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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Photo Courtesy UAB

Pam Benoit, a veteran administrator from Ohio University, has been named UAB’s new senior vice president of academic affairs and provost. more

May 26, 2017 9:22 AM Central City

bham city hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Residents can still enjoy the Birmingham Zoo and Birmingham Botanical Gardens over the long weekend. more

May 25, 2017 2:14 PM

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The council again delayed action on revoking the license for a Titusville supermarket that residents say has become a flashpoint for crime. more

May 23, 2017 12:45 PM Central City

Tom Thagard

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The club, celebrating its 100th anniversary, marked the beginning of construction for the $4.66 million Kiwanis Centennial Park on Friday, May 19. more

May 19, 2017 6:30 PM Central City

Itzhak Perlman

Courtesy UAB

Violinist Itzhak Perlman will perform at the Viva Health Starlight Gala at the Alys Stephens Center on May 21, culminating the center's 20th anniversary season. more

May 19, 2017 9:27 AM Neck of the Woods


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

When bartender and former UAB soccer player Frankie Brown opened his own watering hole, Brown’s Bar, in Lakeview in March, he and Tiffany Anderson — his fiancée and co-owner — believed they had found their ideal location. more

May 18, 2017 5:07 PM Lakeview


Photo courtesy of Bernard Lockhart.

The Jazz in the Park series — presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz — is back for its eighth year, presenting 30 free concerts by nationally known artists in Birmingham and other Alabama cities through September. more

May 18, 2017 5:06 PM Avondale


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

There’s a strong market for properties in Birmingham’s City Center, including Midtown and Southside, according to Jamie Justice of real-estate firm Colliers International. more

May 18, 2017 5:04 PM Neck of the Woods


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The average summer learning loss in math and reading for American students equals one month per year, and the losses are even higher for low-income students, according to the nonprofit RAND Corporation. more

May 18, 2017 5:03 PM Central City


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

In 2002, when Laney DeJonge and Clark Lopez founded Rojo, a bar and restaurant in Highland Park serving Latin and American food, DeJonge had no desire to start a chain. more

May 18, 2017 5:01 PM Highland Park


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

As Birmingham continues to grow, a new company called Magic City Motors has found an affordable home in up-and-coming Woodlawn. more

May 18, 2017 4:53 PM Woodlawn


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Ben and Alison Smolin saw a market opportunity recently when they opened Jabberwocky Kids, a secondhand children’s clothing store, on Fifth Avenue South in Crestwood. more

May 18, 2017 4:48 PM Crestwood


Photos by Shay Allen.

Veteran yoga teacher spreads message of personal growth. more

May 18, 2017 3:57 PM Faces


Photos courtesy of Benjamin Morris and Jessica Gallagher

Official: June 2-15 event can put city ‘on stage’ to host more. more

May 18, 2017 3:47 PM Happenings


Photos by Jesse Chambers.

Mike Cohen, owner of 1st Avenue business for over 5 decades: ‘I feel like I’m at home.’ more

May 18, 2017 3:30 PM Business

mayor william bell

City of Birmingham

The budget Bell presented to the council is $428 million -- 64 percent larger than the city's budget for 2012. Now the usual budget discussions with the city council will begin. more

May 16, 2017 12:32 PM Central City

Unity of Birmingham welcomes all

Jesse Chambers

The progressive church defied rain showers to host the event, hoping to raise its visibility on Southside. more

May 15, 2017 10:26 AM Happenings

Street Fair vendors

Jesse Chambers

The fifth annual Birmingham International Street Fair was held in the heart of downtown on Saturday, May 13. more

May 15, 2017 10:13 AM Sights

Iron City Ink wants to tell stories about Birmingham people now living and working in the greatest city in the world -- New York. more

May 14, 2017 6:39 PM Happenings

UAB Firehouse clinic

Jesse Chambers

A UAB program to bring health care to the homeless has won an honorable mention from the U.S. Public Health Service. more

May 12, 2017 9:08 AM Neck of the Woods