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 proposed ordinance would ban discrimination and create a new Human Rights Commission for the city. The council also approved two more community 'Framework Plans.' more

Sep 19, 2017 4:03 PM Central City

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About 200 high school musicians will perform with the UAB Marching Blazers, Ballet Hispanic will celebrate Latin cultures and an artist acclaimed by The New York Times will be at AEIVA. more

Sep 15, 2017 9:36 AM Central City

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The members voted 7-1 to pass a resolution urging that the federal government continue DACA and that Congress create a path to legal residency for the 'Dreamers.' more

Sep 13, 2017 1:06 PM Central City

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Those seeking to help storm victims in Haiti and the Caribbean -- as well as Texas and Florida -- can take donations to Boutwell Auditorium. more

Sep 13, 2017 12:51 PM Happenings

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Both men largely stuck to their stump speeches, with Bell trumpeting downtown revitalization and other projects, and Woodfin saying that the mayor has neglected the city's other neighborhoods. more

Sep 8, 2017 3:06 PM Happenings

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Legendary musician Shelia E., acclaimed pianist Rachael Kudo and a new season of plays from Theatre UAB are among the diversions on campus for art lovers this fall. more

Sep 8, 2017 10:14 AM Neck of the Woods

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Members approved a two-week delay to give the Birmingham Water Works Board more time to file paperwork connected with watershed protections in the area. more

Sep 5, 2017 2:05 PM Central City


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The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center will seek to help patients displaced by the storm, and fans at the Blazer football game and make donations to storm victims. more

Sep 3, 2017 9:45 PM Central City

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UAB Medicine has again made national 'Most Wired' list and a UAB grad and cult film star has a short film at Sidewalk this weekend. more

Sep 1, 2017 2:17 PM Central City

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After a long, heated discussion by members, Councilor Marcus Lundy withdrew his resolution to rescind a $1.5 million contract for developer BEAT to build nine homes in Enon Ridge. more

Aug 30, 2017 12:47 PM Central City

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Boutwell Auditorium will be the drop point for donations beginning Wednesday, Aug. 30. more

Aug 28, 2017 5:07 PM Happenings

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At least six incumbent city council members will be keeping their seats, according to unofficial results. more

Aug 23, 2017 1:06 AM Elections

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School board member Randall Woodfin was the top vote-getter in the mayoral race in the Birmingham municipal election on Aug. 22 more

Aug 23, 2017 12:49 AM Mayoral Race

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The Salvation Army will pay the city $250,000 for the old Slossfield Community Center near Finley Blvd. and I-65. The non-profit is building a $4.1 campus in that area. more

Aug 22, 2017 7:15 PM

The eyes have it this week in the Briefs, as UAB experts offer eye tips for the eclipse and for summertime contact lens care more

Aug 18, 2017 9:04 AM Central City


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Vince Amaro, a merchant and property owner in East Lake’s commercial district, said the historic neighborhood, “deep down inside, is an art district.” more

Aug 16, 2017 3:14 PM East Lake


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Lakeview Green is to be built by on Fourth Avenue South near 29th Street on the site of the old Davis School. more

Aug 16, 2017 2:52 PM Lakeview


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hey can enjoy two events that celebrate ethnic cuisine: the Birmingham Greek Festival and the St. George Middle Eastern Food Festival. And Breakin’ Bread, a festival with more than 30 local food providers, is back for its 15th year. more

Aug 16, 2017 2:50 PM Happenings

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After events in Charlottesville, Virgina, Council President Austin urged Mayor Bell to immediately remove Confederate monuments from city parks. more

Aug 15, 2017 2:46 PM Central City


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UAB Hospital is again ranked as No. 1 in Alabama by U.S. News & World Report, and summer commencement will be held at Bartow Arena Aug. 12. more

Aug 11, 2017 2:34 PM Central City