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The event curators, artists Walker Miller and Luke Porter, started making their own action figures about 4 years ago. Miller said he does the packaging and Porter sculpts them. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:35 AM Avondale


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Women Who Code Birmingham serves as collaborative space to learn about tech. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:27 AM Faces


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Birmingham — more specifically, Crestwood — is about to get its first taste in a long time of a microbrewery. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:00 AM Business 3 Comments

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Alyx Chandler

The exhibit opening, which took place Friday, Nov. 10, the day before National Homeless Awareness week, was meant to shed light and start conversations about the people who are homeless in the city of Birmingham. more

Nov 13, 2017 3:53 PM Happenings

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Alyx Chandler

From animal bones to paper mache and from elaborate face paint to festive costumes and art, the Day of the Dead was alive in Birmingham at the 15th annual Dia de los Muertos Festival. more

Nov 3, 2017 5:56 PM Happenings


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The city of Birmingham, the Alabama School of Fine Arts and Sloss Furnaces are partnering together to develop a master plan for arts and culture at the historic Sloss Furnaces National Landmark site. more

Oct 19, 2017 11:18 AM Lakeview


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Dynamite Hill-Smithfield nonprofit works to bolster community-led development initiatives. more

Oct 19, 2017 10:59 AM Faces 2 Comments

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Comedy program gives locals a chance to open for national acts. more

Oct 19, 2017 10:50 AM Faces 1 Comments


Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Pizitz’s only sit-down restaurant, Fero, updates old-school Italian dishes. more

Oct 19, 2017 10:31 AM Sips & Bites 1 Comments


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Halloween sparks interest in Sloss’ real, paranormal history. more

Sep 20, 2017 11:08 AM Happenings


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At new Kyoto Yakitori, familiar is combined with exoticness of Japanese street food. more

Sep 20, 2017 10:44 AM Sips & Bites


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Couple’s garden gallery produces for city’s greenthumbs. more

Sep 20, 2017 10:21 AM Business

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From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 21, locals gathered at the Vulcan Park and Museum to watch the partial solar eclipse. The park gave away 200 glasses with the purchase of a ticket. more

Aug 21, 2017 3:39 PM Happenings

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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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Alyx Chandler

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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Alyx Chandler

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