3 Mountain Brook entertainment districts approved by Alabama House

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Continental Bakery at English Village could become part of a new entertainment district. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Legislation establishing Mountain Brook Village, English Village and Crestline Village as entertainment districts passed the Alabama House of Representatives.

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Why Vogue just named this Mountain Brook shop a ‘Must-Visit’. [PHOTOS]

Shelby Dooley and Pam Evans of Maison in their store in Mountain Brook.
Maison founder and owner Pam Evans (right) with “Maison’s hype-girl” Shelby Dooley. Photo via Claire Hancock for Bham Now

Small and stunningly curated, Maison is something of a hidden gem, nestled among the design stores in Mountain Brook Village. But that could change soon following a recent mention by Vogue, which featured it as one of 17 Southern small retail businesses to support.

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PHOTOS: Get an inside look at Porch, a new restaurant coming soon to Crestline Village

The inside of the latest eatery to join Crestline Village. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Porch, a new restaurant concept is set to open early this fall in Crestline Village. We got a sneak peak of the interior, as well as a look at some of their mouth-watering menu items. Get all the details here.

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From Bessemer to Trussville, see our snapshots of public Christmas Trees (13 photos)

Christmas tree in front of the Birmingham City Hall, December 22, 2019. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Ok, I’ve got to admits it.  I like seeing Christmas Trees.

Yep, I’m sort of like a White House or Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree geek. There is just something about visiting a Christmas Tree in front of City Hall or in a park and town center that says “community.”

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Lane Parke’s Sip & Stroll

November 14, 2019 @ 5:30 pm 7:30 pm

The merchants of Lane Parke will host a pre-holiday Sip & Stroll event, 5:30 – 7:30, Thursday November 14. Lane Parke’s shops and restaurants will offer special in-store discounts, as well as a variety of complimentary beverages — served to patrons in their own free stemless wine glasses. Patrons can register for a Designer Handbag giveaway (up to $500 value), which the winner wiil select from either a’mano, Annabelle’s, B. Prince or Tulipano (their choice).   Lane Parke’s a’mano will also be holding its Open House Celebration that evening — offering everything in the store at a 20% discount. Patrons are encouraged to begin Sip & Stroll just outside Revelator Coffee — where they’ll find a table offering them wine glasses and Handbag Giveaway registration forms. Sip & Stroll will also feature live acoustic swing music by The Jason Bailey Trio.

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November 14, 2019
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2621 Lane Park Road
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Want to buy the perfect holiday gift? Shop local at these 3 open house events in Mountain Brook, Nov. 14-Dec. 5

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Shopping at the Villages during the Holiday Open Houses! Photo submitted by Mountain Brook Chamber

If you want to get your holiday shopping done early while supporting local businesses, come out to the Mountain Brook Villages November 14–December 5 for three Holiday Open House events.

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Illuminated brings luxury candles from all over the world to Birmingham (PHOTOS)

Illuminated’s retail space is full of interesting and beautiful lines. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now.

Looking to step up your hostess game? Need a unique gift idea? Want to impress your next houseguest? You’re in luck! The newest boutique addition to Mountain Brook opens today, and you’re not going to want to miss it.

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Pedestrian bridge at Jemison Park Nature Trail will improve accessibility

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The steppingstone Shades Creek crossing at Jemison Park Nature Trail. Photo by Alex Robertson for Bham Now

Jemison Park Nature Trail is one of my favorite local spots. Just a hop, skip and jump away from central Birmingham, this greenway follows the waterways that meander through Mountain Brook. However, the steppingstone crossing at Shades Creek has long presented an accessibility challenge for some. Soon that will change.

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10 open houses happening in Birmingham this weekend, including a historic home in Highland Park

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Patience Itson and Todd Itson purchase their first home in Birmingham. Photo via Patience Itson.

Looking to buy a home? Or just want to check out some of the hottest homes on the market? Then attend these 10 open houses happening this weekend in Birmingham.

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Crestline Bagel Company named best in Alabama; now prepares to open second store

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Jennifer and Ralph Yarbrough owners of Crestline Bagel Company, Photo by Pat Byington

Earlier this winter, Delish.com named its 50 Best Bagel Shops in America. Not surprising to longtime Birmingham residents, the popular digital site about all things food named the Crestline Bagel Company as the premier bagel shop in Alabama. 

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