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Shop Local

Shop Local

By on 5 July, 2016 in Carole King with 2 Comments

On my weekly (or bi-weekly) trip to the grocery store, while sitting at that dreaded Carter Hill Road and Mulberry Street light, I noticed a very intriguing advertising billboard. The sign said The internet did not pave Carter Hill Road. Now I was dreading the road work, traffic jams and rubber necking along my eastward […]

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Amplify Salon & Spa

Amplify Salon & Spa

By on 21 March, 2016 in Kate and Stephen, Municipal business with 0 Comments

Moving from Los Angeles to Alabama meant breaking off one of my most important long-term relationships: the one with my hairdresser. Although we could still be friends, I’d have to find someone else to cut my hair. I asked her advice about how to find a new person in my new home. “Find someone with […]

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Jonathan Thornton: The MML Interview

Jonathan Thornton: The MML Interview

By on 10 October, 2011 in Art, Fun, Interviews, Kate and Stephen with 5 Comments

As we noted with last month’s interview of Tyler Bell, we’re kicking off a new feature here at MML, where we interview some of Midtown’s most interesting and notable residents. The second installment of this series features Jonathan Thornton, a local special effects and makeup artist who has worked on countless plays, films, and productions. […]

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Tyler Bell: The MML Interview

Tyler Bell: The MML Interview

By on 26 September, 2011 in Bars, City Living, Food, Government, Interviews, Kate and Stephen with 5 Comments

With the news that Midtown fixture El Rey Burrito Lounge hopes to expand across the alley into a new bar/waiting space, we decided to interview El Rey owner Tyler Bell and therefore inaugurate a new MML feature. Periodically, we will be interviewing folks around the community whose ideas and actions make Midtown Montgomery such an […]

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Wet Pets

Wet Pets

By on 20 December, 2010 in City Living, Kate and Stephen, Municipal business with 0 Comments

We were sad when we learned that Moody’s on McGehee would be closing. This news is extra painful for businesses near Moody’s in the Gay Meadows shopping center. We will be profiling some of those businesses over the coming weeks and encourage you to support them in this difficult time of transition. As people really […]

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Another One Bites The Dust?

Another One Bites The Dust?

By on 4 November, 2010 in Carole King, City Living, Municipal business with 7 Comments

Life in Midtown Montgomery has become less stable as we watch several long-time locally-owned business establishments close their doors, one by one. It’s sad and scary. What’s ahead for us economically? As usual, maybe we’re several years behind the rest of the country. Could it be that we’re really just now starting to feel the […]

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