Meet you at the farm. Kellypalooza, a music festival benefiting Coosa Riverkeeper is coming October 24

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Music comes alive on the Williams Farm at Kellypalooza. Photo courtesy of Kellypalooza

Food trucks, a bonfire and five totally awesome bands—Kellypalooza, benefiting the Coosa Riverkeeper, is Saturday, October 24 near Birmingham. Tickets on sale now.

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5 local nonprofits that are meeting needs of children in Birmingham

Helping hands and smiling faces. Photo via Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank on Facebook

Looking for a way to support Birmingham children in need? These local nonprofits are providing everything from transportation and food to tutoring and more. You can show your support today. Here’s how.

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What to expect when you cast an absentee ballot at the Jefferson County Courthouse

Nikki Seaborn and daughter Ayala Seaborn voted at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

Like many families during the COVID-19 pandemic, my wife Kathy and I are taking every measure to keep our family safe, especially her parents who are both 80+ years old with numerous ailments.

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UAB football players wearing names of Children’s Harbor kids’ names on their backs

The mother of Jackson “Jack Jack” who passed away. Photo courtesy of Children’s Harbor

I challenge all the college football people like Paul Finbaum, Reece Davis or Kirk Herbstreit to come up with a more meaningful and special college football homecoming tradition than the one between UAB and Children’s Harbor.

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Buka, a new concept from the owners of Woodlawn Cycle Cafe, is coming to Homewood

Buka will be located in the 186 Building of West Homewood. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

The owner of Birmingham favorite Woodlawn Cycle Cafe has officially announced his team’s newest venture, and we are PUMPED for it. Buka will be a neighborhood wine shop and market in West Homewood—get all the details right here.

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Tour Hoover’s trendy new dental office + get to know Dr. Jordan and Dr. MacWilliam

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Dr. Jordan (left) and Dr. MacWilliam (right) of StoneCreek Dental Care in Hoover. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

It might take two to tango, but it takes a team to make dentist’s appointments enjoyable. Dr. Jordan and Dr. MacWilliam are well on their way to bringing an exceptional experience to each patient who walks into StoneCreek Dental Care’s newest Hoover office. The comfortable ease and vital knowledge that accompanies each visit are due in part to the bigger picture of dentists and support staff working alongside them.

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How is commercial real estate faring in Birmingham? Let’s find out.

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Downtown Birmingham is filled with amazing commercial real estate. Photo via Shannon Waltchack’s Facebook page

The pandemic has had a prominent effect on most things like restaurants, nonprofits and social gatherings. But what about commercial real estate—how is it faring? We spoke with local agents from Shannon Waltchack and Hydinger Stewart & Chew, Commercial Properties, LLC to find out. Here’s what we learned.

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Tuesday lineup for business news, events + fresh jobs

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Hello, Birmingham. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Does anyone remember the salmon cannon from last year? Most notably the viral tweet commenting on it that said, “pack my body in the salmon cannon and shoot me into the sun. i want to be among the stars.”  That’s exactly how this month of September has us feeling. However, there’s still time to be productive and we’re going to help you through it with important events, a fresh list of open jobs and business news that’s far from boring. 

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Birmingham needs your help to turn the Civil Rights District and The Switch into a global destination

Screenshot of the Northwest Downtown Business District that contains the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument and The Switch. Photo via Northwest Downtown Business District website

I’ve got to admit it. When the Birmingham City Center Master Plan Final Recommendations (a must-read) were released last December, I feared it would be another one of those plans placed on the proverbial shelf, and never heard from again.

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Enjoy the outdoors this fall with 6 fun community sports in Birmingham, including beach volleyball

The temperatures are finally cooling down, and we’re celebrating by spending as much time outside as possible! Whether you want to watch or join, add these 6 community sports in Birmingham to your calendar to enjoy the weather and get some exercise.

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“As you wish.” Eat in the Streets is coming to Pepper Place Sept. 25-26, with a showing of The Princess Bride

Pepper Place Entertainment District. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Good luck storming the castle Birmingham! Eat in the Streets is coming to Pepper Place, September 25-26, with a showing of The Princess Bride on Friday evening.

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