Photos courtesy of Amy Kerper

Two years ago, the Junior League of Birmingham (JLB) announced plans to celebrate and commemorate the JLB’s 100th Anniversary. Read more


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Submitted by Molly Wallace

Mayor Stewart Welch gave Snoozy’s Kids owner George Jones the key to the city on Dec. 3 in honor of his birthday and the 30th anniversary of the store. Read more

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Mountain Brook resident Lauren Marsh started Dance With Lauren in a little corner of Mountain Brook Elementary with 58 dancers-in-training. Now, 10 years later, the dance studio boasts more than 300 students. Read more


Emmet O'Neal 50

Photo courtesy of the Emmet O’Neal Library.

Festivities at the Emmet O'Neal Library this week include Conversations with Antiquities Expert John Jones and An Evening With the Author: Doris Kearns Goodwin. Read more


Mitchell’s Place

Photo by Keith McCoy.

Mitchell's Place is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this month. Mountain Brook residents Nancy and Allen Meisler started the center in honor of their son, Mitchell, and remain involved in its work with children with autism. Read more



Photo by Madoline Markham.

At age 102, retired teacher Frances Mitchell took part in the school's 50th anniversary celebration on April 26 by cutting a ribbon to enter a new history hall. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce.

Village Press, a stationery shop in Mountain Brook Village, celebrated its 50th anniversary of business on Thursday, April 23. Read more

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Photo by Dan Starnes.

The Birmingham Zoo is celebrating its 60th anniversary this weekend with free tote bags, cookies, a drum circle and free admission for those older than the zoo. Read more


Mountain Brook Baptist Chapel 1952

Photo courtesy of Catherine Allen.

Mountain Brook Baptist Church first opened its doors two years after the city of Mountain Brook was incorporated. Read more


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