The gift of giving—this local car dealership brought Christmas to town for Birmingham families

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Christmas magic brings out smiles like this in everyone! Photo via Birmingham City Schools

When a business operates out of one location for over 100 years, their community becomes pretty important to them. Adamson Ford helped spread Christmas cheer to Birmingham families in need this year. Check it out!

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Jump start your New Year’s resolutions with 5 fresh + healthy eats in Birmingham

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Need every meal to look like a rainbow. Photo via @kalemecrazyhomewood on Instagram

Aiming to eat a little healthier in 2020? We are too, but we know it can be hard to fit shopping and meal prep into a busy Birmingham schedule.

Here are 5 of our favorite restaurants serving up healthy eats in Birmingham. Plus, how to get them delivered right to your door with FREE delivery using code “BHAMNOW” on Waitr.

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Birmingham’s Master Plan Was Revealed and We’ve Got the Rundown. (PHOTOS included)

New decade. New master plan for Birmingham. Photo via downtownbhamplan.com

Birmingham continues to boom and we love to see it! Big opportunities are coming to the city. Local leaders and organizations presented the master plan for the city center earlier this December. Keep reading to see what the future holds for our wonderful Magic City.

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Thank You Books just opened in Crestwood! Here’s everything you need to know about Birmingham’s latest bookstore.

Thank You Books crowd on opening day
Can you guess how many books are in this photo? Photo by Lauren Moore for Bham Now.

Being the bookworm that I am, I was thrilled when I heard that Thank You Books was opening in Crestwood Village and joining the family of local Birmingham bookstores. 

On Dec. 14th, Thank You Books officially opened its doors to the public for the first time. Here’s everything you need to know about Thank You Books and the three ladies who are making their storybook dreams a reality.

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Need help finding the perfect holiday gift for dad? Shop local in Birmingham

Get dad in some stylish gear from Ruffner Mountain while supporting one of Birmingham’s most beautiful green spaces. Photo via Ruffner Mountain

Holiday shopping can be tough, especially up against the wire! Luckily, Birmingham has a ton of local options for gifts. Here are some ideas on what to get dad for Christmas!

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We went inside The Woolworth’s new lounge and WOW! Get ready to have your next event here. [Photos]

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The Woolworth's new lounge.
This ain’t anything like your college dorm’s lounge. Photo via Bham Now.

Cozy pink chairs, big leather couches and bubbly drinks delivered right to your table—you’re not dreaming, but the Woolworth’s redesigned dining room certainly makes you feel like it. The rooftop bar/arcade combo just made social hour a whole lot more Instagram worthy with its new lounge.

Take a peek at the renovation and learn how you can book your next event in The Woolworth’s new lounge.

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New jobs, new hospitals and more at Encompass Health in Birmingham

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Encompass Health’s team working hard! Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now 

Encompass Health is celebrating a banner 2019, and we’ve got the scoop on what they’re up to. In addition to finalizing their rebrand, the company also made a bunch of hires in Birmingham, expanded across the country and gave back to the community right here at home. Stay with us to find out more.

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4 ways Worlds of Work will help your company recruit tomorrow’s top talent

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Hands-on learning at Worlds of Work. Photo via Central Six 

Attention Birmingham business owners: are you looking for ways to recruit the next generation to your industry? If so, look no further than the Worlds of Work at SkillsUSA (WOW) event, happening in April 2020. We have the details. Know you want to go? Save your spot now

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New business alert! Cahaba Cruisers imports international adventure vehicles to Birmingham

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Cameron Eaton (left) and Tison Barganier (right) are heading up this new company. Photo via Cahaba Cruisers

Birmingham business expands every day in this Magic City of opportunity. Two local entrepreneurs are launching their latest venture—Cahaba Cruisers is coming to Birmingham! Keep reading to check it out.

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Furniture trends to watch in 2020. And where to shop them now in Birmingham!

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This kind of under-the-bed storage should be a requirement. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

It’s been a great year at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Birmingham. But we’ve already got our eye on next year’s hottest designs and trends. Here are a few of our favorite furniture trends you can expect to see in 2020, plus how to shop them locally before the new year!

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Women in tech—Birmingham’s Ellen Thompson won’t be “counted out”

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Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Although there are more and more women working in tech every day, it’s still a predominantly male field. Ellen Thompson was the first Birmingham hire for a Prepaid2Cash, a tech startup that received funding from the Alabama Futures Fund.

Read on to find out what it’s like being a female tech professional in Birmingham!

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Birmingham’s TrimTab Brewing Co. named as one of America’s Top 10 Breweries of 2019

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TrimTab Brewing Co., one of Birmingham’s favorite breweries, was named as one of the top 10 breweries in the country. A renowned beer expert evaluated thousands of breweries across America. Our very own TrimTab came out on top!

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Grab a last minute gift at these 11 Birmingham women-owned shops

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Photo of the storefront of Stone Hollow Farmstead at Pepper Place in Birmingham, Alabama
FarmStand by Stone Hollow Farmstead at Pepper Place. Photo by Terri Robertson for Bham Now

If you’re like me and procrastinate on gift shopping until the last second, here’s your holiday shopping miracle. You can finish up your holiday shopping AND support local, women-owned businesses in Birmingham at the same time. Find the perfect gift for anyone on your list at these 11 Birmingham shops!

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