Small business Monday – spotlight on Party Boutique Kids

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Danielle Hines, owner of Party Boutique Kids. Photo via Danielle Hines

Have you got a child’s birthday coming up? Or maybe just want to celebrate a family achievement? Danielle Hines tells us how her business, Party Boutique Kids, can bring the party to you! Grab a bag of popcorn and enjoy this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Party Boutique Kids”

Small business Monday – Spotlight on Magnolia BBQ & Fish

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Trésor Bertrand, of Magnolia BBQ & Fish. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

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”

Small business Monday – focus on Woodlawn Cycle Cafe

Does unique cuisine come to mind when you think of Woodlawn?  If not, do yourself a favor and go check out the Woodlawn Cycle Café.  But don’t just take our word for it.  Armand Margjeka talks about his vision for neighborhood eats and drinks in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday.
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Armand Margjeka, owner of Woodlawn Cycle Café. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

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Small business Monday – spotlight on Crestwood Pharmacy and Soda Fountain

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Taylor Trammell and Tyler Shadix, owners of Crestwood Pharmacy and Soda Fountain. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Have you ever had a lime rickey or a phosphate? Ever required the services of a compounding pharmacist? Well, look no further! Taylor Trammell and Tyler Shadix tell us about making the vision for a local pharmacy and soda fountain into a reality in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday. Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Crestwood Pharmacy and Soda Fountain”

School closings and special statements ahead of Hurricane Irma to protect citizens

 

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Photo via Avondale Elementary School and Kristina O’Quinn

(As this is an evolving situation, please check back for updates.)

As Hurricane Irma makes her way up the Florida coast and towards Georgia and Alabama, state and local officials are issuing statements regarding school closings and preparations throughout the city and state.

From WIAT CBS 42, a continuously updated list of school closings:

Tracking Irma – School closings in Alabama for Monday and Tuesday

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Cyclists alert the state about the dangers of skin cancer with three day, 465 mile route

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Deep South Cancer Foundation has partnered with Birmingham Bicycle Club for the three-day Paul Revere Ride, 465 miles North to South through Alabama. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

What are you doing this Labor Day weekend? A group of ultra-cyclists are raising funds and awareness for cancer research by completing a 465 mile ride. They departed from the Tennessee/Alabama border on Thursday, August 31, and arrived in Gulf Shores on Saturday, September 2!

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Small Business Monday – spotlight on Birmingham Oddities

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Adam Williams, owner of Birmingham Oddities. Photo via of Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Are you going for steam punk decor in your home?  Have a fascination with skulls?  Need an antique medical diagram or just an unusual gift?  Head on over to Birmingham Oddities at 2300 1st AVE N.   Adam Williams tells us all about how his hobby grew into a fascinating shop in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday.   Continue reading “Small Business Monday – spotlight on Birmingham Oddities”

Small business Monday – spotlight on Goodyear Shoe Hospital

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Rhonda Patton, owner of Goodyear Shoe Hospital. photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.

Are you a politician who’s walked the soles off of your shoes? Been dancing the night away and those heels need fixing? Rhonda Patton tells us how her ninety-eight-year-old business, Goodyear Shoe Hospital can “save your sole” in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Goodyear Shoe Hospital”

Small Business Monday – Spotlight on Elements

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Mallory Barnett, co-owner of Elements. photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Do you look for unique clothing to express yourself?  Love small, local shops with attention to detail and local products?  Mallory Barnett tell us all about her new store, Elements, in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday!

 

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Small business Monday – Spotlight on Eastwood Pharmacy

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Ankit “AJ” Patel, owner of Eastwood Pharmacy. photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Did you know there is a pharmacy in Birmingham that has free delivery?   How about the fact that an independent pharmacy even exits?!  Eastwood Pharmacy has that and more, and Ankit “AJ” Patel tells us all about it in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday.  Continue reading “Small business Monday – Spotlight on Eastwood Pharmacy”