The Old World: Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato relishes tradition

Vecchia, the name of Chef Benard Tamburello’s new tavern-style restaurant in The Preserve subdivision, means “the old world” in Italian. The word conjures warm memories for Tamburello, who as a boy enjoyed mandatory family Sunday dinners at his great grandmother’s house and a dining table topped with traditional Italian fare. It was one of the […]

Cozy Cottage: Baird home is a lesson in downsizing

The Bairds have done it again. One year ago, Patsy and John Baird moved into their new cottage in The Preserve subdivision. It’s a downsize from their previous 3,750-square-foot brick home near the Hoover Country Club, but the couple craved a smaller, more intimate space as empty nesters. The Bairds, Hoover natives and alums of […]

Greystone Golf & Country Club plans $4 million renovation

Greystone Golf & Country Club will launch a $4 million renovation this summer in preparation for the Regions Tradition in 2016. Regions Financial Corporation and the PGA Tour’s Champions Tour announced in March that the Regions Tradition, considered a major event on the tour, will relocate from Shoal Creek to Greystone Golf & Country Club […]