Celebrating Hispanic heritage with Barby and Luis Toro of Wasabi Juan’s, part 2

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Barby and Luis Toro at Wasabi Juan’s in Avondale. Photo by Terri Robertson for Bham Now

Last week in part 1, Barby Toro shared her story of emigration from Cuba. Now, in part 2, Luis Toro tells us about his Colombian heritage. And it all leads to Wasabi Juan’s, home of the sushi burrito, in Birmingham.

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4 ways you can transform your digital photos into works of art at Four Corners Gallery

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With Summer vacation pictures piling up, and those first day of school photos quick to follow, your cell phone is probably filling up with memories you’re going to want to keep. Perhaps you have some photos that are truly beautiful. They need to be seen! Take those vacation photos and sweet summertime memories to Four Corners Gallery and transform them into a piece of art.

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Birmingham’s Motivated Movers’ 7 simple tips to make moving easy, pain-free

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Packing and moving…at some point in your life both of these things will likely be necessary. You might have heard accounts of stressful, even problematic moving experiences.

Those stresses can be eased with good planning, preparation, and with help from a professional moving company.

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Small business Monday – Focus on Domestique Coffee

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Nathan and Michael Pocus, owners of Domestique Coffee. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Do you appreciate a smooth cup of coffee with a great back story?  Of course you do!  Let’s hear all about Domestique Coffee’s mission of “Easy access to high quality coffee” as we focus on the Pocus brothers in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – Focus on Domestique Coffee”

Small business Monday – Focus on Seasick Records

Need more vinyl for that turntable you got for Christmas?  Of course you do!  Whether it’s vintage or cutting edge new work, you can find it at Seasick Records.  In this week’s edition of Small Business Monday, Dan Drinkard tells us all about his dream to open a record shop coming true right here in the Magic City!

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Dan Drinkard, owner of Seasick Records. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.

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Small Business Monday – Focus on Simply Infused Olive Oil Shop

Have you ever heard of roasted coconut balsamic vinegar?  How about green chili pepper olive oil?  Did you know that balsamic vinegars were once used in drinks and that they’re making a comeback?  In this week’s edition of Small Business Monday, Cheryl Harper tells us about the world of flavor that awaits at Simply Infused Olive Oil Shop.

Cheryl Harper, owner of Simply Infused Olive Oil Shop. Photo by Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

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Small business Monday – spotlight on Painted Personalities

Do you have a special event coming up where you’d like to feel a bit more fabulous? Need some henna work or special effects makeup for a film?  Elaine Tindill-Rohr tells us how she has turned her love of body art into a business in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday.

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Elaine Tindill-Rohr, owner of Painted Personalities. Photo by Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

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Small business Monday – Focus on Manitou Supply

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David Brown and Luciana Giovinazzo, owners of Manitou Supply. Photo by Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Are vintage t-shirts and pins your jam? Do you like playing ATARI (original version!) while chilling to local music? Then Manitou Supply Co. is for you! Conveniently located on 5th AVE S in Crestwood, Manitou has been supplying the ‘Ham with 70’s-90’s goodness for almost a year now! Luciana Giovinazzo tells us all about it in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – Focus on Manitou Supply”

Small business Monday – spotlight on Abundance Yoga

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Nancy Rhodes, owner of Abundance Yoga. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Have you been thinking about getting physically and mentally healthy in the new year?  Think that yoga isn’t possible for your body type or ability?  Think again!  Nancy Rhodes shares her love for helping all people feel good about their bodies in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Abundance Yoga”

Small Business Monday – spotlight on Z’s Restaurant

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Carolyn Bolivar-Hameen and Ezekiel “Zeke” Hameen, owners of Z’s Restaurant. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Did you see the Alabama Theatre’s new sign on 18th Street light up last night? Well, on 17th Street, Mr. Zeke’s famous baked chicken and bean pie will make your face light up!! Try a new spot in the New Year and head on over to this cozy meat and three. Zeke’s wife, Carolyn, tells us all about the tasty food in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small Business Monday – spotlight on Z’s Restaurant”

Small Business Monday- spotlight on Yellowhammer Creative

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Brandon Watkins and Brett Forsyth, owners of Yellowhammer Creative. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

Didn’t get what you wanted for Christmas? Not cool enough? Not local enough? Well, take yourself over to the Pizitz, pronto, for amazing Birmingham swag that will propel you into the New Year with pride! Brett Forsyth tells us all about it in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday. Continue reading “Small Business Monday- spotlight on Yellowhammer Creative”