Staffing the Bama tent

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Boiling N' Bragging -- an annual benefit for Children’s of Alabama Critical Care Transport -- attracted lots of fans to the Otey's Tavern parking lot to eat good food and talk college football. more

Aug 21, 2017 8:43 AM

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

This year's class features a mix of 20 juniors and seniors from Mountain Brook High School. more

Aug 17, 2017 5:15 PM MBHS

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Courtesy of Sarah Simmons/The Roosevelts.

The show will feature Sarah Simmons, who was top seven on season four of The Voice, and Jason Kloess and the band he is a part of, The Roosevelts. more

Aug 17, 2017 1:37 PM People

Please take a moment to engage with Village Living and fill out our survey about safety and cycling in the Mountain Brook area. Keep an eye out for an upcoming article. more

Aug 15, 2017 1:36 PM People

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Lexi Coon

Once construction crews have broken ground it is estimated that the bridge project would be completed in three months. more

Aug 14, 2017 8:46 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

“New teacher orientation week was phenomenal," said Crestline's newest third grade teacher, Lauren Kiser. more

Aug 14, 2017 5:09 PM Schools

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Sonny Jones with Birmingham Water Works said for the project along the exit ramp to be fully completed, they need eight more weeks of dry weather. more

Aug 14, 2017 1:00 PM News

The Symphony Volunteer Council (SVC), the main volunteer organization supporting the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, gathered at the home of Lin and Jim Musgrove in Greystone on June 6 to install the 2017-18 SVC board. more

Aug 11, 2017 4:13 PM People

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

A milling crew will be out on Oakdale Drive from Bethune Drive to Oakdale Road today. more

Aug 10, 2017 8:47 AM News

Chief Cook has held every position in the organization after being elected Sergeant at Arms in 2014, secretary in 2015 and vice president in 2016 in addition to his current role as president. more

Aug 7, 2017 9:40 AM People


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Avo, Davenport's Pizza Palace, La Paz, The Gardens Café by Kathy G and Vino are among the 73 confirmed restaurants that will be participating. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:56 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

The Eggs and Issues breakfast was co-sponsored by the Greater Shelby, South Shelby, Homewood, Mountain Brook and Montevallo chambers of commerce. more

Jul 31, 2017 1:03 PM Businesses

The Voter Guide includes candidate bios, campaign contributor lists, voter information for Jefferson and Shelby counties and information about polling places, voter ID and campaign finances. more

Jul 31, 2017 10:35 AM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Phases two and three of the sidewalk project have been switched, and the city will be moving forward with the Canterbury Road closure traffic study. Council also approved a moratorium on new short-term rentals and new short-term rental reservations. more

Jul 24, 2017 8:44 PM News

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Workers will be present on Old Leeds Road and Eden Circle. more

Jul 18, 2017 8:27 PM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The temporary closure will serve as an assessment for the future of the roundabout project. more

Jul 18, 2017 10:32 AM News 1 Comments

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Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Paving is tentatively scheduled to begin on Overton Road on July 17. more

Jul 13, 2017 9:34 AM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

A draft ordinance defining a short-term rental as anything less than 30 days and prohibiting short-term rentals in all residential districts will be presented during a public hearing at the next Planning Commission meeting on Aug. 7 at 5:30 p.m. more

Jul 12, 2017 5:04 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

Paving has been completed on Fair Oaks Drive at Cherokee Bend Elementary and on South Brookwood Road from Overton Road to Brookwood Forest Elementary. more

Jul 12, 2017 8:40 AM News

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Erica Techo

To help with traffic backup along the U.S. 280 exit ramp into Mountain Brook Village, Richard Caudle with Skipper Consulting suggesting optimizing current traffic signals, whose timing has crept up incrementally in recent years. more

Jul 10, 2017 9:15 PM News


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Local students Stanton Langley, Price Pewitt, Max Simon and Sims Ruffino, who together make up the band Riverbend, will be performing in front of thousands of attendees at this year's festival. more

Jul 10, 2017 5:13 PM People

Village Living earned a number of awards last weekend at the annual Alabama Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. more

Jul 10, 2017 2:12 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

The construction is a part of the city's effort to improve roads through its paving project. more

Jul 10, 2017 9:05 AM News

Milling crews will be working on South Brookwood Road from Brookwood Forest Elementary to Overton Road and on Pumphouse Road from the U.S. 280 bridge to the Florida Short Route. more

Jul 6, 2017 8:51 AM News

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Erica Techo

During a signing on July 3, Birmingham and Maebashi, Japan made their relationship as Sister Cities official. more

Jul 5, 2017 4:48 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

City Hall, Parks and Recreation, Public Works and the Emmet O'Neal Library will be closed. more

Jun 28, 2017 3:56 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

While Sain Associates has an outline of the areas they would like to address, they will be taking comments and suggestions into account to review the drafts that were shown to the public on June 27. more

Jun 27, 2017 8:57 PM News 3 Comments

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Photos courtesy of Harry Long, 81 Shop LLC.

Tickets go on sale July 1 and are available at oteysfest.com. more

Jun 27, 2017 5:30 PM Events

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Village Living

Ken Marion, a professor in the UAB Department of Biology, and Dan Self, Zoological Manager of Reptiles at the Birmingham Zoo, took some time with Village Living to address some common concerns about snakes and survey results. more

Jun 27, 2017 4:56 PM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The stop signs will be placed at the intersections of Wimbleton Drive and Dunbarton Drive; Shambley Drive and Warrington Road; and Westmoreland Drive and Ryecroft Road. more

Jun 26, 2017 10:09 PM News


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Weather forecasters are reminding Central Alabama residents that tropical systems can cause dangerous conditions, even hundreds of miles inland. more

Jun 20, 2017 5:00 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Officials said they received positive comments at the public information session regarding the future roundabouts in Mountain Brook Village. more

Jun 20, 2017 7:17 PM News 2 Comments

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City Manager Sam Gaston said representatives from SAIN Associates will be present to answer questions from residents on June 27. more

Jun 19, 2017 4:13 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Liz Wood-Weas, president of the Alabama Speech and Debate Association and director of Speech and Debate at MBHS, said that while there are only 72 classrooms in the high school, there will be 97 rounds happening concurrently in different spaces. more

Jun 19, 2017 1:18 PM MBHS

At least five people were hospitalized, according to national reports, and others injured. more

Jun 14, 2017 4:05 PM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Richard Caudle, with Skipper Consultants, recommended the installation of in-sign-face LED flashers, which contain eight flashing LED’s in the boarder of the crosswalk’s sign face. more

Jun 12, 2017 9:42 PM News


Lexi Coon

The Mountain Brook Board of Education met on the afternoon of June 12 to elect new board officers. more

Jun 12, 2017 4:56 PM Schools 1 Comments

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Photo by Kalai-Kennedy-Lynam

The event took place May 13 at the Grand Bohemian in Mountain Brook. more

Jun 12, 2017 12:26 PM People

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Mountain Brook boys and girls soccer players were named to the all-state and metro teams. more

Jun 5, 2017 10:29 AM Sports

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. more

Jun 2, 2017 2:09 PM People


Photo courtesy of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.

The robbery took place on June 2, and police took a suspect into custody on June 5. more

Jun 2, 2017 9:56 AM News

Please take a moment to engage with Village Living and fill out our survey about snakes in the area. Keep an eye out for an upcoming article about dealing with snakes in Birmingham. more

Jun 1, 2017 2:41 PM People 1 Comments

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