3 ways Adamson Ford gives back to Birmingham during the Holidays

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A part of the awesome team at Adamson Ford! Photo via Sunny Nguyen for Bham Now

The staff at Adamson Ford is known around Birmingham for being kind, generous and courteous all year long.  As the holidays are upon us, we want to highlight some of the good things Adamson Ford is doing to help make Birmingham better. We also sat down with a few members of their team to find out what they’re thankful for.

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Let Four Corners Gallery restore your beloved family photos and historic documents in time for the holidays

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Restored documents and historic photos are perfect holiday gifts. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Families cling tightly to traditions and old stories, especially around the holidays. What if you could restore your family’s stories and old photos to their original glory? That would make for a holiday to remember as you reminisce on the good times of the past. Four Corners Gallery is here to help.

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Market Noel starts TODAY! Check out all the fun we had at the preview event

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The Junior League ladies worked hard to stuff swag bags and the preview night went off without a hitch! Photo via Junior League of Birmingham

Market Noel is the holiday gift event of the season! One step inside the Finley Center at the Hoover Met, and you’ll have a gift for every person on your list, guaranteed. 

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The recap: Birmingham District Brewing Co. grand opening at The Battery in Southside

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Birmingham District Brewing Co. Photo by Terri Robertson for Bham Now

Birmingham District Brewing Co. opened its doors to the public on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in The Battery, located at 2201 Second Avenue South. Here’s what you missed. And hey, it’s hump day—so it’s the perfect time to start planning an outing. 

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Starting a business in Alabama: 4 lessons from Go Play Therapy and Amazing Fruit Products-US of Fort Payne

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Silvia Hernandez (front row, center) with Go Play Therapy team members. Photo submitted

The Alabama entrepreneurs behind Go Play Therapy and Amazing Fruit Products-US, both slated to speak at the Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition Finale in Fort Payne on Wednesday, November 14, share their startup insights with Bham Now.

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11 Birmingham restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day 2018, including a FREE meal at Five

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Toast to the holidays at Texas de Brazil in Birmingham. Photo via Texas de Brazil

Thanksgiving Day 2018 lands on Thurs., Nov. 22. This year, save the after-dinner cleanup and break bread at these 10 restaurants that will be opening and serving delicious meals on Thanksgiving Day.

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Become an expert negotiator with Carol Frohlinger at the Nov. 16 Momentum workshop at Vulcan Park and Museum. Registration closes Nov. 14!

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Carol Frohlinger, president of Negotiating Women Inc. Photo submitted

A small investment in negotiating skills can really pay off big. Hone yours with internationally renowned author, speaker and expert Carol Frohlinger on Friday, November 16, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Vulcan Park and Museum. The workshop comes to Birmingham by way of Momentum, Alabama’s premier women’s leadership program. Register by Wednesday, November 14. (And, guys, this one’s for you, too.)

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Four Potters of Birmingham’s Roebuck Springs

Leslie Martin Smith, teacher of the Roebuck Springs potters, displays works in progress in her studio.
Works in progress in potter, concrete artist, and teacher Leslie Martin Smith’s Roebuck Springs studio. Photo by Sharron Swain for Bham Now.

Recently, I visited with four Roebuck Springs potters to talk about their work, the neighborhood, and upcoming shows where people can find them before the holidays. Their names are Jessica Sparks, Nichole Lariscy Moore, Shelleigh Buckingham, and Leslie Martin Smith, of Mud Mama Designs, who also teaches pottery. 

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20 of the hottest toys this holiday season at Books-A-Million, including an X-10 Genesis Drone

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Find all the top holiday toys at Books-A-Million. Photo via Books-A-Million

The 2018 holiday season is upon us. Have you started your shopping yet? If toys are on your list this year, Books-A-Million has an amazing selection that will make you say “Wow!” Check it out.

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Birmingham named one of the best cities for jobs in 2018

Birmingham is a thriving city with new job opportunities all the time. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Birmingham ranked 13th out of 25 on Glassdoor’s list of “Best Cities for Jobs in 2018.” We certainly agree! New jobs are flooding the Birmingham market day by day, making Birmingham a top place to work and live. 

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Two previously dormant buildings in Birmingham are set to come back to life

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2200 Magnolia Avenue Building. Previously the site of a fire station, bakery, coffeehouse and antique mall, the newly repurposed building across from Brother Bryan Park will house Retail Specialists and Strategies. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Two buildings on Birmingham’s southside and in the Central Business District on the city’s northside are set to come back to life in 2019 and 2020. Both projects are prime examples of developments that meet Urban Land Institute of Alabama’s mission and priorities, according the Merrill Stewart, of Stewart Perry Construction, a ULI Alabama Board member and contractor of the two projects.

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22 Can’t-miss events happening in November in Birmingham, including Moss Rock Festival

Moss Rock Fest was named one of the best festivals in North America. Photo via Moss Rock Festival.

October really outdid itself with events, but November is right on its heels and coming in strong with 22 events you won’t want to miss! This list includes holiday events, family-friendly events and even a new brewery opening! November, let’s do this. 

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4 hottest designer trends spotted by Curt Morris of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham

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La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham owner Curt Morris. Photo by Bham Now

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham owner Curt Morris has identified four major trends in the home furnishings world that he saw at the High Point Market in early October.

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4 new eateries are open for business in Trussville, plus 2 more in the works, including Edgar’s Bakery and Chicken Salad Chick

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Photo via Chicken Salad Chick

New eateries are opening in Trussville daily, are you up to speed? Here are some places to dine that are officially open for business, plus some that are currently in the works.

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