Amazon has two new projects in the works for Birmingham by 2021

Two new Amazon projects are coming to Birmingham. Photo via Brynn Anderson

Amazon is bringing two new projects to Birmingham. The first project will focus on the former Century Plaza Mall and the second will be in Bessemer. These two new delivery stations hold so much opportunity for The Magic City. Here’s what we know so far.

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New Lowe’s distribution center to bring new jobs to Birmingham

Lowe’s distribution center coming to Bessemer. Photo via Flickr

Lowe’s will soon join the big name companies like Amazon and Carvana that are expanding in Bessemer. By Fall 2021, the 1.2 million square foot distribution facility will bring new opportunities to the area. Here’s what we know so far about this huge development.

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5 Birmingham candy shops to hit up for a sweet treat

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Happy national Candy Day, Bham. Photo via Chocolatá Artisanal Chocolates

Hope your sweet tooth is ready because November 4th is National Candy Day. We’re celebrating by highlighting Birmingham’s delicious candy shops. You probably have a lot on your mind and we could sure use the excuse to enjoy a local, sweet treat that will put your Halloween leftovers to shame. Check ’em out!

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Pick-up for compost in Birmingham? Yeah—we have that now + it’s the first in the state

Your scraps could make gardens like this one flourish. Photo via Highland Park Garden’s Facebook

It’s no secret that Alabama isn’t at the top when it comes to recycling and composting, but that’s soon about to change. Field Culture Compost is serving the Birmingham community and our environment by taking our scraps and turning into something meaningful. The best part? You can get involved too. Keep reading to learn more.

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Exploring Birmingham’s Huffman neighborhood, including 2 yummy restaurants

The Crab Barrack Roebuck Parkway location. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

As part of Bham Now’s neighborhood series, we’re taking a look at Birmingham’s Huffman community. Discover the neighborhood’s early growth, things to do and, of course, where to go for good eats.

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7 unique spots to have a get-together with coworkers

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Nothing like catching up with a cool brew. Photo via Cahaba Brewing Co’s Facebook

Let’s face it. Some of us probably don’t even remember what an office looks like now that we’re working remotely. Those of us who can work from the comfort of our home are definitely privileged and lucky, but sometimes it’s nice to see co-workers—even if it is behind a mask. For some extra camaradarie, check out these spots around town to meet up with your team.

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Umbrellas up! Hurricane Zeta is headed towards Bham + here’s how to prepare

A storm’s a-brewin’. Photo via @mjabphotos on Instagram

If the gloomy weather hasn’t already given it away, Hurricane Zeta is headed for the Gulf Coast and we’ll feel some of the effects here in Birmingham. Here’s what to expect, including some tips to keep you and your family safe.

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Election Day is now a city holiday + more exciting developments in Birmingham

Bessemer’s newest mural at Just InTime Legal Solution by Eddie Fake. Photo via the City of Birmingham’s Facebook

It’s been a busy day for the City of Birmingham. There are a ton of exciting developments, including a new grocery store being introduced to help a food desert, the city’s rideshare program was renewed and Election Day is officially a city holiday. Keep reading to learn more.

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Exciting new openings + reopenings happening in Birmingham

Shoppe’s new pop-up store at The Summit. Photo via Shoppe’s Facebook

This past week in Birmingham has been a busy one. Between brand new restaurants and seeing some of our fave spots getting back into the groove of things, here are a few reopenings and new openings that you’ll want to have on your radar.

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7 haunted houses around Birmingham that will give you chills

“Abandon all hope, ye who enter here”. Photo via Atrox Factory

Y’all know what time it is? Spooky season…duh! Although the temperature still feels like summer, that doesn’t mean we can’t get into the Halloween spirit. The perfect way to do that? A haunted house, of course. Here are some of the scariest within two hours of Birmingham that’ll give you chills and have you running so fast social distancing will be a breeze.

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[PHOTOS] A look at 15+ of the newest murals around Birmingham

One of my personal faves around town. Photo via Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

If you drive through Birmingham one thing is certain—the streets are decorated with pieces of art you may not even notice. Here are some of the most recent murals we’ve seen around town lately, including a 100-foot long piece in Selma. Which ones are your favorites?

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