Katie Turpen

Lucy & Ruby's Brainy Day

Photo courtesy of Lisa Harris.

In November 2013, Lucy, age 10, and Ruby, age 8, lost their father, Scott Harris, to glioblastoma brain cancer. The girls never got a chance to meet their grandfather, Roland Fields, who passed away in 1994, also from brain cancer. Read more



Photo by Rob Culpepper.

Residents affected by Parkinson’s disease share their stories as the Parkinson Association of Alabama prepares for its Taste for a Cure event Thursday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. Read more


During the weekend of Nov. 22-23, all visitors who bring a nonperishable food item to the zoo will receive half-price admission as part of the United Way Canned Food Drive. Donations will go toward the United Way Community Food Bank in Homewood. Read more


Jewish Food Festival

Photos courtesy of Robin Smith.

The Levite Jewish Community Center (LJCC) will be hosting its 12th annual Jewish Food Festival on Oct.19 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Read more


This morning, the communities of Mountain Brook, Vestavia Hills and Homewood gathered together for a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony and Patriot's Day Celebration at the Vestavia City Center. Read more


0214 Balance Personal Training

Photo by Katie Turpen.

Micheal Meadows owns his own personal training studio in Mountain Brook Village, which is thriving with over 60 clients. Read more


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. Read more

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1113 United Way Community Food Bank

Photos courtesy of United Way Community Food Bank.

Bring a can Nov. 23 or Nov. 24 to get half-price admission. Read more


The planning stages for Phase 9 of the Mountain Brook Sidewalk Master Plan are underway. Read more


Longtime favorite Mexico Lindo returned home to Hollywood Boulevard in 2011 after a few-year hiatus in Hoover, and it brought a menu with more than fajitas and beef burritos. Read more


Local plant lovers are invited to help the endangered monarch butterfly by buying butterfly-friendly plants at the two-day Birmingham Botanical Gardens Fall Plant Sale at Blount Plaza. Read more


Mountain Brook will join schools across the country to celebrate National Red Ribbon Week during the week of Oct. 23-31. Read more


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