A Double Dozen. Open Houses for Jan. 17-19

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 24 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

8008 CASTLEHILL RD HOOVER,AL 35242 (RealtySouth)

Open House: GREYSTONE 01/19 14:00-16:00
8008 CASTLEHILL RD
HOOVER,AL 35242
5139 sq. ft.
6 bedrooms 5 full/1 half baths
$515000
For more info, contact Leslie Edwards at 205-907-8326 or email lcedwards@realtysouth.com


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Mixed-use project, Lakeview Green, is coming to Birmingham’s Southside

Lakeview Green Rendering Photo
Lakeview Green blends an urban green space with living and retail. Photo via lakeviewgreen.com

Construction is officially underway for Lakeview Green, an all-new mixed-use apartment complex in Birmingham’s Lakeview District. Word on the street—it features a unique living and green space. Maybe it’s my love for urban planning talking but this project looks A-MAZ-ING!

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5 openings + expansions coming to Homewood, including Neighborhood Nutrition

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If there’s a chance of meeting this little ball of fluff, I will see you there. Photo via @magiccity_bham on Instagram

Homewood continues to thrive! This popular area just south of Birmingham proper has been expanding for a while now, and it looks like they’re not slowing down anytime soon.

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Bungalows to Contempory. Open Houses for Jan. 10-12

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 27 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

4047 CLIFF RD BIRMINGHAM,AL 35222 (RealtySouth)

Open House: MOUNTAIN TERRACE 01/12 14:00-16:00
4047 CLIFF RD
BIRMINGHAM,AL 35222
3305 sq. ft.
3 bedrooms 2 full/1 half baths
$439000
For more info, contact Helen Drennen at 205-222-5688 or email hdrennen@realtysouth.com


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7 reasons to get excited about Birmingham’s Legacy Arena $125 million remodel (PHOTOS)

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Legacy Arena at The BJCC exterior rendering
Designers have envisioned a whole new look for Legacy Arena at The BJCC. Rendering courtesy of Populous.

Birmingham’s Legacy Arena at The BJCC is about to get a major—$125 million—remodel, and we can’t wait!

From what we can tell, it’s gonna be awesome. Keep reading for renderings of proposed exterior spaces and more.

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5 reasons to fall in love with this $1.5 million home in Homewood

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Home at 1850 Lake Ridge Road
1850 Lake Ridge Road in Homewood. Photo courtesy of LAH Real Estate

Searching to find your dream home? Look no further! Just a scenic 10 minute drive from the heart of Homewood, 1850 Lake Ridge Road is one of the most beautiful houses I’ve ever seen. Here’s 5 easy reasons to fall in love with this home!

To see a full list of features, check out the listing for this home.

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50+ places that opened in Birmingham during 2019. Plus, what’s opening in 2020

How gorgeous is this sunset over the Birmingham skyline. No wonder they call it the Magic City. Photo via @bobthebanker1977 on Instagram

Birmingham business is booming. Here’s a look back at some of the biggest Birmingham openings from 2019. Plus, look ahead at the most anticipated openings coming in 2020.

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Three for the Third – Open Houses for Jan. 3-5

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 3 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

1213 5TH PL PLEASANT GROVE,AL 35127 (RealtySouth)

Open House: HIGHLAND FOREST 01/05 14:00-16:00
1213 5TH PL
PLEASANT GROVE,AL 35127
2041 sq. ft.
3 bedrooms 2 full/0 half baths
$199900
For more info, contact Judi Dominguez at 205-613-5694 or email jdominguez@realtysouth.com


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$29 million renovation in the works for Birmingham’s Prince Hall Masonic Temple Building

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A rendering of the renovated Masonic Temple Building. Photo via Prince Hall Masonic Lodge

A team of investors and developers have banded together to renovate the Prince Hall Masonic Temple Building in Birmingham’s 4th Avenue Historic District. Learn more about the future of one of Birmingham’s most beautiful buildings.

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6 organization hacks to get your Birmingham home tidied up for 2020

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all the treasures in a craft room
Bham Now’s Sheila McCallum, who writes some of our hilarious newsletters, holding some of her mom’s treasures in her custom crafting room. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

All the holiday gifts have been opened, the decorations may or may not have been put away, and it’s time to reckon with the aftermath. Is this the year you’re going to pare down to the things you really want to carry forward with you into this next decade? If you’re thinking definitely—or even maybe—find out some of the ways Closets by Design Central Alabama can help you make the most of your Birmingham home.

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Birmingham’s Master Plan Was Revealed and We’ve Got the Rundown. (PHOTOS included)

New decade. New master plan for Birmingham. Photo via downtownbhamplan.com

Birmingham continues to boom and we love to see it! Big opportunities are coming to the city. Local leaders and organizations presented the master plan for the city center earlier this December. Keep reading to see what the future holds for our wonderful Magic City.

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