Conquering Food Deserts

Some areas in the City of Birmingham, particularly in poorer urban communities, don’t have nearby stores where they can buy quality foods. But a new movement to grow food locally, with help from...

Finally! Applebee’s Restaurant Opens in Five Points West

It's not typical to celebrate restaurant openings with cameras, speeches and neighborhood dignitaries. But the ribbon-cutting ceremony of an Applebee's restaurant in Five Points West isn't a typical opening. It's time to eat...

New Fountain Heights Homes Signal Revitalization

With a pair of scissors, Tamanuel Eaton cut the red-ribbon tied across the front of her new bungalow in Fountain Heights, officially marking a new era of revitalization in the once-neglected neighborhood. The act...