Five Points


Photo courtesy of Forstall Art Center.

Andy Forstall, event and social media coordinator of Forstall Art Center, said even though the business has been open for a little under 30 years, it’s moved around quite a bit. Read more

Central City


Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Chef Andrea Foster’s entrance into the restaurant industry has been “a whirlwind romance,” she said, despite the fact that it stemmed from tragedy. Read more

Five Points South


Photo by Jesse Chambers

UAB announced plans for the park, located between 11th and 12th Avenues South and 16th and 18th Streets South, in May 2017. Read more

Five Points South


Photos by Jesse Chambers.

Five Points South, which celebrated its 130th anniversary in 2017, is seeing lots of change. Read more



Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Located at the edge of the UAB campus, Lucy’s Coffee & Tea has been serving students and providing a “cozy, community-friendly place” in downtown Birmingham for 25 years, owner Lucy Bonds said. It is the only locally-owned coffee shop in Five Points. Read more

Five Points South


Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum.

The event will feature Five Points-centric culinary options and retail vendors. Read more



Photo by Erica Techo.

The spot where the current pool hall rests will be demolished and rebuilt as a $40 million apartment complex. Read more

Neck of the Woods

Great live music featuring local acts. Good local beer. A spectacular setting on Red Mountain overlooking the Birmingham skyline. Those are the elements that have made Vulcan AfterTunes, an annual music series at Vulcan Park & Museum, so popular. Read more

Neck of the Woods