Uptown is upgrading to EV charging stations

EV charging is coming to Uptown Birmingham AL
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With electric vehicles becoming more and more popular, Birmingham is working towards accommodating the environmentally friendly move. There have been sightings across the city for charging stations for these vehicles that are much needed. For example, you may have seen some EV charging stations in Five Points behind Jimmy John’s. Now, Uptown is joining the club!

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Wall Street Journal features Auburn on first page.

During the manufacturing downturn that began in the late 1990s, Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., provided a steady source of employment, improved the nimbleness of the local workforce and helped attract new businesses to replace those that fled when times got tough.

War Eagle on that!  Thanks for making us look good, Aubie.

 

 

Save energy, save money – the Alliance to Save Energy’s energy efficiency holiday gift guide

It always happens this time of year, especially in Alabama.  You haven’t used much natural gas or electricity for the past couple of months because of the moderate Fall temperatures.  Then, once winter slowly starts creeping in, temps drop, you crank up the furnace or heat and then in December your gas and/or electric bills spike upward.

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Generosity: Rojo community fundraising tops $26,000 in 2016

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Rojo owners Laney DeJonge and Clark Lopez

Almost every Tuesday, Rojo, a neighborhood restaurant in the Highlands Park area, holds a 10% Tuesday night for local charities.

As the 2016 calendar year comes to an end, more than 40 nonprofit organizations have benefited from the weekly events, raising over $26,000.  

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Shopping for art and local, handmade goods is the way to go this holiday season

As a southerner, giving gifts is an art in itself. It is my humble opinion that the people of the South take great pride in knowing just what to give our loved ones to celebrate special occasions. You know, by doing things like committing their Amazon wish lists to memory. Or, scrolling through their social media photos to understand their fashion preferences and personal style.

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Bham’s Innovation – “everyone is pushing to make things happen.” Laney Says

Among the restaurants, breweries, music venues, and community gatherings, there is one aspect of Birmingham that cannot be over looked – you guess it – the Innovation.

Yesterday, the Sheraton Birmingham hosted the BBA’s, as I like to say, power luncheon to discuss Bham’s growth and future.
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Seeking applicants from all walks of life – the EMERGE Sustainability Leadership Program (deadline December 9th)

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A sustainable Birmingham

There is still time to apply for EMERGE – the Green Resource Center for Alabama’s  new and innovative sustainability leadership program.

Seeking participants from varying careers and all walks of life, this program is modeled after the Magic City’s successful Leadership Birmingham program.

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