Central Highlands

Boosting High Tech Critical Mass

Key players behind Innovate Birmingham, from left: Brian Hilson of BBA, Dr. Ray Watts...

Taking Care of the Tide

Hotel Capstone is the longtime, game-weekend home for the Alabama football team.

Landmark Downtown High-Rise

ABOVE Local artist Claire Godbee painted the mural in the Roots & Revelry restaurant dining room, on the second floor.   ...

Studios of the Creative Class

The design of work spaces has evolved rapidly in urban areas with changing technologies and business goals of the new century. A number of...

Retrofitting Suburbia

Three Alabama towns are robust examples of New Urbanism — traditional communities designed to be practical rather than nostalgic. One was named the National Association of Homebuilders’ 2014 Community of the Year.

Luring Outdoor Enthusiasts

A new recruiting tool, the University of Montevallo President’s Outdoor Scholars Program seeks out students who love fishing and hunting.

A New Vision for Samford

Samford University, a private, Christian institution based in the Birmingham area community of Homewood, is in growth mode as it celebrates...

Bluewater Paddling on a Green River

The mighty Cahaba River has serene views of diverse wildlife.   A river runs through the heart of Alabama, providing a...

Making Solar Real in Alabama

Just a few years ago Rob Ozols, founder and chief executive officer of Vulcan Solar Power in Birmingham, had attained a coveted...

Smartphone Groceries

ABOVE “Life has plenty of demands already — jobs, family, so many things. Fitting in time to go buy groceries...

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