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A League   of Their Own

The Negro Southern League Museum celebrates Birmingham’s rich history of African-American baseball.

All in the Neighborhood

Eight local establishments that reflect the spirit of some of Birmingham’s most beloved communities.

A Suburb That Doesn’t Feel Like One

After more than 20 years on Southside, Grant Tatum finds community, camaraderie and idiosyncrasy in his new home in West Homewood.

My Home

When Liesa Cole and Stan Bedingfield wanted to consolidate home and photo studio, they found just the right location, infused with the energy and vitality of downtown. We were working with local real estate broker Robert Crook. We looked at several buildings, but nothing seemed quite right. Either it was far too big, too small… Read More

An Edgewood Classic with Modern Flair

Matt and Laura Feld turn a Homewood fixer-upper into a neighborhood gem.

Personal Space: Daniel Blokh

A one-on-one conversation with graduating ASFA senior and poet Daniel Blokh  It’s hard to introduce Daniel Blokh without first offering up the highlights of his resume. At 15, Blokh won first prize in the Books-A-Million Publishing Contest for his creative memoir In Migration. He later won first place in the Princeton High School Poetry Contest and… Read More

Whole Hog Heaven

James Beard winner Rodney Scott opens an award-winning barbecue outpost in the city. Written by Joe O’Donnell • Photography by Beau Gustafson From the time Rodney Scott was a baby in the little town of Hemingway, South Carolina, Thursday at the little grocery/convenience store Scott’s parents operated meant one thing: a smoked whole hog that brought… Read More

Cleve’s Place

Legendary Birmingham jazz musician Cleve Eaton takes his place in history.