Tag: Crime and safety

Firing Range: Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex

Firing Range: Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex

By on 8 September, 2014 in Fun, Kate and Stephen, Municipal business with 0 Comments

Guns occupy a complicated space in our culture. They’re physical tangible things, similar in some ways to household appliances or tools. But they spark high octane debates that touch on everything from the U.S. Constitution to crime statistics. Even the folks that think handguns ought to be illegal (except for police and military uses) would […]

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National Night Out

National Night Out

By on 25 July, 2012 in Crime and Safety, Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

I hate to state the obvious about August being hot, but it’s an important element in my blog post topic. I’m looking ahead to the yearly “National Night Out” on August 7. Obviously, whoever scheduled this event does not live in the Deep South. Regardless of the usual tropical temperatures, neighborhoods in Midtown will be […]

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When Bad Things Happen in Good Places

When Bad Things Happen in Good Places

By on 15 December, 2011 in Carole King, City Living, Crime and Safety with 0 Comments

I’m smart, I’m aware, and I’m cautious but I still became a victim of a “smash and grab” recently. After attending a regular exercise class at a local midtown gym late one chilly afternoon, I returned to my car, parked underneath a street light in full view of the front door of the gym, to […]

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National Night Out

National Night Out

Garden District neighbor Brandon Brazil said it best: “Whoever established National Night Out was a northerner and did not live in our typical summer heat!” Still, a good idea is a good idea, even if the heat makes you wonder sometimes. So we decided that we were going to once again participate in the national […]

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