What you missed – #BOLDSpeakerSeries03 with Will Lochamy & Scott Register

When we think about people in the Birmingham area who are “Bold Movers”, Will Lochamy and Scott Register are two people who come to mind.

Thursday night, at Good People Brewing Co., Bham Now hosted its 3rd BOLD Speaker Series featuring the iconic Bham radio hosts of The Morning Blend  by Birmingham Mountain Radio.

Photo by Kristina O’Quinn

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Need Girl Scout Cookies? “Find Cookies Here”

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It’s Girl Scout cookie season in Birmingham – find a booth sale in your neighborhood

It’s been 11 months since the last Girl Scout cookie sale.  You just pulled out your last box of thin mint cookies, you stored in your freezer from last year’s booth sale. Like clock work, your stomach grumbles…. you know it’s that time of year again.  It’s Girl Scout cookie season!

This weekend, Girl Scouts throughout North Central Alabama will be holding GS cookie booth sales in front of local businesses.

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Birmingham’s Fife’s Restaurant recognized in Travel + Leisure’s “Best Cheap Eats” national guide

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Fife’s Restaurant named “Best Cheap Eats” by Travel + Leisure is located at 2321 4th Avenue North in downtown Birmingham

Fife’s Restaurant, a Birmingham culinary institution, has been recognized in the national online publication Travel and Leisure’s “Best Cheap Eats” guide.

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Birmingham claims three nominations for James Beard awards

It’s a big day for a handful of Birmingham culinary professionals. Five chefs and one restaurant have been nominated as semifinalists for the James Beard Awards.

These awards are considered to be the highest honor for food and beverage professionals in America. This is an exciting time for the food scene in Birmingham and Alabama, and I am thrilled for these folks!

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Lunch on North Side will soon be Hoppin’

Within the next week, one major development will be serving Birminghamian’s with its unique food stalls, and another will be serving its “delicatessen’s”, originally from Homewood.

Both are quite near each other and anticipating its openings inside our booming foodie culture; The Pizitz and O’Carr’s.

Photo by Wade Cline

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I Speak for the Trees: Tu B’Shvat in B’ham

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On January 11th, Jews in Birmingham and around the world will be sitting down to the first seder of the secular year. It isn’t Passover just yet.

It is Tu B’Shvat (usually pronounced: Too Bish-vat), the New Year of the Trees. There are technically 4 different New Year’s celebrations in Judaism which take place at the start of or in the middle of Jewish months.

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Bare Naked Noodles opens up 3rd Cafe

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It is always impressive to see the growth of small business owners in the Bham community. Bare Naked Noodles is one of those sweet success stories. This Southern Italian cafe offers the freshest fare around and is getting more and more popular in Birmingham.

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