Photo by Jon Anderson.

Art in the Gardens — an open-air market and show — will be held again this year from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. Read more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Tara Bennett, a longtime Hoover educator, has an idea for the community — and her brother, Don Bennett, thinks it’s just the ticket. 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

Businesses 6 Comments


Photo courtesy of Bread and Butter PR.

If you’re a lover of all things Southern and looking for a weekend of the region’s best artisan goods, food, drink, music and art, Made South said it’s got the party for you. Read more



Photos courtesy of Tom and Charon Rivers.

In the few steps Tom Rivers took between his bed and his cup of coffee that morning, life radically changed. Read more



Photo courtesy of Magic City Smooth Jazz.

Magic City Smooth Jazz is bringing its popular Jazz in the Park series to Hoover for the first time this summer. Read more


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Photo courtesy of the city of Hoover.

The top 12 baseball teams in the Southeastern Conference will battle it out for the conference title again May 23-28 at the SEC Baseball Tournament, which boasts “the best college baseball in the country.” Read more


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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Exciting. Easy to use. Accessible. Those are some of the ways Dee Nance, superintendent of Hoover’s parks, describes the inclusive playground at Hoover East Park. Read more



Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

When Michelle Chandler and her husband first moved to Hoover from Orange County, California, their 17-month-old daughter had to spend half a day at Children’s of Alabama. Read more


When John Phillips was a sophomore linebacker at Berry High School, he’d been without a father for about three years. Read more

High Schools 4 Comments


Photo courtesy of JF Studioz Luxury Photography.

Noah’s, a national company specializing in hosting weddings, parties and other events, is adding Hoover to its party numbers, its first event venue in Alabama. Read more

Businesses 8 Comments

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Kim Mitchell said there’s one thing she can count on — her son, James Strong. Read more



Photo courtesy of Abeer Elqishawi.

Most kids look at a ladybug and see a cute insect. Sisters Rowan and Rozan Elqishawi looked at the spotted beetles and wondered if their blood could cure a disease and save the world’s citrus industry billions of dollars. Read more

People 2 Comments

Blaine Macrum

Photo courtesy of Brandi Marcrum.

A Hoover teen’s family and friends come together to remember and honor him through his interests. Read more


Hoover Fashion Show

Photo courtesy of Jennifer Gregory.

On Nov. 12, the Hoover Service Club will hold its annual fashion show featuring styles from Stein Mart in Vestavia Hills. The show, held at Hoover Country Club, is open to the public with advance reservations. Read more


Moss Rock Festival

Photo by Larry Gay.

This year's Moss Rock Festival is set for Nov. 7-8 at Moss Rock Preserve. Read more


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