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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The council made changes to the application dates and income requirements for the program, which is set to begin Aug. 1. more

Apr 25, 2017 1:46 PM Central City


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Mechanical clocks may seem like quaint, even useless relics in a digital age, but don’t tell Wesley Pyle, owner of Pyle’s Clock Shop in Avondale. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:40 PM Avondale


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East Lake’s commercial district is showing some life after a long decline, and a group of merchants and property owners have formed a new group to help accelerate this positive trend. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:37 PM East Lake


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Birmingham AIDS Outreach will host its largest annual fundraiser, the 26th annual Arty Party art auction, at B&A Warehouse in Parkside on May 7 at 3 p.m. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:35 PM Parkside


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Hansell Gunn, chancellor of Gunn Christian Academy in Ensley, has been a coach, teacher and administrator in elementary, middle and high schools for 44 years. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:28 PM Neck of the Woods


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If you don’t think you can play golf at night, think again. At Driving After Dark, an unusual fundraiser hosted by the Junior Board of the Birmingham nonprofit United Ability, you can do just that. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:23 PM Highland Park


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On May 14, Five Points South will celebrate its 130th anniversary. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:21 PM Neck of the Woods


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In the middle of Lakeview, with its bars and restaurants, fun-seekers can find another, more unusual diversion: Locked In, a facility that’s part of a growing entertainment genre called escape games. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:18 PM Lakeview


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Many North Crestwood residents are sick of the noise made by the 60 freight trains that rumble through their neighborhood each day. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:16 PM Crestwood


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Investments in future by both students, university go hand in hand. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:05 PM Faces

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Do Dah Day returns to Caldwell and Rhodes Parks in Southside on May 20 with its wacky but family-friendly event that uses a pet parade, live music and a spring-festival atmosphere to raise money for local animal welfare groups. more

Apr 24, 2017 4:57 PM Happenings


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Co-owner of Tuscaloosa pizza bar hopes to attract even more people, energy to B’ham neighborhood. more

Apr 24, 2017 4:43 PM Sips & Bites

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Hot young R&B star Khalid will offer a free concert at the UAB Hill Student Center on April 22, and 17 art students will present their BFA exhibit at AEIVA. more

Apr 21, 2017 9:34 AM Central City

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The promoters of the Honda Indy Grand Prix will receive nearly $1.5 million in incentives over three years, but Patricia Abbott and Steven Hoyt raised concerns. more

Apr 18, 2017 4:50 PM Central City

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Several hundred people turned out with their dogs on a warm, sunny morning to take part in the run or just hang out on the UAB Campus Green while supporting Hand in Paw. more

Apr 16, 2017 4:55 PM Happenings

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A pianist acclaimed by the New York Times will play at UAB April 23. The UAB marching band has a leader. And young cancer patients have some new support. more

Apr 14, 2017 9:01 AM Central City

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The city will spend more than $9 million on paving projects, and Birmingham's land bank is seeking to help Titusville residents obtain properties the next 60 days. more

Apr 11, 2017 2:10 PM Central City

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The UAB Gospel Choir will present its annual spring concert at the historic 16th Street Baptist Church downtown on Palm Sunday, April 9. more

Apr 7, 2017 9:48 AM Central City

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Jesse Chambers

Low-speed vehicles, or LSVs, are typically used to help move passengers in busy urban and tourist areas or at large events. more

Mar 28, 2017 1:27 PM Central City

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There’s trouble brewing for Bards & Brews, a series of spoken-word performances and craft-beer tastings held on first Fridays at the Birmingham Public Library downtown. more

Mar 22, 2017 11:17 AM Central City