Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Nonprofits, businesses prepare for a job market impacted by automation and say you should, too. more

Apr 25, 2017 9:33 AM Faces


Photo courtesy of Katelyn Foote.

Red Spot Project challenges community to fill void of feminine hygiene donations. more

Apr 25, 2017 9:30 AM Faces


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Adrenaline rush — and yes, real fire — fuels Luminarts fire performance troupe. more

Apr 24, 2017 5:11 PM B'ham Bizarre


Photo courtesy of Opera Birmingham.

Opera Birmingham hosts its annual vocal competition again this month, as singers from around the country come to Birmingham to show off their talent. more

Apr 24, 2017 4:51 PM Happenings

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Steel City Urbex discovers city’s forgotten treasures — both up high and down low. more

Mar 22, 2017 10:45 AM B'ham Bizarre


Sydney Cromwell

This was the seventh year the Sisterhood has hosted the inter-faith Seder. more

Mar 20, 2017 1:26 PM Highland Park

Pizitz Food Hall Opening

Sarah Finnegan

Most of the Food Hall tenants have opened for business. more

Mar 16, 2017 1:50 PM Sips & Bites

Magic City Pinball League

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Brinkley Sharpe doesn’t want to think of how many quarters she’s spent in pinball machines around Birmingham. It’s all in pursuit of a high score — and a good time — as part of the Magic City Pinball League. more

Feb 22, 2017 10:18 AM B'ham Bizarre

Lakeshore Foundation

Photos and cover shot by Sarah Finnegan.

Aimee Bruder builds a physical, Olympic-medal-winning life with help of Lakeshore family. more

Feb 22, 2017 10:12 AM Faces

Beautiful Bodies of Birmingham

Photo courtesy of Beautiful Bodies of Birmingham.

Gaines is the creator of Beautiful Bodies of Birmingham, a website and grassroots movement of acceptance for bodies of all heights, weights, shapes, skin colors, genders and abilities. more

Feb 22, 2017 10:09 AM Faces


Sydney Cromwell

The festival was held at Boutwell Auditorium. more

Jan 29, 2017 9:38 AM Sights

This Valentine’s Day, several local couples will tie the knot in the shadow of Birmingham’s most iconic statue. more

Jan 25, 2017 9:06 AM Neck of the Woods


Sydney Cromwell

Tragic City Rollers: Not your typical 1970s roller derby league more

Jan 24, 2017 3:39 PM B'ham Bizarre


Sydney Cromwell

Downtown businesses making 4-legged friends part of company cultures more

Jan 24, 2017 2:16 PM Business


Sydney Cromwell

Two types of ink come together at Sanctum Tattoos and Comics, one illustrating pages and the other illustrating skin. more

Jan 24, 2017 1:59 PM Business

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Photo courtesy of GEAR UP Birmingham.

Donna Turner, GEAR UP Birmingham’s project director, said the program is built on a “cohort” model, in that they follow the same group of students from sixth and seventh grade up until they go to college. more

Dec 29, 2016 11:19 AM Central City

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Photo by Patty Bradley.

Members of the Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization are traveling to Kingston, Jamaica, this month to officially create a Sister Cities partnership. more

Dec 29, 2016 11:19 AM Central City

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Hamrick.

Though it was a grueling race through the Amazon, Kathleen Hamrick said there were also wonderful moments like seeing rainforest sunsets, jungle animals and children in small villages who would run alongside them as they completed stages of the race. more

Dec 29, 2016 11:09 AM Crestwood


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Birmingham Oddities started as a studio space for shop owner Adam Williams and a friend. They decided to turn it into an oddities gallery, as they were both collectors themselves and knew several artists with similar interests. more

Dec 29, 2016 10:37 AM B'ham Bizarre


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Paul Boncella serves as a relic repairman of sorts at the Linn-Henley Research Library. more

Nov 22, 2016 1:37 PM B'ham Bizarre