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'Black Lives Matter' protest planned for Summit, Riverchase Galleria

The group has planned a shutdown of The Summit’s U.S. 280 entrance Friday at 3 p.m. and asked participating protesters to wear black. At 4:30 p.m., there will be a “die-in” at the Riverchase Galleria food court. more »

Dec 17, 2014 1:15 PM News

City Council members raises their hands to vote to approve rezoning for a Vine Street Piggly Wiggly.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Council approves Pig rezoning, enters economic incentive agreement

The grocery store project could start construction as early as February and will take about eight months to complete. more »

Dec 16, 2014 6:27 PM News

Local art on display at Brookwood Village

You can find locally crafted gifts at Brookwood Village through Dec. 19. more »

Dec 11, 2014 4:41 PM People

Barista Sri Koduri works at Church Street Coffee and Books a few weeks before his onset of Bell’s Palsy.

Photo courtesy of Sri Koduri.

Church Street barista battling Bell’s Palsy

The baristas at Church Street say they focus on conversation as, after enough experience, they can make coffee on an autopilot mode. But the work is too physical for Sri Koduri in his current state, so he is unable to return to his job. more »

Dec 11, 2014 9:25 AM People

Indian Springs senior earns perfect ACT score

Tristan Trechsel earned a perfect score on his first time to take the ACT, which was Oct. 25. more »

Dec 9, 2014 11:10 AM Private Schools

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Cahaba River Walk scheduled for completion in January

The new Cahaba River Walk, previously known as Cahaba River Park, is on schedule to be complete by January. See our photos of the park. more »

Nov 25, 2014 11:23 AM News

Next steps for Beech Street storm runoff issues under discussion

Walter Schoel of Schoel Engineering presented findings from a study of drainage in the area at the Dec. 8 City Council meeting. more »

Dec 8, 2014 7:14 PM News

Parading through Mountain Brook, Santa-style

Mountain Brook hosted its annual Holiday Parade on Dec. 7. See our photos from the event. more »

Dec 8, 2014 2:56 PM News

City council members Alice Womack and Virginia Smith review a proposed economic development incentive agreement with the proposed Vine Street Piggly Wiggly.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Economic incentive agreement with Pig under discussion

In a work session on Dec. 5, the council discussed an economic incentive agreement that could go into effect if they rezone property for the proposed Piggly Wiggly off Vine Street. more »

Dec 5, 2014 9:27 AM News

Mountain Brook Elementary slate roof pieces for sale

Mountain Brook Elementary, the oldest school in the system, is selling repurposed, slate roof tiles from its original roof, which was replaced last year. more »

Dec 3, 2014 1:11 PM News

Yield sign to be added at Hastings and Overhill

The council also authorized a more detailed traffic study on the area to be conducted by Skipper Consulting. more »

Nov 24, 2014 7:04 PM News

Scouts earn Eagle rank

William Dodson and Charlie Geiss of Mountain Brook have recently earned the Eagle rank. more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:35 PM People

Church Street Coffee owner releases book on shopping local

Carrie Rollwagen is holding a signing for The Localist: Think Independent, Buy Local and Reclaim the American Dream, on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. at Church Street Coffee and Books. more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:35 PM People

Image by Keith McCoy.

Light guide

Where to find the best holiday yard displays in Mountain Brook more »

Nov 25, 2014 11:49 AM People

Reaching outside Facebook

Mountain Brook Trading adds a location in Crestline Village benefiting Alabama Forever. more »

Nov 25, 2014 11:25 AM People

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