Here’s what you missed at Woodlawn Sunday Dinner — soul food, jazz, community and more

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The tables lining 55th Place S were full for the second annual Woodlawn Sunday Dinner. Photo by Kristina O’Quinn for Woodlawn Foundation

On Sunday, October 14th, Woodlawn Foundation partnered with sponsors Medical Properties Trust, Protective Life Corporation and Regions Bank to host dinner at two long tables lining 55th Place South in Woodlawn. With warm weather, delicious food and jazzy tunes, it was a beautiful time for a community gathering.

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Bands, bouldering, and guided hikes put the “rock” in Moss Rock Fest on November 3rd and 4th

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A band performs on The Crescent Stage at Moss Rock Festival. Photo by Charity Ponter

Moss Rock Festival, now in its 13th year, is Birmingham’s premier eco-creative festival. The event is held in The Preserve neighborhood in Hoover on the first full weekend of every November, making this year’s date November 3-4th. Come for the art and the beer garden, stay for the food trucks, guided hiking tours and fantastic music. 

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The TakeOut Bham offers meal delivery from dozens of restaurants, including local gem The Fig Tree Café

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Did you know that Birmingham has its own local meal delivery service? Long before any other options came to town, The TakeOut Bham brought meal delivery to the Magic City, and they’ve been running the show ever since. Started in September 2010 , The TakeOut Bham was the first meal delivery service in Birmingham and the state. The customer service is fantastic, and they’re giving you guys a deal.

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26 Jobs heading your way, with jobs from companies like Brik Realty, Iron City Studios and EBSCO Industries

The magic city welcomes you with new jobs every week! Photo via Bham Now

It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 26 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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Brennan’s Story: How the Bold Goals Coalition and United Way of Central Alabama aids progress in education, health and financial independence for many in the community

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Brennan (right) with an intervention math teacher who was hired through Bold Goals Coalition. Photo via United Way

Did you know that by fifth grade, summer learning loss can cause some students to fall up to three years behind in school? In addition, it is estimated that by the year 2020, over 60% of the jobs in Alabama will require some form of post-secondary education. These numbers can seem scary at first glance, but learning about how United Way of Central Alabama’s Bold Goals Coalition program can help.

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There are less than two weeks left before the Fifth Annual The Vulcans Community Awards! Learn why you should go and all about the nominees: just a few examples of the magic behind the ‘Magic City.’

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A shot from the Vulcans Community Awards last year. Photo via Vulcan Park Foundation

We’ve been talking about The Vulcans Community Awards all summer, and now they are upon us. In less than 2 weeks, Vulcan Park Foundation will host their annual awards night to celebrate 13 individuals in the Birmingham Area. Here’s why you should be there.

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Job hunt got you down? This list of 26 new jobs at companies like Southern Research, AT&T and Somerby in Birmingham will lift your spirits!

Don’t let the sun go down on these great jobs in the Magic City! Photo submitted

It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 26 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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It’s never too early—Plan for the perfect holiday gifts with Four Corners Gallery

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Karen Clanton and Carla Hamilton of Four Corners Gallery work on framing a large art piece for a customer. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

You know that photo that your mom loves? It may be time to get it off your phone and into a frame; and there’s no better time to do that than the holiday season. Did you know that you can have a hands-on experience with a seasoned team of framing professionals right here in Birmingham?

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Suzanne Humphries of Suzanne Humphries Design on how the coworking environment at Forge revitalized her business, plus don’t miss Your Big Idea at Forge on October 16

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Suzanne Humphries of Suzanne Humphries Design, a Birmingham-based Interior Design firm that operates out of Forge Coworking space. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now
Suzanne Humphries of Suzanne Humphries Design, a Birmingham-based Interior Design firm that operates out of Forge Coworking space. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Suzanne Humphries recently made the move back to Birmingham after a few design stints in Atlanta and New York, just to name a few. She and her husband, a successful chef, both grew up in North Alabama and heeded the call of Magic City, where they are now pursuing personal projects.

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Your ultimate guide to the Birmingham brewery scene, including seasonal brews and upcoming events

Birmingham resident Wil Cushman enjoys his West Coast IPA at Back Forty Brewing Co. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

In the past few years, the brewery scene in Birmingham has really skyrocketed. Craft beer is no longer a second option, it’s not seen as “fussy” or “fancy.” Local breweries have become places to relax and grab a beer with a friend, or a spot to settle in with your pup and groove to some low-key live music. 

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Want to work where you love to play? Good news: Dave and Buster’s is hiring.

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Check out Dave and Buster’s opening in the Galleria in November, and you could be having this much fun! Photo via Dave and Buster’s on Facebook

If you’re anything like us, you’ve been (not so) patiently awaiting the arrival of Alabama’s first-ever Dave and Buster’s. That’s right, Dave and Buster’s is moving into a new space in the Riverchase Galleria. 

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8 Things to know about Crestwood, including homes for sale, a rockin’ Halloween Party on October 19 and why the locals love it

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The Crestwood Tavern is a local hangout with food and drinks for the residents of Crestwood. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

The Crestwood Community consists of 2 neighborhoods: Crestwood North and Crestwood South. The neighborhoods are separated by Crestwood Boulevard, which runs through the middle of them. The area is full of shops, dining and great neighborhoods.

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33 New jobs coming your way, including jobs from companies like Meredith Corporation, O’Neal Industries and United Way of Central Alabama

Blue skies and new jobs await in Birmingham. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 33 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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Ono Poké’s second location in Edgewood opens Friday, October 5th at 934 Oxmoor Road

The Crunch bowl with Ahi Tuna. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

In case you haven’t heard, Ono Poké has been bringing Hawaiian flavors to Birmingham for quite awhile — and we’ve been loving it. The poké (pronounced poe-kay) restaurant opened their first location at The Pizitz Food Hall and experienced great feedback from the community. It was only logical that they would soon expand. 

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27 New jobs in Birmingham, including positions with companies like Regions, Lakeshore Foundation and United Way of Central Alabama

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Your perfect job in Birmingham is on the horizon. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 27 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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