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Photo by Erin Nelson.

After 37 years, Romeo’s Sporting Goods is closing its store in Crestwood and moving to Vestavia Hills. Read more


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Photos courtesy Game On eSports.

At Magic City ePLEX, participants can play, train and compete in competitive tournaments and leagues for players of all ages and skill levels. Read more


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Ted Perry

The closure of ElementsBhm and TRXi Vintage means the end of the Third Thursday event. Read more



Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Lately, the Crestwood community has seen a lot of the Free Art Fairy. Read more



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



Photo courtesy of Wes Frazer.

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


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Photo courtesy of Alabama Waldorf School.

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. Read more



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



Sarah Finnegan

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

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

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

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

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. Read 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. Read more


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Alyx Chandler

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. Read more



Photo by Erica Techo.

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



Photo by Jesse Chambers.

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. Read more


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Jesse Chambers

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