Patriot Park

West Homewood Parks plans

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

Around 238 people took a survey provided by the parks and recreation department to share their thoughts on potential changes to West Homewood and Patriot parks. more

May 23, 2017 9:01 PM News


Photo courtesy of Christ Fellowship Church.

Vacation Bible school (VBS) has been around in churches in the South for a long time — and Homewood is no exception. more

May 22, 2017 10:21 AM People

West Homewood Parks plans

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

The next public input meeting will be May 23. more

May 10, 2017 12:20 PM News

Patriot Park improvements

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

The meeting will be May 9, 6 p.m. at the Senior Center. more

May 3, 2017 3:05 PM News

Task force meeting

Sydney Cromwell

The task force interviewed three candidate companies on March 2. more

Mar 13, 2017 4:03 PM News

Project manager presentations

Sydney Cromwell

The selected firm will be responsible for demographics analysis and oversight of the schools, parks and public safety projects to be funded from the bond. more

Mar 2, 2017 9:04 PM News 1 Comments

With the spring season comes a parade of runs and races, with each event offering something for everyone. more

Feb 22, 2017 11:35 AM People

Patriot Park improvements

Courtesy of Homewood Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Director Berkley Squires said he hopes to begin improvements at West Homewood and Patriot parks later this year. more

Dec 28, 2016 5:51 PM News 1 Comments

Pizzeria GM

Courtesy of Giani Respinto

Restaurateur Giani Respinto is projecting a September 2017 opening of Pizzeria GM, his new restaurant next to Patriot Park. more

Dec 28, 2016 5:42 PM News

$110 million bond work session

Sydney Cromwell

A second work session on the bond, which will be used to fund schools, parks and public safety projects, is scheduled for Jan. 30 at 5 p.m. more

Dec 19, 2016 9:16 PM News

Homewood schools and parks loan

Sydney Cromwell

The debt payments would be paid through a one-cent sales tax increase. more

Oct 17, 2016 8:24 PM News

Fire department

Sydney Cromwell

GianMarcos owner Giani Respinto has offered to buy the city-owned lot at 165 Oxmoor Road to build a new restaurant called Pizzeria GM. more

Oct 10, 2016 8:53 PM News

Pizzeria GM

Courtesy of Giani Respinto

Owner Giani Respinto presented a rendering of the pizzeria at the Sept. 26 council meeting. more

Sep 26, 2016 8:54 PM News 1 Comments


Courtesy of Andy Conaway

West Homewood Night Out will take place at Patriot Park from 5-10 p.m. more

Jul 20, 2016 4:06 PM People

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The decision came after a brief executive session. more

Jun 20, 2016 8:48 PM News 9 Comments

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Shay Allen

The event raised over $1,300 and had around 130 attendees, including volunteers. more

Jun 20, 2016 5:13 PM People

City Council

Sydney Cromwell

The council decided to set a work session for June 27 at 5 p.m. in the council work chambers in order to further discuss matters regarding the proposed zoning changes. more

Jun 13, 2016 9:26 PM News


Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

A war happens every Sunday at Patriot Park. It’s a war between soldiers from across medieval Europe, and though nearly every fighter is “killed,” everyone walks away unharmed and satisfied. more

May 31, 2016 1:58 PM People


Photo courtesy of Jordan Hays.

The summer solstice marks the beginning of summer, which will last until the autumnal equinox — Sept. 22 or 23 — here in the Northern Hemisphere. This year, the once-a-year event will fall on Monday, June 20, here in Homewood. more

May 26, 2016 12:45 PM People

Christ Fellowship Church (CFC) in Homewood will hold its Vacation Bible School at Patriot Park in West Homewood from Monday, June 6, through Thursday, June 9, from 6-8 p.m. each night. Admission is free. more

May 26, 2016 12:21 PM People

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