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Street Fair Revival – Build a Car, Be a Vendor

Street Fair Revival – Build a Car, Be a Vendor

By on 25 March, 2013 in DIY, Fun, Johnny Veres with 0 Comments

On May 11, downtown Montgomery will once again see a massive gathering of vivacious vendors, performers and artists of all types in the second annual Montgomery Street Fair Revival, modeled after the one originally held in 1899. Put on by the civic group Helicity, founder Johnny Veres promises that the Fair will be even bigger […]

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Dreaming Bold

Dreaming Bold

By on 18 January, 2013 in Fun, Johnny Veres with 2 Comments

I’m dreaming. The picture above is my view as I sit atop the S. H. Kress building writing this article. The words to follow are part of Helicity’s vision for Montgomery. Helicity is hard at work planning for this year’s street fair, and while we feel the first Montgomery Street Fair since the turn of […]

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Something Old – Something New

Something Old – Something New

By on 26 March, 2012 in City Living, Johnny Veres with 0 Comments

Hello Montgomery, We write you because we love you and want only the best for you, our favorite city. You’ve been sleeping for quite some time now, and while we’re happy for your rest, we all know it’s time to wake up. We believe you feel the same way and we see it more and […]

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The Well Runs Deep

The Well Runs Deep

By on 24 February, 2012 in Fun, Johnny Veres with 0 Comments

Author’s Note: For this blog post on MML, I asked Jeremy Adams to co-write by providing some background on the importance of the fountain at Court square to him and our city. Jeremy ran the Montgomery Street Coffee Shop, providing young people a safe place to hang out, exchange ideas, and dream about a brighter […]

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A Dream To Remember

A Dream To Remember

By on 26 January, 2012 in City Living, Fun, Johnny Veres with 1 Comment

I grew up with an escape plan. Montgomery didn’t have anything to offer me, and I was so adamant about leaving that I became fixated on the escape without truly thinking about what I wanted to do when I got out. Sounds a little bit like prison doesn’t it? For those of you who grew […]

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