Resident James Lowery is organizing a historic marker project. Read more

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Hollywood Boulevard Union Cemetary

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The scope of the pedestrian bridge project on Hollywood Boulevard could be expanding. Read more

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CVS Site Map March 2014

Image by Jeff Thompson.

City Planner Dana Hazen said a shared parking agreement between two lots surrounding the proposed new CVS site will create 275 spaces for the business. Read more


On Friday, Feb. 28, The Mountain Brook High School Varsity Boys Basketball Team became consecutive state champions, defeating Blount 60-57 in the Alabama High School Association 6A Finals at the BIrmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex. Read more


Executive Editor Jeff Thompson shares a personal account of the events of Winter Storm Leon. Read more

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Though some of these reports are unconfirmed, here is everything we’ve been able to gather about traffic on major thoroughfares in the greater Birmingham area. Read more


City Council remains unchanged

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In January, the City of Mountain Brook explored how similar communities deal with the issue of requiring residents to clean up after their pets. Read more


0114 City Awards Firefighter of the Year

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

In January, heads of City departments told stories of heroism and pride in presenting their Employees of the Year. Read more


With every business that wishes to build in Mountain Brook, a process takes place behind the scenes. What’s first proposed is rarely what residents see on the streets. Read more


Cahaba Village Parking extension

Map from, image by Jeff Thompson.

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the addition of 130 new parking spaces in Cahaba Village. Read more


Council listens to resident's plea for Piggly Wiggly

Photo by Jeff Thompson

The landlord of the Crestline Piggly Wiggly has spoken out publicly on lease negotiations for the space for the first time. Read more

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Photo by Intisar Seraaj-Sabree.

The lives of both shoppers and employees at the Crestline Piggly Wiggly will be changed when the store closes its doors. Read more

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Bo Farlow

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

Mountain Brook resident Bo Farlow is back on his home course for the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship, which kicks off Oct. 5. Read more


Plans for the Lane Parke development in Mountain Brook Village have been tweaked to scale down in density. Read more


On a rumor that negotiations could be possible between the City of Mountain Brook and Piggly Wiggly landlords, the Mountain Brook City Council informally agreed to examine its options. Read more

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According to a statement issued by the owner, the Crestline store will be required to vacate the premises to make way for a new tenant. Read more

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Patriot Day Ceremony Memorial bell

Photos by Jeff Thompson

Sept. 11, Vestavia Hills and Homewood joined with the City of Mountain Brook in dedicating a beam from the World Trade Center. Read more



Photo courtesy of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Antiques at The Gardens' 2013 show runs through Sunday, Oct. 6 at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Read more


Country Club of Birmingham

Photo courtesy of USGA

Scheduled for an Oct. 5 start, 264 golfers will descend on the course and its city for a shot at prime time play, as the winner receives an automatic invitation to play in the Masters. Read more

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1212 Cherokee Road 280 Intersection

Photo by Jeff Thompson.

“Right-turn only.” Over the last 10 months, these words have rung like sirens in the ears of Mountain Brook residents who drive on U.S. 280. Now, they’re a reality. Read more

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