The dusty red bricks of Southtown’s community center have seen people come and go for decades. These old bricks are one of few constants in the housing community. Within the last nine years however, another constant emerged.
When the bars at Holman Correctional Facility closed behind Grady Bankhead in 1986, they closed on the self-described “angriest man in the world”, a man facing death for capital murder, and still nursing wounds from a tumultuous childhood.
Kelly Housholder turned her passion and skill into a dream job
If you asked most high school seniors where they would be 10 years after graduation, chances are their answer would not actually be where they end up 10 years down the road. Lauren Stewart, however, ended up exactly where she said she would be when she was a high school senior.
Caroline Bradford began her love affair with antiques sometime during a childhood spent looking through …
When The Baskits opened in 1999, it was hardly expected to leave a dent in the Birmingham restaurant scene. Soon after father-son duo Fred and Paul Shunnarah opened the restaurant, however, they began to do just that.
Tricia McCain remembers working in her family’s toy store since she was 14 years old. After graduating from high school, McCain left Birmingham to attend Auburn University.
Val Kikkert says she never expected to be living in inner-city Birmingham after college graduation, teaching soccer skills to elementary school kids one night per week.