Downtown Homewood

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Staff photo.

The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority extended the route of the Magic City Connector into Homewood in June, adding stops at Vulcan, Rosedale and downtown Homewood. Read more


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Photos by Jacob Cole.

The Planning Commission will take up the controversial issue in a Feb. 4 hearing. Read more


Homewood City Council

Photo by Jacob Cole

Council President Peter Wright, after a hearing that drew about 250 attendees, said the item will come up again next week, Dec. 16. Read more


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Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

Homewood will be a little brighter this holiday season, with many new decorations slated to premiere. Read more


Downtown Homewood proposed zoning

Courtesy of Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham

At the April 23 public meetings, Placemakers and RPC employees presented the proposed code and answered questions. Read more



Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The Homewood Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the holiday season with their 18th annual Holiday Open House in downtown Homewood on Nov. 8, starting at 5 p.m. Read more



Photo by Erin Dickson

A coffee group called ‘The Has Beens’ has maintained its weekly meetings for more than two decades. Read more


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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The annual Retro Run was held July 28 in downtown Homewood. Read more



Photo by Emily Featherston.

The merchants of downtown Homewood will line the sidewalks in front of their shops with merchandise discounted by up to 75 percent at their annual Sidewalk Sale on July 28. Read more



Staff photo.

The annual July 4th Festival, hostedby the city of Homewood, will take place downtown on Wednesday, July 4, from 5-9 p.m. Read more


Red Shoe Run

Photo courtesy of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama

Motorists should expect delays in downtown Homewood this Saturday, Jan. 27. Read more



Sydney Cromwell

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


GreenSpace Initiative Forum

Emily Featherston

Experts, residents and community leaders gathered to discuss the proposed pocket park, and what it would mean to the city. Read more



Emily Featherston

Downtown Homewood hosted its fourth-annual sidewalk sale Saturday. Read more



Staff photo.

The merchants of downtown Homewood will line the sidewalks in front of their shops with merchandise discounted up to 75 percent at their 2016 Sidewalk Sale on July 30. Read more



Soca Clothing.

Popular Birmingham-based young women’s and girls’ clothing and accessories shops getting new spaces on the same Downtown Homewood street. Read more


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Flyer courtesy of Homewood Chamber of Commerce

Hop N' Shop and a sidewalk Easter parade are scheduled for Saturday, March 19. Read more


Homewood Police Department

Photo by Madoline Markham.

Official meetups have been cancelled, according to the group's website. Read more


Holler & Dash

Courtesy of Homewood City Council

Holler & Dash, a new restaurant concept from Cracker Barrel, is opening its inaugural location in Homewood in March. Read more

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Frank Couch

The Homewood Christmas Parade brought thousands to downtown Homewood. Read more


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