Photo by Emily Featherston.

Harper’s Salon in Mountain Brook Village was established as a branch of one of the first franchised businesses in the country, founded by Canadian immigrant Martha Matilda Harper. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:14 PM Businesses


Photo by Lexi Coon.

While Ryder Hollis said True Fitness does work with small groups no larger than four people, he prefers to work individually with clients. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:01 PM Businesses 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Graham Yelton.

A little more than 10 years after she started her residential design firm, Dana Wolter Interiors, Dana Wolter has taken her passion for interior design and turned it into a growing business. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:57 PM Businesses


Photo courtesy of the Alabama Symphony Volunteers Council.

Home tours benefiting symphony run from April 29 to May 14. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:55 PM Businesses


Photo by Erica Techo.

Ousler’s Sandwiches celebrates 102 years feeding metro-area patrons. more

Jan 25, 2017 3:03 PM Restaurants


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Local Taco, a locally owned restaurant that opened in Lane Parke in early November, brings a lot of things to its tables. But its anchor is something other restaurants in the area don’t have: a menu dedicated to tacos. more

Jan 25, 2017 2:49 PM Restaurants

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The Chamber of Commerce awarded the Employee of the Award, the Tynes Award and the Jemison Visionary Award to community members for their work in and around Mountain Brook. more

Jan 24, 2017 3:57 PM Businesses

City Chamber of Commerce

By Keith McCoy

This year's speaker is Richard Yielding, founder of RBY Retail. more

Jan 13, 2017 1:20 PM Businesses

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Visit The Pantry every Saturday until Feb. 11 to spend some time sipping hot chocolate and meeting baby goats. more

Jan 12, 2017 4:14 PM Businesses


Image courtesy of Audrey Parnell.

Currently, there are 35 eateries signed up to participate for WRW 2017, including Mountain Brook restaurants Vino and The Gardens Café. more

Jan 12, 2017 1:36 PM Businesses

Dr. Christy Savage and Dr. Sherri Weissman created Great Smiles about four years ago, with locations in Crestline, Inverness and Trussville. more

Jan 3, 2017 2:12 PM Women in Business 2017

Although there is the idea that malls are dying, if the surrounding community is doing well and shopping at their local mall, then chances are that shopping center is doing well. more

Jan 3, 2017 10:43 AM Businesses


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Ruff and Kent shop together for products, and Kent said that her short stature paired with Ruff’s taller frame means they find clothes suitable for every body type. That results in racks full of clothes their customers can feel good about wearing. more

Dec 30, 2016 11:30 AM Women in Business 2017

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Fowlkes said she enjoys getting to know each client, building trust and identifying unique solutions for the problems they seek to treat. more

Dec 30, 2016 11:28 AM Women in Business 2017


Photo by Ron Burkett.

Customers at The Lingerie Shoppe include women of all ages and men buying gifts for the women in their lives. Gifts for bachelorette parties and wedding showers are also popular, Meadows said. more

Dec 30, 2016 11:26 AM Women in Business 2017


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In addition to her success for the past 17 years, Lassen said she is also proud of creating a garden club program and establishing The Cook Store in a niche for unique pottery. more

Dec 30, 2016 11:24 AM Women in Business 2017


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Murray’s favorite part of owning her own business is the friendships she’s made with her customers and staff. It’s like “extended family.” Murray said their specialty products, customer service and knowledge of industry trends has helped Table Matter more

Dec 30, 2016 11:22 AM Women in Business 2017


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Please Reply’s customer service, product selection, knowledgeable staff and convenient location are all part of the reason customers keep coming back, Smith said. more

Dec 30, 2016 11:20 AM Women in Business 2017


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

As the third owners of the Lamb’s Ears, they were determined to keep up the wonderful reputation that the store had gained over the years. more

Dec 30, 2016 11:15 AM Women in Business 2017


Ron Burkett

Whether they’re searching for classic or modern products, mothers, grandmothers and family members return to Once Upon A Time because they know the staff will go the extra mile for them. more

Dec 30, 2016 11:15 AM Women in Business 2017

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