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Photos courtesy of Vulcan Park Foundation.

The Vulcan Park Foundation recently announced its honorees for 2019 in the annual Vulcans Community Awards, which recognize citizens in the Birmingham area who demonstrate civic pride and leadership. Read more

News

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The Bell Center in Homewood hosted its annual football season kickoff celebration on Saturday, August 24. Read more

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Walt Harris wants to prove he’s ‘the best in the world." Read more

People

The eighth annual Sidewalk Sale took place downtown on Saturday, July 27. Read more

News

One of the biggest and most celebrated Independence Day events in the state, the Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks show will light up the night sky above Vulcan Park and Museum on Thursday, July 4, at 9 p.m. Read more

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The tornado outbreak that hit the Southeast in April 2011 tore through Alabama with horrifying force, killing 238 people. Read more

People

Vulcan Park and Museum will host its annual tribute to the world’s largest cast-iron statue — Vulcan’s 115th Birthday Bash — on Sunday, June 2, 1-5 p.m. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Boys Choir.

Birmingham Boys Choir, with 160 members ages 8-18, will present its 41st annual spring concert in the Wright Center at Samford University on May 16 at 7 p.m. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Boy Scout Troop 97.

Boy Scout Troop 97 will continue a Homewood tradition when it hosts its 42nd annual garage sale, silent auction and pancake breakfast Saturday, May 11, 7 a.m. to noon, at Trinity United Methodist Church. Read more

People

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Photos courtesy of JoEllen Brown.

Make-A-Wish Alabama has granted more than 700 wishes to children with critical illnesses since it was founded in 2012, according to the Birmingham-based nonprofit. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of F3 Birmingham.

F3 Nation, founded in 2011 in Charlotte, is a national network of free, peer-led workouts for men at public venues, including parks, schools and churches. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The annual event on April 19, hosted by local pastors, began at Central Park. Read more

People

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The event was held at The Exceptional Foundation on Saturday, March 9. Read more

People

The MOMS Mardi Gras Parade — an annual ritual that brings a bit of New Orleans whimsy to Homewood — returns to Central Park on March 5. Read more

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

The event, featuring about 10 teams, is also a chance for attendees to enjoy the talents of top-quality athletes. Read more

People

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Photo courtesy of Homewood Theatre

Now in its third season, the nonprofit Homewood Theatre is becoming much better known in the community, according to Kyle Bass, the company’s executive director. Read more

People

Friends of Shades Creek will host the 15th annual Salamander Festival — called a “fun, educational experience” for all ages by Michelle Blackwood, Friends president and co-founder — at the Homewood Senior Center on Saturday, Jan. 26, from 3-5:30 p.m. Read more

People

The American Baseball Foundation, a Birmingham nonprofit, will host its 18th annual Lead Off Dinner fundraiser at The Club on Friday, Jan. 18, at 6:30 p.m. Read more

People

Samford University will host the annual Miss Samford Pageant, now in its 71st year, at the Wright Center on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. Read more

People

Each year, Birmingham Home & Garden magazine hosts an open house and charity fundraiser at a newly built house called its Inspiration Home. Read more

Businesses

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

  • World War II Veterans Visit

    Jesse Chambers

    World War II Veterans Visit

    World War II veterans spoke to a group of sixth graders at Homewood Middle School on March 2, 2017. The veterans spoke about wartime experiences and answer questions from students.

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