Tailgating

If you are new to the South, you may be surprised at how seriously we take college football! Tailgating is synonymous with SEC football- it has evolved from its original incarnation (hanging out around a pick-up truck bed) into full-fledged parties. While each school...

Shopping Secrets

Dillards Outlet in Eastdale Mall has amazing deals each day of the week- be ready to dig! Children’s Place at EastChase offers 20% off coupons if you’re on their email list. I buy a season ahead (jeans for as low as $6!) Disney Store in JCPenney runs the same deals as...

Hot Spots

Whether you’re new to Montgomery or just passing through for a visit, there are tons of “hidden gems” worth checking out in the capital city. exploreMedia designer and Montgomery native Shelby Shubird shares her favorite spots around town. DOWNTOWN has changed so much...

Cool Off At the Lake

Lake Martin, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, is a popular recreation area for swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, camping, and golfing. Located less than an hour from the Montgomery area, this lake borders the cities of Dadeville, Eclectic, and...

Retirement Communities

The River Region is the perfect place to retire—Montgomery was named the #3 Best Place to Retire in Alabama by Niche in 2017! Are you dreaming of a home with less yard work, more privacy, and valuable community amenities? Check out a few of Montgomery’s many...

Retirement in the River Region

In 2000, we moved to Wetumpka from Michigan with my husband’s job transfer. After retiring in 2008, we weren’t anxious to go back to shoveling snow. Needless to say, we enjoy the southern climate, which normally eliminates the snow issue and allows us to enjoy our...