Tag: Oak Park

Seeing Stars

Seeing Stars

By on 27 March, 2014 in Carole King, Fun with 0 Comments

At long last, Gayle Planetarium in our beloved Oak Park is getting noticed and appreciated. The Planetarium has been closed since late January for upgrades and officially reopened earlier this month. This $500,000 renovation project was funded by the city of Montgomery, who owns the Planetarium, and Troy University at Montgomery, who operates it, with […]

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Stars Shine at the W.A. Gayle Planetarium

Stars Shine at the W.A. Gayle Planetarium

By on 15 August, 2012 in Fun, Jesseca Cornelson, Parks with 1 Comment

When I moved to town and was compiling a list of interesting things to do nearby, one of the first things that drew my attention was the W.A. Gayle Planetarium. I’ve had a fascination with planetariums for so long, I can’t even remember how it began. It belongs to that part of my childhood when […]

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High Five Summer

High Five Summer

By on 22 May, 2012 in Fun, Kate and Stephen with 1 Comment

There’s still a month left in spring, even though you wouldn’t know it from the weather. So, in anticipation, here at MML we’re thinking summer. Already, Heather Coleman’s explored options for young people in town, but we haven’t yet thought about what kind of trouble we might like to get in this summer ourselves. Calendars […]

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Oak Park

Oak Park

By on 30 May, 2011 in Carole King, City services, Outdoors, Parks with 5 Comments

For generations, Midtown Montgomerians have enjoyed Oak Park with its interesting and diverse history. In 1886, the Capital City Street Railway Company purchased 105 acres from the Hall’s Woods Tract to serve as a city park adjacent to the first streetcar suburb of Highland Park. Soon after, in 1889, the Highland Park Improvement Company purchased […]

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