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Gingerbread Contest

Gingerbread Contest

By on 12 December, 2011 in Food, Holidays with 0 Comments

  This past week one of us was in Walla Walla, Washington – a small town in Eastern Washington known for its sweet onions, a prestigious liberal arts college, wineries and a state prison. We’ll let you guess which of these attractions brought us there on business. While there, we stayed at the historic Marcus […]

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Twas the Heights Before Christmas

Twas the Heights Before Christmas

By on 9 December, 2011 in City Living, Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The Capitol Heights Civic Association decided this year to really light up our neighborhood. The first place to be decorated was Armstrong Park on Madison Avenue. Traditionally, we have wrapped colored lights around the large fir tree at the front of the park, but this year the tree is draped in white mini lights, and […]

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Ready for Romance?

Ready for Romance?

By on 26 January, 2011 in Art, Food, Fun, Holidays, Karren Pell, Restaurant Reviews with 0 Comments

The temperatures may be cold, but here are some ways to warm up your darlin’s heart for Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s Day, you protest — it’s three weeks away! Yes, but reservations go quickly, and this is my only blog before my “Sweetheart Show,” so let’s think now about fun and love in Midtown. Ready to […]

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MML Contest Winner Announced!

MML Contest Winner Announced!

Thanks to the keen eye and determination of a Midtown Mom, one young man is getting a very nice gift this Christmas. Heather Coleman won a brand new Flip video camera in the Midtown Montgomery Living contest by being able to correctly identify every one of the letters picked from various signs from around Midtown. […]

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Deck the Neighborhoods

Deck the Neighborhoods

By on 10 December, 2010 in Carole King, Holidays with 0 Comments

Yes, it’s here … the holiday season with all its traditions! Does anybody remember the animated window scenes in the Loveman’s Department Store windows in Normandale each year? Or the Christmas tree lot at the corner of Fairview Avenue and South Court Street? Or visiting Santa in the window at Montgomery Fair in Eastbrook? It’s […]

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Enter MML’s Holiday Contest

Enter MML’s Holiday Contest

By on 6 December, 2010 in Charles Barnette, Holidays with 1 Comment

Before heading out to find that perfect holiday gift from one of the big box stores, consider first looking around your own neighborhood. It’s a practice that might help a neighbor, friend, or fellow resident keep one’s small business open, especially if we all pitch in and Shop Midtown First. There are so many things […]

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Holiday Charity

Holiday Charity

By on 1 December, 2010 in Holidays, Sandra Nickel with 0 Comments

I LOVE Christmas. I love the overdone look of homes loaded with seasonal decorations, with trees in every available corner. I love the smell of pine and balsam and cedar and all the delicious goodies as well. And I particularly love the jingle of the Salvation Army bell ringers as I do my holiday shopping. […]

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