Don’t miss Sarah Parcak’s “Archaeology from Space” book launch at the Birmingham Museum of Art on July 18

Sarah Parcak, author of Archaeology from Space. Photo courtesy of GlobalXplorer

Move over Indiana Jones – Birmingham’s own real life adventuresome archaeologist Sarah Parcak has published her story!

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Exclusive preview of The Preservery Birmingham in 5 Points South, opening at the end of July

Chef Dre Foster, owner of The Preservery Birmingham. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

The wait is over.

Chef Dre Foster, owner of The Preservery Birmingham in Five Points South, will be opening her “elevated soul food restaurant with an international twist” on Sunday, July 21, 11:00 AM t0 3:00PM.

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Years in the making: Birmingham’s Clairmont Avenue Walking Trail is officially open

Ribbon Cutting at the Clairmont Avenue Walking Trail on July 13, 2019. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Birmingham’s Clairmont Avenue Trail in the Crestwood South Neighborhood officially opened this morning with a ribbon cutting, speeches by local leaders and music by the Crestwood Community Band.

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Powerful story behind America’s Got Talent Finalist Brian King Joseph. Live performance August 3 at United Ability’s Journey of Hope.

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AMERICA’S GOT TALENT — “Live Finale” Episode 1321 — Pictured: Brian King Joseph — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)

No one captured more hearts and inspired the judges and audience of America’s Got Talent during Season 13, in 2018, more so than electric violinist Brian King Joseph.

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Girls Inc. of Central Alabama reveals mural that inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold (Photos)

Girls Inc. Mural at the the entrance of the Crestwood Center. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Earlier this week, Girls Inc.of Central Alabama unveiled a beautiful new mural that welcomes girls and visitors to their Birmingham Crestwood neighborhood campus.

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Birmingham’s Bobblehead Vulcan is now part of the Bobblehead Hall Fame in Milwaukee

Vulcan Bobblehead inside the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photo from Vulcan Park and Museum

Touring Milwaukee, Wisconsin anytime soon?  Skip, the Miller and PBR brewery tours. The first place you should visit is the new National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s and its newest occupant – Birmingham’s own Bobblehead Vulcan.

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A look at United Way programs: First in our series – Senior Support and Financial Stability programs

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Staff leading activities at Collat Jewish Family Center. Photo via United Way of Central Alabama

United Way of Central Alabama proudly supports a network of health and human service organizations in Central Alabama. Its financial investment amounts to over $38 million raised mostly during workplace campaigns. Most of these funds are distributed via agency allocations and grants to foster collaboration.

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Behind the scenes at the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum

Fireworks prepared for the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum. Photo by Bham Now

Have you ever wondered what the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum looks like “before” the big show begins at July, 4, 9:00 PM?

We got photos.

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Green Acres, Galley & Garden, Carrigan’s received 95 and above food service scores in June

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Green Acres in Irondale. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including Green Acres in Irondale, Galley & Garden on Highland Avenue,  Urban Standard on 2nd Avenue North and Carrigan’s Public House on Morris Avenue received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.

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Birmingham celebrates 65th Anniversary of A.G. Gaston Motel and designates A.G. Gaston Blvd. (Photos)

Unveiling of the A.G. Gaston Boulevard signs at the A.G. Gaston Motel on July 1, 2019. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin was joined by Sen. Doug Jones and community leaders today in the courtyard of the A.G. Gaston Motel to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the landmark’s opening.

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Now that’s a grand entrance! Birmingham Zoo opens new Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza (Photos)

June 29, 2019 is the official Grand Opening of the Birmingham Zoo’s Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza.The new entrance is the culmination of Phase 2 of the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Today, June 29th is the official Grand Opening of the Birmingham Zoo’s Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza.The new entrance is the culmination of Phase 2 of the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign.

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