Meet Five Local Female Movers & Shakers

 Article Julie Brown Patton | Photography Joseph De Sciose  Passionate, Driven Educator  Kathy Murphy

Girls Getaway to Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa

 Article Julie Brown Patton | Photography Joseph De Sciose  May is a marvelous time for a girls getaway. Guests of Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa can unplug to re-energize, or plug into rejuvenation, sophistication, relaxation and satisfaction. As a Marriott property, the hotel boasts the world's fifth-longest golf course. The on-site fitness center contains cardiovascular equipment and…

DIY Duotone Statement Earrings

Shake up your jewelry box with these handmade geometric earrings— perfect for yourself or as a gift for your best ladies Article and Photography Nicolette Martin Piece by Piece Use both your bent nose forceps and needle nose pliers to secure each end of the jump ring. Gently twist the jump ring to open the … Continued

Agriculture, Food and Culinary Arts

Isn't it fun to know some people in the Two Eighty community actually party in gardens? But that's not the only productive development occurring in local patches.

280 Corridor Feeds Lots of Hungry Kids

After local parents were arrested, social workers learned the household's two children had survived for 14 months only on food backpacks received at school. But this grave situation actually reflects an inspiring example of a community taking care of each other.

A Twist on a Classic

A comfort food classic, shepherd's pie is a traditional meat pie with origins tracing back to the United Kingdom. Typically made with lamb, this recipe instead calls for chevon, goat meat. 

Mazda CX-5

It's challenging to tease apart specific environmentally efficient components of the Mazda CX-5 when the entire vehicle was designed and built for efficiency from the ground up, says Joe Kaye, general manager of MedCenter Mazda, 80 Driver's Way in Pelham.

Tone + Texture

Decorate your space with handmade textures such as the modern, maker revival of 1970s macramé and year-round tropical feel of wicker. MACRAMÉ Made through knotting instead of weaving, macramé can add a unique touch in many various ways. Houzz contributor Laura Gaskill suggests incorporating it as nursery decor, plant hangers, wall hangings and modern fiber arts. WICKER According to Houzz…

Get the Look: Newly Vintage

Rediscover "stray beauty" at Stray Cats Home Decor. Owner Kim Padgett is a custom home furniture maker who specializes in designing and building reclaimed wood furniture and decor. Customers can get handcrafted, new and old home accents at the store located at 3101 Fourth Ave. S. in Birmingham.

Unique Renovated Open House

The current homeowner of 5615 Canongate Lane in Shoal Creek has been "drawing houses" since he was a young boy. So, it was only natural for him to create the European-inspired renovation plans for this 10,000-square-foot-plus house, built in 1995.