Prioritizing mental health in the workplace is vital—how Children’s uplifts employees

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As Children’s of Alabama’s Emotional Wellness Director, Lou Lacey provides support to employees. Photo via Children’s of Alabama

Discussing feelings of on-the-job stress and anxiety is integral to facilitating a positive work-life culture. Since May is Mental Health Month, we tapped two experts from Children’s of Alabama to share why prioritizing your mental health is necessary for a workplace. Sound relevant? Let’s learn more about the services.

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Party time! 5 celebration spots for Cinco de Mayo in Birmingham

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Let’s taco bout this spread, okay?! Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Grab your party hats and get ready to feista (and then siesta) because Cinco de Mayo is coming up! Unlike last year, May 5, 2021 is bringing a few more in-person celebrations and we are here for it. Keep reading to see how you can celebrate.

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Find the perfect Mother’s Day gift from one of these 7 Birmingham artists and makers

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Gift mom bold, bright earrings from Exalting in Beauty. Photo via Exalting in Beauty

Mother’s Day is just around the corner on Sunday, May 9. Don’t get caught without a gift for the most special woman in your life! This year, make it personal and unique with a gift from  one of these local Birmingham artists and makers.

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Want a history lesson? Here are 5 more of Birmingham’s oldest establishments

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Rickwood Field is the oldest baseball park in the US. Photo via Bham Now

We’re back with another roundup of five more of Birmingham’s oldest businesses, from a mattress store to an engineering firm. Keep reading to learn about the history of each business and how they have changed (and changed the Magic City) over the years.

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AL. Legislature OKs wine shipment bill, while Bham welcomes new wine app startup

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GreenWise has 1700 bottles of wine in their expanded wine and craft beer department. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now

Wine connoisseurs are celebrating the passage in the Alabama Legislature of a wine shipment bill. Meanwhile in Birmingham, an innovative startup that has developed a new wine app announced its intentions to locate in the Magic City.  

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Behind the scenes of the new Jefferson County podcast + how to tune in

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Jefferson County’s new podcast brings information to residents in a fresh way. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

In 2021, Jefferson County created its first-ever podcast to help shed light on the inner workings of local government, provide essential information on county services and much more. Here’s everything you need to know about Jefferson County Alabama: Podcast for the People that shows you the “meat behind the tweets.”

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Learn how to make your own shoes with The Shoe School at Hardware Park

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The Shoe School at Hardware Park will be arriving in Birmingham soon. Photo via Hardware Park

Birmingham’s Hardware Park is getting a new tenant—a training facility for fashion and design students called The Shoe School at Hardware Park. Keep reading to learn more about Birmingham’s newest design business that will have you walking a mile in shoes you made yourself.

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What to buy with cryptocurrency in Birmingham, including tickets to Euphonious

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Looking for a way to spend your cryptocurrencies in Birmingham? Here are a few places you can. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Whether you have Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin or even Dogecoin, spending cryptocurrencies is just as important as having them in the first place. We rounded up several local spots where you can spend your favorite crypto here in Birmingham.

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Birmingham launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program + more biz news this week

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Happy World Tapir Day to the 1% of you who celebrate and the 99% asking, “What’s a Tapir?” They’re adorable, native to Central and South America and have nothing to do with Birmingham business. Let’s get back to local by finding out what’s happening with new networking events, open jobs and more.

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