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 by Jesse Chambers

Members approved an agreement with the BJCTA to implement the Bus Rapid Transit project between Woodlawn and Five Points West, and outgoing Mayor William Bell said farewell. more

Nov 21, 2017 2:27 PM Neck of the Woods

UAB steam plant

Photo courtesy UAB.

UAB was recognized recently by the 2017 Sustainable Campus Index for its water use and recovery efforts. more

Nov 17, 2017 9:12 AM Central City


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Jeff and Brett Huey, brothers and co-owners of Seeds Coffee in Homewood, are opening a second location in the 29 Seven development on Seventh Avenue South in Lakeview. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:59 AM Lakeview


Photo courtesy of Susan Swider.

Ava Davis, a senior at Indian Springs School, lives in Crestwood and often visits nearby Woodlawn. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:57 AM Woodlawn


Photo courtesy of the Alabama Center for Architecture.

An art exhibit created by AIA members called Art X Architects will be shown Dec. 1-19. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:48 AM Central City


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

When Mark Thompson and Jay Draper opened their garden and gift shop in Forest Park in November, they knew the customer atmosphere they wished to create. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:46 AM Forest Park


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

It’s not hard to understand why Roebuck Springs resident Joel Harris has sold antiques for 20 years. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:43 AM East Lake


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The concert is led by the UAB Concert Choir and Chamber Singers, conducted by Brian Kittredge, and the UAB Trumpet Ensemble, led by conductor James Zingara. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:24 AM Happenings


Photo courtesy of Mark Peavy.

The holidays are fun, but they can also be stressful, according to Verna Gates, founder of the nonprofit Fresh Air Family. “They can be very disappointing if you don’t have that perfect Christmas,” Gates said. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:22 AM Happenings


Photo courtesy of Phil Free.

“The Mutt-cracker” will be at the BJCC Concert Hall, Friday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m., serving as a prelude to the ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker” in the same venue Dec. 16-17. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:10 AM Happenings

Riding high

Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The celebration of Veterans Day in Birmingham, including the parade and other events, is billed as the nation's largest and celebrated its 70th anniversary this year. more

Nov 12, 2017 6:33 PM Happenings

Mis UAB 2018

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The acclaimed French string quartet will perform at the Alys Stephens Center, and a new Miss UAB was named recently. more

Nov 10, 2017 10:05 AM Central City

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

Nov 7, 2017 4:48 PM Neck of the Woods

UAB Gospel Choir

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The Gospel Choir will celebrate its 22nd anniversary and honor director Kevin P. Turner, who's leaving UAB, on Nov. 13. more

Nov 2, 2017 4:45 PM Central City

Alabama Theatre sign rendering

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

Nov 2, 2017 4:39 PM Central City

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

Oct 31, 2017 12:23 PM Happenings

Main stage

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

Oct 30, 2017 9:11 AM Happenings

200 years

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Speakers, marching bands and a choir took part in a ceremony held in front of the Alabama Theatre on Friday afternoon, and a special concert was scheduled tor Friday night at The Lyric Theatre. more

Oct 28, 2017 3:17 PM Happenings

Music legend

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Acclaimed pop vocalist Dionne Warwick will appear at The Alys on Nov. 10, and Theatre UAB will present a musical based on Studs Terkel's 'Working.' more

Oct 27, 2017 10:02 AM Neck of the Woods

Swearing in

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Councilor Jay Roberson is elected Council President Pro Tem. more

Oct 24, 2017 10:53 AM Central City