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Photo courtesy of Home Team Photography.

CukoRakko is bringing its first annual Fam Jam within Birmingham city limits this May. more

Avondale

When students are able to manipulate an idea in their head and make it a realty, Rob Dominguez says that’s a way learning can become an empowering and engaging experience. more

Southside

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

For its sixth iteration, the annual Birmingham International Street Fair will be held at a new location along 2nd Avenue and at the Avondale Brewing Company area, co-founder and co-planner Melissa Kendrick said. more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum.

This May, Taste of Five Points will be back for a second year, with even more Five Points-centric culinary options and retail vendors. more

Happenings

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Birmingham native launches camper van rental company for city’s explorers at heart. more

Faces

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Rendering courtesy of ArchitectureWorks.

Bruce Lanier, the founder of the 1,700-square-foot MAKEbhm, is excited to bring an even bigger modern workplace area to downtown Birmingham this year: M2. more

Lakeview

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

On Saturday, April 7, Art Town at East Lake Station will celebrate the release of Lori Lasseter Hamilton’s third poetry chapbook, in addition to hosting its first open mic at the space. more

East Lake

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Fourteen76 launches community arts app. more

Faces

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Photo courtesy of Ashley M. Jones.

For Birmingham native Ashley M. Jones, poetry isn’t just a cute arrangement of words or a demonstration of how she can play with language – it’s indispensable conversation. more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Gumbo Gala

Get your taste buds ready for this year’s 13th annual Gumbo Gala. more

Happenings

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Punk Rock Flea Market events are growing in popularity and numbers all over the country, and Birmingham is no exception. more

Happenings

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Most food trucks aren’t inspired by a beer, but it’s not hard to guess which beverage Birmingham’s newest food truck, Paradise Chow, is modeled after. more

Sips & Bites

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Staff photo.

Fleming is most known for one of Birmingham's iconic pieces of art — the "Storyteller fountain" in Five Points, which was installed in 1992 and features a ram-headed man peacefully reading a book to several sculptures of animals. more

Faces

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Alyx Chandler

The Five Points South neighborhood was in the Irish spirit and decked out in green on Saturday, March 17, for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. more

Sights

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Courtesy of Highland Bar & Grill

As far as James Beard awards, Birmingham keeps the bragging rights fresh each year. more

Sips & Bites

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Photo courtesy of Lauren Fitch.

On March 31, locals will have the chance at the 2nd Annual Spring Fest to spend the day previewing some of Birmingham’s up-and-coming visual artists, musicians and bands. more

Avondale

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Photo courtesy of Grant Tatum.

On Thursday, March 15, the community is invited to the third annual Irish Flag Raising and The Great Birmingham Irish Toast in the Five Points South neighborhood. more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

On the last Friday of each month, a crowd of artists and locals gather for what in the last year has transformed into an increasingly popular night of mingling for the creative community. more

Happenings

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Photos by Alyx Chandler.

Longtime potter Katherine Tucker finds a place to throw at Civil Rights District studio. more

Business

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Jack Brown’s, which has been in Birmingham for a more than four years, is well-known for its cult-like following of the beer list, Chris Brown, joint manager of Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint, said. more

Lakeview