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Midtown has Gone DogGone Crazy!

Midtown has Gone DogGone Crazy!

By on 24 July, 2017 in Carole King, Fun, Pets with 0 Comments

On Tuesday evening, August 1  at 6:30 the Garden District is going to the dogs with Pups on Parade. POP is an annual event initiated eight years ago by then-president of the neighborhood association John Hagan. John had lived in the Jamaica Plains neighborhood of Boston and had experienced this very successful fun event there. […]

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National Night Out

National Night Out

By on 22 August, 2016 in Karren Pell with 0 Comments

My neighbor, friend, and sometimes co-conspirator, Bruce George, asked me to come play some songs at the Capitol Heights National Night Out event. Since Armstrong Park now has a cool pavilion, we thought we’d set up a sound system there. However, it rained early Tuesday evening, and Bruce decided he did not want to mess […]

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In Praise of Puppies and Those Who Love Them!

In Praise of Puppies and Those Who Love Them!

By on 9 August, 2012 in Fun, Pets, Sandra Nickel with 0 Comments

Some were very, very hairy. Some, the Grand Marshal in particular, had hardly any hair at all. Some were settled and mature (two beagles dressed to match were so mature they had to take a break midway and finish later). Others, particularly one 4-month old Boxer, were really young and full of energy. All agreed […]

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National Night Out

National Night Out

By on 25 July, 2012 in Crime and Safety, Fun, Karren Pell with 0 Comments

I hate to state the obvious about August being hot, but it’s an important element in my blog post topic. I’m looking ahead to the yearly “National Night Out” on August 7. Obviously, whoever scheduled this event does not live in the Deep South. Regardless of the usual tropical temperatures, neighborhoods in Midtown will be […]

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National Night Out

National Night Out

Garden District neighbor Brandon Brazil said it best: “Whoever established National Night Out was a northerner and did not live in our typical summer heat!” Still, a good idea is a good idea, even if the heat makes you wonder sometimes. So we decided that we were going to once again participate in the national […]

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