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Mountain Brook joins Homewood and Vestavia Hills for Patriot Day Ceremony

This morning, the communities of Mountain Brook, Vestavia Hills and Homewood gathered together for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Patriot's Day Celebration at the Vestavia City Center. more »

Sep 11, 2014 News

Brian McLaren

Photo courtesy of Doug Black.

Brian McLaren to speak at Canterbury UMC

Canterbury United Methodist Church will host theologian, writer, and speaker, Brian McLaren to discuss “Emerging Christianity in a 21st Century World.” more »

Sep 2, 2014 People

Mountain Brook Baptist Church built a chapel in 1949, which is pictured three years after completion. The church originally met in a house in Crestline Village.

Photo courtesy of Catherine Allen.

Mountain Brook Baptist to celebrate 70 years

Mountain Brook Baptist Church will celebrate its 70th anniversary on Sunday, Sept. 7 with a worship service and distribution of a new history book. more »

Sep 4, 2014 News (1 Comments)

Cam Cole, who passed away last year at age 3, enjoyed spending time at Overton Park and seeing the firetrucks next door.

Photo courtesy of the Cole family.

New Overton Park playground area to be built in memory of Cam Cole

A set of firetruck-themed playground equipment will be installed Sept. 15-19, and a dedication of Cam’s Corner will be held on Sept. 20. more »

Sep 4, 2014 News

Jack and Amy Royer are running Mountain Brook Spartans Radio Network this fall.

Photo courtesy of Jack Royer.

Spartan Radio returns on new station

Games will air on Spartan Radio Network on 102.1 FM and spartanradionetwork.com starting at 6:30 p.m. on Friday nights. more »

Aug 29, 2014 Sports

CanSurvive GYN Cancer Support Group members were presented with the proclamation by the mayor.

Photo by Jessa Pease.

City declares Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Day

Mountain Brook City Council proclaimed Sept. 2 Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Day at meeting Monday night. more »

Aug 25, 2014 News

The Crestline Shell station is located at 80 Church Street.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Crestline Shell to stay in business

A group of investors purchased the station's property on Aug. 20 and will lease it back to operator Jack King. more »

Aug 21, 2014 News

Parks and Recreation Superintendent Shanda Williams, City Manager Sam Gaston, City Planner Dana Hazen, Police Chief Ted Cook and Fire Chief Robert Ezekiel take the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

City takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Five members of Mountain Brook city government joined the ranks of people taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug. 21. more »

Aug 21, 2014 News

An architectural drawing of Robert Jemison, Jr.’s planned Mountain Brook development, c. 1920s.

Courtesy of City of Mountain Brook.

Historic sites of Mountain Brook

Every day, residents walk and drive over a Revolutionary War veteran’s farm and the foundations of the original city, among other historic locations. more »

Aug 25, 2014 People

Western’s annual Fall Wine and Food Festival features a variety of food and wine selections at The Birmingham Zoo.

Photos courtesy of the Emmet O’Neal Library.

Wine down and support the library

With more than 600 wines open for sampling, Western’s annual Fall Wine and Food Festival at the Birmingham Zoo is the biggest wine-tasting event in Alabama. The event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 26. more »

Aug 25, 2014 People

Gala in the Gardens will kick off Antiques at the Gardens on Thursday, Oct. 2.

Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Royal flower supplier to be featured for Antiques in the Gardens

Antiques at the Gardens will be a royal affair this year. more »

Aug 25, 2014 People

The MBCC gym will be transformed into a massive consignment store on Sept. 12 and 13.

Photo courtesy of Brecca Powers.

Sweet Repeats at MBCC scheduled for Sept. 12 and 13

The biannual Sweet Repeats consignment sale offers gently used clothing in infant through junior sizes to raise money for MBCC missions. more »

Aug 25, 2014 People

Park Lane owner Michael Mouron gutted the building to make as part of his renovations for Little Hardware. The store’s brickwork, ducts and metal trusses will be exposed as part of the building’s vintage feel.

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Something old, something new for Little Hardware

When customers walk into Little Hardware’s new location in October, they might think they’ve been transported back to its 1946 opening. more »

Aug 25, 2014 Businesses

Ex Voto owner and designer Elizabeth Adams finds inspiration in vintage pieces found as far away as New York or Paris.

Photo by Olivia Burton.

Ex Voto Vintage

Timeless, but with a modern twist, Elizabeth Adams’ Ex Voto Vintage jewelry reflects the idea that old, forgotten or imperfect things are perhaps more beautiful because of their imperfections. more »

Aug 25, 2014 Businesses

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