Bluff Park


Photo by Sydney Cromwell

Godzilla, the newest addition, was cut out of plywood and decorated with painted plastic ferns, pieces of aluminum pie tins and red sequins around the mouth. more

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Courtney Bentley Cunningham, who has been an associate dean at UAB, formerly worked as an education professor at Montevallo for eight years. more


Bluff Park Community Center

Photo courtesy of Heather Skaggs

The public involvement meeting is set from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Shades Crest Baptist Church. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson

About 100 people showed up for the second of three public input meetings for the city's comprehensive plan. more

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Bluff Park Christmas parade 2016-20

Photo by Lexi Coon

At least 35 businesses, churches, community groups and individuals have registered to be in the parade, which will end with a celebration at Sweetspire Gardens. more


Bluff Park fire engine

Photo by Jon Anderson

There wasn't enough money to get both, so the city will try to find grants to help purchase a new hazardous materials truck. more


Artists on the Bluff 2016-1

Photo by Jon Anderson

The Artists on the Bluff group will, however, have to pay utility costs from Sept. 1 to Dec. 31 and make sure the building meets approval of the city fire marshal. more


Artists on the Bluff 2016-2

Photo by Jon Anderson

Neither the Hoover school board nor the Hoover City Council seems willing to invest the $1 million to $4 million to bring the nearly 100-year-old building up to code. more

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

The rumors have been flying ever since a “sold” sign went up outside the house in Bluff Park just behind On a Shoestring. more

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Photos by Lexi Coon.

The event was created to help bring neighbors together and introduce community members to one another. more



Photo courtesy of Brandon Gossett.

Brandon Gossett has seen Bluff Park’s neighborhood spirit come out in Halloween parties at his house and the Trucks on the Bluff food truck event. more


Bluff Park Wedding

Courtesy of Susan Hale Copeland Kelley

Bluff Park and the area known as Shades Mountain are some of the oldest communities in Hoover and predate the city itself. more

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Dan Fulton

Photo by Jon Anderson

Fulton was a retired social studies teacher from Birmingham City Schools who fought to keep Hoover school buses in 2013 and elect new city leaders in 2016. more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato said building new sidewalks will be a priority for his administration. more

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The entire Hoover community is invited. more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Your guide to holiday happenings scheduled across the city this month. more


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Map courtesy of the city of Hoover.

The council also approved new car washes near Greystone and off John Hawkins Parkway across from The Grove shopping center. more


Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church April 2016

Photo by Jon Anderson

The event is a joint Thanksgiving service for six Bluff Park churches. more


Bluff Park Art Show 2015 Cindy Cail booth

Photo courtesy of Bluff Park Art Show

The event is Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Bluff Park Community Center. more

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Courtesy of Robert P. Kirk & Associates.

The property is located near the corner of Alford Avenue and Tyler Road, and the rezoning now goes to the Hoover City Council for final approval. more


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