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Photo by Lexi Coon.

As of early May, the Mountain Brook Village breakfast spot Another Broken Egg welcomed new ownership to the restaurant. Jake Alleman and Cody Gielen of Cojak Investments purchased the business from the previous owner. more

Restaurants

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Originally held in Avondale, Katie Harris-Lovoy with Community Grief Support said the move to Brookwood Village allows more space for both people and parking. more

People

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Emmet O’Neal Library is using data from a recent survey to create a plan for the future. more

Businesses

Since his time at the Birmingham Zoo, Pfefferkorn has seen an upward trend of visits and worked on many projects. more

People

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Board members spend time and energy volunteering to make the city better. more

People

The race, Leadville 100 Run, will take place Aug. 18-19 and must be completed within a 30 hour time limit. more

People

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The board also tabled the I-6 Religion and Religious Expression policy for another month for additional community input. more

News

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Merchants from Mountain Brook Village joined together for their annual Market Day sales on July 21. more

Businesses

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Council members also reviewed the addition of stop signs at the corner of Brookwood Road and Crosshill Road. more

News

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The Mountain Brook Schools Board of Education also zoned a recently annexed home for Mountain Brook Elementary. more

News

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Sheridan Bullard still remembers when she found the perfect spot for her shop, Zoco Stylist & Boutique, in Mountain Brook Village. more

Businesses

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Photo courtesy of Virginia Winn.

MBHS grad Virginia Winn uses gap year to discover passions, career guidance. more

People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Mountain Brook athletics teams have played all across the state and even the Southeast. But this July, one student will make his — and the school district’s — debut in Seattle, Washington for the Special Olympics USA Games: Drew Lewis. more

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Photo courtesy of Dawn Hirn.

This July, Mountain Brook-based nonprofit Ryan Shines Burn Foundation is hosting its inaugural Catching Courage fishing event in Islamorada, Florida. more

People

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Renderings courtesy of the Highlands School.

In the years that the Highlands School has been teaching children, it has grown both in learning and in size. And now that the school has come this far, administrators are looking to what the future will hold. more

Private Schools

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After saying tough goodbyes to two well-known and well-loved principals this past school year, Mountain Brook Schools announced the new principals of both Cherokee Bend Elementary and Mountain Brook High School. more

MBHS

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School is out, temperatures are up and things are moving slower — even some business. more

Businesses

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Fire Chief Chris Mullins also presented his department's new challenge coins and discussed the symbolism in their designs. more

News

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Council members also approved revisions to an ordinance regarding storm water management practices. more

News

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Lexi Coon.

Items on today's agenda included approving the 2018-19 board meeting calendar, minutes from previous meetings and surplus items. more

Schools

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Courtesy of St. Luke's Episcopal Church.

Mountain Brook Police Officer Ro Burrow, who was named the Mountain Brook Employee of the Year, and James May, the church sexton, will be playing one-on-one basketball against one another for the fundraiser. more

People

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