Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Herod was born and raised in East Lake and continues to live there, though a career in the Merchant Marines took him around the world before he retired, including four circumnavigations. more

Mar 21, 2018 5:22 PM B'ham Bizarre


Edward Badham

A set of violins restored and preserved from the Holocaust will be in Birmingham this month for a series of concerts and educational programs. more

Mar 21, 2018 4:56 PM Happenings


Sydney Cromwell

Samba in the Streets held a series of workshops and concerts with Afro-Brazilian drums, songs and dances in Birmingham, Selma and Lowndes County. more

Mar 1, 2018 8:51 PM Sights


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Southern Museum of Flight prepares for takeoff to larger facility near Barber Motorsports Park. more

Jan 17, 2018 11:23 AM Faces


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Confederate Motorcycles has built its brand on exclusivity. Only a few motorcycles are being assembled at any one time in the company’s Second Avenue South warehouse, and each model is typically one of only 50 or 60 of its kind. more



Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Local chapter of Disco Amigos channels spirit of the ’70s across metro area. more

Dec 20, 2017 11:05 AM B'ham Bizarre

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

The Red Mountain Search Dog Association is a 3-year-old volunteer organization with the goal of becoming the go-to search and rescue team for Central Alabama. more

Dec 20, 2017 10:55 AM Faces


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Glen Iris resident experiments with sound using his numerous hand-crafted wind instruments. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:32 AM B'ham Bizarre

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Literacy Council helps adults harness 2nd chance at overcoming lifelong illiteracy. more

Oct 19, 2017 10:55 AM Faces


Sydney Cromwell

The 18th annual Alabama Retailers of the Year award ceremony was held on Oct. 17 at Vestavia Country Club. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:44 PM Business


Courtesy of UAB

The study results were released Wednesday morning at President Ray Watts' State of the University Address. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:00 AM Central City


Sydney Cromwell

The team will compete this Saturday in Nashville. more

Sep 20, 2017 4:18 PM Lakeview


Photo courtesy of Magic City Acceptance Center.

When Birmingham-area LGBT teens and young adults are facing homelessness, they often turn to the Magic City Acceptance Center. more

Sep 20, 2017 12:08 PM Neck of the Woods


Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

The classic tradition of pub songs has come to Birmingham with the formation of the Birmingham Bier Community Choir. more

Sep 20, 2017 11:33 AM B'ham Bizarre


Edward Badham

“Violins of Hope” author to hold Sunday discussion, book signing. more

Sep 14, 2017 3:28 PM Central City


Sydney Cromwell

The proposed development would replace Southtown public housing with a mixed-use, mixed-income development. more

Sep 1, 2017 11:31 AM Central City


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

This city’s a long way from Scotland, yet there’s not one, but two different bagpipe and drum bands practicing in Southside. more

Aug 16, 2017 4:02 PM B'ham Bizarre

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Ex-felons create Offender Alumni Association as support system for re-entry into society. more

Aug 16, 2017 2:11 PM Faces

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Photos courtesy of Daniel Hargett.

Glen Iris musician, band member creates web series for city’s music scene. more

Aug 16, 2017 1:57 PM Faces 1 Comments


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Charter schools, ‘failing’ labels, leadership among key concerns for board hopefuls. more

Jul 19, 2017 11:59 AM