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The city seeks to contract with the Birmingham firm of Kimley Horn to do a citywide traffic study. Read more

Off Central

Sydney Cromwell

T-shirts will be the shop’s biggest inventory, as well as hats and cups. Read more

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Central Avenue

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At its May 20 meeting, the council approved Volkert Engineering’s proposal to study Central Avenue and the possibility of reconnecting a former street along Griffin Brook as a greenway for people on bikes or on foot. Read more

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The opening date is April 2. Read more

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Homewood Shoe Hospital

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The 50-year-old company made the move in order to expand. Read more

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Real & Rosemary

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The owners have asked the council to consider making Reese Street a one-way road from Central Avenue to Linden Avenue. Read more

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Hero Doughnuts coming to Central Avenue. Read more

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After a year of pop-ups, Hero Doughnuts has leased a space off Central Avenue in Homewood. Read more

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City traffic study

Sydney Cromwell

The funding was recently approved by the Metropolitan Planning Organization and will be an 80-20 match with ALDOT. Read more

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Erica Techo

Deidra Underwood, a representative of Resource Residential, said the reason they asked for a larger sign is to allow higher visibility from the street. Read more

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Central Avenue Parking

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The council committees also considered options for a city parking study. Read more

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Caliber

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One rezoning will make room for Caliber, a new sporting goods retailer. Read more

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Homewood Music

Sydney Cromwell

Bob Tedrow's business has been in its current location for nearly 30 years. Read more

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Red Hills Brewing Company

Erica Techo

Construction began Aug. 11, and taproom plumbing and bathrooms are being installed. The brewhouse and fermenters were ordered in July, and owner Joe Pilleteri said they should come in by mid-September. Read more

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This zoning approval enables Red Hills to bottle and can its craft beers on-site. It had nothing to do with approval for the tavern side of Red Hills or parking issues, which have become a sore spot for some neighboring businesses. Read more

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At its Dec. 15 meeting, the City Council held a public hearing to consider rezoning the building from Central Business District to Light Manufacturing District, which would allow Red Hills Brewery to bottle and can its beer onsite. Read more

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The Homewood Planning Commission voted 5-1 to recommend a conditional rezoning for the Alabama Printing building, located next to Steel City Pops, to accommodate Red Hills Brewing Company. Read more

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