New ‘Brewery-Style’ Car Wash begins construction on 280

Tattersall Park, a newly revived development led by EBSCO, is soon to add two quite different types of businesses.

The first we reported on was the Next Levl Recreational Park.

Now, we announce to you that Blue Rain Express Car Wash is soon to begin construction on its 2nd location!

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Being an all glass building, you can see the process, as Mr. Bailey would say, it’s like a brewery style – Rendering provided by Brad Bailey

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Building Birmingham’s green highway

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Ruffner staff and volunteers working on the Old Irondale trailhead – photo provided by Ruffner Mountain

Last night, Bham Now talked to Carlee Sanford, Executive Director at Ruffner Mountain about a post on Facebook by the popular nature center that was getting a great deal of attention on social media  about the Old Irondale Trailhead becoming inaccessible to the general public.

As of 5:00am, the post had been shared over 220 times. You can visit Ruffner’s Facebook page to read the lengthy post, which describes the status of the property surrounding the Old Irondale trailhead and the missed opportunity and challenges to permanently save this important entry point to Ruffner Mountain.

Despite the news, Sanford passionately made clear her vision why the land at the trailhead, Ruffner Mountain and the necklace of parks and trails around Birmingham matters.

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Join us tonight at Good People Brewery. Bonus – GBHS Adoption Truck will be there!

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Reg and Will of The Morning Blend, BMR

Would you like to know Scott Register’s (better known as Reg of Reg’s Coffee House) most embarrassing moment on air?  What about who has had the most influence on Will Lochamy (of BMR)?  If they could reverse the clock 20 years, what would they do differently?   Wait – are they related?  Get tickets now.

If you’re like me, I can’t wait to hear what these two Birmingham icons have to reveal.

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Cahaba River Society honors clean water champions

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Cahaba Vision Award winner Natalie Kelly and CRS Executive Director Beth Stewart

“The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.” ~ Wendell Berry

Last Thursday, the Cahaba River Society (CRS) honored several local Birmingham businesses, organizations, educators and advocates at their annual meeting, which was held in Woodlawn. Continue reading “Cahaba River Society honors clean water champions”