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Photo courtesy of Magic City Smooth Jazz.

The Jazz in the Park series — presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz — is back for its 10th season, presenting nationally known artists at free concerts in Birmingham and other Alabama cities through Oct. 13. Read more

Happenings

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Neal Embry

The annual festival is held at St. Elias Maronite Church in Birmingham. Read more

Happenings

The leak happened at a Birmingham Water Works facility at the intersection of Rocky Ridge Road and U.S. 280. Read more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo Courtesy of Western Supermarkets

The independent grocer announced both Birmingham locations will close. Read more

Business

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Photo courtesy of David A. Smith/DSmithScenes.

As Brian Teasley, creator and owner of the Saturn Birmingham venue, said, “Birmingham is definitely a more viable place to have a band than, say, 15 years ago.” Read more

Faces

Mark Pettway, a Democrat, defeated longtime Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale. Read more

Business

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Today, the tragic history of the 16th Street Baptist Church is very much woven into the church, from the museum area in the basement to the stained glass windows. Read more

Faces

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Metro-area governments and organizations reconsider the possibility and outcomes of regional cooperation. Read more

Happenings

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Downtown’s rebound has done more than add shops — it energized a neighborly feel. Read more

Faces

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Rendering courtesy of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT).

In July, the city of Birmingham and ALDOT will host a series of public involvement meetings for residents to attend and participate in the design of the future space under the I-59/20 bridges. Read more

Happenings

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Mayor Woodfin told the City Council on Jan. 31 the city will get new tax revenue from an expanded BJCC. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Members voted Dec. 19 to provide up to 100 tables at the event for city employees. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The $428 million budget has been discussed by the council since May. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Members approved about $3.3 million for more work on the city's new High Line Ore Connector Trail. Read more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The approximately $428 million budget was submitted in May by Mayor William Bell. Read more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Members voted to delay action for 16 weeks on a revocation of the business and liquor licenses for Onyx Lounge near Legion Field. Read more

Neck of the Woods

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Courtesy Butch Oglesby/Blue Mon Studios.

The grant, from Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign, will help the theatre replace a sign that was taken down in 1957 and never replaced. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The Skky Lounge, located at 1928 11th Ave South, has been dogged with complaints of shootings and other violence. Read more

Happenings

Birmingham City Council

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The council granted Freshwater Land Trust an easement allowing them to build the new, extended Vulcan Trail on city land and approved yearly funding for McWane Science Center. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Members passed the non-discrimination ordinance 7-0, as well as a a companion measure meant to reduce discrimination in the awarding of city contracts. Read more

Central City

  • UAB Football

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    UAB Football

    UAB cheerleader Darius Johnson during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

  • UAB Football

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    UAB Football

    UAB's Andre Wilson (3) jukes Broderick Thomas (22) during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

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    Kyle Parmley

    UAB Football

    UAB head coach BIll Clark during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

  • UAB Football

    Kyle Parmley

    UAB Football

    UAB's Brontae Harris (33) takes the field during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

  • UAB Football

    Kyle Parmley

    UAB Football

    UAB's Duke Culver (8) during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.

  • UAB Football

    Kyle Parmley

    UAB Football

    UAB's Tyler Johnston (17) drops back to pass during the UAB Football Spring Game on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Legion Field in Birmingham.