Rick Bragg, Alabama author, to have signing for new book at Books-A-Million in  Huntsville

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Rick Bragg, author of “The Best Cook in the World”. Photo courtesy of Books-A-Million.

Join Books-A-Million in Huntsville, Saturday, April 28 at 2pm for a book signing to celebrate beloved Alabama author Rick Bragg’s newest book: “The Best Cook in the World: Tales from My Momma’s Table”. Continue reading “Rick Bragg, Alabama author, to have signing for new book at Books-A-Million in  Huntsville”

Craving something really tasty? Taste of Five Points at Vulcan Park and Museum is May 8!

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Five Points South, in the heart of Birmingham’s Southside, is rich and abundant in cultural diversity and history. Vulcan Park and Museum invites you to celebrate the flavors and history of the area at the Taste of Five Points event on May 8. You will enjoy samples from some of the restaurants that helped establish Birmingham’s national culinary reputation.

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Discover, explore, create and learn when you volunteer at Birmingham’s McWane Science Center

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Learn about more than 50 species of saltwater life. Educate young inventors with inventive thinking. Welcome a family to the IMAX Dome Theatre. Whether you’re interested in learning and discovering or service and assistance, as a volunteer at the McWane Science Center, you’ll be met with all sorts of challenges and rewarding adventures. Continue reading “Discover, explore, create and learn when you volunteer at Birmingham’s McWane Science Center”

AT&T hosting hiring event TODAY in Tuscaloosa: high paying jobs with great benefits

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AT&T is still one of the best companies in the country to work for. Attention all new grads, and those who might want a career or company change: AT&T is hosting a Retail Hiring Event in Tuscaloosa for Part-Time and Full-Time Retail Sales Consultant positions. It’s Today, April 13!

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Iconic and popular Birmingham restaurants receive their inspection scores in April

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Surin West Birmingham’s Five Points. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Several of Birmingham’s most iconic and popular restaurants received their restaurant inspection scores this April. As part of a new public service, Bham Now intends to periodically bring attention to Jefferson County Department of Health restaurant inspection scores.

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Come see 7 Velocity Accelerator startups pitch at Demo Day 2018

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On Monday, April 23rd, seven promising startups will take the stage at Iron City to make their pitch to investors and the community. The startups will present their progress from the program and their vision for the future.  Velocity Accelerator Demo Day, presented by Regions Bank, is FREE and open to everyone – although you must register, so act fast because seats are limited!

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Get a sneak peek into the Broadway hit Smokey Joe’s Cafe coming to Birmingham’s Red Mountain Theatre Company May 11-27

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You’ve heard of Smokey Joe’s Café. Now you have a chance to see this famous Broadway musical in Birmingham. The talented actors of Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC) will light up the stage in this classic musical revue May 11-27.  Keep reading to get a sneak peek into the show. Continue reading “Get a sneak peek into the Broadway hit Smokey Joe’s Cafe coming to Birmingham’s Red Mountain Theatre Company May 11-27”

The ultimate service guide to downtown Birmingham

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Downtown Birmingham. Photo via Jacob Blankenship.

Ugh, my car is filthy. Ew, my nails really need a manicure. Mmm, I could really go for a snack. You may have had thoughts like these as you head downtown for a meeting or some other reason. But when you don’t have time to head over the mountain, where can you go for services like these that are close by? Find out by checking out this ultimate service guide to downtown Birmingham.  Continue reading “The ultimate service guide to downtown Birmingham”

Magic City Art Connection: Capturing Birmingham’s imagination and heart for 35 years

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More than thirty-five years ago, Eileen Kunzman, Magic City Art Connection’s founder, was a recent arrival to Birmingham looking for something special to do in her new hometown.

That was when she hatched the idea of the Magic City Art Connection.

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