Mardi Gras in Crestwood

 

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Photo courtesy of Crestwood North Neighborhood Association

What happens when two families come together to create a tradition?  Neighbors spend an afternoon enjoying each other’s company on a gorgeous day!  Crestwood North neighbors and friends gathered in the 5300 block of 7th Court S. on Sunday afternoon, February 26, for the annual Crestwood Mardi Gras Parade.

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David Knight – CEO of Knight Eady – joining Prestigious Entrepreneurial Program

David Knight, CEO of Birmingham-based Knight Eady – a local sports marketing firm – has been chosen to participate in The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program.

One of the nation’s most prestigious entrepreneurial programs, 10,000 Small Businesses has served over 7,700 small business owners and has reached businesses from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.

Since its founding, alumni of the 10,000 Small Business program have achieved immediate and sustained growth.

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Dr. Edwin Bridges captures Alabama’s deep history in new book

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Alabama: The Making of an American State. by Dr. Edwin C. Bridges

After leading Alabama’s Department of Archives and History for more than thirty years, Dr. Edwin C. Bridges lets us into a big secret: Alabama’s powerful and dramatic history is often overlooked by those of us living in it.  But, his new book is aiming to change that.

In Alabama: The Making of an American State, Bridges paints a clear picture of Alabama’s historical details, weaved with stories and archival points of interest along the way.

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Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party @Books-A-Million in Brookwood Village – This Saturday March 4th!

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Grab your Whos, your Grinch, your Thing One and Thing Two, Books-A-Million is celebrating a birthday and a wants a guest no other than YOU!

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In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Books-A-Million at Brookwood Village is throwing a birthday bash for the creator himself.  Quick, what is Dr. Seuss’ real name?  Find out including other fun facts below. Continue reading “Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party @Books-A-Million in Brookwood Village – This Saturday March 4th!”

Small Business Monday – Spotlight On Club Duquette

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Morgan, Tennessee and Duquette Johnston
Club Duquette, located at 17 55th Place South, is one of Woodlawn’s newest businesses. The shop, which opened in late September 2016, is owned and operated by it’s namesake, Duquette Johnston and his wife, Morgan.   They’ve lived in East Lake for almost a decade, with Duquette having made music in Woodlawn for almost as long.  The newest member of their business team is their three-year-old son, Tennessee Wolf.

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Snap, crackle, pop®! The Nature Conservancy bringing back Alabama’s longleaf pine forest with fire

Have you ever listened to a bowl of Rice Krispies ®  after you pour milk on top of it?

Snap, crackle, pop®!

Last week, Bham Now got to witness  a controlled burn “lit” by The Nature Conservancy in Alabama (TNC) on the Kathy Stiles Freeland Bibb County Glades Preserve . Continue reading “Snap, crackle, pop®! The Nature Conservancy bringing back Alabama’s longleaf pine forest with fire”

Solidarity in the City – Commentary

Crowds coming into the first class while Dala Eloubeidi answers questions about the prayer space.

I am a sucker for solidarity. A sap for sibling-hood. I get teary at communities helping each other. My heart bleeds more often than is maybe healthy. I don’t care. There was no parking at the Birmingham Islamic Society’s open house today and I was utterly verklempt. I have never been prouder of the city I live in. Continue reading “Solidarity in the City – Commentary”

Making AirWaves: Good People hosting 6th annual Riverkeeper benefit

From last year’s AirWave festival, via blackwarriorriver.org

The AirWave Festival is back! The festival, scheduled for Saturday, March 25, to benefit local riverkeeper organizations Black Warrior , Coosa, and Cahaba Riverkeeper is hosted again this year by Good People Brewing Company. Continue reading “Making AirWaves: Good People hosting 6th annual Riverkeeper benefit”