Two young sisters want to send underprivileged school children to McWane Science Center through their scholarship campaign, Beaker Seekers. Find out how you can help.

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Ann Harper and Reese discovering science at McWane Science Center. Photo by Jade Foster

Many of us enjoy fun, inspiring visits to McWane Science Center. But, some Birmingham area residents can’t afford to go. Two young sisters aspired to change that by creating the Beaker Seekers campaign with the goal of helping low-income school children enjoy a field trip to McWane Science Center.  

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7 marathons and fun runs to take part in this September, including the Head Over Teal 5K, 10K and Fall Festival

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A run through Homewood with Jen Grob Jackson. Photo via Birmingham Track Club’s Facebook page

September is the perfect time to participate in the many marathons and fun runs taking place around Birmingham. Here are seven to take part in. Register now!

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Trussville’s revitalization continues as 4 more businesses break ground, including Full Moon Bar-B-Que

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Rebecca Brown. Photo via Rebecca Brown’s A Baby and Children’s Boutique’s Facebook page.

More businesses are popping up in Trussville as its revitalization continues. Here’s an update on what has newly broken ground and what has opened.  Continue reading “Trussville’s revitalization continues as 4 more businesses break ground, including Full Moon Bar-B-Que”

We came, we ate, we applauded: Birmingham Restaurant Week’s Harvest Brunch recap

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Birmingham Restaurant Week brings together some of the city’s best brunch restaurants into one delicious, mouthwatering experience. And this past Saturday (Aug. 11), foodies across Birmingham headed to Woodlawn for the Harvest Brunch kick-off to get first dibs on the food and hype surrounding the event.

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4 reasons why The Essential at Founders Station is hot in Birmingham, including phenomenal pastries

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Victor King and Kristen Hall-Owners of The Essential. Photo by Stacey Stacy Allen of Mountainside Photo Co.

The Essential is booming at Founders Station. Check out the top four reasons why it’s one of Birmingham’s latest hot spots. 

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Zydeco hosts Album Release Show for Cam Spinks Aug. 10, plus other local musicians including Anna Tamburello

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Cam Spinks performing. Photo via Kyle Jones.

Cam Spinks just released his first-ever self-titled EP and he is ready to share his music with you at his Album Release Show happening at Zydeco on Aug. 10 at 10pm. And it’s going to be a totally great time! Continue reading “Zydeco hosts Album Release Show for Cam Spinks Aug. 10, plus other local musicians including Anna Tamburello”

3 key reasons to buy a compact SUV like the 2018 Honda CR-V LX from Driver’s Way, including excellent fuel economy

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Jesie West Lawrence shops compact SUVs at Driver’s Way. Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Having trouble deciding what type of vehicle to buy? You may want to consider a compact SUV. According to Driver’s Way, compact SUVs are one of their most popular sellers—and with good reason. Here are the three key reasons why you should make your next vehicle a compact SUV from Driver’s Way!

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Orchestra Partners to add additional paid parking between Avondale Common House and Wasabi Juan’s

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Avondale Common House. Photo via Avondale Common House’s website.

Avondale’s restaurant and nightlife scene has increased greatly in popularity within the past few years. So ya gotta ask, where is everyone supposed to park?

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