Birmingham Innovator: Jennifer Skjellum, President & CEO of TechBirmingham

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Jennifer Skjellum, President & CEO of TechBirmingham

From starting multiple companies to teaching, raising kids, and becoming the president and CEO of TechBirmingham, Jennifer Skjellum just might be superwoman. Join Bham Now’s next BOLD speaker  event to hear her story!

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Sidewalk Film Fest prepares an exclusive virtual and augmented reality experience

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Tested tries out the Samsung Gear VR, one of the devices available to test at Sidewalk Film Fest this year

Sidewalk Film Festival will highlight a new way to experience film this year!  Virtual and Augmented Reality can bring movies to life in entirely new ways.  Sidewalk will offer VR and AR content both days this year.  The catch?  You have to sign up in advance! Continue reading “Sidewalk Film Fest prepares an exclusive virtual and augmented reality experience”

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”

Birmingham Innovators: Catherine Sloss Jones president of Sloss Real Estate & Pepper Place

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Market founder Catherine Sloss Jones and her father Pete Sloss (Image courtesy of Pepper Place)

Catherine Sloss Jones and her family have played a large part in making Birmingham into the city it is today.  Hear from the president of Sloss Real Estate and the founder of Pepper Place in our second interview with Birmingham innovators!

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Bogue’s featured in “51 Best Breakfast Destinations in America” list

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Bogue’s Restaurant has been named one of the top 51 Breakfast Destinations in America – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Last month, the popular website extracrispy.com named Bogue’s Restaurant on Birmingham’s Southside as one of the 51 Best Breakfast Destinations in America.

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