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Heart of the City: Dread River Distilling Company

Elegantly crafted spirits, in the spirit of Birmingham.

Heart of the City: DeKalb Office

DeKalb Office is Birmingham’s creative, knowledgeable and collaborative leader in Office Furnishings.

Cutest Baby Contest Presented by UAB Medicine

What could be more fun than voting for some cute babies. Not much as it turns out. On the pages that follow, we capture the beauty of the city’s cutest babies.


I had just quit my job at a local television station with hopes of working for myself, and had always thought that the idea of having a party around the cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show would be super fun idea. I decided to make this the first event I produced.

Million Dollar Listings

We decided money was no object and went looking for the most expensive houses from Mountain Brook to Indian Springs. Here is what we found.

Making a Statement

Refurbishing their Shoal Creek house, from the magnificent foyer to the re-imagined kitchen, has been a labor of love for Mallory Smith and family.

Personal Space: Michael Swann

A one-on-one conversation with artist Michael Swann Michael Swann earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Birmingham Southern College in 1986, and then promptly turned to his love of music as his principal occupation. Working primarily as a touring guitarist for 20 years, he would produce art when he could, often reflecting his travels with… Read More

Wild Kingdom

throughout the year, Railroad Park attracts wildlife of different kinds, especially birds, and the warm months have been prime time for a crow-sized bird known as the Green Heron.

Vignette: Treasure Hunt

Hanna Antiques on 7th Avenue in the Lakeview area is celebrating 40 years of bringing the joy of antiques to life.

Vignette: B. Prince

This legendary store in Lane Parke is a destination for those with a personal sense of style.

Southern Soirée

The premier event, A fundraiser to benefit the Birmingham chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier International, takes place October 13, 5 – 8 p.m.  at The Barn at Shady Lane