Tonight, the Alabama Theatre announced that it is one of 25 finalists across the U.S. vying for grant money in the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign.
All I hear are dueling banjos as Alabama’s Senate runoff gears up for one last night of grandstanding before tomorrow’s election between Luther Strange and Roy Moore.
Who do you think will cinch the Republican nomination for a face off against Democratic nominee Doug Jones?
Have you been to the National Historic Monument Civil Rights District? Did you know there are delicious ribs there that folks from all over the world have tasted? You can have some too, and don’t even have to take a flight to get there! Dameione Rogers and his sister, Trèsor Bertrand, tell us about their tasty business with a generations-old recipe for ribs! Continue reading “Small business Monday – Spotlight on Magnolia BBQ & Fish”
Owner Andrea Snyder announced the Homewood-located Urban Cookhouse is relocating this fall. She is also opening a restaurant next door to the new location.
Thanks to numerous volunteers, yesterday the Alabama Environmental Council (AEC) did some heavy lifting and applied some “polish and shine” to their Recycling Center in Avondale, this weekend.
Rev Birmingham, also instrumental in Zyp’s bikeshare program and the Woodlawn street market, will host its 4th annual Big Pitch this November. But don’t worry, you still have time to enter! I interviewed Deon Gordon and Brian Bucher to find out more about Birmingham’s venture capital showdown. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Big Pitch”
This past week, Jews celebrated the start of the year 5778 as well as the start of the month of Tishrei, or head of the year. The month of Tishrei is a time we usually refer to as the High Holidays, which includes Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, and Simchat Torah/Shemini Atzeret. Many of the traditions, customs, and rituals are fairly well known, like dipping apples in honey and fasting on Yom Kippur. Others, like dancing with the Torah scrolls on Simchat Torah, usually aren’t referenced in sitcom jokes. Continue reading “Local Honey Holiday Challah for the New Year”