Remembering Gov. Albert Brewer

Albert Brewer – Photo from Samford University

There has been an outpouring of stories this week honoring the life of Alabama’s former Governor Albert Brewer, who passed away Monday at 88.

A truly remarkable person, Brewer was a champion for education, constitutional reform and good government. He founded the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama (PARCA), the most respected public policy organization in the state.

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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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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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Bham Now Vitals newsletter – this week!

How many days until Christmas? JK! It’s 362. On a real note, here’s what you actually want to know:

December 28th.
Bham Now’s Top 10
We’ve put together, just for you,  our most read stories since the beginning of time (well, the beginning of time for us, August, 2016!). Personally, I think the coolest thing about the list is that the subjects range across the board; from sports to nature to food and business, there’s a little something for everyone. Maybe one of these stories is what brought you to Bham Now in the first place… Regardless, we’re so happy you’re here with us!

Poised for Demolition, the Fate of Southtown is yet to be Decided

There are a variety of housing projects in the Birmingham city limits and with the expanse of real estate development, some are becoming questionable assets.

Southtown, located between St. Vincent’s Hospital and UAB, is “set” to be demolished, but after Monday’s planned discussions, its future still is not clear.

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