hey neighbors I’m here with your fresh copy of the Albuquerque Daily, full of all the local information you need to know right now. Includes updates to:
- A new vegan restaurant is coming to Albuquerque.
- Four parishioners were killed over Thanksgiving weekend.
- Luminarias are available through the Boy Scouts.
But first today’s weather:
Sun and areas with high clouds. High: 51 Low: 33.
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Here are the top 3 stories today in Albuquerque:
- IIt’s official Luminaria season in Albuquerque, and the Albuquerque Boy Scout Troop is selling Luminarias for those who don’t have the time to make them themselves. Their efforts are part of a fundraiser that has been going on since 1990, according to troop officials. Money from the sale will help fund the force’s activities for the following year, including camping trips. The Boy Scouts offer free shipping for those who order at least two dozen. To learn more, visit her website here. (KOB 4)
- During the holiday weekend, Albuquerque saw more crime than usual. Four people died between Thanksgiving and Black Friday after separate incidents in the city. According to the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, Eric Pinkerton, 63, shot and killed his wife before committing suicide. Another man, Karlan Denio, 62, shot and killed his wife before guests arrived for Thanksgiving dinner. Police are continuing to investigate both incidents. (KOB 4)
- Popular Albuquerque food truck Lucky Goose has officially opened its store. The vegan food truck-turned-restaurant offers plant-based burgers, milkshakes and more. The grand opening took place on Friday and customers can now visit the new location in Nob Hill. (Yahoo News)
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- Albuquerque Animal Welfare tThank you to everyone who outed and adopted from Lucky Paws over the weekend. Almost 40 animals have found their new homes!!! If you weren’t able to come for the adoption over the weekend and don’t want to, be sure to visit The Eastside, Westside, Lucky Paws and the Everyday Adoption Center this week. (Albuquerque Animal Welfare via Facebook)
- Join Kamara Thomas at the Santa Fe Art Institute Open House on Friday, December 9th as she presents a site-specific sequel to her musical story, Tularosa: An American Dreamtime. The installation and performance question the American mythologies that underpin collective identity. (Santa Fe Art Institute via Instagram)
- In honor of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, City Councilor Klarissa Peña and city officials unveiled a new plaza and shadow structure at Women’s Memorial Park. Inspired by organic leaf and petal shapes, the shadow structures symbolize the tenacity of the spirit. (cabq.gov)
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