Learn the ins and outs that make Madison the best city to live, work, and play in!

Welcome to Madison, Alabama! Once a sleepy, rural town, Madison has experienced explosive growth and has become one of the most desirable places to live in our region. From fantastic schools, lively restaurants, unique retail, and entertainment galore, residents and visitors alike can find nearly everything they need right here within Madison city limits. We hope this website routinely serves as your #1 resource for All Things Madison!

Fewer Clients, Higher Expenses: How Aquatic Nail Spa is Staying Afloat

Navigating COVID-19 has been especially challenging for local small businesses, but places like Aquatic Nail Spa on County Line Road are fighting tooth and nail to keep their business alive while offering the same great experience and next-level cleanliness...

Giving & Receiving Life with UAB Kidney Chain: A Madison Family’s Story

One Madison couple recently learned a whole new meaning of the concept "sacrificial love".  When Tyson Bell learned last year that he would need to find a living kidney donor, he and his wife Susannah sat down to have some serious conversations. Bell, a Air Force...

The Best Pizza in Madison: 7 Places to Try

Pizza is almost always a good idea, no matter the occasion, season, or age of your crowd. From toddlers to great-grandparents, through summer and winter, for quiet Friday nights at home to big, celebratory gatherings: pizza wins.  We are fortunate here in Madison...

COVID-19 Test Locations in Madison + Info About Mask Ordinance

With a spike in diagnosed COVID-19 cases, it's important to know where the nearest testing centers are in case you or a loved one discovers potential exposure or begins to show symptoms.  COVID-19 Test Locations in Madison, Alabama The following is a list of...

The Nitty Gritty Behind All Things Madison: Who Runs the Account, Motives, the Pandemic, and More

A few days ago I shared an Instagram Story giving followers the opportunity to submit questions about All Things Madison. Some actually shared a few story ideas they'd like me to work on, such as "Where can I find maternity clothes in this town?" (I understand that...

When and How to Watch Fireworks at Toyota Field Friday and Saturday

by Adan Youngblood, All Things Madison contributor This year’s Fourth of July holiday will certainly look different than any other year, but there are still plenty of opportunities to celebrate in Madison and nearby areas. Whether you want to celebrate all day, or...

A Review of Culver’s in Madison

This article was written by All Things Madison Teen Contributor MJ Brown, a rising senior at Bob Jones High School. She writes for several publications and serves as a writer and producer for the Bob Jones Patriot Players. She is also a leader in the National English...

Restoring Bodies Fitness & Nutrition: Studio Services Catered for 45+

As Madison continues to grow in population, so do the opportunities for community members to dive into their hobbies and interests right here within our city. One of those unique opportunities comes in the form of Restoring Bodies Fitness and Nutrition Services, a...

4 Places to Swim in Madison this Summer

This article was researched and written by All Things Madison Teen Contributor Isabella Caballero, a rising junior at Bob Jones High School. Caballero is on staff with the Bob Jones Literary Magazine, The Eclectic, as well as the Bob Jones online newspaper, Patriot...

Why Zion Popcorn in Downtown Madison is Much More Than Popcorn

I loved growing up in Madison, but I would have loved it even more a few decades ago had Zion Popcorn been around. This downtown Madison staple is a dream for both kids and kids-at-heart, and I'm excited to take you for a spin through the shop. Warning: This virtual...
The Best Pizza in Madison: 7 Places to Try

The Best Pizza in Madison: 7 Places to Try

Pizza is almost always a good idea, no matter the occasion, season, or age of your crowd. From toddlers to great-grandparents, through summer and winter, for quiet Friday nights at home to big, celebratory gatherings: pizza wins.  We are fortunate here in Madison...

A Review of Culver’s in Madison

A Review of Culver’s in Madison

This article was written by All Things Madison Teen Contributor MJ Brown, a rising senior at Bob Jones High School. She writes for several publications and serves as a writer and producer for the Bob Jones Patriot Players. She is also a leader in the National English...

Rising JCHS Sophomores Launch Op-Ed Website The Teen View

Rising JCHS Sophomores Launch Op-Ed Website The Teen View

I'm not sure what impresses me the most about Khushi Patel, Austen Wyche, and Shreya Sunil: their ability to run a website together, their depth of knowledge about current events, or their confidence in sharing their thoughts editorial style. Or maybe it's the fact...

3 Young Local Artists For Your Summer Soundtrack

3 Young Local Artists For Your Summer Soundtrack

This article was researched and written by All Things Madison Teen Contributor Madeline Dobbs. Dobbs is an rising senior at Bob Jones High School and a member of the Patriot Players. When she’s not writing, she can be seen singing, sketching, or drinking coffee. She...