Blue Bag

Photo courtesy of Kim Kimberlin.

Saint Luke’s packaged Blue Bags for 150 families of students at Norwood Elementary School who qualify for the free breakfast and lunch program. Seventy families of children in the PreSchool Partners Program also received Blue Bags. Read more


Smith’s Variety Shop

Photo by Anne Wood.

Smith’s Variety been Birmingham’s most familiar “high end variety store” since 1950 through moves from Homewood to the current Ritch’s Pharmacy location and then to its current storefront next to the Western Supermarket in Mountain Brook Village. Read more

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Green Door

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The Green Door Natural Foods advocated a natural approach to health care long before it became the trend it is today. The family-oriented shop was founded by Mountain Brook residents Anne Kidd, Jeraldine Snow and Kitty Sutherland 40 years ago. Read more

, Businesses

Sew Sheri

Photo by Madoline Markham.

“Unlike many local businesses, Sew Sheri Designs thrived during the recent economic recession,” said owner and founder Sheri Corey. Indeed, the design business of Corey has not only thrived but grown dramatically during the recent economic recession. Read more


Michelle’s caters primarily to a crowd looking to purchase bath and beauty luxury items. However, Lee also toils to fill her store with products that provide the highest comfort for the consumer. “Michelle’s is all about comfort,” she said. Read more


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