Lido Pool

On the Shores of Spring at Hampstead’s Lido Pool

  The region's largest community pool is opening just in time for Spring Break. You'll find it in one of the most stylish and comfortable neighborhoods in MGM. The traditional Southern harbingers of spring may be...
St. Paddy's Day in MGM

Cheers and Green Beers! St. Paddy’s in MGM

From green beers to boxty, Montgomery has plenty of great ways to raise a glass and a fork to a favorite social holiday! Check out the St. Paddy's Day fun, but don't forget to put...
Kelly Kahumoku at Buds Sports Bar in Cloverdale

Meet Kelly Kahumoku.

She’s probably the most interesting woman in the world. In her past life, Kelly has been a top athlete, a lounge singer, and a ballroom dance enthusiast. And she’s only twenty-four years old! Kelly...
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Kicking for Change

Last weekend a few local "kickballers" organized the area's first ever charity co-ed kickball tournament and home run derby, raising money for Brantwood Childrens Home. The winning team took home $750. According to a...
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Shakespeare on Sherlock

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival dropped a new trailer video on YouTube today for the upcoming production of Sherlock Holmes, which runs March 9 - May 13. The trailer shows the play's star, Brik Berkes, as Sherlock in...

Artists’ Collaborative Launches Downtown

Billed as the launch that will ignite dreams, the soft opening of the new non-profit Village CoLab space, located on the 3rd floor of One Court Square is open to the public this Friday from...
The Lo-Fi Loungers will play the first A&P Social Jazz Brunch

Jazz Brunch at A&P Social kicks off ClefWorks’ 10th Anniversary season

Brunch is awesome. Brunch puts a sparkle on the end of the weekend and sets you up right to take on another Monday. Add in live jazz and the opportunity to benefit one of...
Montgomery Culinary Fight Club

The first rule of Culinary Fight Club is…

  Last night four area chefs faced off in a competition to see who could improvise under pressure and win over a panel of judges and a hungry crowd at the first Montgomery Culinary Fight Club event. Held...
Johnny Veres by Jonathon Kohn

A Conversation with Johnny Veres

Some of Montgomery’s younger residents are creating interesting spaces and innovative events that are adding a new level of excitement, culture and community to the capital city. One is 32-year-old Montgomery native Johnny Veres....
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Instagrammers Who Make Us Love Montgomery

Seeing the city through others' Instagram accounts reminds us of all the things we love about Montgomery. Here are a few accounts that really show off our assets! @eatmgm We may be partial to this one...
IgniteMGM Winners

IgniteMGM Pitch Competition Awards $12K to Local Ideas

Montgomery's Downtown Business Association held Montgomery's first "Shark Tank" style pitch competition on January 28th, 2017 to award $12,000 to three of  the best business or initiative ideas of the moment. IgniteMGM is a community pitch competitionthat brings...

Museum of Alabama

Alabama will soon be celebrating its bicentennial, meaning there are almost two centuries of state history begging to be explored. At the Museum of Alabama , located in the Alabama Department of Archives in...
Crowds gathering to sample local food trucks.

Montgomery’s Food Truck Ordinance Passes!

After three years of planning a much anticipated Food Truck ordinance passed in Tuesday’s City Council Meeting. Five spots near the state office buildings on the east side of downtown Montgomery will be designated for food...

Montgomery’s Downtown Farm: Growing & Doing Good

Amid the asphalt and concrete and buildings and bustle of downtown Montgomery, there’s an oasis of green calm on one edge: The E.A.T. South Downtown Farm. This all-natural, urban farm is the centerpiece of...

Drink It In: The Alabama Sweet Tea Company

There aren’t many things more Southern than a tall, icy-cold glass of sweet tea, and Montgomerians Wes Willis and Golson Foshee want to share this flavorful symbol of our region, both here at home...
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17 Not to Miss in Montgomery in 2017

This list doesn't come close to covering all of the amazing things there are to do in Montgomery, but in honor of the new year, here are 17 events that you really shouldn't miss. Stay...

Farm to Fork Food Invasion

Each fall, the capital city is invaded. But it’s not scary. It’s tasty. The annual Farm-to-Fork Food Invasion at Hampstead Farm brings a different guest chef and his or her culinary army to Montgomery...

Wine Fest

Each October, close to 1,000 vino lovers come together at downtown’s Riverfront Park to indulge in the annual Riverwalk Wine Festival. The $25-per-ticket event invites you to sip and stroll your way along the...

Happy Birthday, Hank!

Hank Williams is regarded by many as the father of contemporary country music. He is credited with making country music a major genre in popular music. Right here in Montgomery, where his career began,...

Roll Out the Barrel, and We’ll Have a Barrel of Fun! Oktoberfest!

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest “Volksfest,” a beer festival and fair, held every year in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. Although Americans often confuse its name with the month of October, Oktoberfest traditionally begins sooner, mid-...