Winslet & Rhys, a modern mercantile, approaches one year anniversary


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Some of Winslet & Rhys’ beautiful gifts and goods (Via Facebook)

If you’ve stopped by the new Big Spoon Creamery storefront in Avondale, you might have noticed Winslet & Rhys. This beautiful home goods and gift shop offers Birmingham a fresh perspective on the traditional mercantile store.  Stop by this weekend to see their beautifully curated goods!

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Birmingham to host Tech Jobs Tour

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Birmingham is quickly making a name for itself as the place to start a new tech company in the South.  Right now, the United States has more than half a million tech-related job openings!  But how can you find these jobs?  You can always look at Bham Now’s own job posting section, but on June 15th, the Tech Jobs Tour comes to Birmingham!

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Two more office spaces slated for Southside, near Five Points

Southside real estate continues to pique the interest of brokers, developers, and business owners looking to settle in Vulcan’s view of Birmingham.

Accordingly, two buildings near 23rd St. and 10th Ct. South have been purchased and currently being renovated for commercial office space!

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Small Business Monday – Spotlight on Ghost Train Brewing Co.

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Taylor DeBoer and Patrick Small, owners of Ghost Train Brewing Co.

Did you know that Ghost Train Brewing Company is Birmingham’s first lagering brewery?  Or that they benefit Coosa Riverkeeper and the Literacy Council?  Find out all about this small business as Patrick Small gives us the ins and outs of Birmingham’s newest spot for craft beer and community!

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Forge at The Pizitz offers new office space concept

Forge at The Pizitz Building Birmingham
Each Office looks over “The Louis” & Food Hall

It’s official! The Pizitz is now the one-stop shop for Birmingham. Why? In addition to the uber-popular Pizitz Food Hall and gorgeous residential space on the upper floors, a new concept in professional co-working space is opening on the second floor mezzanine.

It’s called Forge, and here’s what you need to know.

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Amazon “sortation center” coming to Mobile, AL

Improving the state of Alabama as a whole is the over arching goal for our major cities and local entities. Whatever happens from North Alabama, down to the ports of Mobile, impacts our wonderful State.

That being said, Mobile is in the spotlight today, as news has come out about a new Amazon “sortation center” being established in the port city.

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Books-A-Million continues to thrive in the digital age

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Terry Finely, CEO, Books-a-million

A person has to be tough to make it to 100, and the same is true for companies. No business survives for a century without handling numerous challenges and setbacks along the way. Books-A-Million, which was founded in 1917 in Florence and is now headquartered in Birmingham, is one of those companies that has made it to the big 1-0-0. Continue reading “Books-A-Million continues to thrive in the digital age”

Small Nonprofits Doing Big Things in Birmingham

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Twilight Supper fundraising dinner for Jones Valley Teaching Farm (by Cary Norton)

Birmingham’s entrepreneurs aren’t the only ones changing the city!  Thousands of nonprofits are making their mark on Birmingham and we wanted to highlight some small ones that are doing big things. See how you can get involved today!

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