The Birmingham City Council passed another resolution today expressing support for improvements at the troubled Zion Memorial Gardens Cemetery. more

Oct 19, 2016 8:49 AM Neck of the Woods

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Planners presented two alternatives for pedestrian access between Five Points South and Homewood at Vulcan Park Jan. 18. more

Jan 19, 2018 12:00 PM Central City

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Colorful young pianist Sahun Hong to play The Alys, and a UAB poet wins $2,000. more

Jan 19, 2018 10:00 AM Central City

Romantic couples seeking a unique, exciting way to celebrate Valentine’s Day should perhaps look no further than the sixth annual Lover’s Leap at Red Mountain Park. more

Jan 18, 2018 9:36 AM Happenings


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Donald Wood retired in December after working as a curator at The Birmingham Museum of Art for 30 years and spending the last 17 years in charge of the facility’s large Asian art collection. more

Jan 17, 2018 12:25 PM Central City


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Crestwood resident and clothing designer Tiffanie Williamson-Martin has loved fashion since she was 12 years old. more

Jan 17, 2018 12:16 PM Crestwood


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The UAB Police Department will soon move into a new headquarters at 14th Street and 11th Avenue South that’s twice the size of its current facility and will help police operate more effectively. more

Jan 17, 2018 12:05 PM Neck of the Woods


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The gallery will present “Microlove,” an annual Valentine-themed show featuring miniature art and handmade gifts and jewelry by 50 artists, from Feb. 2-24. more

Jan 17, 2018 12:03 PM Forest Park

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Birmingham musicians Will and Sarah Mason started giving private lessons in 2007 and soon built their passion — teaching people, especially school-age children, to play instruments in a nurturing atmosphere — into a thriving business. more

Jan 17, 2018 11:52 AM Avondale


Photos by Jesse Chambers.

The latest ambitious people to win The Big Pitch, which is sponsored by PNC Bank and was held at the Negro Southern League Museum in November, are the owners of a grocery store and a unique pop-up gift shop. more

Jan 17, 2018 11:38 AM Faces

The Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend, one of the Southeast’s premiere running events, returns to Linn Park on Feb. 9-11. more

Jan 17, 2018 11:03 AM Happenings


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Birmingham nonprofit Addiction Prevention Coalition seeks to help fight addiction to opioids, including heroin and prescription painkillers. more

Jan 17, 2018 10:57 AM Happenings

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The event — hosted by the nonprofit Birmingham Chinese Festival Association — celebrates the Chinese New Year, also referred to as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, which occurs Feb.16. more

Jan 17, 2018 10:48 AM Happenings


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From educational series to cultural performances, Black History Month honored across city. more

Jan 17, 2018 10:30 AM Faces

Woodfin will speak on MLK Day at Parker High School and Tuesday at Kiwanis luncheon. more

Jan 15, 2018 9:02 AM Central City

Ballet Memphis

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Gospel group Blind Boys of Alabama will head a tribute concert to Dr. King at The Alys Stephens Center Jan. 14. more

Jan 12, 2018 8:53 AM Central City

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The city engineer said repairs should be done before the next Rickwood Classic. more

Jan 9, 2018 1:37 PM Central City

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AEIVA will show the work of American photographer David Levinthal Jan. 8-March 10. more

Jan 5, 2018 9:26 AM , Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The measure is an amendment to the 2017 ordinance approving the buses. more

Jan 3, 2018 1:42 PM Central City

Coach Bill Clark

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Clark was recently named National Coach of the Year by CBS Sports. more

Dec 22, 2017 11:01 AM Central City

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Photo courtesy of Hunter Nichols.

The Jaybird -- a community arts space on Fifth Avenue South in Crestwood -- opened in September and offers a wide variety of music, art shows, yoga classes and other events. more

Dec 20, 2017 11:32 AM Crestwood