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2016 FACES of Birmingham

Meet the Birmingham businesses who are moving the Magic City forward.

Miracle on Third Avenue

The Lyric Theatre comes back to life.

Written by Jesse Chambers
Photography by Joe De Sciose

Restored in Avondale

A 1925 home is vitally alive again.

Written by Joe O’Donnell
Photography by Chuck St. John

Say Cheese

There’s a reason there’s an entire course dedicated to the sometimes gooey, sometimes stinky, always delicious cheese. Pick one of our cheesy recipes to become your favorite comfort food this winter.

Produced by Brett Levine
Food Styling by Lily Plauché
Photography by Becky Stayner

Strike While the Iron is Hot | The A-List

The inaugural Sloss Music & Arts Festival, dreamed up by Red Mountain Entertainment, was one for the books.

Written by Lindsey Osborne

A Rising Voice | The A-List

Jessie Pitts made Birmingham proud on the reality show The Voice.

Written by Katie Turpen

Zypping Right Along | The A-List

The city’s new bikeshare system allows residents and visitors to see the community through a new, two-wheeled perspective.

Written by Lindsey Osborne
Photos by Beau Gustafson

Moderately Likeable | The A-List

Birmingham needs more Max Rykov.

Written by Russell Hehn
Photo by Beau Gustafson

Sonic Boom | The A-List

Brian Scott Teasley has given Birmingham not only a new music venue, but lots of reasons to sing along.

Written by Lindsey Osborne

Worth Fighting For | The A-List

Led by Darrell O’Quinn, Move I-20/59 takes action against the Alabama Department of Transportation to give Birmingham a better drive.

Written by Lindsey Osborne
Photos by Beau Gustafson

Play Your Song | The A-List

Singer-songwriter Jessica Lamb is the next big thing.

Written by Lindsey Osborne