Sarah Finnegan

The 2018 home season begins April 11. more

Jan 26, 2018 10:22 AM Central City


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Socials, service seen as corrective measures reversing young professional ‘brain drain.’ more

Dec 20, 2017 10:43 AM Faces


Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Long-time Birmingham chef opens city’s 1st Japanese gastropub on 3rd Avenue North. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:05 AM Sips & Bites


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Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency for the entire state Friday. more

Oct 7, 2017 4:26 PM Happenings


Emily Featherston

Breakin' Bread featured restaurants from around the Birmingham metro area. more

Sep 28, 2017 4:51 PM Happenings


Sarah Finnegan

Birmingham metro area leaders thought outside the box when they decided to announce a campaign to bring Amazon to Birmingham. more

Sep 25, 2017 2:56 PM Business


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Whether it’s an afternoon stroll through Railroad Park or an early-morning run through the streets of downtown, there is no shortage of options for those looking to get involved while getting active this month. more

Aug 16, 2017 2:45 PM Happenings


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Readers of Iron City Ink and its sister publications gave a list of suggestions on where to best see the city's largest fireworks show. more

Jul 4, 2017 8:30 AM Happenings


Emily Featherston

The afternoon featured Birmingham's favorite food trucks, some adoptable dogs and a few educational activities. more

Jun 26, 2017 11:01 AM Happenings


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It takes three days of setup, a team of eight people and 5,000 pounds of gunpowder to pull off Birmingham’s biggest fireworks show of the year, and July 4, 2017, promises to be no different. more

Jun 22, 2017 11:47 AM Happenings


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Weather forecasters are reminding Central Alabama residents that tropical systems can cause dangerous conditions, even hundreds of miles inland. more

Jun 20, 2017 5:10 PM Neck of the Woods

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Photo by Erica Techo.

What started as a small party to celebrate the anniversary of Slice Pizza & Brewhouse has grown into a full-scale destination event, and for its sixth year, Slicefest promises to be just as big. more

May 18, 2017 3:50 PM Happenings


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

With Za’atar, Vestavia native brings Mediterranean tastes to Pepper Place. more

Apr 25, 2017 9:25 AM Sips & Bites


Photo by Ron Burkett

Water usage restrictions are now voluntary, according to the drought management plan. more

Jan 24, 2017 6:12 PM Happenings


Emily Featherston

Cocktails and glamour are celebrated at hidden Avondale watering hole The Marble Ring. more

Jan 24, 2017 2:45 PM Sips & Bites

The winter weather situation was becoming more clear Thursday afternoon. more

Jan 5, 2017 3:55 PM Happenings

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After rainfall returned to the state, the Governor's office and Alabama Forestry Commission have lifted burning restrictions. more

Dec 5, 2016 4:25 PM Happenings

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Ron Burkett

Continued lack of rain as well as above-normal temperatures have exacerbated the already extreme drought conditions. more

Nov 4, 2016 3:43 PM Neck of the Woods

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Emily Featherston

The Birmingham Water Works Board issued the drought warning after continued dry conditions. more

Oct 20, 2016 10:04 AM Happenings

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Emily Featherston

The ban on outdoor burning affects 46 counties in the state, including Jefferson and Shelby. more

Oct 13, 2016 8:31 AM Happenings