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Lunch offerings include dishes like duck enchiladas and scallop tacos. But if you want to go beyond perusing the art, Off Center also offers hours when anyone can create art in the studio space. Chatter Sunday Formerly known as the Church of Beethoven, this weekly gathering celebrates superb—mostly classical—music, poetry, and companionship in Las Puertas, a quirky warehouse space.Tuesday—Thursday, 1–7 p.m.; Fridays, noon–5 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Complimentary cappuccinos and delightful scones are served. Bear Canyon Arroyo Open Space As much as I enjoy the city, sometimes I need breathing space.The City of Albuquerque’s Open Space program preserves seven distinct areas in the Sandía foothills.Within 20 minutes of nearly any-where in the city, I can park my car and access hiking and mountain biking trails with vast views of the mountains’ bluish folds.From the ancient rock art at Petroglyph National Monument to the murals of downtown, the city is rich in culture both ancient and modern.The remnants of five volcanic cones preside over an expansive landscape that awaits outdoor adventure.), Golden Crown's a homey, neighborhood bakery owned by a father-son duo. University of New Mexico Art Museum One of the city’s best-kept secrets, this visual powerhouse is tucked into the university’s Center for the Arts (also home to Popejoy Hall).
Cozy up in one of the cocoon-like couches to sip a Prohibition-era–inspired cocktail that maintains the boutique hotel’s 1920s style. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center It’s easy for a local to overlook this center, devoted to the culture and traditions of the state’s 19 pueblos, but a recent visit there reminded me it’s a true gem.
Indigo Crow is set in a quaint adobe home that creates an intimate atmosphere for a romantic date or special occasion.
The menu features a collection of elegant New American dishes. During the summer, the patio is the perfect place to while away the afternoon watching the foot, horse, and tractor traffic along Corrales Road. Golden Crown Panaderia Known for its green-chile bread and bread sculptures (a turkey at Thanksgiving, perhaps?
Revolving exhibitions highlight contemporary sculpture, photography, and painting.
At a suggested donation, the museum’s offerings are also accessible on any budget. Old Town This neighborhood was founded by Governor Francisco Cuervo y Valdez and encompasses ten blocks of shops, most of which specialize in Southwestern arts, crafts, and foods.