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Photo courtesy of Derek Jerome Smedley.

Hands on Birmingham — the volunteer arm of the United Way of Central Alabama — will host its third annual IGNITE Awards Ceremony. Read more

Avondale

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Photo courtesy of Brasfield & Gorrie.

Birmingham construction firm Brasfield & Gorrie is in the midst of an extensive renovation and expansion of its long-time headquarters in Lakeview. Read more

Lakeview

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Unity of Birmingham near Rhodes Park is a Christian church, but it’s a free-thinking place, according to long-time member Joan Tufts. Read more

Highland Park

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The popular Woodlawn Street Market returns for its sixth season beginning Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Read more

Woodlawn

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Photo courtesy Anthony Bolus.

St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church will host its 21st annual Lebanese Food and Cultural Festival. Read more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Jefferson County Memorial Project.

The Jefferson County Memorial Project is working to honor lynching victims at Linn Park. Read more

Faces

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

LeNell’s Beverage Boutique provides customers with quality drinkables and a personal touch. Read more

Sips & Bites

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Jesse Chambers

Members voted 8-1 to approve an agreement, though MLB said recently it would "reassess" the controversial site at George Ward Park Read more

Central City

UAB camps

Photo courtesy of UAB Media Relations.

UAB will offer numerous innovative summer camps for kids and teens in 2019. Read more

Southside

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Photo courtesy of UAB.

Urban parks make us happy, according to a UAB study, and UAB is again a Tree Campus USA university. Read more

Southside

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Major League Baseball will also "reassess" its preferred location at George Ward Park. Read more

Central City

Braziel & Jones

Photos courtesy of Braziel and Jones.

UAB attracted nearly $300 million in funding from the federal National Institutes of Health in 2018. Read more

Southside

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Council President Pro Tem William Parker asked for a one-week delay before discussing the agreement. Read more

Central City

UAB will soon play host to a very young — but very accomplished — pianist. Read more

Southside

Birmingham City Hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Woodfin said the ordinance will promote access to healthy food in Birmingham, partly by limiting the number of dollar stores. Read more

Central City

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Photo courtesy of UAB.

Theatre UAB will present a classic Noel Coward comedy at The Alys Feb. 20-24. Read more

Southside

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

A Birmingham art gallery that’s been a popular destination for 20 years is closing. Read more

Forest Park

Do you think society, or even your own neighborhood, needs more compassionate people? Read more

Highland Park

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Animal therapy teams trained by Hand in Paw serve people of all ages at more than 100 schools, hospitals and other facilities in North Central Alabama and Tuscaloosa. Read more

Avondale

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Rendering courtesy of Birchfield Penuel & Associates.

Christ Health Center provides primary care, dental and counseling services to low-income and uninsured patients. Read more

Woodlawn