What does it mean to belong? For many adults it can mean being around others who think, believe, or even look like they do—people who accept and appreciate their lifestyle and choices. For a child, it can simply mean having a family who loves them and cares for their needs. Unfortunately, this is not always a reality.
If you look for Wetumpka on I Love Alabama Food’s “100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die,” you will find exactly one dish listed—Crab Cakes with dill sauce from Our Place Cafe. The crab cakes may be the star on the menu, but they’re certainly not the only dish that keeps people from the surrounding areas coming back again and again. Whether it’s the Fried Green Tomatoes topped with sautéed shrimp and a green onion remoulade or the Eggplant Delacroix with creamy pasta, shrimp and crab, regular customers have their favorites that never cease to satisfy.
It’s that time of year again, when most of us get energized and excited about the prospects of the upcoming college football season. Recently, Doug Amos and Charlie Trotman, co-hosts of The Bama Budweiser Tailgate Show on ESPN’s “The Ticket” in the River Region, sat down and gave their thoughts on 2015, which included predictions for the Southeastern Conference and the second College Football Playoff.
In 2009, Garrett Cook had yet to experience the adventure of taking a mission trip to a foreign country. As of June 2015, he has made 15 trips and will be making two more before the end of the year.
There’s so much more to a house than four walls and a roof. To make a house a home, it should contain thoughtful and convenient features that speak to the owner’s unique desires. These cutting-edge electronics and appliances from Cohen’s will turn even the most social butterfly into a homebody.
Concrete. Just because you walk all over it doesn’t mean it has to be boring. There are actually many options available for sprucing up concrete and it’s more affordable than you may think.
In a city teeming with steak and seafood chains, Charles Anthony’s at The Pub is one of only a few locally-owned restaurants that has stood the test of time. The Pub has been a staple in the Montgomerydining scene for decades. And while various owners have left their mark on it, current owner Charles Anthony Kamburis, Jr., has turned it into one of the most successful and thriving restaurants currently in the capital city.
Our city's art scene is more dynamic thanks to the addition of great pieces commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march. Meet the artists behind the work and delve into Montgomery's rich history.
At RSVP Magazine, we strive to highlight all the cool things taking place in our city, as well as the movers and shakers who are bringing culture and energy to our area. I think most of us would agree that we want to be in a city that promotes good ideas that increase our quality of life, but good ideas take creative and energetic people, along with money to make it happen.
Let’s face it; homelessness makes many of us uncomfortable. It is easier to pretend it doesn’t exist. Even if we want to help with this epidemic, we often don’t know how or we don’t want to step out of our comfort zone. I want to tell you that I was guilty of that until I met the staff and residents of Friendship Mission.