City Council Green-Lights Fair Park Plan

Birmingham City Councilors gave Mayor Larry Langford a collective nod to move forward on a multi-million dollar plan to overhaul Fair Park, and potentially jump start redevelopment in the oft-neglected west side of...

City Council Passes Minority Inclusion Ordinance

The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed an ordinance that makes minority inclusion a necessary part of every municipal request for proposals and all city-awarded contracts.City Councilor Steven Hoyt, who has made...

Langford Lays Out His Agenda to the City Council

Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford, in one of his first official acts with the City Council, gave them his plan to “do something.” He personally handed Council members a broad-ranging proposal that would pay for...

Real-Time Reaction Puts Two Candidates on Top

Andra Sparks and Patrick Packer, members of the new civic group One Birmingham, watched the real-time reaction of audience members to nine mayoral candidates who answered questions at the One Birmingham/Fox 6 Town...

Mayoral Forum at Workplay Elicits Laughter, Concern

Willis “Mickey Mouse” Hendrix got the biggest laugh from the WorkPlay audience at Tuesday night’s mayoral forum when he said Birmingham’s citizens needed to stop running to City Hall, begging elected officials to...