How EBSCO Industries is working to uplift Alabama students + teachers

EBSCO plans to make life a bit easier for Alabama students and teachers. Photo via Annie Spratt on Unsplash

We love any excuse to celebrate amazing news and highlight some of the great things local companies are doing for Birmingham. Keep reading to learn how EBSCO Industries is showing support for teachers and students in Alabama.

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How to help Hurricane Sally victims along the Gulf Coast

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Flooding from Hurricane Sally. Photo submitted

The sun is out, but the damage is far from over. Hurricane Sally is the first hurricane to make landfall in Alabama since Hurricane Ivan in 2004, exactly sixteen years ago. Relief efforts are underway to pick up the pieces—here’s how you can help victims weather the storm.

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Chef Peoples Cafe coming to the old site of Avondale’s Hot Diggity Dogs

Chef Peoples Cafe is taking over the old location of Hot Diggity Dogs. Photo by Chaise Sanders for Bham Now

Avondale’s gaining a new restaurant. Earlier this year, Hot Diggity Dogs closed its doors and left us wondering who or what will take over the space. Nine months later and our questions are finally answered. Chef Peoples Cafe is set to open later this year and we’ve got the deets.

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Arbor Terrace, $200 million multi-use development, set to begin construction this fall at former Trinity Medical Center site

Rendering of the Arbor Terrace development. Photo via willkadish.com

Arbor Terrace, a new multi-use project, is coming to the former Trinity Medical Center site. Keep reading for more details on the $200 million development.

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Milo’s is almost open in Cahaba Heights—here are the details

Friendly faces and good food. Photo via Milo’s Original Burger Shop on Facebook

Milo’s Hamburgers is an Alabama favorite, and for good reason. Whether you’re in the mood for a scratch-made buttermilk biscuit breakfast, a freshly grilled burger or of course, some ice-cold famous sweet tea, they’ve got it all. Milo’s is opening a new location in Cahaba Heights this month, and we’re bringing you all the details.

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Signature Homes proposes a 882-acre mixed-use project by Ross Bridge

Concept via Nequette Architecture & Design

For nearly two years, Hoover residents and officials have worked together to create a blueprint of visions and goals for the city and developers to work towards. One of those goals is to encourage the growth of mixed-use developments in the city. Now, a massive 882-acre mixed-use project is in the works by Ross Bridge.

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Blazers vs. Bears: UAB football kicks off season September 3

UAB Blazers running onto the field in 2019. Photo via UAB Atheltics

Ready, set, HIKE! Be prepared to watch the UAB football team go against Central Arkansas at Legion Field this Thursday, September 3 at 7PM. The game will air on ESPN3 and we’re crossing our fingers for as many touchdowns as times you’ve heard the word “unprecedented” in the last six months.

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Owner of Carrigan’s Public House purchases historic property downtown

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The building is a former Hibbett Sporting Goods and located next to Innovation Depot. Photo via Bham Now

Birmingham’s culinary scene may be expanding. We recently learned that the space at 1318 First Ave. N. was purchased by David Carrigan and Robert Crook. With the former being a big name in the city’s bar and food scene, we’re keeping our eye on the historic building to see what comes next!

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Statewide mask ordinance extended until October 2

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Gov. Kay Ivey and Dr. Scott Harris of ADPH at July’s press conference announcing an extension of the order. Photo Governor Kay Ivey

With the support of Dr. Scott Harris from the Alabama Department of Public Health, Governor Kay Ivey extended the current #SaferatHome order for five weeks. This will include extending Alabama’s statewide mask ordinance until Friday, October 2.

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New multifamily apartment project, The Tracks, proposed for Rotary Trail

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A site plan for The Tracks, a newly proposed apartment project on Rotary Trail. Photo via TWG Development LLC

TWG Development, a real estate development firm based in Indianapolis, is considering a property by Rotary Trail for a proposed apartment project. Here is what we know so far.

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The 2020 James Beard Awards are canceled, but we’re still celebrating Automatic

Even on a rainy day, it still looks good. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Birmingham restaurants are no strangers to nationwide accolades, even from The James Beard Foundation—the NYC-based nonprofit that serves as one of the nation’s top food authorities. In another wave of 2020 news, Bham favorite Automatic Seafood and Oysters will remain a James Beard finalist, well, forever.

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