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Moe’s BBQ: Countdown to Cook (Kick) Off!

Moe’s BBQ: Countdown to Cook (Kick) Off!

By on 28 June, 2017 in Food, Sandra Nickel with 2 Comments

Having an office right across the street from the much beloved (but now dark) Sinclair’s Restaurant has provided me a bird’s eye view of the development of its successor eatery, Moe’s Original Bar-B-Que. I’m delighted to report that it looks like the cookoff (that’s kickoff in football terms) “ain’t far off!” Every chance that presents […]

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Directing Dinner

Directing Dinner

By on 29 May, 2015 in Greg Thornton with 0 Comments

“One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after dinner.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray The third production of our 2015 Season is Dinner With Friends by Donald Margulies, which won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize. It is directed by Mike Winkelman, who currently holds the Ida Belle Young Professorship Award at […]

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Cheryl and Thomas Upchurch: The MML Interview

Cheryl and Thomas Upchurch: The MML Interview

By on 13 June, 2012 in Interviews, Kate and Stephen, Shopping with 2 Comments

Capitol Book and News is one of Midtown’s most notable and beloved fixtures. Tucked into a cottage at 1140 E. Fairview, it is one of the very best bookstores not just in Alabama, but in the South. You can always find what you want there, plus a few things you forgot you wanted, plus a […]

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Fourth of July Parade

Fourth of July Parade

By on 2 July, 2011 in Fun, Holidays with 0 Comments

Posting will be slow over the holiday weekend, but we are pleased to share an announcement from our friends at the Cloverdale-Idlewild Neighborhood Association: 2011 Annual 4th of July Neighborhood Parade & Band Party Monday, July 4, 2011 Hosted by the Cloverdale-Idlewild Neighborhood Association Everyone is welcome!! The PARADE will start at 2:00pm at the […]

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Anatomy of an Old House Tour

Anatomy of an Old House Tour

For many of us Midtowners, attending historic home tours ranks among our very favorite spring weekend activities. They provide, variously, entertainment…insight…inspiration. A great way to see “how the other half lives,” as well. Even for me, a REALTOR who sees houses all the time, local house tours are a real treat — rather like a […]

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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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Village Kitchen: Reconsider the Fundamentals

Village Kitchen: Reconsider the Fundamentals

By on 20 October, 2010 in Kate and Stephen, Restaurant Reviews with 2 Comments

Editor’s Note (April 2011): As of last week, Village Kitchen has closed its doors. We were told by insiders that they will re-open soon as some sort of Cajun-themed establishment under the same ownership. We were shocked to learn that the Village Kitchen didn’t make it because (as the review below outlines) we thought it […]

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