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Courtesy of UAB.

The Alys Stephens Center announced its 2019-2020 season. Read more



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


Photo courtesy of Jose Cruz, Agencia Brasil, Wikimedia.

People who like to watch movies and also read about them can now attend an event series just for them. Read more



Photo courtesy of Birmingham Museum of Art.

The Birmingham Museum of Art will present the 15th season of its annual summer entertainment series, Art On The Rocks, on three Friday nights in June, July and August. Read more



Photo courtesy of I Am a Father 5K.

Manuel, an Atlanta resident since 1988, continues to promote fatherhood, family and youth development. He is presenting the third annual I Am a Father 5K at East Lake Park on Saturday, June 1, 8 a.m.-noon. Read more



Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Village Market, one of the few grocers left in eastern Birmingham, will continue to operate. Read more

East Lake


Photo courtesy of Magic City Smooth Jazz.

The Jazz in the Park series — presented by Magic City Smooth Jazz — is back for its 10th season, presenting nationally known artists at free concerts in Birmingham and other Alabama cities through Oct. 13. Read more


Seeing a film in a movie palace like the Alabama Theatre is a qualitatively different experience than seeing the same film in a regular suburban multiplex. Read more


Sloss Realty, owner of Pepper Place, has sought to make the historic mixed-use facility a hot destination for creatives, local retailers, bars and restaurants. Read more



Photo courtesy of Citizen Action Partnership.

The City Action Partnership, or CAP, was created in 1995 by property owners downtown to improve the image of the City Center and make it a safer, more attractive place for visitors. Read more

Central City


Photo courtesy of Practice Works.

Entrepreneurs bring health practitioners under one roof at Practice Works. Read more



Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Pastor Keith Akins and members of The Church at Southside minister to the homeless with outdoor worship. Read more


RMTC Parkside

Rendering courtesy of Red Mountain Theatre Company and LIVE Design Group.

The RMTC closed on a piece of property near Regions Field on May 15. Read more

Central City

Mayor Randall Woodfin

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The budget prioritizes neighborhood revitalization and fully funding the city’s pension fund, according to Woodfin. Read more

Central City

Dr. Mona Fouad

Photo courtesy of UAB Media Relations.

Dr. Mona Fouad and her team won a 3-year, $2.7 million award for the 'Healthy Alabama 2030' project. Read more


Birmingham City Hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The mayor said the proposed facility near Five Points West would harm the 'quality of life' of residents. Read more

Central City

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Photo courtesy of Bards of Birmingham

The troupe's gender-blind take on Shakespeare will take place at Unitarian Universalist Church. Read more


Gladys Knight, called 'the empress of soul,' will perform at the Alys Stephens Center May 12. Read more


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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The $500,000 in the fund will be used to incentivize grocers to locate in Birmingham's food deserts. Read more

Central City


Courtesy of UAB.

The UAB National Alumni Society will host its 13th annual Scholarship Run fundraiser on May 11. Read more

Central City