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Five Points South

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Tracey Watkins and her daughters, Anna Watkins and Mary Watkins Ballard, moved their Village Bridal boutique from Homewood to Five Points South in December. Read more

Five Points South

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Photos courtesy of Roger Stephenson.

Jamie McMahon, the president of the Magic City Blues Society (MCBS), said when he came to the first MCBS meeting in 1993, he was in his mid-20s and the youngest person in the room by a longshot. Read more

Faces

The husband-and-wife team of James Little and Jill Marlar opened Filter Coffee Parlor in the old Starbucks location in January. Read more

Five Points South

This inaugural event will feature a home tour in the Anderson Place Historic District. Read more

Happenings

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The nonprofit Five Points Alliance will release the final draft of a master plan for the area early this fall. Read more

Five Points South

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Alchemy, a downtown boutique and clothing retailer, is moving its flagship location to Five Points South. But owner Ace Graham will continue to operate his old store on 20th Street North as an incubator for startup retailers. Read more

Central City

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Staff photo.

Fleming is most known for one of Birmingham's iconic pieces of art — the "Storyteller fountain" in Five Points, which was installed in 1992 and features a ram-headed man peacefully reading a book to several sculptures of animals. Read more

Faces

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Alyx Chandler

The Five Points South neighborhood was in the Irish spirit and decked out in green on Saturday, March 17, for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. Read more

Sights

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Photo courtesy of Grant Tatum.

On Thursday, March 15, the community is invited to the third annual Irish Flag Raising and The Great Birmingham Irish Toast in the Five Points South neighborhood. Read more

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Skyy Lounge

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

Main stage

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The event on Saturday, Oct. 28, was meant to celebrate the eclectic area's creativity, as well as its 130th anniversary. Read more

Happenings

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The meeting, to be held at Southside Baptist Church, is hosted by Five Points Alliance is a follow-up to a public workshop that was held in July. Read more

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Birmingham Restaurant Week Preview Party

Layton Dudley

The eighth annual Birmingham Restaurant Week kicked off Wednesday night with a Preview Party at Pickwick Plaza in Five Points South. Various participating restaurants presented samples of food and drinks to the attendees and live music was provided. Read more

Happenings

St. Patrick’s Celebration

Photo by Shay Allen.

Five Points South may be “the most interesting and eclectic neighborhood in metropolitan Birmingham,” according to attorney and Five Points booster Stephen Alexander. Read more

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Lakeshore Foundation

Photos and cover shot by Sarah Finnegan.

Aimee Bruder builds a physical, Olympic-medal-winning life with help of Lakeshore family. Read more

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Jesse Chambers

A Homewood Suites Hilton extended-stay hotel is expected to open in mid-January in Five Points South. Read more

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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. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Jerry Hartley.

The old house behind The J. Clyde in Five Points South is on its way to becoming the German-style brewpub Jerry Hartley has been dreaming of for years. Read more

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.

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    Alyx Chandler

    Everyone got in the spirit for the 34th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade in Five Points South on Saturday, March 17, 2018.