Vecchia Pizzeria and Mercato

Positioned between the entrance to the hiking trails of Moss Rock Preserve and the quiet streets of The Preserve community is a restaurant duo that draws customers not only from its Hoover neighborhood, but also throughout Birmingham and beyond. more


Carriage rides at the Preserve

Courtesy of Mo's Carriage and Trail Rides, Facebook

The rides will be on Friday evenings. more



Sydney Cromwell

Moss Rock Tacos and Tequila is slated for opening in late February or early March. more


Preserve Jazz Fest

Courtesy of Jason Henderson

The 2016 Preserve Jazz Fest will be Sept. 17 at 601 Preserve Way, with gates opening at 11 a.m. and music from 1 to 10 p.m. more



Photo courtesy of Marco Morosini.

When the nights got cold in Birmingham this winter, there was a team of restaurants, including one in Hoover, ready and waiting to provide a hot meal for the city’s homeless. more


Vecchia Pizza and Mercato

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Il dolce far niente — an Italian phrase meaning “the sweetness of doing nothing.” For Benard Tamburello, this phrase means that when he is doing what he loves, it never feels like work. more


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