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My Home Sweet Home: Capitol Heights

My Home Sweet Home: Capitol Heights

By on 15 August, 2018 in Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Tuesday evening, August 7, 2018, was National Night Out. National Night Out is a designated event to meet and greet the members of the police and fire fighting force who work hard to keep our neighborhoods safe, and are there to help when that safety is breached. Tim & I almost did not go because […]

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A Cinderella Story?

A Cinderella Story?

By on 12 July, 2018 in Fun, Historic Midtown, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Renovator’s Happy Hour is coming right up on Thursday, July 26 from 5:30-7:00 at 2531 Brewton Street. The hosts are Sarah and Windham Graves. Guests are invited to tour both projects: a bungalow and a cottage built circa 1940s. However, the star of the evening will be their Great Dane, Cinderella. She’s big, she’s brindle, […]

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Discover the Magic

Discover the Magic

By on 19 June, 2018 in Historic Midtown, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

I am a fan of Montgomery history. One of things I especially appreciate is knowing when pieces of the past remain a part of the present. One example of such a situation is the old bell from Freeny’s Tavern. Clemet Freeny, a Georgia native, first visited the area that would become Montgomery in 1809. Documentation […]

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Hank and Whiskey

Hank and Whiskey

By on 16 May, 2018 in Bars, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Carole King and I were giving a PowerPoint presentation to a group of international students the other day on historical sites in downtown Montgomery. We had, of course, included the statue of Hank Williams which now stands at the front of the tunnel entrance. We used the photo in our latest book, Images of Modern […]

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Looking Forward to a Big Saturday

Looking Forward to a Big Saturday

By on 18 April, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

One of my most favorite events of the whole year, The Alabama Book Festival, is this Saturday, April 21, from 9:00-4:00 at Old Alabama Town on 301 Columbus Street. It is open to the public, is so much fun, and this year has fabulous authors. The fun starts before Saturday! Thursday night the Capri Theatre […]

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It’s All About the Books

It’s All About the Books

By on 15 March, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

On April 5 at 7:00 in the church on Columbus Street in Old Alabama Town, the Old Alabama Town Revue will present its April Show: “It’s all About the Books: We’re singing about the Alabama Book Festival.” The Old Alabama Town Revue Crue usually closes their 2017-2018 season with a salute to the Alabama Book […]

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Playing Ping Pong and Helping Others

Playing Ping Pong and Helping Others

By on 31 January, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

A Ping Pong Tournament: Doesn’t that sound like fun? And to make it better, the event is a benefit for a fabulous program — Renascence. The tournament and the fun start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 3, at the Alcazar Center at 555 Eastern Boulevard. Ping Pong (or table tennis, as some call it) is […]

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Light and Love

Light and Love

By on 17 January, 2018 in Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

The Old Alabama Town Revue’s first show in 2018 is on February 1 – the day before Groundhog Day. However, we are songwriters and thus romantics, so in February we are bound to think of Valentine Day. Therefore the Old Alabama Town Revue Crue will celebrate both Groundhog Day and Valentine Day with the theme, […]

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Christmas Classics

Christmas Classics

By on 16 November, 2017 in Karren Pell, Music with 0 Comments

When I started working on the 2017 Old Alabama Town Revue Holiday show, I had this idea of presenting a lot of new songs. But I hit some resistance. My friend, fellow band member, and all around co-conspirator Toni Wood counseled that people expect certain songs for certain holidays and are disappointed if they don’t […]

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A Scare for a Good Cause

A Scare for a Good Cause

By on 18 October, 2017 in Fun, Holidays, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

Regardless of the warm temperatures outside, it’s fall in Midtown Montgomery. The calendar says Mid-October to be exact, and that means a busy time of football games, homecoming dances, fall festivals, and Halloween events. The later lets us have fun getting scared and even raise money for causes we love. The Montgomery Humane Society’s Haunted […]

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