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That Small Town Feeling

That Small Town Feeling

By on 4 March, 2013 in City Living, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Mayor Strange recently said Montgomery was on track to become Alabama’s largest city. Evidently, we’re 4,000 people away from passing Birmingham, which is shrinking. Demographics aside, Montgomery does feel bigger — especially this time of year, with the legislature in session and the corresponding increase in people having business lunches, nice dinners out and after-work […]

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Books and Dolls: A Local Artisan Crafts Beautiful Heroines

Books and Dolls: A Local Artisan Crafts Beautiful Heroines

By on 1 March, 2013 in Art, DIY, Fun, Heather Coleman, Shopping with 0 Comments

Lil lit chic is a locally owned business that creates handmade, one-of-a-kind dolls that are based on historic literary heroines. Mariah Reilly’s work can be found on etsy. You can also email her or call her at 334.269.1174 or follow her on Facebook. One of her Zelda dolls will be featured in the silent auction […]

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I Live in Cloverdale…or Do I?

I Live in Cloverdale…or Do I?

By on 16 October, 2012 in Historic Midtown, Real Estate, Sandra Nickel, Zoning with 5 Comments

When the phone rang, I was sitting at my desk working on getting a home sold. The memory is as vivid as if it were yesterday. “I want to speak to that woman in the hat,” barked the voice at the other end. “This is she,” I replied (and drew in a breath, as I […]

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These Last Days of Summer and the Art of the Cocktail

These Last Days of Summer and the Art of the Cocktail

By on 12 September, 2012 in Cocktail Katie, Food, Fun with 1 Comment

Our call for new writers did not go unanswered. We are delighted to present a new feature here on Midtown Montgomery Living: Cocktails by Katie. She’s an expert, immensely talented, and knows how to make drinks that conjure a certain sense of uniquely Midtown Montgomery. Home mixology is a lot of fun and a great […]

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Living History and Ancient Books

Living History and Ancient Books

Recently, the online user-created encyclopedia Wikipedia shut down for a day to protest a proposed federal law regarding piracy (the intellectual property kind, not the swashbuckling kind). Wikipedia’s protest effectively raised awareness about the heinous SOPA propsal (which is likely to return, though it has been temporarily shelved).  A secondary consequence was the sparking of […]

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Halloween Idea Factory

Halloween Idea Factory

By on 25 October, 2011 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 1 Comment

We have already been clear that Halloween is our favorite holiday. We are willing to debate all takers about the superiority of Halloween in the pantheon of American festivals. Still, some of you out there may be scrambling for ideas during this exciting time. We’re here to help. This Halloween you could: Ride the Harriott […]

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A Busy Saturday

A Busy Saturday

By on 14 April, 2011 in Fun, Karren Pell, Pets with 0 Comments

Saturday is a big day in Midtown Montgomery. Starting at 8:30 is the Joy to Life Run/Walk. This year the event is centered downtown with a new route and promises for an ever increasing fabulous time for all. Joy and Dickie Blondheim are dear friends to Tim and me. They were pillars of support while […]

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Montgomery in March

Montgomery in March

By on 28 February, 2011 in Fun, Kate and Stephen with 1 Comment

Every once in a while, you’ve just got to pull out the planner and see what’s going on. Nothing is worse than seeing that something cool is going on but you can’t attend because you didn’t know about it in time. To prevent poor scheduling decisions, take out your trusty life map and add the […]

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Get Out The Vote, Midtown!

Get Out The Vote, Midtown!

By on 29 November, 2010 in Historic Midtown, Kate and Stephen with 1 Comment

This week is the last week to vote for the F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum to receive a grant from the non-profit group Tourism Cares. We’d never heard of this organization before, but it seems to do good work organizing volunteers to help out at historic sites. Tourism Cares also has a program called […]

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Bungalows and Craftsman Houses

Bungalows and Craftsman Houses

Editor’s note: This is the latest in a series of posts about architecture in Montgomery. For earlier installments of the series by Elizabeth Ann Brown, click here. — From the mansions of Perry Street to the cottages of Martha Street, people in Montgomery took advantage of the materials brought to them by the Industrial Revolution […]

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