The seventh annual Bark and Wine event benefiting the Shelby Humane Society will be July 23 at Greystone Country Club. Read more



Courtesy of St. Vincent’s One Nineteen.

Getting a cholesterol check doesn’t sound like much fun, but at the St. Vincent’s One Nineteen Block Party and Health Festival, fun and health are the focus of the 10th annual event. Read more



Courtesy of Julianna Vance, Mt Laurel marketing and community relations manager.

The 2016 Southern Living Idea House will open in the Shelby County neighborhood of Mt Laurel this month to host showings five days a week from now through the end of the year. Read more



Courtesy of Lauren Nichols.

D’awvalo Turnipseed has come a long way in his comfort with water since he nearly drowned when he was 12. Today, “D,” as he is known at St. Vincent’s One Nineteen, is the supervisor of aquatics and children’s programs at the facility. Read more



Photos courtesy of Hyatt Place Birmingham Inverness.

Hyatt Place Birmingham Inverness will show off its latest renovations as part of a combined grand reopening and Taste of 280 celebration. Read more


Magic Moments Fashion Show

Patty Bradley

The Mountain Brook Junior High Magic Moments Club shared a big surprise with a 12-year-old Alabaster resident during a Summit fashion show this past weekend. Read more


Now that spring has sprung, it might finally be time to muster up the motivation and tackle that closet packed full of the “I’ll wear this when I lose 20 pounds” clothes. Read more


The Birmingham Zoo will reveal its exhibit, Dino Discovery—They’re Back! just in time for Spring Break at noon on Saturday, March 19. Read more


spy pro

Photo by Ana Good.

Jim Casteel is a big proponent of hiding in plain sight. A private investigator for more than 26 years, Casteel knows the techniques and tools it takes to catch someone red-handed. Read more


Compassion Experience

Photo courtesy of Compassion International.

More than 3,000 people went on a self-guided tour of The Compassion Experience at the Church at Brook Hills in January. Read more


The event, held from 6:15 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 6, attracted dozens of Mt Laurel families. Read more


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Ana Good

More than 100 vendors took part in the 25th annual Market Noel at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center this past weekend, Nov. 19-21. Read more


Chelsea City Council

Ana Good

Principal Wayne Trucks will be responsible for distributing the funds, should the school accept the motion from the council. Read more


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