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Liberty Park Living: Kim Lorberbaum-Fears and Matthew Fears

They were looking for a place close to family and even closer to the ideal of what they always envisioned as the perfect home; Matthew Fears and Kim Lorberbaum-Fears found what they were looking for in Liberty Park. “We were attracted to Liberty Park because of the new homes,” Kim says. “But we first started… Read More

Meat, Three and Me

Lunchtime at Ted’s, which sports a new exterior look complete with a mural, is a voyage to an essential part of the heart of the city. Written by Joe O’Donnell *  Photography by Beau Gustafson There is a system. You get a tray. You get your food. You find a table. You pay when you’re done. A… Read More

Personal Space: One on One

A One on One Conversation with Bailey Coats When Bailey Coats headed off to college at the University of Alabama, her mom gave her as a gift the diary she had kept of Bailey’s earliest years. “When I was three,” Coats says, “my mom had written in there, ‘You’re going to be a performer someday—I just know… Read More

Lakeside

Lakeside
Carter and Lynlee Hughes find the simple life on Smith Lake.

Voices of Life and Death

Dia de los Muertos : Voices of Life and Death The annual Dia de los Muertos festival in Birmingham celebrates its 15th year of honoring life. What began as an homage to a beloved father has grown into one of the city’s most enduring and fascinating events. This year the festival will be held on Nov…. Read More

The Cleaner

The Cleaner
In the aftermath of a violent crime, Don Myre answers the call with a hazmat suit and healthy dose of compassion.