Features

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Photo courtesy of Doug Brown.

Trips for Kids is a national nonprofit organization with over 80 chapters, whose purpose is to provide inner-city youth access to bicycles and the opportunity to participate in outdoor rides. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Itty Bitty Bakers.

Itty Bitty Bakers is a Hoover-based company that offers baking classes, camps and parties for kids ages 2-13. Read more

Businesses

The 11th edition of The World Games has been delayed until July 7-17, 2022. The organizers also announced on April 22 that the international multi-sport event will become The World Games 2022 Birmingham. Read more

News

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit the greater Birmingham area, Brockwell started using her sewing skills for a different project: face masks. Read more

People

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Meals for Healthcare Heroes offers a boost in morale to Birmingham health care workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic and provides financial support to local restaurants seeking to survive in these days. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Todd Eagle.

Since April 1, he has spent several hours each day doing his part to bring cheer to others during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

People

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

The company, which builds multifamily housing developments, has completed more than 111 projects in 22 states valued at more than $1.7 billion since 1997. Read more

Businesses

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Rendering courtesy of Harbert Retail.

Two new developments will soon be coming to Cahaba Heights: Parkside at Dolly Ridge and Cahaba Heights Corner. Read more

Businesses

Tour an open house this weekend from 2-4 p.m. Read more

News

The biscuit restaurant opened Thursday on 18th Street in the former Holler & Dash space. Read more

Businesses

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Photo courtesy of Merrick Wilson

The award is named after the late Robert L. Morton, former assistant superintendent of administration and finance for the Alabama State Department of Education, and it is designed to recognize outstanding chief school financial officers in Alabama. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Katie Baasen

All of the activities on the cards were engineering challenges using only the materials from the meal kits. Read more

Schools

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Photo courtesy of Alyssa Weisber

After spending the last 34 years as a part of the John Carroll community of teachers, coaches and administrators, Francis Crapet officially retired from teaching May 22. Read more

Private Schools

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Photo courtesy of Frances Smith

During the weekend of May 16-17, many of them worshipped during regular Mass times within new measures designed for safety as the pandemic continues. Read more

News

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Photo courtesy of Frances Smith

On May 17, for the eighth consecutive week, the group prepared 200 special meals. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Frances Smith

Donors from the greater community as well as those from the parish lined up to donate on May 17. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Lee Hall.

When the season was abruptly ended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Homewood High School baseball team was far from its peak level of play. Read more

Sports

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Photo by Ingrid Schnader.

Starting June 1, people with a Jefferson County Library Cooperative card will be able to reserve books online for curbside pickup at the Homewood library. Read more

News

I also figured out quickly that letting go of the task of grocery shopping was just one of the many ways I’d have to let go during the strange corona months. Read more

Lauren Denton

In the Man & Woman of the Year campaign, which is one of LLS’ four annual fundraising events, the men compete against the men and the women compete against the women to see who can raise the most money for LLS. Read more

People

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