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Building Musical Tomorrows

Building Musical Tomorrows

By on 21 January, 2012 in Art, City Living, Fun, High 5 Productions, Schools with 1 Comment

Editors’ Note: Once in a while, an idea comes along that is so good, we just have to devote a guest post to it. The Montgomery Music Project is one such idea. The following was written by MMP founder Laura Usiskin and is meant to accompany the two brief videos featured here. Thanks to the […]

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Huntingdon’s Future

Huntingdon’s Future

By on 17 June, 2011 in Sandra Nickel, Schools with 1 Comment

If you’re a Midtown resident, you very probably are intimately familiar with the blocks of East Fairview between South Court Street and Narrow Lane Road. After all, that 16-block stretch contains some of the area’s most beautiful and stately old homes, the beloved Cloverdale Five Points entertainment district, the entrance to the Montgomery Country Club […]

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Macbeth in the Shakespeare Garden

Macbeth in the Shakespeare Garden

We found out at the last minute Wednesday that the Alabama Shakespeare Festival (ASF) would be having a special performance of Macbeth that very night. Outside! As a benefit! We immediately changed plans and decided to go. Because, well, Macbeth! Outside! The show didn’t disappoint. First, there was the revelation of the Shakespeare Garden. We’ve […]

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Believe It Montgomery

Believe It Montgomery

By on 1 April, 2011 in City Living, Heather Coleman, Schools with 2 Comments

For years I have heard people say, “I wish that we had good neighborhood schools”, but there has never really been any sort of plan to come together as a community and change the status quo — that is, until now! Believe It Montgomery is an exciting new grassroots community engagement program sponsored by the […]

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Midtown Schools Are Good Despite the Bad Rap

Midtown Schools Are Good Despite the Bad Rap

By on 4 August, 2010 in City Living, Schools with 1 Comment

We read and hear too much about what’s wrong with our schools. But we don’t focus enough on what’s right about public education, especially for Midtown Montgomery residents with families. Far too many people say that it’s bad to live in the city because the schools are better in the suburban counties. The facts show […]

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