Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12

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Alabama as an emerging force in innovation

Since 2014, EDPA’s  imerge innovation awards ceremony has celebrated Alabama companies who are the most innovative in the state. Continue reading “Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12”

Twitter encourages 330 million users to change passwords after internal glitch

Twitter had a bug!

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If you use Twitter you may want to heed the warning and change your password immediately!  The company announced last week that its more than 330 million users’ information was revealed in plain text instead of put through a process called ‘hashing’ according to the BBC. Continue reading “Twitter encourages 330 million users to change passwords after internal glitch”

Get a sneak peek of loft living; buy tickets now for H2 Real Estate’s Loft Tours May 5

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Ever wonder what it’s like living in one of the amazing lofts in downtown Birmingham?  H2 Real Estate gives you the opportunity to experience loft living first-hand during their Loft Tours May 5.

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Urgent care comes to Mountain Brook with new American Family Care clinic

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A company with a foundation based on rich Birmingham history and tradition, American Family Care (AFC), has made its mark on the nation by offering the ‘Right Care, Right Now’ to patients throughout the United States.   With more than 180 clinics and 600 in-network physicians nationwide, AFC opened its new urgent care and primary care clinic in  Cahaba Village located in Mountain Brook on Jan.8.   Continue reading “Urgent care comes to Mountain Brook with new American Family Care clinic”

Shop small, shop local this Saturday in downtown Birmingham

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There’s something more going on this Saturday other than the big game! It’s Small Business Saturday!  With the rallying cry of Shop Small!, the event was first introduced Nov. 27, 2010, by American Express, in partnership, with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as a counter event to Black Friday and Cyber Monday events. Continue reading “Shop small, shop local this Saturday in downtown Birmingham”

Birmingham Venture Club’s annual meeting will feature John S. Jemison Venture Award and the 2017 Spark Match Competition

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The Venture Club’s 32 Annual Meeting will give attendees a huge opportunity to network with high profile entrepreneurs, corporate and community leaders as well as with economic development leaders at the Sheraton Birmingham on Dec. 7 at 10:30 am – 1:00 PM. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased on the Birmingham Venture Club websiteContinue reading “Birmingham Venture Club’s annual meeting will feature John S. Jemison Venture Award and the 2017 Spark Match Competition”

Amazing Meals on Wheels volunteers impact lives everyday

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Amazing Meals on Wheels Volunteers

A meal can change a life. That’s the lesson Jimy George and Franke Browne, two Alabama Power employees, have learned as volunteers for United Way of Central Alabama’s Meals on Wheels program.   Continue reading “Amazing Meals on Wheels volunteers impact lives everyday”

Dining out with Comedienne Joy kicks off first food bus tour through Birmingham

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Comedienne Joy is known for her work as a clean comedian, but did you know she also is a food vlogger with a TV show called Dining Out with Comedienne Joy? She began her TV show, when Joe Lockett of the Joe Lockett Radio Show mentioned to her that she should vlog about the restaurants she visits. She began the TV show last January and things have only taken off from there. Continue reading “Dining out with Comedienne Joy kicks off first food bus tour through Birmingham”

Julia Wesley has served customers at Adamson Ford for 44 years

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Forty-four years ago Julia Wesley’s brother called her after he bought a car from Adamson Ford, in Birmingham, and told her that the dealership was looking for a receptionist and that she should put in an application for the job.

Julia told her brother that she would think about it. Continue reading “Julia Wesley has served customers at Adamson Ford for 44 years”

Dreamland BBQ hits it out of the park with its amazing new Dreamtruck menu

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Betsy McAtee, CEO and President of Dreamland and Dreamtruck Chef Angela Schmidt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Birmingham foodies and food truck enthusiasts now have dreamy options when it comes to street food. The new Dreamland BBQ inspired international food truck menu served from the Dreamland Dreamtruck was a hit with over 100 people who got to sample the menu last night at the Homewood Community Center. Continue reading “Dreamland BBQ hits it out of the park with its amazing new Dreamtruck menu”

Birmingham is on fire when it comes to commercial real estate development

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Lots of Development Going On Birmingham

More than 100 commercial realtors from around town got the opportunity to see some of the hot new Birmingham commercial real estate properties currently, or about to be, under construction.

Hosted by the Birmingham Commercial Realtor Council at Moonshine Birmingham, the top of the Elyton Hotel was a no brainer location! Continue reading “Birmingham is on fire when it comes to commercial real estate development”

Birmingham Innovator: Aviate owner’s motto is ‘Play Hard. Travel Often’

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I am sure by now, you all have seen the BHM baseball caps in retailers around town, but did you know that the company who came up with the idea is located right here in Birmingham and that it has expanded internationally?

The product line, baseball cap with airport codes stitched on them, promotes a sense of pride in one’s community, which is one of the founding principles behind why owner Ben Lancaster decided to open Aviate  in 2015.  And since its opening, the Homewood, Alabama-based company has garnered a loyal following.

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Why Amazon should take a chance on Birmingham

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Why wouldn’t Amazon choose Birmingham for its HQ2? To me, the choice is a no-brainer. Birmingham today is nothing like the Birmingham of just a short 10 years ago. I know a number of people say we have a snowball’s chance, but I for one am a believer that Amazon could thrive in the Magic City. Continue reading “Why Amazon should take a chance on Birmingham”

Well-respected community partner, Adamson Ford, values customers and gives back

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SECRETS TO ADAMSON FORD’s SUCCESS

For almost 100 years, since opening their doors in 1918, Adamson Ford has represented Ford Motor Company in the Birmingham area. Find out some secrets to their success. Continue reading “Well-respected community partner, Adamson Ford, values customers and gives back”