Coldwater Mountain Trails to Receive $1.1 Million From Innovate Alabama

Coldwater Mountain Bike Trail

Cycling has been an important recreation in Anniston, Alabama for many years. The Noble Street Festival/Sunny King Criterium has drawn top racing competition cyclists from around the world as well as spectators in the thousands. The Chief Ladiga Trail has invited long-distance cyclists of all levels to bike from Anniston all the way to the […]

Celebrating the Success of Restaurant Week 2023

Restaurant Week Success

Restaurant Week 2023 may have come to a close (a very successful one, might I add), but the flavors sampled by eager participants have lingered on. As Christa Morphis, the board chairman for Main Street Anniston put it, referencing the Halibut Marsala she ate at Coldwater Brewpub last Thursday, “It was absolutely delicious. I had […]

Downtown Anniston’s Annual Restaurant Week 2023

Restaurant Week

There’s something in the air in the heart of downtown Anniston. What are those robust aromas wafting about in the vicinity of Noble Street, 10th Street, and other roads nearby? Could these savory scents be coming from eight powerhouse restaurants planning to impress diners with some out-of-the-box extraordinary specials? The answer is YES! From August […]

The Clonts Memorial Urban Farm: Organic Vegetables in Their Finest Form

Something beautiful grew from the partnership between Brett Jenkins and Jason Wilson–a garden! The Clonts Memorial Urban Farm is a flourishing 100% vegetable garden that sits on a ½ acre plot to the left of Coldwater Mountain Brewpub in downtown Anniston, Alabama. Fresh organic corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, okra, squash, peppers, a variety of herbs, […]

Easter’s On Its Way: Egg Hunts in Calhoun County

Here comes Peter Cottontail in all his fluffy glory!  Get out your Easter baskets, kiddos. There are some brightly decorated eggs hidden away in all kinds of nooks and crannies, just waiting to be found. Easter egg hunts are enjoyable events for the entire family, many of them offering games, food, balloons, inflatables, and even […]

St. Patrick’s Day “Jigs” in Calhoun County

St. Pattys Day

It’s that time of year again when good luck abounds, shamrock bouquets are “in,” and green is the color to beat. And you might even spot a small character lurking in the shadows, set on guarding his pot of gold. You guessed it–St. Patrick’s Day is almost here! Though it originates in Ireland, this holiday […]