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Charity Davis: Vanderbilt U-bound Senior Makes Ensley Proud

By Joseph Goodman AL.com/The Birmingham News Charity Davis grew up in the suburbs of Birmingham, and then moved to Ensley for high school. By choice. She is now...

Historic Ramsay-McCormack building will be demolished and redeveloped

The Birmingham Times The Ramsay McCormack Building in downtown Ensley will be demolished and replaced with a four-story, 30,000 square feet structure. The City of Birmingham...

City Council approves funds to redevelop historic Ramsay-McCormack Building 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday approved an agreement between the city and Ensley District Developers, LLC to redevelop the...

Party With A Purpose Draws Thousands for Day of Empowerment

By Cody Owens birminghamal.gov Over 100 motorcycles converged on Ensley Park on Saturday for the 13th annual Party With a Purpose hosted by Councilor Steven Hoyt. This...

After 75 Years in Ensley, Holy Family High School Relocates to...

By William C. Singleton III For the Birmingham Times On August 8, Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School will open its doors in a new...

Inside the Modern Coffee Shop Coming to Ensley

By Pat Byington bhamnow.com Birmingham’s Ensley Historic Business District is prime for a resurgence. Last week, The Modern House Coffee Shop hosted a pop-up shop event at...

Madelaine Bowie: Building homes and dreams in Ensley

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Becoming a realtor wasn’t a surprise for Madelaine Bowie. She always had an entrepreneurial mindset, she liked working with people,...

The Creativity of Brian ‘Voice’ Porter Hawkins: artist, poet, musician, gardener

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Brian “Voice” Porter Hawkins has never been bored in his life. “There’s just too much stuff to do, even if it’s...

The Ensley Renaissance: How residents are reviving a once-thriving community

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For The Birmingham Times T. Marie King and Brian “Voice Porter” Hawkins knew they could change the narrative of Ensley as a...

Longtime business owner on why he won’t leave Ensley

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For The Birmingham Times Ensley was once home to dozens of thriving independently owned, family-run businesses. Melvin Zivitz, 73, would know. He owns...

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