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Country Living Magazine Announces 2017 Lake House of the Year Show Home on Lake Martin

Date: 5/22/2017

Country Living magazine announced today the brand’s first-ever Lake House of the Year show home, located on Alabama’s scenic Lake Martin. Built by Classic Homes in collaboration with developer Russell Lands On Lake Martin and designed by Nashville architect Jonathan Torode. This stunning lakefront home represents the ultimate in indoor-outdoor living. The 2,897-square-foot home has four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms a screened-in porch, stone terrace, and lakeside firepit.


RXR Fest 4 to rock Russell Crossroads May 26-28

Date: 5/18/2017

The fourth annual RXR Fest is just a few days away on Memorial Day Weekend, and we have the best lineup of bands yet! You will not want to miss a single note! Grab all of your friends from town, country, or the lake and gather on the Town Green at Russell Crossroads for a great time and some excellent music. We’ll start the music each night at 6pm and wrap it all up about 10pm. Here’s some background about this year’s artists and, if you’re not familiar with them, some samples of their work.

Call for Artists: Arti Gras at Russell Crossroads

Date: 5/18/2017

The sixth annual Arti Gras at Russell Crossroads will be held July 1 and 2. This two-day event on the Town Green features local artisans from Lake Martin and the surrounding area exhibiting original works in jewelry, reclaimed wood décor, paintings, photography, candles, soaps, and much more.

Waterfront sales brisk

Date: 5/11/2017

The air temperature so far this spring has been a bit warmer than usual, and weather prognosticators are predicting a warmer-than-usual summer in Alabama. But, as warm as it is or might become, the sales of Lake Martin waterfront homes is sizzling by comparison.

Clean up this spring at Russell Do it Center

Date: 5/11/2017

After one visit to Russell Do it Center, you just might end up looking for ways to add to your home improvement to-do list. There is still time to enter to win one of our two $500 Shopping Giveaways at each location*. Two local winners, selected at random, will receive $500 in merchandise from Russell Do it Center. The contest ends May 31, 2017.

RL mobile app on Russell Forest Trails

Russell Lands mobile app to debut at Derby Day

Date: 5/03/2017

Join us for Derby Day at The Stables, and you’ll have to opportunity to install the new Russell Lands app for iOS and Android. This version includes the current weather conditions at Lake Martin, GPS-trackable map of the 100 miles of Russell Forest Trails, a map of Russell Crossroads, the Russell Lands On Lake Martin calendar of events, where to eat at the lake and contact info for a host of Russell Lands businesses.

Celebrate Mom in style

Date: 5/03/2017

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 14, and, whether Mom’s style is rustic elegance or flip-flops, there’s nothing like gathering the family around good food to celebrate her special day. Naturally, because of the occasion, it will be a busy day for SpringHouse and Kowaliga Restaurant, but don’t let that keep you from enjoying the incredible atmosphere of either location. Here are a couple of helpful hints.

Three evenings of live music Memorial Day weekend

Date: 5/03/2017

At Russell Lands On Lake Martin, we’re all about summer fun, and RXR Fest is the perfect Memorial Day Weekend event for you! Grab the fam, your neighbors, friends, even the pup on a leash and join us on the Town Green at Russell Crossroads for some great FREE music. Bring your chairs or a blanket, and pack a picnic and your cooler.

Kowaliga Restaurant on Lake Martin

Think Kowaliga Restaurant can’t get any better? We’ve got news for you.

Date: 5/03/2017

It’s officially springtime; the lake is rising rapidly, and we’re ratcheting up the fun at Kowaliga Restaurant.