On Sunday, Dec. 10, the Girls and Boys Mountain Brook Junior High eighth grade basketball teams gathered to shop for the Sugar Plum Shoppe at Children’s Hospital of Alabama. more

Dec 19, 2017 12:01 PM People


Sydney Cromwell

This is the second year English Village merchants have given away a prize to the poker run winner. more

Nov 29, 2017 7:09 PM Businesses

Birmingham Zoo Zoolight Safari 2016

Erica Techo

Zoolight Safari will continue on Dec. 16-23 and Dec. 26-31. For more details, check for updates at more

Dec 13, 2016 4:06 PM People

Mountain Brook Holiday Parade 2016

Jesse Chambers

After a one-week delay due to rain, the Mountain Brook Holiday Parade took place Dec. 11. more

Dec 11, 2016 9:09 PM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Family Promise, a non-profit organization that helps the homeless in Birmingham, is opening a storefront for the holiday season that wraps gifts for a small donation. more

Dec 2, 2016 9:29 AM News


Photo by Lexi Coon.

Mountain Brook is known for its holiday splendor — big trees, bright lights and candlelit windows are common sights throughout the villages. But it isn’t just the homes that go all out for the celebrations; local shops join in on the fun, too. more

Nov 29, 2016 10:58 AM Businesses


Photo by Erica Techo.

Instead of letting their Christmas trees waste away on the curb, Mountain Brook residents can put them to better use. more

Nov 22, 2016 1:15 PM People


Photo by Lexi Coon.

To highlight all the city has to offer, the city of Mountain Brook will once again be holding several open houses in December. more

Nov 22, 2016 10:30 AM People


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

We spoke with Carole Griffin, the owner of Continental Bakery and Chez Lulu at 1911 Cahaba Road, who shared a recipe for one of her bakery’s classic holiday treats: these light, delicious meringues. more

Nov 22, 2016 9:25 AM Businesses


Staff photo.

Mountain Brook always makes its holidays special, and Christmas is no exception. Years after putting out special letter drops for Santa, the tradition continues. more

Nov 21, 2016 4:13 PM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Holiday decoration safety is something that all homeowners should be aware of, and that many neglect. more

Nov 21, 2016 4:05 PM People


Photo by Lexi Coon.

The Crestline Christmas Shoppe is reopening its doors to usher in the holiday season Sept. 15. more

Aug 30, 2016 4:10 PM Businesses

Vulcan Fireworks

Photo courtesy of Stacey Jones Layman.

See what to expect on your Independence Day. more

Jun 29, 2016 4:46 PM News

Approximately 80 association members will exhibit their work. more

Dec 16, 2015 1:30 PM People

Brookwood Forest has “decked the hood” once again this year, as part of the Off Shoots Garden Club annual tree sale. more

Dec 1, 2015 2:35 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

Everyone who registers for the daily giveaways will also be entered into a drawing for a $500 Village Gold Gift Card from the Mountain Brook Chamber. more

Nov 30, 2015 11:09 AM Businesses

CIty Library 1

By Keith McCoy

Emmet O’Neal Library will host an assortment of holiday-inspired and educational programs in the next few months. more

Nov 23, 2015 5:42 PM News

Cahaba Village Parking Addition Sign

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce today announced the addition of a fourth Holiday Open House at Cahaba Village along Highway 280. more

Nov 12, 2015 12:34 PM Businesses

Smith's Variety

Ana Good

Both the old Smith's Variety location, in Mountain Brook Village, and the new store at 45 Church Street in Crestline will host events Thursday, Nov. 12 for holiday shoppers. more

Nov 11, 2015 8:09 PM News

Mountain Brook Elementary students in kindergarten through third grade recently presented a holiday program to parents and friends. more

Jan 14, 2015 4:15 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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