What to do with your baby or toddler for Halloween in Birmingham

This mummy is ready for Halloween. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now 

Halloween is almost here! It’s time to get out the costumes and candy, Birmingham. Wondering what to do if you have a little one that’s not quite ready to trick or treat just yet? Check out the options below.

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Food Network star Dom Tesoriero visits Birmingham

Dom Tesoriero. Photo by Amanda Lee via @ChefDomTesoriero on Facebook

As residents of Birmingham, we all know we have some of the best food around. And it’s always nice to see our culinary scene recognized on a national level. Most recently, Food Network’s Dom Tesoriero stopped by the Magic City for his Youtube series, “Dom Eats Local“. Where did he go? What did he think? Find out below.

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Powerful Birmingham Museum of Art exhibit explores the history and ramifications of redlining

Redlining BHM panel. Pictured from left to right: Richard Rice, Celestia Morgan, Odessa Woolfolk, and T. Marie King

On Tuesday night, the Birmingham Museum of Art hosted a panel titled Redlining BHM. Birmingham artist Celestia Morgan, whose current exhibit, REDLINE, is on display at the museum, was joined by community activists to discuss redlining in Birmingham and what it’s meant for the city. Learn more about it below. 

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5 places to take your used running shoes in Birmingham

My running buddy, Lola, with some of my tried-and-true Asics. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now

Earlier this week, we told you about 10 fall runs coming up in Birmingham. Are you getting some new kicks for the occasion? Is it time for some new ones anyway? If so, here are the spots in Birmingham where you can take your used ones. 

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A guide to 10 fall runs in Birmingham, including the Zombie Night Run on Oct. 27

Trick or Trot 5k. Photo via Kid One Transport on Facebook

We are finally getting some cooler temps here in Bham. For some of us, that means longer runs! After slogging through three-mile jogs all summer, I for one am looking forward to getting outside a bit more and increasing my mileage. I may attempt the Magic City Half in November, which got me thinking: what other fall races are there in Birmingham? Below is a list. 

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Flu season is here: how to prepare and when to take your child to the ER

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My baby boy getting his flu shot. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now 

Flu season is upon us, Birmingham. Are you prepared? We spoke with Dr. Samuel Strachan, pediatric emergency medicine fellow at Children’s of Alabama/UAB, about symptoms to watch for, what to do if you think your child has the flu, and when it’s time (and NOT time) to go to the ER. 

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Birmingham’s Parkside continues growth with the opening of Children’s of Alabama’s sleek, modern and colorful Lee Building

Lee Building at Children’s of Alabama. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Parkside is on fire right now. With several new residential developments, a brewpub and more, this Birmingham district is thriving. Children’s of Alabama just added to this growth with the opening of their new Lee Building. We got a tour and the details–read on for an inside look!

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Don’t miss! Birmingham women-owned business market on October 10 at The Theodore

Maynard Cooper & Gale FAB event. Photo via Maynard Cooper & Gale

Ready to support women-owned businesses in Birmingham?  Then mark your calendar for Thursday, Oct. 10th and head to this free, women-only event at The Theodore.  We’ve got all the details.

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In memory of Pete Sloss: why the Market at Pepper Place matters to Birmingham and how to support it

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The Market at Pepper Place. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Pete Sloss, a transformative figure in Birmingham’s real estate scene, passed away last month. We spoke with his daughter and CEO of Sloss Real Estate Company, Cathy Sloss Jones, about her father, Sloss Real Estate, Pepper Place, and what we can all do to keep the farmers market going strong.

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Relocating to Birmingham? One family tells how one connection can make all the difference

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Jana Woodruff, realtor, with Debbie and Jesse Avery. We see Debbie has chosen her team. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Moving to a new city (even to our beloved Birmingham) can be tough, no matter how excited you are about the change. We spoke with one family, the Averys, who recently relocated to the Birmingham area from Pennsylvania. 

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Looking for retail space right in the middle of the action? Check out the Studio Arts Building in Five Points

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Studio Arts Building in Five Points South. Photo via Orchestra Partners 

The Studio Arts Building in Five Points South is available for rent, y’all, and it’s definitely worth checking out. We all know Five Points continues to grow–in fact, since 2017 there’s been over $145 million in investments in the area, thanks to developers like Orchestra Partners. You can get in on the action now. Here’s more info about the space!

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Have you thanked a rehabilitation professional today? It’s National Rehabilitation Awareness Week!

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Patient Dexter Newton and charge nurse Rahab Kimura at Encompass Health Lakeshore. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Is there a physical, occupational or speech therapist in your life? This is the week to celebrate them–September 15-21, 2019 is National Rehabilitation Awareness Week. We spoke with rehabilitation professionals at Encompass Health’s Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital in Birmingham to commemorate the occasion! 

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