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Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park

By on 29 March, 2011 in Art, City Living, Fun, Outdoors, Parks, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

The Cloverdale Idlewild Association (CIA) Spring Concert Series, starts this Sunday, April 3rd. The CIA concerts are well known to be fun and a great way to socialize. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to grab their neighbors, friends and family and come on down to the park.  Pets are also welcome (on the leash, of […]

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Upcoming Fall Fun

Upcoming Fall Fun

By on 20 September, 2010 in Fun with 0 Comments

Looking for something to do, but tired of researching to indulge your morbid curiosity about the two tired old folks duking it out in the Alabama Governor’s race? Convinced in some sort of deeply buried sliver of your soul that there might be more to life than consumption of a weekly slate of college football […]

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Lowder Property Rezoning

Lowder Property Rezoning

Regular MML readers know that we’re closely following the debates over re-zoning in Cloverdale Five Points (the part of town with Sinclair’s and The Capri). For those not as geeked out about zoning as we are, the story so far is basically that the City wants to switch over to SmartCode in this part of […]

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SmartCode for Cloverdale? Community Meetings Invite Input

SmartCode for Cloverdale? Community Meetings Invite Input

Odds are that many MML readers were in receipt of an email circulated last month rallying folks to protest against what were described as immediate plans to build a big box pharmacy store on the corner of Boultier and East Fairview. Garish lighting? Impermeable cover? Parking lots? Hopefully by now most people know this was […]

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The Case for Historic Designation

The Case for Historic Designation

It’s not often that I am a loss for words. But some weeks ago when I received a frantic email and photo of the “addition” being constructed on Glen Grattan, words failed me. Finally, I regained my wits and inquired whether the owner had obtained a building permit. I was shattered to learn that he […]

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Montgomery’s Historic Neighborhoods

Montgomery’s Historic Neighborhoods

It’s finished, printed and headed our way! For those of you living inside the bypass loop, you may have seen or heard the appeals by Karren Pell and myself for older photographs of Montgomery’s historic neighborhoods. Karren Pell, better known as the Alabama Troubadour, completed a photographic history book of Tallassee last year for Arcadia […]

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