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Photo by Lexi Coon.

When Mountain Brook resident Anne LaRussa first started writing “The Knitter,” her book about her heritage and personal experiences, she thought it was for her family. As she continued writing, however, she realized her book could become much more. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:16 PM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Take a look into pollinator gardens. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:11 PM People

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Rendering courtesy of James Coker.

Jefferson County most tornado-prone county in Alabama. more

Mar 23, 2017 3:06 PM People


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


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 by Lexi Coon.

As student members of Leadership Mountain Brook, junior and senior Spartans spend a lot of time learning about how their city functions, but on Feb. 14, the class went to Montgomery for the first time to get a glimpse of their state’s inner workings. more

Mar 23, 2017 1:38 PM MBHS

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Photo courtesy of Sim Johnson.

Volunteers will be helping plant hundreds of trees and shrubs in parts of the park where invasive species, such as privet, elaeagnus and bamboo, were removed last winter. more

Mar 23, 2017 12:05 PM People


Photo courtesy of Kim Eriksson.

The Offshoots Garden Club is working with Overton Park once again to host its annual egg hunt. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:57 AM People


Photo courtesy of Janet Sanders.

This year, the Mountain Brook Art Association, together with more than 80 artists and the support of many local organizations, will be hosting its 36th annual Spring Art Festival April 22. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:51 AM People


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Many of the plants featured in the sale are raised at the gardens by volunteers who will be present to offer planting advice as well. Plants this year include herbs, perennials, roses, daylilies, trees, climbers, shrubs and bonsai. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:48 AM People


Photo by Lexi Coon.

After wave of bomb threats, community rallies around Levite Jewish Community Center. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:41 AM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Guests spent time in the gardens visiting booths, watching demonstrations and learning about Japanese culture. more

Mar 19, 2017 6:48 PM People

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

After getting its start as the Drug and Alcohol Task Force in the early 1990s, AIMB has since grown to include many facets of the community to promote safety and wellness for students and their families. more

Mar 16, 2017 3:53 PM News

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Council members later approved the expansion of the school zone while agreeing to perform administrative action regarding the addition of a crossing guard. more

Mar 13, 2017 9:18 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

Board members reviewed a list of renovation plans for the city's schools and recognized members of the Youth Legislature program and the men's basketball team. more

Mar 13, 2017 5:34 PM Schools


Courtesy of Kirby Whitehead.

Sylvester will be hosting a book signing for her new book, "Fresh." more

Mar 9, 2017 1:25 PM People

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By Keith McCoy

Mountain Brook Fire Department responded to the fire with the help of Vestavia Hills, Homewood and Rocky Ridge fire departments on the evening of March 7. more

Mar 8, 2017 10:48 AM News

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Image courtesy of Kristen Greenwood.

The event will start at 6 p.m. with a free screening of the film 8 Days, which details the real-life situations of human trafficking. more

Mar 7, 2017 11:15 AM People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The rates for the taxes would remain the same and would continue to fund nearly 40 percent of the school system's total revenues. more

Mar 6, 2017 4:02 PM News


Photo by Phil Free.

Mountain Brook dancers Mary Margaret Freeland and Sarah Smedly will be performing as a fairy and the fairy godmother, respectively, for the show. more

Mar 2, 2017 1:18 PM People

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