Shopping Secrets

    THE DILLARDS OUTLET in Eastdale Mall has amazing deals each day of the week- be ready to dig! THE CHILDREN’S PLACE in Eastchase offers 20% off coupons if you’re on their email list. I buy a season ahead (jeans for as low as $6!) THE DISNEY STORE in JCPenney runs...

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...

Explore Unique Alabama Spots

Scottsboro – Unclaimed Baggage Center unclaimedbaggage.com Ever wondered what happens to lost luggage? Look no further than Scottsboro, home of the Unclaimed Baggage Center. Approximately 7,000 new items arrive daily, and visitors have a chance to purchase their pick...

Retirement Communities

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 amenities? Check out a few of Montgomery’s many retiree-friendly communities: THE ORCHARDS AT LAKE FOREST,...

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...