Weekly Instagram spotlight on best Bham skyline pics, without RAIN

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Hello there city view, we’ve missed you

Been so long since we have seen the skyline without a veil of rain. We really do have a nice city here, and some cool Instagrammers. Take a look…are your posts featured?

Although Hernando De Soto journeyed through Alabama in 1540, the area around Birmingham wasn’t settled until about 1813

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#bhamnow – @bhamnow

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Birmingham was named after Birmingham, UK. recently British network  BBC published a roundup titled “10 British Things About Birmingham, Alabama.

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Working Nightside has it perks. #bhamskyline

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Downtown’s Kirklin Clinic was designed by noted architect I.M. Pei, the man behind the National Gallery of Art’s East Building and Paris’ Grand Louvre.

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Lovely view Bham, Al

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The city of Birmingham underwent two separate prohibitions. Jefferson County banned the sale of alcohol from 1908 to 1911, and a 1915 statewide law rendered the state totally dry up until 1937—four years after the Twenty-first Amendment ended nationwide prohibition.

One of early Birmingham’s unsung heroes: a prostitute by the name of Louise Wooster, who helped convert the town’s brothels into clinics and nurse citizens back to health during the deadly 1873 cholera epidemic. A few years later, she opened her own brothel and amassed considerable wealth—large amounts of which she donated to charity.

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Cloudy ‘Ham. 📷: @jeff_w_nixon

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The multi-colored dance floor at The Club in Birmingham was director John Badham’s inspiration for the flashy set-up in Saturday Night Fever.

The city’s Red Mountain Park, a 1200-acre public space, is one of the biggest urban parks in the country and a full 40 percent bigger than New York City’s Central Park.

Keep a lookout every Wednesday!

Hey and let us know what Bham Instagrammers you follow…they might be featured here next week.