Tag: Kate and Stephen

Craft Beer at Common Bond

Craft Beer at Common Bond

Let’s just start with the basics up front: We are not beer snobs. It’s not that we don’t have preferences. We absolutely do. But we’re not immersed in the culture, and we pretty much value the opportunity to relax with a cold beer almost as much as the content of whatever is in the glass. […]

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Vintage Cafe

Vintage Cafe

By on 23 April, 2018 in Food, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

“Let’s get a cup of coffee,” is a phrase that carries several meanings: “I’d like to spend anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour with you,” “I’d like to hang, but don’t want to commit to a meal,” or maybe, “I’m leaving open the possibility that you don’t drink alcohol.” Problem is, since Cafe Louisa […]

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Rock and Roll Sushi

Rock and Roll Sushi

By on 16 April, 2018 in Food, Kate and Stephen, Restaurant Reviews with 0 Comments

For a town with so much fresh seafood, good sushi is surprisingly hard to find. So when we heard that a new franchise sushi place was opening out by Whole Foods, we made the long trek East to see what it was all about. Both times we went, the place was pretty packed, with servers […]

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Poetry Around the Clock

Poetry Around the Clock

By on 12 April, 2018 in Kate and Stephen with 1 Comment

Brandie Johnson, the manager at Court Street’s Read Herring Books (formerly New South Books), has big ambitions for National Poetry Month. She’s planning for 24 consecutive hours of poetry at four venues across Midtown Montgomery starting April 19. The event will commence at Read Herring, move to Product of Montgomery on Madison for the Thursday […]

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Kress Lives: Remembering Monroe

Kress Lives: Remembering Monroe

By on 10 April, 2018 in Art, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

A local street named after our nation’s fifth President was once an “epicenter” of Montgomery’s black culture and capitalism. This week, a new multi-night project based in the newly-rennovated Kress Building downtown is taking a look back at the heyday of Monroe Street. “Remembering Monroe” will kick off Thursday with an oral history of Dean […]

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Freedom Riders Museum

Freedom Riders Museum

By on 4 April, 2018 in Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

In an era of an infinite sea of always-available television shows, music and movies, it’s increasingly rare to be denied an entertainment experience. If you know where to stream or download (and pay, at least in theory, for the appropriate licenses), you can pretty much grab any information or diversion at any time. That’s why […]

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Montgomery Needs a Yarn Store

Montgomery Needs a Yarn Store

By on 27 March, 2018 in Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Recently I took up a new hobby. I decided to start knitting. I love to make things – that’s part of why I like to cook so much, and I decided that it might be nice to have something to do with my hands while I was watching Netflix or just relaxing at the end […]

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Mushroom Barley Soup

Mushroom Barley Soup

By on 20 March, 2018 in Cooking, Food, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

A bunch of schools in the northern part of the state had closed early, and we were hearing apocalyptic rumors of fist-sized hail and a coming cold snap. So, we did what any sensible person would do. We walked the dog early, and we made soup. Soon it’ll be too hot for soup, and the […]

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Four Things For a Weekend

Four Things For a Weekend

By on 5 March, 2018 in Food, Fun, Kate and Stephen, Restaurant Reviews with 0 Comments

Some weekends, you might do nothing. Some weekends, you might try to do too much. We did about four noteworthy things this weekend, and felt like they comprised the right amount of “stuff” on a weekend. We weren’t in full “slacking on the couch” lazy mode, but we weren’t hectically scheduled either. Here are the […]

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The New York Times Visits Montgomery: A Conversation

The New York Times Visits Montgomery: A Conversation

By on 1 March, 2018 in Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

Among a certain set, the news has been omnipresent: The New York Times sent a writer to our city, and she wrote it up, publishing her travelogue on Monday. The piece, which can be read here, sparked considerable conversation online (and presumably in non-digital spaces too), most of it something like WSFA’s localization by a […]

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