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The Trinity campus may become an upscale mixed-use community called Trinity Heights. more



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This weekend, Mom's basement will host the Mom's Slossfest Afterparty on Sunday, July 15. more


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It’s been 18 months since Alabama Waldorf School moved to a renovated campus on Crestwood Boulevard, after 17 years in the Comer School building. more



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The Crestwood arts space will host Engine, a trio blending music and theatrics. more



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Crestwood resident and clothing designer Tiffanie Williamson-Martin has loved fashion since she was 12 years old. more


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Photo courtesy of Hunter Nichols.

The Jaybird -- a community arts space on Fifth Avenue South in Crestwood -- opened in September and offers a wide variety of music, art shows, yoga classes and other events. more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Baking is no easy feat: each batch requires patience, accuracy and a little bit of love. If you’re Caedan Oliver and Sarah Schlund, owners of Beehive Baking Company, you add a little bit of local, too. more



Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Birmingham — more specifically, Crestwood — is about to get its first taste in a long time of a microbrewery. more

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To help local boys find greater opportunities both in and beyond the confines of a classroom, a new school recently opened in Crestwood: The Renaissance Academy Prep School for Boys. more


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Photo by Lexi Coon.

In recent weeks, the Crestwood Pharmacy and Soda Fountain opened its doors in the Shoppes at Crestwood. more


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Since co-owners Johnnie Shaneyfelt and Mallory Barnett recently opened their apparel and accessory store on June 25, they said they’ve had a steady stream of curious locals drop in to check it out. more



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Work toward a potential sidewalk to connect two Crestwood neighborhoods is continuing. more



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Husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Ben and Alison Smolin saw a market opportunity recently when they opened Jabberwocky Kids, a secondhand children’s clothing store, on Fifth Avenue South in Crestwood. more


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About 50 South Crestwood residents want to turn the last piece of undeveloped land in their neighborhood into a nature preserve. more


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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


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Photo courtesy of the Alabama Waldorf School.

With its recent move, the Alabama Waldorf School in Birmingham is in a better position to educate children with its holistic approach. more


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



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The rise of technology has not affected the core themes of childhood. Fresh Air Family, a group geared toward getting kids and families outdoors, bases its classes and camps on this principle. more



Photo courtesy of Alley Bulka.

For Alley Bulka, it’s natural that a lot of Crestwood kids don’t call her by her real name. Instead, they call her the Wacky Nanny, a name she felt fitting to go by after she created the Wacky Nanny Art Camp 11 summers ago. more



Photo by Frank Couch.

Enjoying its own community-driven renaissance, The Shoppes of Crestwood readies for more growth. more