RSVP Montgomery

Cover Story

JULY/AUGUST 2019

Photos by Stephen Poff

Montgomery taps into the future of brews with Tower Taproom, located at 101 Tallapoosa Street, in the downtown entertainment district. Owned and operated by Montgomery restauranteur Jake Kyser of Central, Dreamland and more, Tower Taproom is Montgomery’s newest and most innovative way to kick back and relax with a specialty beer and a fabulous burger all in the heart of the action.

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Socially Seen

JULY/AUGUST 2019

World-renowned choreographer Vadim Fedotov helped the Montgomery Ballet bring “Snow White” to life for multiple performances at Alabama State University’s Leila Barlow Theatre and Greenville High School, entertaining hundreds. Vadim has choreographed in more than 50 different countries with professional ballet companies around the world since bringing his family to Florida from the Ukraine 20 years ago.

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Special Feature

JULY/AUGUST 2019

When it comes to real estate, sometimes the difference between sitting on the market and sold is as simple as a little shift in perception. That’s where Michelle Gordy Webb with Staged 2 Sell comes in. A trained and Accredited Staging Professional® home stager based in Montgomery, Webb offers services for builders, real-estate agents, private owners and more from the River Region all the way to Gulf Shores and beyond.

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Reply Yes

JULY/AUGUST 2019

With the heat index climbing over 100 degrees, it’s hotter than ever outside, and the best way to cope with these temperatures is to strip down, put on a swimsuit and take a dip in the water. Chances are a few of the suits you once loved might now feel a bit outdated once you pull them out. If you are due for a little cleaning—we all are, to be honest—we're here to fill you in on a few swimsuits and accessories that will help you feel better about tossing out the old and making room for the new. With the help of some of our favorite stores located just around the corner at The Shoppes at EastChase, we hope you are inspired to look extra fabulous this summer when you take that dip in the pool, walk on the beach or boat ride on the lake. After all, sweating looks better when you look as hot as you feel.

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Special Feature

JULY/AUGUST 2019

“I think I must be crazy,” says Stephen Poff, talking about his new short film The Song You’ll Never Hear, a sequel to his 2010 feature-length Songs About Your Girlfriend. “Who makes a sequel to a film that not a lot of people got to see in the first place?” But fans — a bit of a cult following, mostly from Mississippi’s Gulf Coast where he produced his first film — wouldn’t take no for an answer.

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Socially Seen

JULY/AUGUST 2019

The Lower Dexter Improvement Association created First Friday Cruise-Ins at the summer’s start, and they have been a huge success with interest and crowds growing each month. Past featured car clubs have included the Capital City Corvette Club, Gump Jeeps, Mustangs & Model A’s and Truck Night. Some events featured pedal-car races and free haircuts by The Chop Shop and River Region Golden Shears. Local restaurants on the block, Momma Goldberg’s, Frios Pops, Cuco’s Mexican Café and Island Delight, stay open for those looking to grab a bite to eat.

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Signed Original

JULY/AUGUST 2019

Marcus Dorsey’s magnetic personality and warm smile are almost as complex and beautiful as his artwork. A multitalented artist who pushes himself outside the box in several mediums, Dorsey is taking the regional art world by storm.

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Now Hear This

JULY/AUGUST 2019

We’ve all heard a one-man band, but Lawrence “Lipbone” Redding takes it to another level by adding a mix of beatboxing, self-contained percussion and vocal horns, elevating him into a one-man orchestra.

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