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Mike Gibson bought this property on Sutherland Place and will be tearing down the original bungalow to build a new home for his family.

Sydney Cromwell

Planning committee hears mixed opinions on design review board

At a July 21 meeting, Homewood’s Planning and Zoning Committee began discussing the possibility of a design review board, which would regulate the appearance of new homes and businesses built within the city. more »

Jul 22, 2014

Sidewalk Sale coming July 26

Homewood shops are getting ready for a giant Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, July 26 more »

Jun 26, 2014 News

Parents and students eat vegetables that were picked from the garden and roasted just hours before being served.

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Seed to Plate celebrates first year with cookout

After four days learning about gardening, soil health and cooking, the middle school students in the Seed to Plate summer program got the chance to share their knowledge at a cookout on June 26. more »

Jul 2, 2014 News

Chicken Salad Chick's founder, Stacy Brown, serves up her chicken salad and some conversation.

Photo by Jesi Godwin Photography.

Chicken Salad Chick coming to SoHo

The Auburn-based restaurant is planning to open a location in Homewood in mid-November. more »

Jul 17, 2014 Restaurants

Jenifer Champ Wallis has served as the Ward 4 Place 1 representative for Homewood City Council since 2012.

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Ward 4 representative resigns at city council meeting

Jenifer Champ Wallis, the Ward 4 Place 1 council member, resigned from her position at the July 14 City Council meeting. She will be moving to Los Angeles to continue practicing law at a new firm. more »

Jul 14, 2014 News (1 Comments)

Residents discuss the Oxmoor improvements project with representatives from the city, ALDOT and the design firm Gonzalez, Strength and Associates.

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Residents concerned about noise in Oxmoor project

The city showed the public its plans for Oxmoor Boulevard on Thursday night, but it faced a strong negative reaction from several residents. more »

Jun 27, 2014 News

PT’s founder Tim Vakakes and Mitch Hurt, CM Foodservice director of operations, stand against one of the wooden walls in the interior of the new PT’s.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

PT’s SoHo

PT’s Sports Grill made its home on Hollywood Boulevard from 1982-2004, and now a new incarnation of it has come to SoHo in the former Lovoy’s Restaurant space. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Restaurants (1 Comments)

Eggplants, tomatoes and strawberries are some of the many plants growing in the garden.

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Growing community garden has a place for everyone

After years of labor to make the Homewood City Schools community garden a reality, Julie Gentry is seeing the fruits — and vegetables — of her labor. more »

Jun 26, 2014 People

Kenyada Smith, Margaret Scott and Regis Timmons stand behind the deli counter at Savage’s Bakery, a business Scott’s family has owned since 1978.

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Savage’s Bakery

Family has been at the heart of Savage’s Bakery for the past 75 years. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Businesses

Mi Pueblo, a multicultural supermarket currently located on Green Springs Highway, is poised to move down the road to the former Food World location. Its owner said that the interior of the new store would more closely resemble the look and feel of their Pelham market, pictured here.

Photo courtesy of Mi Pueblo.

Mi Pueblo now open

The former Food World location, which is more than 41,000 square feet, has been upgraded and renovated for the grand opening of Mi Pueblo Supermarket. more »

Jun 25, 2014 News

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