Hoover Met


Photo by Erica Techo.

Local vendors will come together at the Hoover Met this month for a brand-new arts and crafts show. more

Apr 28, 2017 6:40 PM People

0213 Hoover Met Aerial

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The show will be held May 6-7. more

Mar 27, 2017 4:00 PM People 5 Comments


Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Allen Pate first came to work for the city of Hoover in February 1988, it was supposed to be a one-year job of overseeing construction of Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

Oct 31, 2016 9:55 PM People


Photo courtesy of Flavor Run.

Color runs, in which 5K participants are splattered with harmless colored powders and paints by race volunteers, are becoming commonplace in Birmingham and around the country. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:48 PM People

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Photo by Barry Stephenson.

The power, pageantry and musicianship of that uniquely American institution of the marching band will be celebrated once again at the Hoover Invitational Marching Festival, to be held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 15. more

Oct 4, 2016 4:41 PM People

Allen Pate Press Box

Kyle Parmley

The press box at the stadium will now be known as the Allen Pate Press Box. more

Sep 10, 2016 12:01 AM Sports

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Photo courtesy of Lance Shores.

Whether you like country music, rock ’n’ roll, rhythm and blues, jazz, pop or something else, organizers of the 2016 Freedom Fest at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium hope to have something to suit your taste on the Fourth of July. more

Jun 27, 2016 7:10 PM Celebrations

SEC Baseball Tournament crowd 2016

Photo by Ted Melton

Hoover beat out bids from Memphis, Nashville, New Orleans and Jacksonville. more

Jun 3, 2016 12:47 PM Sports 1 Comments

SEC Baseball Tournament

Photo by Ted Melton

Nick Banks was named the MVP of the tournament held at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. more

May 30, 2016 1:49 AM Sports 1 Comments

Seventeen games are scheduled between Tuesday and Sunday, with the first pitch at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. more

May 22, 2016 9:12 PM Sports 1 Comments

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