Molly Lipski Powell


Traditions of the Season

For writer Molly Powell, the holiday season doesn’t officially begin until the whole family gathers to decorate her in-laws’ home, nestled into the hills near Mountain Brook’s Dolly Ridge.

Fine Finishes: South Cypress

Art galleries are a world unto themselves—the white walls  and quiet, almost muted surroundings lend a sober air to the canvases, prints, and sculptures...

Showroom Style: Birmingham Wholesale Furniture

This landmark showroom has long been the standard when it comes to classic Southern style. Now shoppers of all ages, tastes, and price points will find even more to love inside its doors.

Fine Finishes: Paige Albright Orientals

Paige Albright brings the beauty of Morocco to Mountain Brook Village with her handcrafted oriental rugs.

Fine Finishes: V&W Gallerie

From interactive displays to one-on-one customer service, showroom gurus Dawn Calvert, Megan Fitzpatrick, and Lauren Mahan reveal how the company has remained at the forefront of kitchen and bath fixtures, as well as technology, for more than 50 years.

Showroom Style: Issis & Sons

Issis & Sons, a family-owned and operated group of four sibling stores with a tight-knit sales team, has been enhancing its pedigree for over 35 years. Operations manager/matriarch Nancy Gowens shares the secrets to their success.

Showroom Style: Hufham Farris Construction

   Bob Farris (left) and Coleman Hufham ​ The Concept: Hufham Farris Construction (HFC) produces commercial, agrarian, and residential structures that combine superior materials with...

Fine Finishes: Triton Stone Group

Triton Stone Group of Birmingham is locally known for its vast and carefully curated selection of stone slabs. What many don’t realize, however, is that Triton also offers an array of tiles, plumbing, and fixtures.

Showroom Style: Scandinavian Design Gallery

What is Scandinavian Design & Leather Gallery? We are a classic contemporary furniture store based on the clean, tailored lines of Scandinavian style. Located in the Riverchase area...

Fine Finishes: Brandino Brass

What should someone expect when walking into the store for the first time? First-time customers tend to have a ‘wow’ moment when seeing our wide array of collections. After...

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