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Olivia Burton

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As my previous misconceptions of the city were shattered with each new experience, Lima began to remind me of the many conversations I have had with my friends at Yale about Birmingham. Read more

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Mountain Brook High School graduate shares her summer tales all the way from Peru. Read more

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Via Dinarica

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A Mountain Brook High School grad reports on her trip to the Balkan Peninsula. Read more

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Wesley Shaw

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Wesley Shaw, a 2012 Mountain Brook High School graduate and a senior at the University of Alabama, moved to New York in May after finishing exams. Read more

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With families staying longer in the neighborhood and larger homes replacing the more traditional cottage-style houses in Crestline, the area is losing its reputation as being almost exclusively for starter homes. Read more

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In her time at City Hall, Carole Epstein has seen a lot of changes. Read more

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​Alabama’s annual Back-to-School tax-free weekend will take place from 12:01 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 7 to midnight on Sunday Aug. 9. Read more

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Jerry Weems

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Mountain Brook's Building Superintendent of the Inspections Department Jerry Weems was instrumental in many of the major developments and renovations around Mountain Brook in the past three decades. Read more

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Donations for Bessemer

Photo by Olivia Burton.

After a devastating apartment fire left over 100 people without a home last weekend, Mountain Brook residents have banded together to collect donations. Read more

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Epstein 2

Photos by Olivia Burton.

Epstein will officially retire on July 1 after almost 30 years of working at Mountain Brook’s City Hall. City Hall employees hosted a retirement party on June 23 in Epstein's honor. Read more

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EF Tours 1

Photo by Olivia Burton.

Their visit to Amsterdam, Paris, Geneva and Davos with EF Tours will culminate in a Summit Leadership Conference with the theme of "Education as a Human Right." Sir Ken Robinson will be a keynote speaker at the event. Read more

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Cahaba River Walk Pedestrian Crossing Construction

Photo by Olivia Burton.

Construction crews began the installation of a new pedestrian crossing signal at the intersection of Overton Road and Oakdale Drive on Monday, June 15. It is scheduled for completion by Wednesday. Read more

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Paddleboarding

Photo courtesy of Mountain High Outfitters.

Mountain High Outfitters has planned several fun and educational events for the month of June, ranging from a free standup paddleboard demo at Oak Mountain State Park to a beginner overnight backpacking class in the Sipsey Wilderness. Read more

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Wooden Trash Can Jemison Trail

Photo by Olivia Burton.

The 33 old wooden trash cans around Mountain Brook’s sports fields and parks will soon to be replaced with new, more decorative metal containers. Read more

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Sex at First Sight

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Approximately 2,000 copies of Richard E. Simmons III's book on modern hookup culture and Christian relationships were delivered to Mountain Brook mailboxes last Thursday. Read more

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Jemison Trail Pedestrian Crossing

Photo by Olivia Burton.

Pedestrians walking to and from Cahaba River Walk will soon be able to safely cross the busy intersection of Overton Road and Oakdale Drive with the installation of new pedestrian crossing signals. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Carey Williams.

Mountain Brook High School juniors Carey Williams and Emily Bolvig will be featured in an art show at The Joy Gallery at Homewood Cumberland Presbyterian Church beginning with a reception on Sunday, June 7. Read more

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Olivia Burton will be sharing her adventures reporting from the Balkan Peninsula in May. This is the first of several installments written by Burton, a 2014 Mountain Brook High School graduate. Read more

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Photo by Olivia Burton.

Where others might see a plain white dog, Emily Bolvig sees streaks of yellow, orange, gray, brown, purple and blue. Read more

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​As the humid summer swelter morphs into crisp autumn, hundreds of sixth-grade students pull on their white gloves, strap on their dancing shoes and swing the night away at Steeple Arts Academy of Dance. Read more

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Olivia Burton

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As my previous misconceptions of the city were shattered with each new experience, Lima began to remind me of the many conversations I have had with my friends at Yale about Birmingham. Read more

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Sweet Repeats

Photo courtesy of Brecca Powers.

The biannual Sweet Repeats consignment sale offers gently used clothing in infant through junior sizes to raise money for MBCC missions. Read more

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