Bluff Park

Hoover comp plan hearing 1-10-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

Residents said they don't want a new road between Ross Bridge and Bluff Park, nor a road from Hoover High to Cahaba River Estates. Read more


Ami Weems

Photo courtesy of Hoover City Schools

Weems has been in education 17 years, all at Deer Valley Elementary. Read more

Elementary/Intermediate Schools

Witches Ride

Erica Techo

Women who participate can dress up and decorate their bikes as broomsticks, which they will ride through Bluff Park and toss candy to children lining the streets. Read more


2018 Bluff Park Art Show 1

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Charles Pinckney of Athens, Georgia, was among 135 artists from 10 states at this year's show. Read more

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Hoover BZA 10-4-18

Photo by Jon Anderson

About 200 people filled the Hoover Municipal Center tonight, most against putting a group home in a single-family estate zone. Read more



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Thirty-eight of the artists will be first-time exhibitors at Bluff Park, said Trish Hoover, vice president of the Bluff Park Art Association and a show organizer. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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Comp plan mtg 1-30-18 (6)

Photo by Jon Anderson

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

50th Anniversary 5 Comments

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. Read more

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Photo by Jon Anderson.

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

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