The Lizt: The Birminghamest of Birmingham

I am not Southern. I don’t, despite my frequent use of it online, say ya’ll. I

Sweet tea, Birmingham, Alabama
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don’t have any pearls, I don’t eat swine, and I’ve only ever been in a church to vote. When people ask if I’m from Birmingham, I say I went to high school in Birmingham and came back for college. I’m a proud Jersey Girl who talks funny and that has absolutely left me bitter.

But, I’ve discovered that Birmingham grows on you and makes you crave things you never knew existed.


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Birmingham Zoo has Record Year

The Birmingham Zoo – a pride and joy of Bham’s and the state as a whole continues its momentum.

For the 6th year in a row, the establishment has surpassed the prior year in attendance!

Birmingham Zoo, Giraffe
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Quick Factoid:  Did you know that a giraffe can lick inside its own ears?  Bet you can’t do that.

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Multifamily Real Estate is Hot in Bham, but will it Last in 2017?

The momentum of Birmingham’s real estate deals in 2016 was quite impressive, considering where we have come from.

As 2017 gets into full swing, can the large multifamily projects, that added major value to our real estate scene, continue its momentum?

The Venue at the Ballpark apartments is one of the new Class A multifamily properties that opened–and sold to investors– in 2016.
Photo by Bob Farley – the mixed use development across from Regions Field – The Venue

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Homewood’s Sales Tax Increase effective Jan. 1st

One Cent will go a long way. Homewood’s City Council has raised their sales tax from 9% to 10% in order to improve the schools and parks, as well as, help solve an overcrowding problem in a public safety building.

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Frommer’s names B’ham “one of the Deep South’s most interesting destinations…”

The Lime Light People!

It has been shining upon our sliver of magic in regards to food, beer, tech/innovation and tourism, in 2016, quite a lot. We are very proud to announce that yet another travel blog has recognized our Magic!

Photo by Wade Cline

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