Month: November 2018

ABQ Startup Brings Blazing Fast Internet to Local College

BY: Christian Marquez  November 28th, 2018 — Students at Central New Mexico Community College next semester might notice the campus internet is faster — much faster. Albuquerque startup OptiPulse will build a 10 gigabyte per second wireless network for the school, according to a news release. The network will provide upload and download speeds of around…

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ABQ tech co. helped outfit NASA’s new Mars lander

BY: Collin Krabbe November 28th, 2018 — NASA successfully returned to the Red Planet Monday afternoon with some help from a local aerospace company. The InSight Mars Lander, which was built by Denver’s Lockheed Martin Space in Colorado and was the first probe to land on the planet in six years, used solar panels from Albuquerque’s…

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New Mexico Renewable Energy

Sun is shining on a new ABQ, NM energy source

BY: ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL EDITORIAL BOARD November 28th, 2018 — California has been burning for weeks. Northern New Mexico remains in exceptional drought conditions. Seas are on average 9 inches higher. Heat waves are far more intense than just a few decades ago. And a federal report released Friday on the effects of climate change is raising the…

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Think small when shopping on Small Business Saturday

BY: JESSICA DYER / JOURNAL STAFF WRITER November 22nd, 2018 — Torild Kristiansen is not a big shopper. Nor is the Albuquerque woman particularly in tune with what the elementary school set considers cool. So when it comes time to birthday and Christmas shop for her great-nieces, Kristiansen heads to Out of the Blue, an independent toy…

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EPIX series “Our Lady, LTD” films in New Mexico through March 2019

BY: Ruidoso News November 8th, 2018 – The EPIX series “Our Lady, LTD,” produced by MGM Television, began principal photography in Santa Fe this month, with shooting to run through March 2019. The production will employ approximately 150 New Mexico crew members, 40 New Mexico actors and approximately 2,000 New Mexico background talent, New Mexico Film Office…

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Meow Wolf Makes Top 50 Best Things to Do in the World

November 14th 2018 – Meow Wolf keeps increasing their rankings with their immersive art experience located in Santa Fe, NM. Meow Wolf was just named #4 on Time Out’s “The 50 best things to do in the world right now” article. From their newfound success in the music festival scene, via The Taos Vortex, to…

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ABQ favorite named one of the best restaurants in America

By Christopher Ortiz  – Managing Editor, Albuquerque Business First November 15th – An Albuquerque favorite was named one of America’s top restaurants. Mary & Tito’s Cafe, famous for its carne adovada, made Eater’s “America’s 38 Essential Restaurants” List, along with entries from New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia. “The crucial dishes: carne adovada (pork…

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Energy boom offers opportunities for New Mexico

BY: KYLER NERISON, CARLA SONNTAG AND CRAIG PETERSON November 1st, 2018 – The New Mexico economy is on a roll. We have the top performing state economy in the country and our unemployment rate is the lowest it has been in a decade. We’re also looking at the largest budget surplus in state history. The state’s entire…

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