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  1. West Coast and Interior West
    Los Lunas is a village along the Rio Grande, about 20 miles south of Albuquerque. It is the seat of Valencia County. The population is around 16,000. Los Lunas was originally an agricultural area in the fertile Rio Grande Valley. In 1852, Fort Los Lunas was established as a winter quarters...
  2. West Coast and Interior West Development News
    This thread is for development and construction projects going on throughout New Mexico, outside of the three major cities. Projects in Albuquerque belong here. Projects in Santa Fe belong here. Projects in New Mexico belong here.
  3. West Coast and Interior West
    I love the old Spanish plazas in the old towns around New Mexico. I have only been to two: the plaza in Santa Fe, and the plaza in Albuquerque. Both were great, and to me (as an outsider), were quintessential New Mexico. There was a taste of the Spanish conquistador era, and of the Pueblo...
  4. Urban Showcase
    Gallup is a city in western New Mexico, along I-40 on the edge of the Four Corners region. It is the seat of McKinley County. The population is around 21,000. The town was established as a stop on the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad in 1881. It was named for David Gallup, paymaster for the...
  5. West Coast and Interior West
    Gallup is a city in western New Mexico, along I-40 on the edge of the Four Corners region. It is the seat of McKinley County. The population is around 21,000. The town was established as a stop on the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad in 1881. It was named for David Gallup, paymaster for the...
  6. Urban Showcase
    PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 After a scenic drive to the Grand Canyon, I made it back for a return trip. One of my bucket list items was to go down into the canyon. We'll get to that a little bit in here. Additionally, I also wanted to chronicle some of the more famous buildings in Grand Canyon...
  7. Urban Showcase
    PART 1 PART 2 Sorry for the delay, if you're following my threads on my trip. Organizing a large volume of pictures, and writing about all of them, takes a lot of time. Sometimes I simply don't have time to work on them. Day 2 of my trip started off in Flagstaff. This was the second of...
  8. Urban Showcase
    PART 1 I arrived in Santa Fe. After flying over Santa Fe two years ago on my way to Phoenix (pictures HERE, HERE, and HERE) and getting a recommendation to see Santa Fe, I started researching the city. I read about how building after building was built in the 1700s and 1600s. My curiosity...
  9. Urban Showcase
    I took an epic road trip to New Mexico and Arizona in October. The crux of the trip was a Philadelphia Flyers game in Phoenix; I like to try and get in an away game for all four Philly teams every year, although doing hockey and basketball is tough (and it's been tough for football in the past...
  10. West Coast and Interior West Development News
    Las Cruces Development News A thread for news and infomation about developments in the fast growing Las Cruces and Southern New Mexico region. Las Cruces New Mexico
  11. West Coast and Interior West
    Can anybody give me any information on this place? I've heard it's a wonderful little town.
  12. Além-Fronteiras / Around The World
    O Arizona é um dos 50 estados dos Estados Unidos, localizado na região sudoeste do país. As taxas de crescimento populacional do Arizona são das mais altas de todo o país. Entre 1990 e 2000, a população do estado cresceu em cerca de 40%, de 3 677 985 habitantes em 1990 para 5 130 632 habitantes...
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