Photo courtesy of Topgolf.
Does your child show an interest in the game of golf? Are you seeking a place for them to learn while having fun? Then sign them up for Topgolf’s Spring and Summer Academies!
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Photo by Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin’s community progress report highlighted recommendations from more than 800 Birmingham residents. He calls the report “The Woodfin Way”.
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Photo courtesy of Motivated Movers.
Is it time to move? Have you scheduled Motivated Movers yet?
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Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now
Frank Fleming, the creator of the Storyteller Fountain at Birmingham’s Five Points and notable public sculptures throughout the Magic City has passed away at age 77.
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Photo via James Spann’s Facebook page. Update:
So far, the weather has been rather calm in Birmingham. But don’t let your guard down. Jefferson County and surrounding areas are currently under a tornado watch until 11pm.
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Good People Brewing’s taproom
Forget basketball, the most important “bracket” you can fill out today is
Garden and Gun Magazine’s Southern Craft Brewery Bracket. And the big matchup today? Birmingham’s own Good People Brewing vs. Southern Prohibition Brewing out of Hattiesburg, Mississppi.
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The 16th Street Baptist Church served as backdrop for the Civil Rights National Monument dedication ceremony in 2017.
Last week, the U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service announced $12.6 million in grants for 51 projects in 24 states that preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th century.
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Pointz and O3 Solution. Winners of 2018 Alabama Launchpad competition.
Alabama Launchpad announces Finale Startup competition winners and they are Birmingham startups; Pointz and O3 Solution.
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Who knew someone who walks among us in Birmingham
secretly runs the world? According to Cracked.com, John-Bryan Hopkins, creator of the food blog Foodimentary and the National Food Holiday movement, ranks #2 on their… prestigious list.
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Birmingham Botanical Gardens volunteer Sally Price in her garden with a Zizia aurea the native plant group’s featured plant for 2018 Spring Plant Sale
Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale may be scheduled for April 13-15 at Brookwood Village, but it takes an army of dedicated volunteers working year round “giving back” to make it one of the South’s largest plant sales.
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Revel in Romance. Via: The Nick Rocks FB page.
Are you that person that moves on from a popular place as soon as it’s considered the “in” spot to hang out…always on the lookout for the next cool place before anyone else has caught on?
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Mollertech officials and Alabama Department of Commerce Secretary Greg Canfield cut the ribbon on the new facility – via Alabama Department of Commerce
Okay, so maybe Birmingham didn’t land the new Amazon facility. But the area did just land a new $46.3 million state-of-the-art automobile manufacturing facility. And that’s pretty cool.
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Photo courtesy of AirWave
The much anticipated
7th Annual AirWave festival hosted by Good People Brewing Company to benefit Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper, and Coosa Riverkeeper is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 1:00pm to 10:pm.
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On Wednesday, March 14, students at Woodlawn High School participated in a nationwide school walkout to protest gun violence. Photo by Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.
UAB Hospital-Highlands. Huffman High School. The city’s homicide rate. Actions speak louder than words when it comes to violence in Birmingham. Are we doing everything we can to keep our students safe?
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