An exclusive look at Parkside living in The Palmer [Photos]

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Is there anything prettier than Birmingham at golden hour? Photo via Daniel Corp

If living in one of Birmingham’s favorite areas has a nice ring to it, you need to keep your eyes on The Palmer. This upcoming apartment community boasts some of the prettiest views of Birmingham, unparalleled access to the Parkside district and gorgeous living spaces. Tag along for an inside peek at the plans for The Palmer!

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Pebblehurst Golf & Putter Lab tees off in Homewood on Masters Weekend

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Owner Ron Smith inside Pebblehurst Golf & Putter Lab in Homewood. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Pebblehurst Golf & Putter Lab, a new boutique golf shop & hangout, had a soft opening in Homewood on Saturday, April 10th, and we got an inside look. Stick around for all the details (and a few tee-rific golf puns while we’re at it).

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Birmingham tapped as home base for The Frontier Conference, April 13-14

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Members at The Frontier Conference in 2017. Photo via The Frontier Conference

A global coalition of thought leaders and innovators has tapped Birmingham as the home for its annual gathering, The Frontier Conference. But why Birmingham? We spoke with Hank Torbert, Founder & Host of The Frontier Conference, to learn more.

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Concerts are BACK at Iron City, and we got a sneak peek at the April lineup

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Electric Avenue wants YOU to experience the sounds of the 80s on April 23rd. Photo via Electric Avenue on Facebook

Birmingham’s beloved small music venue, Iron City, has officially reopened for socially-distant concerts! We’ve been waiting for the return of live concerts for sooo long, so we’re excited to check out Iron City’s April lineup—here are all the details!

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Meet the 5 early seed-stage startups competing in Alabama Launchpad on May 13

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Austin Senseman, CEO of Conserv, pitches at an Alabama Launchpad Virtual Finale. Photo via Alabama Launchpad

Last week, the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama announced the finalists for its upcoming Alabama Launchpad Finale event on May 13th. With tens of thousands of dollars in early-stage seed funding up for grabs, these finalists will take to the stage to pitch their business to a panel of expert judges from across Alabama. We spoke with 5 competing finalists to learn more.

Alabama Launchpad will air the Seed-Stage Virtual Finale on May 13th, so follow Alabama Launchpad on social media to stay up-to-date with all the details!

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Get Expert Primary Care at the Touch of a Button with TrustCare Prime. Here’s How.

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Dr. Hardin in front of his TrustCare office in Vestavia Hills. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Wish you had 24/7 access to expert advice from an experienced physician? You can now with TrustCare Prime. We spoke with Dr. David Hardin, a physician in Vestavia Hills, to learn more about Direct Primary Care with TrustCare Prime.

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How did a Birmingham-themed streetcar end up in San Francisco?

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Muni F-Line Streetcar 1077, a Birmingham-themed streetcar at Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Photo via Mobilus In Mobili on Flickr

Did you know that a historic streetcar in San Francisco bears the design scheme of the old Birmingham Electric Streetcar line in The Magic City? We took a look at the history of streetcars in Birmingham to learn more.

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A sneak peek at the Lakeview Green mixed-use development, coming Summer 2021

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The exterior of Lakeview Green in the Lakeview Entertainment District. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Last week, several Bham Nowers were invited to BirminghamCREW‘s exclusive hardhat tour of the Lakeview Green mixed-use development, hosted by SRS Real Estate Partners. Here are a few things we can’t wait to see when the development opens this summer.

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Headed to the beach? Check out the LAH Spring Fling for live music, drinks, local art and more!

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LAH Florida’s gorgeous villa near the beach. Photo via LAH Real Estate

Are you headed down to the beach for spring break? We’ve got the event for you. On March 25, LAH Real Estate‘s Florida office is hosting their annual Spring Fling, full of live entertainment, great food and more. The best part— it’s free and open to the public! Keep reading to learn all the deets.

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UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics opens new location in Trussville

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Time for glasses? UAB Callahan Eye Hospital can cover all your needs! Photo via UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics

Have you heard? UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics just expanded to a new location in Trussville. With over 15 locations throughout Central Alabama, Callahan offers convenient access to premium eye care no matter where you live. We took a closer look at the new Trussville location to learn more about UAB Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics.

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Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at Iron City Grill on March 17 + support the Greater Birmingham Humane Society

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We can’t wait for the St. Patrick’s Day Happy Hour at Iron City Grill! Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Feeling lucky? On March 17th, Iron City Grill will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Happy Hour, complete with speciality Irish cocktails, entrees, deserts and more. Plus, a portion of Happy Hour sales benefit the Greater Birmingham Humane Society! Here’s everything you need to know about St. Patty’s Day in the Grill.

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Celebrate Women in Construction Week + hear from 3 Birmingham women in the industry

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Allison, Rachael and KwaNadjhia — three women working at Doster Construction. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Each year, the National Association for Women in Construction seeks to highlight outstanding women in an industry that has historically been dominated by men during Women in Construction (WIC) Week. To learn more, we spoke with three women working at Doster Construction, a local construction company that has been building up their Birmingham reputation since 1969.

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9 unique items we found in Birmingham pawn shops

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A lineup of four signed electric guitars at Mike’s Fine Jewelry & Music Center. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

A few weeks ago while watching an episode of the reality television series Pawn Stars, I had a thought. What rare and unique items could I find in some Birmingham-area pawn shops? So, I set off on a quest to visit several local pawn shops to learn more. Here are some of the coolest things I found!

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Innovate Birmingham is transforming the local tech scene. Here’s how to get involved.

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Karma Tolliver, a current Data Analytics Participant at Innovate Birmingham. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Each year, Innovate Birmingham helps meet the demand of a growing regional IT workforce by offering tech bootcamps, professional development training, and supportive services to local talent. The program changes the lives of students, alumni and employers alike—but don’t take our word for it. We spoke with several members of Innovate Birmingham to learn more.

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Win a chance to meet Charles Barkley during the Final Pour Bracket starting March 14 + how to get involved!

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A bottle of Redmont Vodka at Dave’s Pub in Five Points South. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Want to win a chance to meet NBA legend Charles Barkley? To celebrate basketball season, Birmingham’s own Redmont Distilling Co. is hosting Charles Barkley’s Final Pour Bracket and giving away some incredible prizes—including a chance to meet Sir Charles himself! Here’s everything you need to know to get in the game.

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