Photo by Frank Couch.

Birmingham Wholesale Furniture and Style Advertising are teaming up to bring a little extra flair to Second Avenue South. more

Nov 22, 2016 2:17 PM Business


Photos courtesy of Michael Anderson.

Birmingham resident teaches more than just dance. more

Oct 27, 2016 1:18 PM Faces

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Photo by Tara Massouleh.

When Josh Kirk was 16 years old, he was forced to move out of his house in Mount Olive, Alabama. The house, built in 1932, belonged to his grandparents. more

Oct 27, 2016 12:58 PM Neck of the Woods


Photo courtesy of Tollie Jones.

Comedy is a lot like punk rock. At least it is to Chris Ivey, founder of Birmingham comedy group Goulash Comedy. more

Oct 27, 2016 12:42 PM Happenings

Day of the Dead event weaves cultural traditions into communal celebration. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:43 PM Faces

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Photo by Frank Couch.

WorkPlay General Manager Joe Benintende on the move after 6 years of paralysis. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:37 PM Faces


Rendering courtesy of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama recently announced a $7.5 million charity campaign to expand the Birmingham campus by adding a 28,543-square-foot wing that will almost double occupancy. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:18 PM Central City

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Photo by Tara Massouleh.

After serving Birmingham for 23 years, Better Basics has finally joined the downtown community. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:10 PM Parkside


Photo by Tara Massouleh.

In late August, community members had multiple meetings to discuss and learn more about the proposed Birmingham Bus Rapid Transit Project. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:06 PM Woodlawn


Photo courtesy of Stacy Allen/Mountainside Photo Co.

Modern mercantile now calls Avondale home. more

Sep 29, 2016 11:42 AM Business

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Tara Massouleh

The concept at the new location is the same as it was for the first: light, fresh fare with a Spanish flair. more

Sep 6, 2016 3:44 PM Sips & Bites


Photos by Frank Couch.

Since Isabel Marrero moved to Birmingham from Puerto Rico in April 2015, she has tried nearly every restaurant in the city and its surrounding suburbs. more

Sep 1, 2016 9:31 AM Sips & Bites


Photo by Tara Massouleh.

More than a century ago, Five Points South was founded as a streetcar suburb of Birmingham called Highland. Since then, the area has seen the good and the bad — years of neglect and eventually a resurgence of commercial and residential growth. more

Sep 1, 2016 9:31 AM Neck of the Woods

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Rendering courtesy of Boehm Realty.

For Matt Boehm, his family’s upcoming Forest Park Place development represents both a “return to form and a break in model.” more

Sep 1, 2016 9:31 AM Forest Park


Photos courtesy of Elaine Lyda.

Greek, Middle Eastern food fairs return more

Sep 1, 2016 9:31 AM Happenings

The Crestwood Civitan group and Woodlawn United Methodist Church want to talk to the Crestwood/Woodlawn community through a social-justice workshop led by local activist T. Marie King. more

Sep 1, 2016 9:31 AM Crestwood

BRT Transit Meeting

Tara Massouleh

The $42 million Bus Rapid Transit system would connect the city from Woodlawn to Five Points West and be completed in time for the 2021 World Games hosted in Birmingham. more

Aug 23, 2016 4:34 PM Neck of the Woods

Council meeting 8/16

Tara Massouleh

With a 4-4 vote, the council did not approve $3 million in capital funding to build a new fire station in the Kingston neighborhood. more

Aug 17, 2016 9:35 AM Neck of the Woods

The $61 million dollar deal with Trane U.S. Inc. will span two decades and affect 120 city owned buildings. more

Aug 3, 2016 1:20 PM Neck of the Woods


Photo courtesy of Sherman Sterling.

In 1969, Birmingham resident Sherman Sterling met Bob Marley at the University of Texas in Austin. more

Jul 29, 2016 11:26 AM Happenings