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At several local businesses, customers are often greeted by a wagging tail along with a friendly handshake. more

Jan 19, 2018 2:15 PM People


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As of early December, Rocky Ridge gained one new tenant in the medical field: GoNow Doctors. more

Dec 21, 2017 2:00 PM Businesses

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Mike Ghareeb and Rigaud Lee were childhood friends in Massachusetts who both spent time living in California. So, naturally, the tandem decided to start a taco restaurant in Alabama. more

Nov 17, 2017 10:37 AM Businesses


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One of Alabama’s only specialty tennis shops is located in Vestavia Hills, and it recently surpassed a milestone. more

Oct 23, 2017 3:15 PM Businesses

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Retail spaces at Patchwork Farms are filling up, Slice Pizza & Brew is moving in on the corner of Timberlake Drive and some single-family homes have put up “For Sale” signs. more

Oct 23, 2017 3:12 PM Businesses


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The 18th annual Alabama Retailers of the Year award ceremony was held on Oct. 17 at Vestavia Country Club. more

Oct 17, 2017 2:59 PM Businesses


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Swoon is the creation of Meredith Roberts, a Liberty Park resident who worked in personalized gift wholesale for about 12 years. She opened the Cahaba Heights Road store with a simple motto for choosing what products to stock. more

Sep 22, 2017 10:53 AM Businesses


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On the weekend of April 7, Cindy Trotman, owner of Sweet Home Vestavia, realized a lifelong dream. more

May 22, 2017 2:33 PM Businesses


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A woman-run jewelry business was almost unheard of when Jewels by Rose opened in 1976, but that didn’t slow down its namesake, Rose Goldner. more

Feb 23, 2017 3:16 PM Business News


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Altadena couple embrace new lease on life after launching Innova Coffee. more

Jan 27, 2017 2:21 PM Restaurants 2 Comments


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City examines challenges for local small businesses looking to set up shop more

Jan 27, 2017 1:08 PM Business News

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Owner Donna Jowers plans to retire. more

Jan 18, 2017 3:31 PM Businesses

The key to lifelong health and fitness isn’t fad diets or intense workout programs, trainer Krissi Williford says. It’s in slow, steady lifestyle changes that add up to something great. more

Jan 10, 2017 10:43 AM Businesses

In addition to regular checkups, Wood and Spooner provide a variety of services to create a healthy, beautiful mouth, including sedation dentistry, whitening, cosmetic enhancements, TMJ treatment, reconstructive dentistry, dental implants, sports and more

Jan 10, 2017 10:42 AM Businesses

Dr. England’s combined love of animals & medicine led her into the veterinary field. She purchased Vestridge Animal Clinic from the original owner, Dr. S. Allen Price, in 2005. more

Jan 10, 2017 10:39 AM Businesses

Kim Nguyen brings 24 years of experience to her business, Uptown Nails, which opened three years ago. The popular nail salon provides clients with excellent service in a comfortable environment. more

Jan 10, 2017 10:36 AM Businesses

“We really place our value as a family on our customers,” said CIO Lauren Conklin Trim. more

Jan 10, 2017 10:33 AM Businesses

Mahaffey has been practicing veterinary medicine in Vestavia for over 17 years. more

Jan 10, 2017 10:30 AM Businesses

At Rocky Ridge Hardware, Ashley Moran is sharing her love of do-it-yourself projects through a unique medium: chalk paint. more

Jan 10, 2017 10:29 AM Businesses

Michelle Creamer of ARC Realty in Cahaba Heights is outgoing, hard-working and loves a challenge, attributes that she says make real estate her perfect occupation. more

Jan 10, 2017 10:27 AM Businesses

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