A career in aviation isn’t just for pilots: 6 things to know from Encompass Health’s aviation team

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Encompass Health aviation interns Emily Moore and Peter Knapp

When you head to the airport to catch a flight in Birmingham, it seems pretty straightforward. Show up, go through security, board the plane and arrive at your destination. Not so fast.

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Who’s on First? Businesses on Birmingham’s 1st Ave N. could make it the “hippest spot” in town, including a dental office that is described as “cool”

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Magic City Dentistry’s Dr. David Sollenberger standing at the entrance with mini-Vulcan. Photo courtesy of Magic City Dentistry

I think it may have started when the Atomic Lounge unveiled a painting depicting Birmingham’s own local version of the Beatles Sgt. Peppers’ Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. Or perhaps it was the “mini- Vulcan” welcoming patients at Magic City Dentistry.

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Local eats delivered. The TakeOut Bham is Birmingham’s locally owned food delivery service. Save $3 off delivery with code: LOCALISBETTER

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Order a burger from SoHo Burger via The TakeOut Bham (Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now)

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Don’t feel like cooking? Your turn to book lunch for the work crew? No time to prep before the big game? We feel ya! Find out more about how The TakeOut Bham has been making ordering from independent restaurants in Birmingham easy – since 2010. 

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We got a sneak preview of the Denham Building mixed-use renovation, now you do too (PHOTOS)

The perfect mix of modern, historic, and industrial. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now.

It’s no secret that Birmingham is a dream location for developers. The city offers a host of historic buildings just brimming with residential and commercial potential. Bham Now got to go behind the scenes of the city’s newest mixed-use renovation, and we’re taking you with us.

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Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is opening a new exhibit honoring the legacy of A.G. Gaston on July 2

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A.G. Gaston Exhibition at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute opens July 2, 2019. Photo courtesy of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) will open a new exhibit Tuesday, July 2nd honoring the legacy of A.G. Gaston (1892 – 1996), among the most successful African American businessmen and entrepreneurs in Alabama history.

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Monday Night Brewing to open brewpub in Parkside District by 2020

Their motto? Weekends are overrated. Monday Night Brewing wants Birmingham to join them and stop living for the weekend. Instead they want us to enjoy every single day as much as we can. Photo via Monday Night Brewing Facebook

Some good news for your Wednesday: Another brewery is heading to Birmingham. CHEERS! The Monday Night brewpub is set to open in 2020—get all the details here!

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Iron City is collaborating with Aviate, an airport code hat brand based out of Birmingham. Use code “ironcity” for 20% off!

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Birmingham, Alabama, Aviate Brand, 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
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Everyone loves a good hat. However, Aviate has so much more than just hats. They also sell apparel such as t-shirts, sweatshirts, sunglasses and more.

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10 reasons every post-grad should move to Birmingham

Here’s a picture of me walking across a stage, shaking hands with my university’s President (hey Dr. Bennett), and being handed the most expensive piece of paper I’ll ever hold. I had no idea what I was doing with my life starting the next morning. Can you see the joy and fear mixing in my eyes?

I graduated from college in May 2019. Starting approximately June 1, 2018, I was asked this question over, and over, and over again. You know the one: “So, what’s next?” Now, this was certainly well-intended and asked out of genuine curiosity. However, for a senior in college with no clue what they’re doing for spring break, much less with the rest of their lives, it can be a bit panic-inducing. College students, post-grads: have no fear! I’ve got your answer to the dreaded question right here- keep reading to find out!

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5 of summer’s hottest design trends from the experts at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Birmingham

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I sat down with Ellen Clark, a designer at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Greystone to find out the summer’s hottest design trends, plus how you can incorporate them into your home with the help of La-Z-Boy’s in house designers for FREE!

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3 things I learned about Innovate Birmingham from candidate, Loni Vaughn. Apply for courses + scholarships by Aug. 9.

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Loni Vaughn in front of Innovation Depot, where Innovate Birmingham is located—Always laughing at something, and it’s contagious! Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

The tech world can be intimidating, but Innovate Birmingham is changing that. They offer courses for FREE—no tech experience needed. And they are helping make Birmingham’s local tech industry more accessible to everyone. Hear from Loni Vaughn, a Data Analytics candidate at Innovate Birmingham on what the program is really like, plus how to apply for courses and scholarships today.

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