Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

City signs 5-year contract with economic research, development firm. more

Feb 15, 2018 11:21 AM Businesses


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Do you have thoughts and opinions about what developments should be coming to Homewood? Fill out our survey from The Homewood Star and let us know what you think. Make sure to check back soon for survey results. more

Jan 30, 2018 11:08 AM News


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Hemline is a popular New Orleans-based chain of women’s boutiques with 23 stores in six Southern states. That includes Hemline Birmingham, which opened in Homewood in August and is only the second Alabama location. more

Oct 19, 2017 2:43 PM Businesses


Sydney Cromwell

The 18th annual Alabama Retailers of the Year award ceremony was held on Oct. 17 at Vestavia Country Club. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:48 PM Businesses

Curio Hotel

Courtesy of Scotty Stanford

The council also approved an increase in parking time limits downtown. more

Aug 14, 2017 8:15 PM News

18th Street Development

Courtesy of Michael Mouron.

Michael Mouron of Capstone Companies recently closed on the current Hatfield Auto, Little Professor and Wolf Camera properties. more

Dec 9, 2016 2:26 PM Businesses 1 Comments


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ISHI? is located at 1736 Reese St. and is holding a grand opening event on Saturday, Dec. 12 at noon. more

Dec 9, 2015 4:31 PM Businesses

0614 Savage's Bakery

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Six Homewood retailers have been nominated for the 2015 Alabama Retailer of the Year. The award honors business that have operated or managed a retail business in Alabama for at least five years. more

Jun 8, 2015 12:54 PM Businesses

Fab'rik, an Atlanta-based clothing store, has a new location on 29th Avenue South. more

Aug 4, 2014 4:28 PM Businesses

Alabama’s back-to-school tax-free weekend will be held at retail stores throughout the state on Aug. 1-3. It will begin at 12:01 a.m. on Aug. 1 and end on Aug. 3 at midnight. more

Jun 26, 2014 3:18 PM News

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

Jun 26, 2014 3:09 PM News

When it comes to the bustling shops along 18th Street South, no Saturday afternoon stroll is complete without a stop into At Home Furnishings. more

Apr 28, 2014 4:51 PM Businesses

Birmingham Fashion Week 2013

Photo courtesy of Brandon Pinola.

Several Homewood retailers are participating in this year’s Birmingham Fashion Week 2014 scheduled for April 19-26 under the tents in Pepper Place downtown. more

Mar 31, 2014 4:00 PM News

Tables & Contents, 1712 28th Avenue South across from Watkins Cleaners, carries both new and vintage home furnishings and accessories. more

Mar 4, 2014 4:38 PM Businesses

DSW Ribbon Cutting

Photo by Madoline Markham.

The shoe retailer is located between Fresh Market and Target in Colonial Brookwood Village. more

Mar 3, 2014 2:19 PM Businesses

Letty Algren channeled her mother’s creativity directly into her store, The Pink Tulip, right down to Stewart’s distinct calligraphy on the store logo. more

Nov 22, 2013 5:56 PM Businesses

Starting at 9 a.m., streets will be lined with tables and racks with sales up to 75 percent off retail price. Retailers are hoping to make this an annual event for Homewood's downtown shopping district. more

Jul 18, 2013 9:37 AM News 1 Comments

1212 Festivity

Photos by Kaitlin Bitz.

Festivity boutique lives up to its name. Splashes of color fill the store, fashionable outfits hang in every direction and upbeat music blasts out of the speakers at all times. This is to say nothing of the staff. more

Nov 27, 2012 4:10 PM Businesses

The Junior League of Birmingham, local retailers and restaurants have partnered to bring back the annual Shop Save & Share (SSS) card fundraiser. more

Oct 1, 2012 5:24 PM News

New boutique Cureture is now open between 28:20 Boutique and Once Upon a Time on 18th Street. more

Oct 1, 2012 5:10 PM Businesses

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