Sydney Cromwell

The open house was a chance for stores to draw in new customers and offer special sales. more

Nov 2, 2017 7:31 PM Businesses

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Courtesy of Heart of Homewood

The "Heart of Homewood" committee also published a tentative timeline for completing the master plan. more

Oct 30, 2017 5:20 PM News


Sydney Cromwell

The meeting included a chance to review maps of downtown and make recommendations for placement of sidewalks, bike lanes and green space. more

Sep 26, 2017 2:31 PM News

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Courtesy of Heart of Homewood

The downtown master plan is being performed by the city of Homewood and the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham. more

Sep 6, 2017 2:32 PM News 1 Comments

Pocket Park Initiative

Sydney Cromwell

Representatives of the downtown greenspace initiative gave a short presentation at tonight's meeting. more

Aug 28, 2017 8:50 PM News

Special issues committee

Sydney Cromwell

The time limit on parking on 18th Street may be increased to three hours. more

Aug 7, 2017 8:36 PM , News 1 Comments

18th Street Hotel Development

Courtesy of Mike Mouron

The plans included a seven-story Curio hotel, restaurant and retail space in the former Hatfield Auto and Little Professor properties on 18th Street South. more

Jul 11, 2017 8:51 PM News

Opinions were extremely split about the Regional Planning Commission's conclusions from their parking study: that there are enough parking spaces to handle demand but the city needs better enforcement of rules. more

Jun 13, 2017 3:01 PM People

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Jun 7, 2017 11:28 AM People 1 Comments

Homewood Parking

Sydney Cromwell

The Regional Planning Commission studied public and private parking lots around downtown Homewood in April. more

Jun 5, 2017 8:24 PM News

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Ana Good

Violin players and Christmas carolers helped fill the night with the spirit of the holidays. Santa and his helpers also stopped by, handing out baked goods and posing for pictures with eager children. more

Nov 5, 2015 9:02 PM People

Smoking regulations

Sydney Cromwell

The proposed regulations, which will go before the council Nov. 9 for a final vote, include banning smoking in all areas of restaurants, hotels and nursing homes. more

Nov 2, 2015 7:46 PM News

Homewood Committee

Sydney Cromwell

Liz Ellaby said the HEC has solutions in mind that could replace the trees or relocate them “in a way that would please the merchants but still maintain some trees.” She did not go into more detail but said this would be a long-term action. more

Aug 31, 2015 8:52 PM News

Ovarian Cancer Awareness Proclamation

Sydney Cromwell

The council was also supposed to hear an initial 2015-2016 budget presentation from Mayor Scott McBrayer, but this was postponed due to some unresolved details. more

Aug 24, 2015 8:39 PM News

18th Street Trees

Photo by Jordan Hays.

Margaret Scott of Savage’s Bakery said some of the trees became a problem once they grew over the roofline of neighboring buildings, and the trees are expected to increase in size. more

Aug 19, 2015 5:29 PM News 2 Comments

Homewood businesses are organizing a special Easter shopping event for all ages on Saturday, April 4. Hop & Shop will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more

Apr 2, 2015 3:14 PM News

Black Lives Matter Protest

Photo by Katie Turpen.

A poster for the demonstration says it will be at noon on Saturday, at the intersection of 18th Street South and 29th Street South. The Facebook page’s administrator, who has remained anonymous, described the protest as a “full shutdown.” more

Feb 11, 2015 9:10 AM News

18th Street Downtown Shops

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The city council is in the early stages of updating the master plan for Homewood’s downtown business districts. more

Feb 10, 2015 5:03 PM News

Downtown Homewood stayed open late for a Holiday Open House held by the Homewood Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 6 more

Nov 25, 2014 10:09 AM People

Stores will be offering refreshments, trunk shows, music and other specials on Nov. 21 and every third Friday to follow. more

Oct 16, 2014 10:43 AM Businesses

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