Barber Motorsports Park, one of many pit stops on 11th annual Bandit Run

The prestigious Barber Motorsports Park will soon host a caravan of 250 Pontiac Trans Ams in an event they call the “2017Bandit Run”.

Come on out, June 20th, to experience one of the many legs of the trip, from Texarkana to Atlanta, celebrating 40 years since the iconic Smoky and The Bandit movie.

Barber Motor Sports Park - Pontiac Trans Ams
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Two more office spaces slated for Southside, near Five Points

Southside real estate continues to pique the interest of brokers, developers, and business owners looking to settle in Vulcan’s view of Birmingham.

Accordingly, two buildings near 23rd St. and 10th Ct. South have been purchased and currently being renovated for commercial office space!

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Amazon “sortation center” coming to Mobile, AL

Improving the state of Alabama as a whole is the over arching goal for our major cities and local entities. Whatever happens from North Alabama, down to the ports of Mobile, impacts our wonderful State.

That being said, Mobile is in the spotlight today, as news has come out about a new Amazon “sortation center” being established in the port city.

Amazon - Mobile, Alabama
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Sneak Peak: Kyoto Yakitori – Birmingham’s authentic Japanese restaurant coming soon

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Late last Thursday night, running until 3:00 a.m. Friday morning, May 25 and 26, Marty’s PM on Southside showcased a Kyoto Yakitori pop-up.

Over the course of the five-hour pop-up kitchen, Kyoto Yakitori served more than 160 orders of authentic Japanese street food to a crowd that packed Marty’s PM even past the last order.

Kyoto Yakitori
The crowed loved Kyoto Yakitori last Thursday! See the background, vision, passion, and plans for the restaurant, below.

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7 questions for Bobby Farley, Civitan International volunteer

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Civitan International was founded in Birmingham 100 years ago. Today, Civitan has clubs in 50 nations around the world focused on the idea of service to others. Civitan has an appeal to people of all ages beginning with high school clubs and senior clubs.

This week, we are talking to Bobby Farley, a young professional who currently interns at the headquarters of Civitan in Crestwood.

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Bobby Farley and the Junior Civitan International Vice President at this past Dance-a-thon closing banquet – courtesy of Bobby Farley

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Bluff Park to host Linger Longer Brews, Yellow Door Market, and an education center!

Amongst rumors, Lyn Culwell and Don Bennett have spilled the beans on the newest business coming to Bluff Park – Linger Longer Brews and Yellow Door Market.

Check out all the details here!

Linger Longer Brews and Yellow Door Market in Bluff Park
via Sarah Finnegan – Lyn CulWell (left) and Don Bennett (right) pose in front of their soon to open Coffee and Gift shop in Bluff Park!

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Tech Spotlight: Fetch Talent, LLC talks expansion, new hires, and more

Searching for talent or looking for a job?  In today’s, Bham Now tech spotlight we feature Fetch Talent, LLC, a  new business with an innovative hiring platform.

Fetch is working to make it easier for potential employees and companies to connect in today’s competitive job market with a new talent driven hiring platform.

This exciting hiring platform has set its sights on Nashville to expand its business.

Fetch Talent, LLC location
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