Iron City Ink is the neighborly news source for the communities in downtown Birmingham, Alabama. It exists to serve the community by keeping its citizens informed on the most relevant topics. We publish a monthly print paper and ongoing online content.

Iron City Ink is published by Starnes Publishing LLC. 

Other Starnes Publishing publications:

280 Living · Cahaba Sun · The Homewood Star · Hoover Sun · Village Living · Vestavia Voice

Distribution Points

Iron City Ink is distributed through direct mail to Birmingham residents. Copies of the paper are also available at various public locations, including the Birmingham Public Library - Central Branch, Five Points Market, Crestwood Coffee Co., YMCA - Downtown, Woodlawn Cycle Cafe, Ted’s Restaurant and the Birmingham Public Library - Avondale Branch.


Please contact us and let us know what you like about Iron City Ink, and any stories that you think we should know about. Email Community Editor Jesse Chambers at jchambers@starnespublishing.com. 

Iron City Ink

1833 27th Avenue South
Homewood, AL 35209