Whole Foods grand opening draws crowds in Hoover

Did you notice the long lines, sometimes 400 people deep, Wednesday morning in Hoover? The Whole Foods grand opening in the former Riverchase Village brought out huge crowds. Hoover has eagerly awaited the opening of the organic-grocery giant for almost 3 years.

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Crowds in line for Whole Foods grand opening, Hoover. Via- Whole Foods Hoover Facebook.

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Can you name Alabama’s top 3 Halloween candies? The number one ranked candy will shock you

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Tootsie pops is Alabama’s third most popular candy according to Candystore.com

Candystore.com released this week their state by state rankings of the most popular Halloween candy in each state.

The top ranked Halloween candies in Alabama? Drum roll please….

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Birmingham Innovator: Aviate owner’s motto is ‘Play Hard. Travel Often’

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Photo by Kara Kennedy

I am sure by now, you all have seen the BHM baseball caps in retailers around town, but did you know that the company who came up with the idea is located right here in Birmingham and that it has expanded internationally?

The product line, baseball cap with airport codes stitched on them, promotes a sense of pride in one’s community, which is one of the founding principles behind why owner Ben Lancaster decided to open Aviate  in 2015.  And since its opening, the Homewood, Alabama-based company has garnered a loyal following.

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The rumors are true. Good People Brewing Company acquires Avondale Brewing Company

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Good People Brewing’s taproom – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

The rumors are true. Good People Brewing Company announced today in a press release that they have purchased Avondale Brewing Company from Avondale Holdings, a subsidiary of Orchestra Partners.

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Why Amazon should take a chance on Birmingham

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Photo by Kara Kennedy

Why wouldn’t Amazon choose Birmingham for its HQ2? To me, the choice is a no-brainer. Birmingham today is nothing like the Birmingham of just a short 10 years ago. I know a number of people say we have a snowball’s chance, but I for one am a believer that Amazon could thrive in the Magic City. Continue reading “Why Amazon should take a chance on Birmingham”

Getting KRACKed: Use WiFi? Drop everything and read this now.

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“Welcome to my nightmare…” – via krackattacks.com

Whatever you do, don’t use WiFi for a bit.  A new revelation in computer security has shown that WiFi, no matter what device, is insecure and can be hacked: “if your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected.” Enter key reinstallation attacks, called KRACK. Continue reading “Getting KRACKed: Use WiFi? Drop everything and read this now.”

Well-respected community partner, Adamson Ford, values customers and gives back

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Photo Courtesy of Adamson Ford- Sparky Sparks

SECRETS TO ADAMSON FORD’s SUCCESS

For almost 100 years, since opening their doors in 1918, Adamson Ford has represented Ford Motor Company in the Birmingham area. Find out some secrets to their success. Continue reading “Well-respected community partner, Adamson Ford, values customers and gives back”

Caring for a loved one? You need a patient advocate

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Krista Hughes

They are the most daunting tasks imaginable.

Caring for a loved one who has fallen ill. Supporting your child injured in an accident. Guiding your aging parents through the complex maze of doctors and administrators. Loving your spouse diagnosed with cancer who just needs your complete and undivided attention to hold her hand.

You need a patient advocate.

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