Fall 2023 Beautification Board Winners

September 5, 2023By Alabaster Connection

September – Ward 1 Mike and Liz Whisonant have been in their beautifully landscaped Ward 1 home on 100 Canter Way for 20 years. They especially love their Saddle Lake neighborhood. “We have the very best neighbors; it is quiet here and refreshing with the lake behind the house,” Liz says. “There is a wonderful brook … Read More

Care and Thrive’s Proactive Approach to Prevention

July 5, 2023By Alabaster Connection

By Lori Culpepper Judi Pritchard, founder of Care and Thrive, a 501(c)3 registered nonprofit, does not believe that dementia is definite, and she’s made it her mission to help Alabaster residents and others believe the same. Pritchard founded the nonprofit in 2019 to help people learn how to be proactive when it comes to dementia. … Read More

Open For Business This Summer

April 29, 2023By Alabaster Connection

  Adams Homes New brick homes for sale 206 Dawsons Cove Terri Lobretto: [email protected] 205.230.1237 Adamshomes.com Adams Homes offers new one story brick homes 4 bedroom plans some with 3 full baths and 2 car g arage 6 plans from 2,169 sq. ft. to 2,831 Kel Bels’s Fitness & Coaching 112 Market Center Dr. Kelly … Read More

Open for Business This Spring

March 7, 2023By Alabaster Connection

JR Nails Amazing nail salon. Hours: Monday through Saturday 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday Noon-5 p.m.  8919 Highway 119 Suite 109 (205) 624-3105 Top of the World Art & Collectibles Incredible selection of rare comics, art, and collectibles. Hours: Tuesday through Sunday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 1123 1st Street North, Suite F, Alabaster, AL 35007 (907) 378-0842 … Read More

A Family Affair: Maya Mexican Restaurant

March 7, 2023By Alabaster Connection

By Lori Culpepper After the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020, many restaurants struggled to stay open. Many had to shut down; some to never recover or reopen. But for brothers Marco and Juan Perez, along with friend, Jose Carbajal, the beginning of the pandemic was also the start of something positive as they opened … Read More

Open For Business: New in Alabaster

January 8, 2023By Alabaster Connection

Alabaster Amstar 14 Theatre Adds Luxury Recliners And More The upgraded GPX auditorium in the Alabaster Amstar 14 Theatre features the biggest and brightest screen with 4K laser projection, immersive Dolby Atmos® sound, and all 14 auditoriums have been upgraded to first-class luxury recliner seating. “We are excited to provide our Alabaster market a fantastic … Read More

Sports Talk in the Modern Media World

January 8, 2023By Alabaster Connection

By Brent Thompson Photos by Brit Huckabay and courtesy of Doubledown Media Internet radio, satellite radio, podcasts, phone apps, streaming, and YouTube—all terms that consumers hear on a regular basis. The bottom line? Listeners have a wealth of options when it comes to accessing media content these days. Jim Dunaway, Ryan Brown, Lance Taylor, and … Read More

The Lodge at Mallard Landing

November 3, 2022By Alabaster Connection

Alabaster has its own beautiful open-air wedding venue in The Lodge at Mallard Landing as well as an event area that includes 300 acres of wildlife, woods, and water complemented with a lodge that sleeps up to 12. The space is excellent for meetings, reunions, client entertainment, corporate retreats, and of course weddings. Folks can … Read More