Movers & Shakers: Austin, TX to Birmingham on Red Bull wings

Welcome to Movers & Shakers.

In this new Bham Now series, we seek out young professionals who have made the decision (sometimes personal, sometimes professional) to move to Birmingham from large, “cool” cities. With these brave uprootings, we want to find out how their Magic City experience has been thus far. In first-hand accounts, see how these young talents are taking in and shaping up our favorite city.

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Hello, it’s me. Photo courtesy of Sarah McKinley.

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La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries kicks off big deals!

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The Bham Now Team at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Hoover. All photos are taken by Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries is kicking off some of their biggest sales of the year with their 36 Hour Sale and Labor Day events. The Bham Now Team got wind of this and went shopping at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Hoover last week. Take a peek into our afternoon adventure and see which pieces were our personal favorites.

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Southern Makers, it’s nice to have you in Birmingham – August 12-13


Southern Makers makes its debut in Birmingham August 12th & 13th. The creative event brings together the south’s top creative talents (and enthusiasts) for a weekend of creation, cultivation, and innovation. Learn more about the move, the festival, and a few of the makers themselves.

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via Southern Makers // Psst, see that state of Alabama silhouette in the flag? You’ve seen it at Good People Brewing.

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Secret Stages: Birmingham’s best unkept secret

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Secret Stages 2016. Photo via Secret Stages / Photo by Tyler Woods

This weekend, August 4th & 5th, marks an exciting annual event for music lovers and musical acts across the Southeast. Secret Stages, the music discovery festival held in downtown Birmingham’s Loft District, returns for the 7th year with all signs of being better than ever.

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