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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Alchemy, a downtown boutique and clothing retailer, is moving its flagship location to Five Points South. But owner Ace Graham will continue to operate his old store on 20th Street North as an incubator for startup retailers. more

Central City

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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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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

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Skyy Lounge

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

Main stage

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The event on Saturday, Oct. 28, was meant to celebrate the eclectic area's creativity, as well as its 130th anniversary. more

Happenings

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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

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Birmingham Restaurant Week Preview Party

Layton Dudley

The eighth annual Birmingham Restaurant Week kicked off Wednesday night with a Preview Party at Pickwick Plaza in Five Points South. Various participating restaurants presented samples of food and drinks to the attendees and live music was provided. more

Happenings

St. Patrick’s Celebration

Photo by Shay Allen.

Five Points South may be “the most interesting and eclectic neighborhood in metropolitan Birmingham,” according to attorney and Five Points booster Stephen Alexander. more

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Lakeshore Foundation

Photos and cover shot by Sarah Finnegan.

Aimee Bruder builds a physical, Olympic-medal-winning life with help of Lakeshore family. more

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Jesse Chambers

A Homewood Suites Hilton extended-stay hotel is expected to open in mid-January in Five Points South. more

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Photo by Tara Massouleh.

More than a century ago, Five Points South was founded as a streetcar suburb of Birmingham called Highland. Since then, the area has seen the good and the bad — years of neglect and eventually a resurgence of commercial and residential growth. more

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Photo courtesy of Jerry Hartley.

The old house behind The J. Clyde in Five Points South is on its way to becoming the German-style brewpub Jerry Hartley has been dreaming of for years. more

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

  • st pats day - 12.jpg

    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

  • st pats day - 10.jpg

    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.