delayed north 4th building regs may go citywide, gates along Tingley ditch are finished, and November’s crime stats
12/18/2019 – December’s Real Estate Index
12/17/2019 – Briefing: Left Turn moves to open Old Town taproom, what drives Downtown water use, new cafe in Raynolds, and Christmas Shop owners to stay after all
12/16/2019 – I-40 and 2nd is one of the potential homeless shelter sites, Lead overpass striping gap will be fixed after all, and the monthly mini library check
12/13/2019 – First Financial leaving Downtown, River of Lights storage at capacity, council candidates react, a new Kimo history, and more on the Friday Roundup
12/12/2019 – Post-mortem for a squeaker of a council race: How your precinct voted, how much it turned out, and more.
12/11/2019 – Benton defeats Quintero in runoff. Also: December’s Hospitality and Entertainment Index
12/10/2019 – Briefing: Last chance to vote in runoff, the West Old Town-River of Lights endurance exercise, Raynolds water line project delayed, and more.
12/06/2019 – First shelter meeting scheduled, Holiday Stroll is tonight, a new brewery in the Downtown core, and more on the Friday Roundup
12/05/2019 – The kids run the new vegan eatery. Mom and Dad sell steak burritos a few feet away. Also: How fast to e-scooters really go?
12/04/2019 – December’s Climate and Transport Index
12/03/2019 – The industrial strength gift guide to Sawmill and Wells Park: For the person who has everything, why not a pallet of locally manufactured CBD water?
12/02/2019 – With ART, Downtown bus service is more frequent, but slower. Also: Rick Miera, Downtown stalwart for 68 years, has moved to Corrales.
11/29/2019 – A thank you note 300 years in the making, River of Lights traffic details, a bosque trail love letter, and more in the Friday Roundup
11/27/2019 – November’s Real Estate Index
11/25/2019 – Briefing: Possible homeless shelter sites TBA in December, the BioPark train’s future, Rio Grande construction is delayed, and more.
11/22/2019 – The ghosts of trolleys past, lawsuits allege abuse at Immaculate Conception, historical woodcuts, and more on the Friday Roundup.
11/21/2019 – United shifts stadium focus from Rail Yards to Rail Yards adjacent. Plus: 2020 agenda concerns three small north-side buildings, 2nd improvements.
11/20/2019 – November’s Social Index
11/19/2019 – Briefing: Runoff election info, how your precinct voted on the homeless shelter, the Tingley adobe wall collapse, and the Sawmill/Wells Park quilt
11/18/2019 – Four things to know about the Wells Park-Sawmill rail spur. Also: Park Ave. speed humps to be replaced.
11/15/2019 – The new Avenida Huerta, the hunt for shelter and stadium money in Santa Fe, and ‘largely successful’ quiche Lorraine: It’s the Friday Roundup
11/14/2019 – Six takeaways from the council election: How your precinct voted, what that means for the runoff, and why Election Day was only half the story.
11/13/2019 – Hospitality and Entertainment Index – November
11/12/2019 – Briefing: New vehicle gates on Tingley ditch, ART update, a by-donation bee removal service, and I-40 as bird elevator.
11/08/2019 – United mural, La Esquinita soft launch, council candidate reaction, and the e-scooters are back: It’s the Friday Roundup.
11/07/2019 – Join a former president and famous dancer on this mid-20th century pictorial tour of Barelas
11/06/2019 – Benton and Quintero advance to runoff as bonds easily pass. Plus: the Climate and Transport Index.
11/05/2019 – Briefing: Christmas Shop owners to retire after 40 years, Election Day guide, city still bullish on e-scooters, fallen bosque trees cleared.
11/04/2019 – Briefing: E-scooters pulled from streets, Portland Loo leans toward Old Town, and the city pursues money for Bellamah, Raynolds, BioPark connection.
11/01/2019 – The “Barelas” ART station, La Esquinita’s soft launch, chicken drama, fall colors, and more on the Friday Roundup
10/31/2019 – An oral history of Wells Park: Fires, good eats, love, trolleys, Jimmy Stewart, and more.
10/30/2019 – ABQ Ride’s Downtown free fare zone is over a year old, and we have no idea how it’s doing.
10/29/2019 – Briefing: The Coronado principal’s fascinating backstory, traffic lanes on 2nd to shrink, a mini library for food, and more.
10/28/2019 – Camping, bike cops, and what 12 means: A roundup of the hottest topics in Downtown policing.
10/25/2019 – More bike races and fun runs to watch out for, questions on the shelter, a City Council campaign update, and more on the Friday Roundup.
10/23/2019 – Real Estate Index: October
10/22/2019 – Briefing: Mum’s the word on ADAPT details, hotel project advances, Downtown recycling blues, the City Council race spending tracker, and more.
10/21/2019 – Briefing: Hotel Blue at Council tonight, last week’s homeless shelter forum, Siembra students market Downtown, and our election info roundup.
10/18/2019 – Between BioPark discounts and the marathon, it’s a busy Downtown weekend. Also: Castle Coffee opens, signs of life at One Central, and more.
10/16/2019 – October’s Social Index, plus info on tonight’s meeting about the proposed homeless shelter
10/15/2019 – The archives of B. Ruppe Drugs, an Old Town and Barelas icon, are absolutely fascinating.
10/11/2019 – The future of 4th and Coal, perplexed pups, arrests at parks, and more in the Friday Roundup.
