Tag: Halloween

Walking Downtown: Montgomery Ghost Tour

Walking Downtown: Montgomery Ghost Tour

Regular readers of MML know that we’re interested in all things Halloween. So we were immediately interested to learn about Haunted Montgomery Tours, a relatively new entry to the city’s growing set of Halloween offerings. Although they normally offer tours on Fridays and Saturdays starting at 8:30, the staff were nice enough to set up […]

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Haunted Houses 2014

Haunted Houses 2014

By on 8 October, 2014 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

I. On fear and the escape from our domestic lives We don’t quite understand fear. The things that make us afraid (i.e., a plane crash) are far less likely to kill us than our regular lives (i.e., driving a car). Also, the things that scare us are different than the things that induce dread. We […]

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Montgomery Halloween Decorations 2013

Montgomery Halloween Decorations 2013

By on 28 October, 2013 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen, Pets with 0 Comments

Halloween is just around the corner (with a sharp knife and unsavory look in its eye), so our daily dog walk is getting a lot spookier. Since we want to encourage people to decorate their homes and pets for this favorite holiday, we decided to snap some pics of houses that stood out to us […]

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Halloween skills: Two contests (with prizes!)

Halloween skills: Two contests (with prizes!)

By on 14 October, 2013 in Art, Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen, Pets with 0 Comments

There’s more to Halloween than just costumes, trick or treating, and scaring friends and strangers. Sure, there are great haunted houses within driving distance. But what about your house? Home decorations are a classic American way of celebrating Halloween. You want to spread the spirit to neighbors and passers-by, as well as create the right […]

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Late Fall Schedule

Late Fall Schedule

By on 22 October, 2012 in City Living, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

We’ve been doing Midtown Montgomery for a couple of years now, and we regularly talk about how much we enjoy the time of year both before and after Halloween. We’ve talked about our favorite haunted houses, the Haunted Hearse tour, and the many other virtues of late fall. This year, we are reflecting on the […]

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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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Fitzgerald Museum Celebrates Hometown Celebrities

Fitzgerald Museum Celebrates Hometown Celebrities

By on 21 October, 2011 in Carole King, Fun, Holidays with 0 Comments

Of all the cultural treasurers we find in Midtown Montgomery, perhaps the most unique is the Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Museum located at 919 Felder Avenue in Old Cloverdale. Founded in 1988, it is world’s only museum dedicated to this unusual couple. Scott and Zelda lived in this house when they returned to Zelda’s hometown […]

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Halloween Stories

Halloween Stories

By on 19 October, 2011 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

In an era of instant digital gratification and flashy and expensive CGI effects, the ancient art of storytelling seems sometimes to be teetering on extinction’s edge. The rituals of Halloween, so much about telling stories (“and he was hiding in her back seat ALL ALONG”) sometimes seem to be disappearing in favor of the pre-packaged […]

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Jonathan Thornton: The MML Interview

Jonathan Thornton: The MML Interview

By on 10 October, 2011 in Art, Fun, Interviews, Kate and Stephen with 5 Comments

As we noted with last month’s interview of Tyler Bell, we’re kicking off a new feature here at MML, where we interview some of Midtown’s most interesting and notable residents. The second installment of this series features Jonathan Thornton, a local special effects and makeup artist who has worked on countless plays, films, and productions. […]

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Weekend Fun Advisory

Weekend Fun Advisory

By on 26 October, 2010 in Fun, Holidays, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Halloween is almost here. As we noted a few weeks ago, the River Region (and its environs) offer plenty of opportunities to get your fright on. Over the last few weeks, we’ve noticed a few other goings-on around town that we wanted to share with you. First up is the Halloween Flea Market. They (by […]

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