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Photo courtesy of Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors.

An Avondale pizza restaurant will open a location in Mountain Brook this spring. Post Office Pies will hold a grand opening April 2 from 5-7:30 p.m. Read more

Businesses

AHSAA Indoor State Track and Field

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

The Homewood High School indoor track and field teams won the Class 6A state titles for a third straight year. Read more

Sports

Homewood State Cross Country

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

Homewood High School senior Lainey Phelps was named the Gatorade Alabama Girls Cross Country Runner of the Year on Monday, Jan. 27. Read more

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Richard Simmons new book

Photos by Erin Nelson.

Best-selling author Richard E. Simmons III, a Homewood resident and Mountain Brook High School alumnus, published his 10th book in December. Read more

People

Shawn Fitzwater Muralist

Photo by Erin Nelson.

To restore the mural, Fitzwater used an exterior acrylic latex paint from Sherwin Williams. He did most of his work while standing on scaffolding and painted into the wee hours of the morning. Read more

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SoHo Standard

Photos by Erin Nelson.

It features a menu engineered by Hughes and chef Terrill Brazelton that includes steak, fish, crab cakes, duck and quail, along with appetizers, salads and sides, such as smoked gnocchi macaroni and cheese. Read more

Businesses

Provision Studio

Photo by Erin Nelson.

Provision Studio offers a small group, low-impact exercise program intended to provide participants with an ideal balance of strength, flexibility and muscle for everyday life through its Pilates reformer and Accelerate cardio classes. Read more

Businesses

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Homewood Mayor Scott McBrayer delivered his 11th state-of-the-city address during the Homewood Chamber of Commerce luncheon Tuesday, Jan. 21, at The Club. Read more

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Homewood Fire Chief funeral

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

The funeral for John Bresnan was held Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Homewood Church of Christ Read more

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Aniah Blanchard memorial

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

A celebration of life for Aniah Blanchard was held on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Faith Chapel Christian Center Read more

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The sister restaurant of SoHo Social will be on the corner of 29th Avenue South and 19th Street South. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

In November, Gordon opened her first storefront in the building at 1910 28th Ave. S. There, she guides her team of employees as they produce and purvey the handmade pottery and jewelry that Gordon built her reputation on. Read more

Businesses

Homewood Teacher of the Year

Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

Surprises have never been Josh Donaldson’s cup of tea. But Donaldson made an exception in early November when administrators unexpectedly walked into his classroom to tell him he was the school’s 2020-21 Teacher of the Year. Read more

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Animal League of Birmingham

Photo by Erin Nelson.

The Animal League provides funding for vaccinations, heartworm treatments, surgeries, spaying, neutering and food, among other items. Fund recipients include shelters and rescues from a wide swath of central Alabama. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Eric Swope.

Sixty-six students came out for the cross-country team this fall, and the boys punctuated a strong season by winning their third consecutive Metro South championship. Read more

Homewood

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Photo courtesy of Justin Holt.

This fall, the Vestavia Hills native and current Homewood resident completed his first tour, which included stops in five states. Read more

People

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Photo by Erin Nelson Starnes Media

During halftime of the Homewood High School football game against Carver, the band found out it has been invited to march in the 2021 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. Read more

HHS

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Photos courtesy of Carlye Dudgeon.

On Oct. 11, Foundation Director Carlye Dudgeon and Homewood school board members visited all five of the city’s public schools to notify recipients of their selection. The foundation distributed around $76,000 in grants. Read more

Schools

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

Bandit specializes in pastries but also serves breakfast and lunch. Its pastry selection consists of items both savory and sweet, such as croissants, danishes and cookies. Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Erin Nelson.

According to Margie Ingram of Ingram & Associates, which is in charge of sales and marketing for The Eastbury, the development’s first phase opened this fall and consists of 66 units. Read more

Businesses

Starnes Publishing assistant sports editor and community reporter Sam Chandler completed a fellowship at The Washington Post after his graduation from Samford. Read more

People

Sam Chandler, a sports writer for Starnes Publishing since October 2015, won first place in the Best Sportswriter competition and the current events on-site competition for the 2017 Southeast Journalism Conference. Read more

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