10/10/2019 – Briefing: Central-Lomas rail trail gets $2 million, Griego council campaign avoids Downtown, and details on the Lomas and 6th commercial development
10/09/2019 – Balloon Fiesta’s dramatic impact on hotel rates, a pictoral tour of the growers’ market, and more on the Hospitatlity and Entertinment Index.
10/08/2019 – Briefing: Appliance City building is under contract, e-scooters go residential, early voting begins today, and more.
10/07/2019 – Bike cops, reckless driving, development, and the future of Mountain and Bellamah: The cliff notes from a D2 City Council candidate forum.
10/04/2019 – Dogs in the Rio Grande pool, Barelas welcome sign is back, the Sawmill home sale quagmire, and audio of gibbons: It’s the Friday Roundup.
10/03/2019 – Zack Quintero wants to recruit cops by forgiving some of their student debt. He says that could push us to 1,200 sworn officers.
10/02/2019 – Gas prices spike, and the aquifer keeps improving: It’s the October Climate and Transport Index
09/30/2019 – Isaac Benton is not afraid of his record: Despite criticisms over ART, crime, and homelessness, he says he’s been an effective city councilor.
09/27/2019 – Scooter rider escaped DWI rap, new Sawmill tasting room, the fig trees of Alvarado, and more in the Friday Roundup.
09/26/2019 – Steven Baca’s libertarian, law-and-order City Council campaign. Also: Coronado Dog Park is fenced off, but still open.
09/25/2019 – Boiler Monkey closes after seven years in business. Also: building permits, home prices, and more on the September Real Estate Index.
09/24/2019 – The Downtown Public Safety District may sound boring, but it’s the city’s main tool for bringing more cops Downtown.
09/23/2019 – Where to people take those e-scooters? We mapped it out. Also: How are the rental bikes faring in the scooter era?
09/20/2019 – Friday Roundup: Between the president, NYT travel writers, and private rail car owners, everyone is visiting Downtown.
09/19/2019 – All access, good cardio, and a certain kind of fame: The life of a Downtown letter carrier
09/18/2019 – The DAN Social Index – September
09/17/2019 – Briefing: How to hit green lights in the Downtown core, council campaign financial disclosures, the convention center’s hotel problem, and more.
09/16/2019 – Briefing: ART looks set to launch by year’s end, sculpture raises questions, new town homes going up at 9th and Tijeras, and more.
09/13/2019 – Psychic Kids at Painted Lady, ¡Globalquerque! info, Sotomayor visits the Kimo, and more: It’s the Friday Roundup
09/11/2019 – Explora and the penguins keep attracting tons of visitors. Plus: pictures of tacos. It’s the September Hospitality and Entertainment Index.
09/09/2019 – Briefing: Rio Grande construction, Barelas Park redesign, Old Town wine tasting, Wells Park documentary
09/06/2019 – Possible BioPark price increase, desert nomads in Wells Park, and B. Ruppe’s opens Oct. 1: It’s the Friday Roundup
09/05/2019 – Our insane mosquito year, illustrated: The data, the West Nile, and how city spraying efforts work.
09/04/2019 – Travel times are up, the river is down, and August was the 13th driest on record: It’s the DAN Climate and Transport Index
08/30/2019 – Marigold Parade will stay in South Valley, junk jogging in the bosque, Corey Booker at Marble: It’s the Friday Roundup
08/28/2019 – Home and rental prices, building permits, and a quick tour of The Franz: It’s DAN’s August Real Estate Index
08/27/2019 – Downtown carsharing is having a bad week, but it could have a bright future. Also: The latest from D2 City Council candidate financial disclosures.
08/26/2019 – A wine bar, distillery, and food trucks in Old Town? Two developers push for younger, more local vibe.
08/23/2019 – New gorilla and snow leopard at the zoo, homelessness census data, a new mural, and DAN’s first letter to the editor: It’s Friday Roundup time
08/22/2019 – Are e-scooter riders actually worse than drivers and bicyclists? Plus: Reporting bad scootering will soon be just a 311 phone call away.
08/21/2019 – Crime stats by neighborhood and two really old books we found in mini libraries this week: It’s the monthly DAN Social Index.
08/20/2019 – The Central-Lomas rail trail: A complete guide. Also: UNM will begin renovation of Predock property on 12th and Marquette next week.
08/19/2019 – Hotel Blue plans call for bar, coffee shop, and $1.1 million in tax breaks. Also: El Vado developer’s next project is adjacent Monterey Motel.
08/16/2019 – Friday Roundup: Teach a WMS elective, El Hispano News founder dies, and the One Albuquerque sculpture’s woes continue
08/15/2019 – The Downtown Homelessness Cheat Sheet. Plus: What’s being done about it, and DAN’s coverage plan.
08/13/2019 – Dia de Los Muertos parade might come to Barelas. Also: When one Monroe’s closes, another opens, and B of A to sell Lomas and 6th branch.
08/12/2019 – NM United eyes three Downtown stadium locations. It’ll be a heavy lift, but they have one key advantage other developers don’t.
08/09/2019 – Friday Roundup: National Night Out photos, City Council endorsement watch, and bike meets bosque flood in slow motion video.
08/08/2019 – A bell tower made of human bones – plus six other things you likely didn’t know about San Felipe de Neri
08/07/2019 – August Climate and Transport Index: Facts and figures on the Rio Grande, weather, gas prices, and more.
08/06/2019 – Bike lanes out on 4th and 5th but in on Lead and Coal. Plus: Tucanos isn’t going anywhere, and new life for the Arrow Supermarket building