12 hrs ago
The Business of Beauty: Dungan Nequette Architecture's masculine yet...
When designing a home, architects Jeff Dungan and Louis Nequette are inspired by the lives within it.
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19 hrs ago
Brick & Tin restaurant's new Mountain Brook location opens today
The new Brick & Tin location that Papapietro opens today on Cahaba Road in Mountain Brook Village has all of the old-is-new-again charm of Papapietro's original restaurant, and then some - with exposed brick enclosing the bakery, pressed-tin tiles adorning the dining-room, and a handsome, U-shaped bar made from reclaimed oak as the restaurant ... (more)
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Highlands School students reach out to favorite authors as part of 'Letters About Literature' competition
From left to right: Lilla Carroll, Mary Catherine Touloupis, Emma Lembke, Liliana Chambless, Grey Battle, and Anja Trierweiler.
Joran Van Der Sloot To Be Extradited in Natalee Holloway Case in 2038
Joran Van Der Sloot, prime suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway in Aruba, will be extradited to the United States in 2038 after he completes a 28-year prison sentence in Peru for the brutal murder of a woman there.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Firehouse Chefs: If you can stand the heat, you might want to be in the kitchen.
Ashley Clinton knows his food. He develops recipes at home until they're perfect and ready for public consumption, and he knows that presentation can often be as important as how a dish tastes.
Cops bust man who admits to stealing purses from cars in 9 Jeffco communities
A Hueytown man stopped by police for driving without a license plate ended up confessing to a string of car break-ins in that city and in about a half dozen Over The Mountain communities.
Cherokee Bend students, faculty to entertain 900 at 'The Bend's Got Talent' Friday
MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama -- Mountain Brook High School's Fine Arts Center will rock along to the sound of creativity Friday night during Cherokee Bend Elementary School's annual "The Bend's Got Talent."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Childersburg begins conversation about proposed sales tax increase
Shoppers could pay an extra penny on each dollar they spend for the next few years to help the city repair pothole-riddled roads, if the City Council passes a sales tax increase that was discussed Tuesday night.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama donates $500,000 to Cancer Center at UAB
Dr. Andres Forero of UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center with Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama co-founders Dolly O'Neal and Bruce Sokol The announcement was made during a luncheon held at the Park Lane events venue in Mountain Brook that was attended by about 125 people, including UAB officials, representatives of the Foundation, and ... (more)
Mountain Brook's Cahaba River Park one step closer to breaking ground date
MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama -- The final details of the much-anticipated Cahaba River Park off Overton Road and River Run Road will be completed next week, Nimrod Long of Nimrod Long and Associates told AL.com in an email today.
How do you change public hearing policy in Mountain Brook? Hold a public hearing, of course
MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama -- The Mountain Brook City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, March 10 to consider an ordinance amending the zoning code's current requirements regarding the publication of public hearings.
Mountain Brook's Brys Stephens revisits some old Southern favorites in his new cookbook...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Brys Stephens grew up in a home where dinner time meant sitting down at the table and passing around platters of shucked corn, stewed collards, fried okra, field peas and whatever other Southern vegetables were in season at the moment.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Guest Editorial: Census shows successes, shortcomings
Alabama is poor and it is well-to-do. It is educated and it is lacking. It is well trained and it is unskilled.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
CVS/Pharmacy scheduled to start construction this year, will Crestline 'pig' plans be affected?
MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama -- Crestline Village might soon be humming with the sound of construction as work on a new CVS/Pharmacy commences at the site of the former Piggly Wiggly market off of Euclid Avenue.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Trussville Tribune
Trussville schools 5th, home values 10th in Alabama
According to neighborhoodscout.com , Trussville is the 10th most expensive city in Alabama based on the median home value while Trussville schools are ranked fifth in the state by the website.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Mountain Brook Tree Commission to distribute 2,000 seedlings in honor of Arbor Day
Herb Reese, of Crestline/Mountain Brook, gets help from Mountain Brook tree commission members Anne Johnson, center, and Billy Angell, right, as he picks out a sapling at the annual tree giveaway for Arbor Day.
House candidate shotgun giveaway under scrutiny
A candidate for the Alabama House is giving away a free shotgun. Republican Steve French hopes the contest peaks your interest in his campaign, but is it legal? Steve French was looking for a catchy campaign gimmick and he definitely got one with a shotgun giveaway.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
State education department ramps up training for student data...
Since the Alabama State Board of Education adopted the national education standards known as the common core in 2010, critics have raised concern about the issue of student data collection and sharing.
Mountain Brook gets new CVS and Piggly Wiggly
Though the Crestline Village location closed in early November, the uproar over the grocery store's departure stuck with city leaders and Mountain Brook resident Robert Jolly.