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Old 03-29-2010, 01:34 PM
 
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Not true, 15 minutes is very realistic...but it really depends on how many lights you have to travel through. I live in this area and work at I-25/San Mateo. 15 min in standard traffic, 20 if there's an accident on the freeway, 10 if I hit all the lights and traffic is light


Extremely unrealistic during rush hour, barely doable in light traffic situations.[/quote]
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Old 04-06-2010, 03:25 PM
 
Location: Emmaus, PA --> ABQ, NM
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Default Neighborhoods

Where do some of you regular posters on the forum live? I'm trying to gauge the different neighborhoods in ABQ & R.R. My wife like's VR and I kinda like the Uptown/NE Heights area. I'm looking for an area that has a good elementary school and within walking distance (1+ mile) of stores if need be.
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Old 04-06-2010, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Burque!
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I live near Osuna / Wyoming.
Would like to eventually live in North UNM / Nob Hill / Ridgecrest.
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Old 04-06-2010, 03:29 PM
 
Location: Emmaus, PA --> ABQ, NM
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I live near Osuna / Wyoming.
Would like to eventually live in North UNM / Nob Hill / Ridgecrest.
Not familiar with Ridgecrest.
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Old 04-06-2010, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Burque!
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It's the Bee's Knees.
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Old 04-06-2010, 04:33 PM
 
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Westside near Montano and User next to the escarpment.
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Old 04-06-2010, 06:15 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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Literally Westside...there's not much between Mike and the open mesa. Ask him about his amazing donkey.
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Old 04-06-2010, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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Oh, I'm in Hoffmantown (Near Menaul/Wyoming). Older ('50's) brick or cinderblock homes, BIG back yards, some nice parks. Near multiple nice parks, lots of shopping including a Super ChinaMart and Uptown.
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Old 04-06-2010, 06:56 PM
 
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Literally Westside...there's not much between Mike and the open mesa. Ask him about his amazing donkey.
BWAAHAAHAA!!! My neighbor across the street says that's the last 8 acres of
the original Taylor Ranch and it's grandfathered to have livestock. Since his yard
backs up to it, I assume he's even more familiar with Senior Burro's dulcet tones...

(For those who are confused, Zia's referring to the time he was standing in front
of my house in a typical Westside suburban neighborhood and a burro started braying;
he missed the sheep chorus though... )
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Old 04-06-2010, 07:02 PM
 
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In between Silver Hill and the "student ghetto". Nice neighborhood.
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