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ALYX CHANDLER

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Photos by Alyx Chandler.

One day about 11 years ago, Kendall Boggs saw a painting of a goose at a restaurant and told her husband, “I love that painting, and I think I can paint.” Read more

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Photo courtesy of Janet Ort.

Hoover High School senior Christian Pegouske has always loved being outside in nature. So, he got involved with the BioBucs, HHS’s environment science research competition team. Read more

High Schools

After baking some gluten-friendly muffins and cookies for her family, Millie Drum realized sharing nutritious baked goods wasn’t something she wanted to do just for family and friends — it was something she wanted to offer the Birmingham community. Read more

Businesses

After award-winning author and Hoover resident Debra Goldstein published her first novel, “Maze in Blue,” about seven years ago, she tried to keep her career as a mystery novel writer separate from her 23-year career as a Birmingham judge. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

When implementing most new mental health approaches, St. Vincent’s Administrative Director of Behavioral Health Kimberly Wigley said, the hardest part is often at the beginning, getting people familiar and on board. Read more

People

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Photos courtesy of Marjorie White.

The research for the book found a total of 57 crossings or “gaps” through Shades Creek’s 55.8 miles, spanning three counties. Read more

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In early December, Eddie Aldridge’s celebration of life was held at Riverchase United Methodist Church, where people from all over the city honored him and what he contributed to the community. Read more

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Bluff Park Elementary’s bicentennial project included expanding the amount of books in its bilingual library, in addition to purchasing electronic translators to assist parents and students. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

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Photos by Kamp Fender

Grown Up Comedy events, designed for adults ages 21 and older, include comedy showcases, educational events, writers groups for local comedians and the new open mic night at Barrister’s Tavern. Read more

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Photo courtesy of the Aldridge Gardens

The public is welcome to attend and pay respects for longtime Hoover resident Eddie Aldridge, who created the city's beloved Aldridge Gardens. Read more

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Local author and Ross Bridge resident Joyce E. Brooks started out writing inspirational books for adults, then moved on to writing for teens, and now she’s made the switch to her youngest audience yet. Read more

People

Betty Bridges shares her passion for the accordion with students of all ages. Read more

People

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

For the last four years, owner Sam Aroon said his family-owned business, located on 3219 Lorna Road, has sold traditional, authentic Thai “street food.” Read more

Businesses

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Young Hoover entrepreneur rises ranks through consistency and dedication to craft. Read more

People

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Alyx Chandler

Cubed3 co-owner Frankie Romano said his studio focuses on a three-fold approach to unique and effective fitness: personal and group training, reformer Pilates and assessment. Read more

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Ross Bridge is the place to be on Friday nights, Lyndsi Hughes said, and this year, their annual summer market series is even bigger. Read more

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Photos by Alyx Chandler.

Hoover resident Lorraine Singh finds her art niche in marbling. Read more

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Alyx Chandler

On Saturday, Feb. 3. the Riverchase Women's Club hosted their 12th Annual Riverchase Loves Art at the Riverchase Country Club, featured art in mediums ranging from pottery to glass to leather to paints. Each artist from the show was hand-picked. Read more

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Alyx Chandler

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., a bundled up crowd, wearing mostly purple and gold, gathered outside at the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium to taste food samples, enter raffles and talk football during the third annual event. Read more

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Alyx Chandler

On Sunday, Oct. 15, families spent the day at Aldridge Gardens learning about the cultural practices and traditions of the various Southeastern Native American tribes. Read more

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