Here is a list of this month's real estate transactions & developments in downtown Birmingham. Read more


Cornerstone Schools students

Photo courtesy Cornerstone Schools of Alabama.

The event will feature cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, prizes and live music by Just a Few Cats. Read more


Birmingham City Hall 1-30-18

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Members approved zoning change to allow for construction of cottages and townhouses. Read more


This is a list of the real estate transactions and developments in downtown Birmingham from February 2020. Read more

Neck of the Woods

This is a list of the real estate transactions and developments in downtown Birmingham from January 2020. Read more

Neck of the Woods

Will Mason_Mason Music Woodlawn

Photo courtesy Rob Ingram.

Will Mason, owner and CEO of the for-profit Mason Music, announced that he’s bought and plans to renovate a commercial space measuring 6,000 square feet at 5503 First Ave. N. in the heart of the Woodlawn business district for two tenants. Read more


Birmingham City Hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

A developer seeks to build a new residential development in the South Woodlawn area. Read more


Birmingham City Hall

Jesse Chamber

Among groups receiving money for innovative projects are the BBA, Woodlawn Foundation and Jefferson State Community College. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Ben Porter Photography.

In late June, Sonic announced awards totaling about $720 to teachers in Birmingham’s Woodlawn, Eastwood, Titusville and Wylam communities. Read more


Porch Parties

Courtesy of Jonathan Moore

Porch parties are monthly community gatherings that provide entrepreneurs, creatives and makers with the opportunity to connect and share their resources and knowledge to put new business ideas into action. Read more



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



Rendering courtesy of Birchfield Penuel & Associates.

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


Snacks galore

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The market on Sunday, Dec. 2, was the final event in the 2018 season in Woodlawn. Read more



Photo courtesy of Communicating Vessels

Located at 15 55th Plaza North in historic Woodlawn, Communicating Vessels is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Read more



Photo courtesy of Coleton Phillips

On Saturday, June 23, hundreds of people headed to the corner of First Avenue North and 13th Street to join a group that’s making Birmingham a little more colorful. Read more

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The program, in which kids learn job and life skills, make art and enjoy some clean, safe summer fun, is being held at the church Monday through Friday until July 20. Read more



Alyx Chandler

Even though Chef Tony Bayles simply moved his Woodlawn catering company down the road, he said the number of customers coming by has tripled. Read more

Sips & Bites


Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum.

The final event in the annual Spring Walking Tour Series will be a visit to the historic Woodlawn neighborhood. Read more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Birmingham musicians Will and Sarah Mason started giving private lessons in 2007 and soon built their passion — teaching people, especially school-age children, to play instruments in a nurturing atmosphere — into a thriving business. Read more



Photo by Jesse Chambers.

At their company, called 1504, creatives Mark Slagle and Tyler Jones -- along with a fluid network of collaborators -- use film, video and multimedia to tell compelling stories across platforms for small companies, nonprofits and foundations. Read more