More office space is in the works for 2nd Avenue South in Birmingham’s North Lakeview Historic District. Check out what’s to come.Continue reading “Redevelopment brings office space to Birmingham’s 2nd Avenue South”
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.Continue reading “Birmingham’s Master Plan Was Revealed and We’ve Got the Rundown. (PHOTOS included)”
Five Points South may soon become Birmingham’s next Entertainment District. What does this mean?Continue reading “Five Points South could be Birmingham’s next Entertainment District. Hearing on December 17”
Listen up, Birmingham! There’s a new community-based music program headed to Woodlawn. Thanks to the owner of Mason Music, the former Woodlawn Theatre space is getting a new lease on life. Read on to find out more.Continue reading “Mason Music Foundation empowering students, reviving Woodlawn Theatre”
Something huge is brewing in downtown Birmingham. Next September marks the 10 year anniversary of Railroad Park’s opening, and over the past decade, the area surrounding the park has taken on a life of its own. Some big players in Birmingham have teamed up on a master plan for Parkside—keep reading to find out what’s coming.Continue reading ““A pivotal moment for the city of Birmingham.” Something BIG is coming to Parkside”
In 1983, US Steel sold Ensley’s Ramsay-McCormick building to the City of Birmingham for $1. Now, 36 years later, this 1929 Art Deco building is about to get some major TLC. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “Ensley’s Ramsay-McCormick Building is about to get some major TLC from the City of Birmingham.”
Last week, the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD) took a big step forward in the renewal of Southtown Court. The HABD board of commissioners unanimously approved the agreement for the redevelopment plan for Southtown. Here’s what you need to know.Continue reading “Big changes coming to the Southtown neighborhood in Birmingham. Find out the latest details here.”
Have you heard of the Prince Hall Masonic Temple? Once the cornerstone of Birmingham’s black community, the Masonic Temple Building has since fallen into a state of disrepair. However, the Prince Hall Masons are determined to restore this historic building to its full potential. Hang with me to follow my tour through this cultural jewel of Birmingham’s history.Continue reading “A sneak peek inside Birmingham’s cultural jewel – Prince Hall Masonic Temple. Photos!”
Every night, the bright lights of the Lyric and Alabama Theatres are bound to dazzle both visitors and natives alike. I toured downtown to discover what remains of the 73 theaters that once made up the Birmingham Historic Theater district.
Downtown Bessemer’s Lincoln Theatre is getting a facelift! Being restored to help revitalize the arts within the community, the Lincoln Theatre is a historic African American theatre in downtown Bessemer. Keep reading for more info on the project and the two inspiring women behind it—Glenny Brock and Mary Holland.
Wondering what’s happening in the City of Trussville? We’ve got the scoop on three new projects coming soon!Continue reading “A mixed-use project is coming to Trussville, plus 2 places to grab meal”
Yet another exciting Birmingham, Alabama addition in the works! Plans for the newest Parkside addition are being unveiled, and we can’t wait. Where does the name Macaroni Lofts come from? What makes this development unique? Keep reading for these answers and more.Continue reading “Pasta plant turned mixed-use development– Macaroni Lofts are coming to Parkside”