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SYDNEY CROMWELL

Flooding and erosion issues have been a persistent problem throughout Homewood during heavy storms due to a number of factors, including old and undersized drains, hard surfaces that prevent absorption into the ground and the loss of trees. 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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Map courtesy of Amy Milam, Homewood Environmental Commission.

The Homewood Environmental Commission will soon undertake a survey of city trees to better plan plantings and maintenance. Read more

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Photos by Sydney Cromwell.

Market Table's last day in business will be May 24. Read more

Restaurants

Oxmoor Road turkey foot intersection 2019 plans

Courtesy of ALDOT

With a new, reduced scope, the plans to redesign the “turkey foot” intersection of Oxmoor Road and Oxmoor Boulevard are expected to move forward this year. Read more

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The City Council will interview the candidates on Wednesday, May 15. Read more

Schools

City Council May 13

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After some initial confusion and a narrow vote on May 13, the Homewood City Council will have to pass a resolution approving the sign variance request at its next meeting. Read more

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Both Sweet Jon's Cafe and the Studio Store opened in 2018. Read more

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The city worked with Volkert Engineering to determine its paving priorities. Read more

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Jared Lewis Development

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The next meeting will be June 4. Read more

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Streetlights

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The council will also vote on a contract for a citywide traffic study at its next meeting. Read more

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18th Streetscape Project

Courtesy of City of Homewood

Strickland said they are currently working on getting plans approved by the state and gaining construction easements to do the work. The project likely won’t be put out for bid until around the start of 2020. Read more

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The splash pad opens to the public on Monday, and the main pool opens later this month. Read more

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BZA May 2, 2019

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A variance request on Oak Grove Road was carried over to the June meeting. Read more

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Photo by Kamp Fender.

Carrie Richardson didn’t fully understand her father’s early-onset Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis until after his death, when she was just 15. Read more

People

186 Oxmoor Road

Courtesy of Adam Thrower, Ignite Properties

The finished building will include multiple retail and office spaces for lease. Read more

Businesses

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The new Patriot Park Pool will hold a ribbon-cutting Friday, May 3, at noon. Read more

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Crazy Cazboy's

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A discount store, a new restaurant, a home goods store and a plasma donation center are all opening in the Wildwood shopping centers, on the north and south side of Lakeshore Parkway. Read more

Businesses

The developers of SoHo, who filed a complaint over parking with the city of Homewood in March, say they plan to continue their attempt to change the parking situation. Read more

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Homewood’s existing sign code, Borys said, is not user-friendly and has a number of different sign districts that don’t match up with property zoning for different uses. Read more

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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    Sydney Cromwell

    The Heart of Homewood downtown master planning committee presents goals and a draft map for the future of downtown at a town hall on March 22, 2018.

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