Kids & Family

The Friedman Family Jewish Food and Culture Fest will take place on Sunday, Sept. 8. The event is free and open to the public. Read more


School system sees top administrators retiring, transitioning to new roles. Read more


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Alyx Chandler

Students set up presentations and hands-on demonstrations behind Mountain Brook City Hall. Read more



Photo by Lexi Coon.

Short-term vacation rentals, such as those managed by Airbnb and VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), are becoming increasingly popular for out-of-town visitors all over the country, and they’re making their way into Mountain Brook. Read more



Photo courtesy of Kiki Nolen-Schmidt.

The Birmingham Zoo will welcome a new attraction this spring, but they aren’t animals — they’re pirates. Read more



Photo courtesy of Bronwyne Chapman.

After donating $3,500 of proceeds from Glitter the Unicorn, Callie Chapman's book recently earned the Mom's Choice Awards Honoring Excellence Seal of Approval. Read more


These moms don’t care about their kids being popular or belonging to a particular circle. But when they see their child sit home every weekend with nothing to do and notice how it impacts their self-esteem, it hurts them. Read more

Kari Kampakis


Photo by Ana Good.

Maryann Pledger likes to joke that she has a tendency to “collect children.” As biological parents to three, adoptive parents to two and former foster parents, the Pledgers’ home houses five children - all under the age of 10. Read more


The Zoo’s seasonal shows will begin operating daily Saturday, May 28. Read more


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Frank Couch

Some activities will come at an additional cost. Read more


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City of Mountain Brook.

This year, Off Shoots is partnering with the Overton Park Garden Club. Read more


Josh Ochs

Speaker Josh Ochs, who is also the author of Light, Bright and Polite for Teens, speaks to more than 30,000 kids each year about the positives and negatives of social media Read more


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Photos by Jordan Hays

The festival featured performances from Hugh Rowe Thomas, The Hurlers, The Negotiators, Super T. Revue and Blues Old Stand headlining the event. See photos from the event. Read more


On Saturday, June 20, community members can celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Birmingham Zoo as well as the Year of Alabama Bar-B-Que at this new event. Read more


Birmingham Botanical Gardens will present Butterfly Education and Awareness Day on June 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The family-friendly event is dedicated to the welfare of butterflies through conservation and research. Read more


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