downtown montgomery

Hank Williams Museum Celebrates Twenty Year Anniversary

The Hank Williams Museum in Montgomery celebrated its 20th anniversary Sunday. It originally opened its doors at the old train station, paying tribute to the country legend. “We started over in the train station which was abandoned at that time” co-founder Betty Jackson says.  “We set up in there, we cleaned up and set up everything. We brought the car…

A Perfect Activity for the Rainy Weekend Ahead

Search Downtown Montgomery for Public Art Quotes---and perhaps win prizes!

Montgomery officials are running a two week contest with some cool prizes….but you’ll have to go out in the rain to win. Mayor Todd Strange joined the head of the Public Art Commission on Thursday to announce the contest and to throw water onto a sidewalk as an example—-   “Hidden within the streets of downtown Montgomery are five quotes…

Montgomery Announces Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel: First Boutique Property in Historic Downtown

The historic Murphy House in downtown Montgomery will soon be transformed into a hotel. Most people know the Murphy House as part of the Montgomery Water Works. Ascent Hospitality has purchased the building, which the company plans to develop into the state’s third Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel. It will have 100 rooms and suites, plus dining and meeting space. “With…