The starting line

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The rain stopped Saturday as kids and parents enjoyed the annual event. more

Mar 19, 2018 8:52 AM People 1 Comments


Renderings courtesy of the Birmingham Zoo.

The new entrance, which is going to be built in the same area where the original entrance was located, is budgeted to cost about $8 million of the $18.6 million raised through the Renew the Zoo initiative. more

Dec 27, 2017 8:56 AM , News


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Three that have been in discussion since 2017 are the sidewalk system, the Jemison Trail bridge and the Canterbury Road closure. more

Dec 27, 2017 8:53 AM , News


Photo by Drew Young.

President of Evson Inc. John Evans said construction was previously delayed due to Rite Aid’s leasing contract, but they have since reached an agreement to “cease operations” no later than June 30, 2018. more

Dec 27, 2017 8:48 AM , News

From the North Pole

Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Many Church Street merchants, along with Santa, took part in the annual event Dec. 7. more

Dec 7, 2017 8:53 PM People

Making the case

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Hilton appeared at Canterbury United Methodist Church Nov. 30 to explain how brain chemistry affects drug and alcohol use. more

Nov 30, 2017 9:41 PM People


Photo courtesy of Mountain Brook Baptist Church.

Mountain Brook Baptist Church has staged its Living Nativity — a live presentation of Christ’s birth with local actors and live animals — each year since the early 1960s, and organizers think they understand the event’s enduring popularity. more

Nov 16, 2017 10:58 AM People


Staff photo.

The Chabad of Alabama organization will offer two festive events during Hanukkah. more

Nov 16, 2017 10:27 AM People


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The Christmas tree erected at Bromberg’s in Mountain Brook Village each year since about 2006 is becoming a community tradition, according to Ricky Bromberg. more

Nov 16, 2017 10:21 AM People

Three Mountain Brook residents are among this year’s recipients of The Vulcans Community Awards. more

Oct 27, 2017 4:15 PM People


Photo courtesy of Alabama Designer Craftsmen.

More than 50 of Alabama’s best artisans will participate in the annual Fine Crafts Show — now in its 45th year — at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens on Nov. 11-12. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:31 PM People


Photo courtesy of Harry Long..

The city of Mountain Brook will help kick off the holiday season, as well as the shopping and other activities that go with it, with two big events. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:23 PM People


Photo courtesy of Levite Jewish Community Center.

The 41st annual Sam Lapidus Montclair Run will take place at the Levite Jewish Community Center on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:18 PM People


Photo by Erica Techo.

Cahaba Village will celebrate autumn in a fun way with a brand-new event, the first-ever Cahaba Village Fall Fest, in the parking lot at Cahaba Village Plaza on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 5-8 p.m., according to the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce. more

Oct 27, 2017 3:15 PM People

Digging the music

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Mountain Brook Village closed Canterbury Road to vehicles and hosted its third annual Garden Walk Block Party on Friday, Oct. 6. more

Oct 8, 2017 5:12 PM People


Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Mountain Brook natives nurture careers and long friendship in New York. more

Sep 22, 2017 10:12 AM People

Mystics of Mountain Brook 2016

Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The parade, with about 25 floats, begins at Emmet O’Neal Library, heads down Church Street and ends on Dan Watkins Road, according to co-organizer Casey Horn. more

Sep 21, 2017 3:17 PM People

Mountain Brook BOE

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The school budget should have a surplus of about $221,000 for the 2017-2018 school year, according to Superintendent Dicky Barlow. more

Sep 18, 2017 9:06 PM Schools

Enjoying the Jam

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The musical event in Homewood was held in honor of Sam Lapidus, a Birmingham teen and LJCC member who died from cancer in 2008 more

Sep 10, 2017 8:42 PM People

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 People

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