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Photo by Lexi Coon.

As of early May, the Mountain Brook Village breakfast spot Another Broken Egg welcomed new ownership to the restaurant. Jake Alleman and Cody Gielen of Cojak Investments purchased the business from the previous owner. Read more

Restaurants

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Photo courtesy of Ecodrum.

It might not make the best topic for dinner conversation, but with the addition of two elephants in the future, the Birmingham Zoo is making plans to deal with the addition of the waste of two more elephants with an Ecodrum. Read more

People

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With many kids getting ready for their next stage in life, which is likely college, the Emmet O’Neal Library wants to help prepare them through a series of events. Read more

People

When you think of triathlons, a couple images are more commonly thought of: masses of people swimming over top of each other, groups of cyclists flying by on back roads and runners doing their best to reach the finish line. Read more

People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

In the class of 2018, 331 of 350 Mountain Brook High School seniors were college-bound graduates. Read more

MBHS

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Submitted by Molly Wallace, Mountain Brook Chamber of Commerce

Mountain Brook High School teacher Amber Benson was named the Alabama Business Teacher of the Year in early February. Read more

MBHS

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City Council voted to ask the state for a referendum later the same evening. Read more

News

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By Keith McCoy

The conferences will take place Feb. 12 and 26 at Cherokee Bend Elementary. Read more

Schools

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City Manager Sam Gaston said he would meet with the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham and officials from Vestavia Hills about Liberty Park and Overton Road and bring the conversation before the council again. Read more

News

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A winter storm warning has been issued for Jefferson County from midnight to noon Jan. 29. Read more

News

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

Sustained rains and strong winds that came through the Birmingham metro on Jan. 23 caused several trees to fall in Mountain Brook, one of which has closed Memory Lane. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy of Harry Long.

Bill Bowron was named the chamber’s Jemison Visionary Award winner; EOL presented Alice Williams with the Tynes Award; and the city named Hunter Simmons as the Employee of the Year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Brian E. Peters.

This year’s iteration of Southern Tales will again feature Dolores Hydock, a local actress and storyteller who’s work has been highlighted at concerts, festivals and special events around the country. Read more

People

A new event is coming to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens starting in February, and if you’ve ever been interested in the art of arranging flowers, this one might be for you. Read more

People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

In previous years, the Friends have sold more than 10,000 books during the sale, and all funds go to EOL’s teen and adult programs, Blair said. Read more

People

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Photos by Kamp Fender.

The annual Beaux Arts Krewe Ball will take place Friday, March 1, this year, during which 26 young ladies will be presented to society. Read more

People

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This time last year, students and staff at Mountain Brook High School had shifted away from their annual Relay for Life fundraiser and pursue a new course of action: Raise Mountain Brook, or Raise MB. Read more

People

Advances in technology are great, but they don’t come without cost. Not a high price tag — the price of scammers. Read more

People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Anna Lawley opened Annabelle’s Southern Boutique in Lane Parke in late November. Read more

Businesses

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Photos by Kamp Fender.

The city of Mountain Brook and Mountain Brook schools are working with Cardiac Solutions to create a public access defibrillator program. Read more

People

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The winners of the Jemison Visionary Award, Tynes Award and Employee of the Year were announced. Read more

Businesses

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    Mountain Brook Speech and Debate Coach Liz Wood Weas discusses the junior high team's success at the National Championship during the Aug. 13 BOE meeting.

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    Lexi Coon.

    Current board president Elizabeth Dunn and current board vice president Brad Sklar were re-elected to their positions during the June 11 Board of Education meeting.

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    Local resident Frances Wang speaks agains the rezoning in Overton Village that allows the Overton Village Condos project to proceed.

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    Architect Brian Barrett reviews the changes that were made to the proposed Overton Village Condos plan with city council members.

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    Josh Johnson with BJCTA/MAX discusses a possible circulator between Mountain Brook villages.

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    MBHS swim coach Brittany Wilson speaks of the accomplishments of senior Lauren Crabtree at the BOE meeting on March 12.

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