Now the News: Birmingham CEOs spill their secrets, Southtown Court update + more

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Progress on Southtown Court. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Happy Monday, Birmingham! That’s that time of the week to get caught up on all the latest news. We’ve got new openings (and closings) around town, updates on the Southtown Court development and more. Read on for details.

New deli coming to Trussville + 4 more Birmingham openings that will make your day

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YUM! (Red Bird’s Deli)

Sandwich lovers, get ready to try a brand new deli. According to their website, Red Bird’s Deli, owned by Trussville natives Dustin and Brandon Morgan will be opening soon. We don’t have an official opening date yet, so in the meantime get your tastebuds ready for delicious homemade soups, salads and sandwiches. PLUS,

PLUS, learn more about a new vintage shop in Birmingham and more Hero Doughnuts, Rodney Scott’s and Little Donkey locations.

Southtown Court’s past, present and future in Birmingham 

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Birmingham’s Southtown Court on May 2nd, 2022. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

For the past six months, demolition has been taking place in Southtown Court, set to be redeveloped into a mixed-use housing and community space. As of Monday, May 2, most of the area has been leveled. Once demolition is fully complete, 560 housing units and building space will be available for groceries, retail and a hotel. The first step of redevelopment is a 60-unit affordable housing block.

Local shop Lamb’s Ears closing after 29 years in the community—shop until June 8

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Shop and save before their closing date on June 8. (Gabby Gervais / Bham Now)

After serving the community for over 29 years, the owners of Lamb’s Ears in Mountain Brook have announced their retirement. The store will be running sales now until its closing date on June 8, selling everything from inventory to fixtures. Stop by 70 Church St and bid farewell to the shop offering quaint home decor and fun gifts.

NEW residential development Kindred Square coming to Avondale

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A rendering of the new living space. (Ingram and Associates)

Moving plans? Why not live within walking distance of Avondale faves like Avondale BrewingPost Office Pies and Big Spoon Creamery? Kindred Square, a community of single-family modern row houses is slated to begin construction this summer. There will be six three-bedroom and two one-bedroom homes that range from two to three stories tall, all with a private balcony and parking on site. Learn more.

Birmingham CEOs spill their secrets + help a local cause

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Help girls reach their full potential. (GirlSpring)

Hump Day Hops is coming to Cahaba Brewing Company on Wednesday, May 11 and you don’t wanna miss it. Not only will you be supporting an incredible local nonprofit that empowers girls, you’ll also learn from a panel of three local leaders, get a delicious lunch and enter to win door prizes!

Cindy Martin, Founder + CEO of Bham NowThe Bama Buzz + Hville Blast, Dawn Rock, Senior VP & Chief Compliance Officer of Encompass Health and Shannon Riley, CEO of Ambipar Response USA will share valuable advice and motivating tips. Get tickets today!

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