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Lexi Coon

Dr. Jonathan Bass with Samford University spoke to the monthly chamber luncheon about the history and significance of hogs in Alabama. more

Aug 15, 2017 4:34 PM Businesses

Classic Wine Company

Sydney Cromwell

Since Do Di Yo's closed, the restaurant space has been redesigned to house multiple tenants. more

Aug 8, 2017 11:28 AM Businesses

Birmingham Restaurant Week

Courtesy of Birmingham Restaurant Week.

Restaurant Week 2017 will last from Aug. 11 to Aug. 20. more

Aug 1, 2017 12:57 PM Restaurants

Sidewalk Sale

Layton Dudley

Homewood merchants participated in the 6th annual Sidewalk Sale on Saturday, July 29th. Many stores had tables and tents outside while some hosted indoors as well. Customers enjoyed discounts and free items from many locations in downtown Homewood. more

Jul 31, 2017 4:05 PM Businesses

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Erica Techo

The Eggs and Issues breakfast was co-sponsored by the Greater Shelby, South Shelby, Homewood, Mountain Brook and Montevallo chambers of commerce. more

Jul 31, 2017 1:01 PM Businesses

Mark Driskill said a wood-fired grill will be central to his restaurant's menu. more

Jul 31, 2017 12:40 PM Restaurants

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Downtown Homewood welcomes new boutique business, Forecast Salon. more

Jul 24, 2017 12:29 PM Businesses

The restaurant will open at 800 Green Springs Highway. more

Jul 10, 2017 5:25 PM Restaurants 4 Comments

The Smocking Bird has been open for more than 30 years, but as of a few months ago, it welcomed a new owner to the shop: Cobbie Llewellyn. more

Jun 30, 2017 3:01 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Family and a passion for Homewood is what brought this dynamic realty team together. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:59 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Thirty-six years ago this September, Lynda Rothoff opened The Korduroy Krocodile in Homewood. She and a friend knew someone whose shop was closing, they happened upon a building to rent and dove in headfirst to owning a business. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:57 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Diane Litsey has been uniquely creative her entire life. What began in her childhood as making up plays and writing songs has morphed into a passion for managing creative arts. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:56 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Judith Carter worked throughout much of her life in the textile industry, but as the industry changed, many of her jobs were relocated or phased out. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:54 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Sew Sheri Designs, and eventually Dorm Suite Dorm, grew out of Sheri Corey’s desire to be a stay-at-home mom 24 years ago. “I began making pillows and bedding for people in my neighborhood.” more

Jun 30, 2017 2:52 PM Women of Homewood 2017

What sets a bank apart from its competitors isn’t the products it offers, but rather the service its employees provide. Chrissi Cook at First Commercial Bank/Synovus believes this is where her company comes out on top. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:49 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Liz Montgomery, who grew up in Brazil where her parents were missionaries, had worked at SouthTrust Bank for 20 years but didn’t want to relocate when the bank was bought out by Wachovia in 2004. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:43 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Chris Collins opened Homewood Antiques & Marketplace seven years ago and, as they say, the rest is history. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:40 PM Women of Homewood 2017

“I don’t always know what’s for dinner, but I always know what’s for dessert,” Amy Jason said. And at her store, Cookie Fix, cookies are always on the table. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:39 PM Women of Homewood 2017

Katie Wade Faught grew up in the dancewear business. Her parents, Buddy and Cindy Wade, opened Applause Dancewear in 1981. Faught spent most of her childhood there, where she sold her first leotard when she was only 8 years old. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:38 PM Women of Homewood 2017

As any bride knows, planning a wedding can be overwhelming. The team at Bella Bridesmaids can help alleviate stress in an important area: beautifully dressing the bridesmaids. more

Jun 30, 2017 2:36 PM Women of Homewood 2017