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Lexi Coon

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Photo by Lexi Coon

The Friends of Jemison Park have upgraded some the picnic tables and benches for the hundreds of people who walk through Jemison Park every week. more

People

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Photo courtesy of Katie Beck

The restaurant week features restaurants from all over the Birmingham area offering specials and deals for different course options. more

Restaurants

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Photo by Lexi Coon

The Emmet O’Neal Library has one more outing planned to get in that last dose of summer fun: Back to School on the Lawn. more

People

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Photo by Lexi Coon

While it may seem easy to go in and put a bunch of plants in the ground, the groups want to work together so it is done correctly. more

People

Take a look at who will be leading individual PTO boards for the 2018-19 school year. more

Schools

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Photo courtesy of Brooke Hawkins

Mountain Brook High School will introduce INCubatoredu, an entrepreneurial program, this school year. more

MBHS

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Photo by Erica Techo

MPower Pilates & Cycle Studio owner Emma Suttles and Eleven Eleven Clothiers owner Meredith Fuller decided to team up to create Movement Collective. more

People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

This June, City Manager Sam Gaston celebrated not his fifth or 10th anniversary, but his 25th. more

People

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Lexi Branta Coon

Council members also approved updates to the Lane Parke PUD and reviewed updates to the energy code, erosion and sediment control ordinance and the illicit storm water discharge ordinance. more

News

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Superintendent Dicky Barlow said they have been able to identify icy roads in the Mountain Brook area and canceled school "out of an abundance of caution." more

Schools

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Photos courtesy of Josh Watkins.

While technology is changing, teaching does too. But not just teaching styles — the content changes as well. So to keep students up to speed, teachers are working to educate students on how to effectively and safely use the internet. more

Crestline Elementary

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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

People

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Photo courtesy of Harry Long.

This year on Aug. 12, Crestline will be filled with shoppers for the community’s fifth annual tent sale. more

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By Keith McCoy

Crews will be working on Old Leeds Road and Overton Road. more

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

News

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Photo by Erica Techo.

It’s summertime, which means family gatherings, cookouts and celebrations. Fireworks also can be a staple of some parties or festivals, but Mountain Brook Fire Marshal Leland Rhudy advised against them. more

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

"If I had my choice, and the army could move all around the country, and all around the world, Birmingham and Mountain Brook is where I want to make my home," Tanner said. more

Businesses

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The library renovations would be done in stages, the Locksley Drive sidewalk is slated to be placed on the side with the fire station, and nine other sections of roads are scheduled to be repaved in the upcoming year. more

News

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