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Lexi Coon.

Pfefferkorn said he’s sure the turkeys appreciate the day off, but by Friday they’ll be back to continue to educate the community about local wildlife. more

Nov 22, 2017 1:50 PM People


Photo by Lexi Coon.

It’s often during the holidays that people feel the urge to give back to their local communities, be it through food drives, events or nearby organizations. more

Oct 27, 2017 2:54 PM People


Photo by Lexi Coon.

With two holidays in November, the city of Mountain Brook and its schools are observing both Veterans Day and Thanksgiving with various closings. more

Oct 27, 2017 2:48 PM News

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By Keith McCoy

To celebrate Thanksgiving, many city buildings throughout Mountain Brook will be closed beginning on Thursday. more

Nov 22, 2016 2:56 PM News

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

In addition to pardoning their turkeys this year, the Birmingham Zoo gave them the day off to celebrate Thanksgiving. more

Nov 22, 2016 11:32 AM News


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Fall is the time to get the most out of pumpkin-flavored items, and normally that leads people to pumpkin pie (or the occasional Pumpkin Spice Latte). more

Oct 28, 2016 4:18 PM Businesses


Staff photo.

Thanksgiving can be an exciting time for everyone. It’s a time to help those in need, a time to eat different foods and a time to make fun arts and crafts at school. more

Oct 28, 2016 4:07 PM Schools

This year, we were able to sit down with some of the youngest residents of Mountain Brook from Cherokee Bend and Brookwood Forest elementary schools to hear about their favorite Thanksgiving memories and traditions. more

Oct 28, 2016 3:43 PM Schools

City City Hall 1

By Keith McCoy

A look at what will be closed and when during this Thanksgiving holiday. more

Nov 25, 2015 1:22 PM News

Bromberg's Tree

Photo courtesy of Bromberg’s.

Arriving on a flatbed truck a few days before Thanksgiving, it takes three or four days for crews to get the tree in place and lit by the official start of the Christmas shopping season. more

Nov 24, 2015 12:40 PM News

Fifteen senior Dorians and cheerleaders participated in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade under the direction of Spirit of America Productions. more

Jan 14, 2015 4:12 PM MBHS

Mountain Brook residents share where their gratitude lies this season. more

Oct 29, 2014 11:22 AM People

This year’s race will be on Thursday, Nov. 27. The 10K will start at 8:30 a.m., and the Fun Run will begin at 10 a.m. more

Oct 29, 2014 11:18 AM People

1113 Dish'n It Out

Photo by Kathleen Buccleugh.

Local restaurants, grocery stores, catering companies and bakeries offer everything from side dishes to turkey to desserts. more

Oct 30, 2013 3:13 PM People 1 Comments

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