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Cypress Nature Park Charette

Cypress Nature Park Charette

Until we moved to Montgomery, we’d never heard of a charrette before. For those not in the know, the term “charrette” basically means a session where people get together to come up with a design for a shared project. Wikipedia is pretty sketchy on the term’s origins – the root of the word is French […]

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Eleven New Year’s Wishes

Eleven New Year’s Wishes

Sure, it’s a little late for New Year’s Resolutions, but these are really more “wishes” than resolutions. And besides, the new year doesn’t really start until college football is finished anyway, right? As such, we were reflecting on the coming year and what we want for our beloved Montgomery during 2011. Because you can’t accomplish […]

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Green Spaces 2: Cypress Pond

Green Spaces 2: Cypress Pond

By on 3 September, 2010 in City Living, City services, Outdoors, Parks with 0 Comments

By Andrew Cole-Tyson Note: This piece was originally published in an e-mail sent out to members of a young professionals group called Emerge Montgomery. We reprint it here with Mr. Cole-Tyson’s permission. Part 1 can be seen here. For almost two years now, 2WR (the company where I’m employed) has been working in partnership with […]

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Intro to Green Spaces

Intro to Green Spaces

On the evening of July 27, 2010, I attended the event at MAX Credit Union where Mayor Todd Strange spoke to our group of young professionals. The theme, “The Future of Montgomery,” was very relevant and timely. I believe that we are at a pivotal point in the development of our city where young professionals like […]

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Todd Strange Speaks to Emerge

Todd Strange Speaks to Emerge

We first heard about the “Future of Montgomery” program by way of Facebook. Hey, we live in Montgomery! We think about the future! Perfect! The Facebook event told us that the program would be put on by a group called Emerge Montgomery, which we were unfamiliar with, and would be held at a center of […]

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