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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

If you’ve ever wandered by Highland Avenue in the historic Five Points South area, you might have noticed a certain carousel-looking centaur staring back at you from the width of a large, Victorian-styled window. more

Aug 16, 2017 3:39 PM Neck of the Woods


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Water, salt and flour. That’s all it takes for quality bread, said Brooks Taylor, owner and baker at Birmingham Breadworks. more

Aug 16, 2017 3:29 PM Neck of the Woods

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Since co-owners Johnnie Shaneyfelt and Mallory Barnett recently opened their apparel and accessory store on June 25, they said they’ve had a steady stream of curious locals drop in to check it out. more

Aug 16, 2017 3:25 PM Crestwood

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Also on Tuesday, Aug. 15, as per the order by Birmingham Mayor William Bell, city workers covered the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Linn Park with wooden boards while officials decide legally how to remove it. more

Aug 16, 2017 2:11 PM Happenings


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Avondale Guitar & Music, which opened June 19 at 4021 First Ave. N., is a partnership between longtime musician Hall and Tom Howle of Tomssound. more

Aug 16, 2017 1:45 PM Business

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Over 100 Southern artists and makers gathered at Sloss Furnaces from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday to showcase their talent, art or goods at the 2017 Southern Makers festival. more

Aug 14, 2017 12:46 PM Happenings

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About 15-20 people were at the Medicare for All Rally At Railroad Park from 5:30-7 p.m. at Railroad Park. The rally was co-hosted by the Birmingham chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America as well as Birmingham Indivisible. more

Aug 4, 2017 4:03 PM Happenings


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Located on the corner of First Ave. N and 24th Street across from Mike’s Pawn Shop, Birmingham Food Park is bringing even more buzz — and convenience — to the ever-expanding Birmingham food scene. more

Jul 31, 2017 4:22 PM Central City


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Hand in Paw’s signature fundraiser, Picasso Pets, is back for another year of painted paws. more

Jul 19, 2017 11:24 AM Happenings


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Bitty’s Living Kitchen makes move into Pizitz Food Hall through Reveal Kitchen. more

Jul 19, 2017 10:57 AM Sips & Bites


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Iron City will be hosting a free Silent Disco party with Demi Lovato to celebrate the release of her new single, "Sorry Not Sorry." The event is first-come, first-serve and open to all ages. more

Jul 12, 2017 11:46 AM Happenings


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The annual food truck rally is put together by the B’ham Food Trucks coalition, which includes food trucks, trailers and other mobile-based businesses in the greater Birmingham area. more

Jun 22, 2017 12:31 PM Central City


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Avondale Common House & Distillery embracing warm reception to area. more

Jun 22, 2017 12:14 PM Sips & Bites


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First started as an Etsy shop, Manitou Supply Co. has sold hand-picked vintage clothes and accessories since 2009, and it recently opened a storefront at 4909 Fifth Ave. S. in East Avondale as an addition to its increasingly popular online presence. more

Jun 22, 2017 11:24 AM Business

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On Sunday, June 4, families, visitors and Birmingham residents gathers from noon to 4 p.m. to celebrate 113 years of the Vulcan. more

Jun 5, 2017 4:04 PM Happenings


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The sixth annual Caribbean Festival, now known as the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival, will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 10 at Linn Park. more

May 18, 2017 3:38 PM Happenings


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City Bowl sells preservative-free, fresh-to-order acai bowls. more

May 18, 2017 3:32 PM Sips & Bites

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The Magic City Art Connection brought over 200 artists to Linn Park in downtown Birmingham from Friday, April 28, to Sunday, April 30. more

May 1, 2017 11:43 AM Happenings


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Piper & Leaf is an artisan tea company that creates and sells gourmet blends and brews of herbal, black and green tea, usually in their signature reusable Mason jars. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:31 PM Woodlawn 1 Comments


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Even though Southside resident Lauryn Gallagher has performed tribal fusion belly dancing for over 17 years, she’s only recently decided to seriously entertain the possibility of adding her two corn snakes, Caihiro and Crowly, to her performance. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:14 PM Neck of the Woods