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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Metro-area governments, organizations reconsider possibility, outcomes of regional cooperation more

Happenings

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Downtown’s rebound has done more than add shops — it energized a neighborly feel. more

Faces

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Rendering courtesy of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT).

In July, the city of Birmingham and ALDOT will host a series of public involvement meetings for residents to attend and participate in the design of the future space under the I-59/20 bridges. more

Happenings

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Mayor Woodfin told the City Council on Jan. 31 the city will get new tax revenue from an expanded BJCC. more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Members voted Dec. 19 to provide up to 100 tables at the event for city employees. more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The $428 million budget has been discussed by the council since May. more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Members approved about $3.3 million for more work on the city's new High Line Ore Connector Trail. more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The approximately $428 million budget was submitted in May by Mayor William Bell. more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Members voted to delay action for 16 weeks on a revocation of the business and liquor licenses for Onyx Lounge near Legion Field. more

Neck of the Woods

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Courtesy Butch Oglesby/Blue Mon Studios.

The grant, from Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign, will help the theatre replace a sign that was taken down in 1957 and never replaced. more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The Skky Lounge, located at 1928 11th Ave South, has been dogged with complaints of shootings and other violence. more

Happenings

Birmingham City Council

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The council granted Freshwater Land Trust an easement allowing them to build the new, extended Vulcan Trail on city land and approved yearly funding for McWane Science Center. more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Members passed the non-discrimination ordinance 7-0, as well as a a companion measure meant to reduce discrimination in the awarding of city contracts. more

Central City

Five Points South meeting 7-31-17

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The meeting, to be held at Southside Baptist Church, is hosted by Five Points Alliance is a follow-up to a public workshop that was held in July. more

Neck of the Woods

bham city council 9-19-17

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The proposed ordinance would ban discrimination and create a new Human Rights Commission for the city. The council also approved two more community 'Framework Plans.' more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The members voted 7-1 to pass a resolution urging that the federal government continue DACA and that Congress create a path to legal residency for the 'Dreamers.' more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Those seeking to help storm victims in Haiti and the Caribbean -- as well as Texas and Florida -- can take donations to Boutwell Auditorium. more

Happenings

Bham city council 8-29-17

Photo by Jesse Chambers

After a long, heated discussion by members, Councilor Marcus Lundy withdrew his resolution to rescind a $1.5 million contract for developer BEAT to build nine homes in Enon Ridge. more

Central City

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Boutwell Auditorium will be the drop point for donations beginning Wednesday, Aug. 30. more

Happenings

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

School board member Randall Woodfin was the top vote-getter in the mayoral race in the Birmingham municipal election on Aug. 22 more

  • UAB Football

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    UAB cheerleader Darius Johnson during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

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    UAB Football

    UAB's Andre Wilson (3) jukes Broderick Thomas (22) during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

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    UAB head coach BIll Clark during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

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    UAB's Brontae Harris (33) takes the field during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

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    UAB Football

    UAB's Duke Culver (8) during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

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    UAB Football

    UAB's Tyler Johnston (17) drops back to pass during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.