Ryne Olson at MBES

Sydney Cromwell

Ryne Olson attended Mountain Brook Elementary from kindergarten to 3rd grade. more

Apr 14, 2017 11:50 AM Mountain Brook Elementary 2 Comments

Dale Wisely ADHD series

Ron Burkett

Part two of the series will be this Thursday, with the final part on Jan. 26. more

Jan 17, 2017 11:55 AM Schools


Photo courtesy of Janet Sanders.

The Mountain Brook Art Association is bringing its Holiday Show back to Brookwood Village this month, but the association is hoping its new location will draw more art lovers inside. more

Nov 22, 2016 10:22 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

Working at the Birmingham Zoo means many of trainer Erin Miller’s co-workers are the four-legged kind. One of Miller’s favorite co-workers is Necie, a rock hyrax who works for Craisins rather than a paycheck. more

Oct 28, 2016 12:02 PM People


Photos courtesy of Dawn Hirn.

Faced with the unimaginable loss of their 7-year-old son, Ryan, in a car wreck in 2001, Ron and Dawn Hirn were left rudderless as they tried to navigate their grief. more

Sep 27, 2016 1:55 PM People


Photo courtesy of Kari Kampakis.

It was while she was on tour with her first book, “10 Ultimate Truths Girls Should Know,” that Kari Kampakis came up with the idea for her second. more

Sep 27, 2016 1:51 PM People


Sarah Finnegan

This was the second year of the event, which benefits All In Mountain Brook. more

Sep 18, 2016 4:48 PM Restaurants


Photo courtesy of Glenn Bryant.

The season has arrived for the annual Orchid Show and Sale at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. more

Aug 30, 2016 4:35 PM People


Photo courtesy of Von Palmer.

Take a run — or walk — through one of Birmingham’s historic neighborhoods this month with the Boulevard Blast 5K in Norwood. more

Aug 30, 2016 3:38 PM People


Sarah Finnegan

Linda Flaherty of Once Upon a Time and Marguerite Ray of Marguerite's Conceits were both honored by the Alabama Retail Association on Aug. 29. more

Aug 30, 2016 2:04 PM , Businesses

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By Keith McCoy

The donation was approved at the Aug. 22 council meeting. more

Aug 22, 2016 8:22 PM News 1 Comments

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Photo courtesy of Allan White.

When three Mountain Brook High School graduates traded a spring break beach trip for a hike through Mississippi, they added something surprising to their list of life experiences: hitchhiking. more

Jul 25, 2016 1:00 PM People


Photo courtesy of William Barnes.

Drivers ‘take the extra mile’ to stoke Crestline toddler’s excitement. more

Jul 25, 2016 12:39 PM People 1 Comments


Photo courtesy of Linus Kim.

As a child, Linus Kim was a picky eater. He recalls rejecting his parents’ traditional Korean food in favor of the American food his friends ate. But one fateful day, some children rang the doorbell of Kim’s Mountain Brook home. more

Jul 25, 2016 12:35 PM Businesses 1 Comments

Vulcan Fireworks

Photo courtesy of Stacey Jones Layman.

See what to expect on your Independence Day. more

Jun 29, 2016 4:46 PM News

Isabel Smith

Photo courtesy of Fred Smith.

Sailing wasn’t a sport that interested Isabel Smith at first — she tried it because her dad liked it and so did her grandparents. Once she stopped being nervous about the wind and the waves, however, she fell in love. more

Jun 27, 2016 2:29 PM People

IZ Neighborhood Grocery Store

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

When the IZ Cafe location in English Village continued to struggle more than two years after it opened, Reed decided to take it in a different direction. more

Jun 23, 2016 5:19 PM Businesses

The Manning Ribbon Cutting

Sydney Cromwell

Take a look inside the new luxury condominium complex. more

Jun 22, 2016 11:57 AM Businesses

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Photo courtesy of Conley Knott.

Student sets goal to hike Appalachian Trail. more

May 27, 2016 4:05 PM People

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