Birmingham mayor plans to demolish one blighted property every day

Mayor Woodfin checks out an abandoned home in Powderly. Via- Mayor Randall Woodfin Facebook.

Abandoned and dilapidated homes and buildings pose a huge challenge for many cities across the country. Birmingham’s new mayor, Randall Woodfin, has an aggressive plan to reduce this urban blight, by demolishing one of these derelict structures every day!

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As World AIDS Day approaches, Birmingham prepares to remember and continues to support

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AIDS is no longer the death sentence it once was.  In fact, with careful management, people living with AIDS can live almost entirely normal lives.  With World AIDS Day (which promotes awareness, not AIDS) approaching, what are Birminghamians doing? Continue reading “As World AIDS Day approaches, Birmingham prepares to remember and continues to support”

Giving Tuesday: where to give this season in Birmingham

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The holiday season is a time for giving. In fact, more charitable donations are made at the end of the year than any other time. A great way to kick start the giving season is by participating in #GivingTuesday – an annual “Day of Giving” event that takes place on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Continue reading “Giving Tuesday: where to give this season in Birmingham”