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Sign up for unlimited boxing-inspired workouts at Battle Republic in Homewood. Get 20% off Aviate gear all year!

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Brandon Snipes, a founding trainer at Battle Republic, in an Aviate Wool City Hat ($42). Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Hey, how are those New Year’s resolutions coming? Maybe it’s time to kick (and punch) it up a notch at Battle Republic, a boxing-inspired gym in downtown Homewood. If you need workout gear, even better. Sign up for unlimited classes at Battle Republic and enjoy a 20 percent discount on gear from Aviate, the nationally loved Birmingham brand that inspires us to “Play Hard,” for a whole year.

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3 Tips for gallery wall installations from a framing professional at Four Corners Gallery

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Four Corners Gallery can make all your gallery wall dreams come true. Photo via Four Corners Gallery

Gallery walls are all the rage right now, and for good reason — they can liven up a room with color, fill a large wall that is otherwise awkward or bring unity to a space that feels cluttered. If you are an art lover or collector of any kind, gallery walls are a great way to put the things you love on display. But what happens when you find out it can be overwhelming to try to put together your own perfect gallery wall? You call in a professional.

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Meet the fun people behind the scenes at Closets by Design in Birmingham

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l-r: Karen, Aly, Dustin, and Naomi at Birmingham’s Closets by Design. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Do you get the same thrill from HGTV that other people get from ESPN? Do you love organizing things, and making your space just so? If so, you’ll want to get to know the folks at Closets by Design in Birmingham. They have a dedicated creative team that can help bring your organizational fantasies to life.

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Magic City Dentistry to hold winter party on January 24, with new art, free Botox consultations and a special offer

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Art installation at Magic City Dentistry by Lauren Strain. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

What makes Magic City Dentistry different? The beautiful art on their walls and the friendly personal service of course!

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Winter ales and seasonal beers at 7 of Birmingham’s breweries including Good People Brewing Co.

Kyle Hulsey at Good People Brewing Company can help you find, which seasonal craft beer is for you. Photo by Holly Moore

Breweries are founded on a common love for wonderful craft beer, but they are also where communities are built.

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Reminder: don’t forget to register for Samford Academy of the Arts summer camps and classes

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Registration for Samford Academy of the Arts summer camps opened on Tuesday, January 15. Along with the camps, several slots remain available for January classes, including the Wellness Kitchen, languages and adult piano.

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5 ways Nexus Fitness is changing the way people get fit including a holistic health program and a January promo!

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Nexus Fitness is changing the way people get fit in 2019. Photo via Nexus Fitness

What is Nexus Fitness? You can look back at this article for all the details on one of Birmingham’s newest gym concepts, but here’s a little background: Nexus Fitness was started by Chris Wade, former Clemson football player. He combines Crossfit with a HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout style, called Xcel, at his facility in West Homewood.

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Pell City Premiere Lux Cine, Bowl & Pizza Pub opened January 17. Did someone say ropes course?

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Pell City Premiere Lux Cine, Bowl & Pizza Pub. Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

A bowling alley, an adventure ropes course and over 800 luxurious, electric leather recliner seats, along with an arcade and pizza pub… These are things we in Greater Birmingham do not expect in a movie theater. Now, that’s changing. Pell City Premiere Lux Cine, Bowl & Pizza Pub opened to the public on January 17, 2019. Take a look inside.

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6 things you need to know about Cahaba Heights, including the brand new Overton Village

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If you haven’t ventured into Cahaba Heights recently, you’re in for a treat!  The once sleepy community nestled behind the Summit off 280 is buzzing with change. Find out what’s going on.

Murphree’s Market and Garden Center off of Dolly Ridge Road is one of the city’s oldest farmers markets. Photo submitted
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