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.
Photo By: Birmingham Business Alliance

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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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New Residential Spaces set for Southside

A high demand for business spaces, within downtown, is raising demand for living units among populated areas.

UAB, being quite the central location in terms of populous on southside, will soon receive brand new apartment units to continue many developers wishes to keep consumers in the Magic City.

Photo By: Christopher Architecture
Photo By: Christopher Architecture

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Raise your Glasses for the Bham Winter Beer Festival – Feb. 4th

My favorite time of the year just got better with the anticipation of yet another Birmingham, AL. festival.

Unlike many events in the Magic City, that simply offer craft brews for purchase, this one revolves around the micro-brewery scene for a fun filled day – in more ways than one 😉

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The Atlantic Magazine discovers the treasures within the Birmingham Public Library (slideshow)

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The Atlantic, one the nation’s most venerable and respected magazines, recently wrote a story in November about a visit to the Birmingham Public Library and the treasures within it.

A must read story written by The Atlantic’s Deborah Fallows – The Treasures of Birmingham

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