Don’t miss “Family Camp-Out Night at Railroad Park” this summer, reserve your spot on Monday, May 13

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4th Annual Publix Family Camp-Out hosted by Railroad Park Foundation. Photo courtesy of Railroad Park

Who needs to camp-out in the Sipsey Wilderness or the Great Smoky Mountains when you can experience urban wildlife and the outdoors on Birmingham’s “front lawn” – Railroad Park.

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Peek into this Birmingham Mom’s designer closet. 11 details that make it super special.

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This designer closet doubles as a retreat. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Ever wanted to peek into someone else’s closet to see how they organize all their stuff?  Bham Now did it! See what makes this Birmingham Mom’s custom closet work like magic.

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8 things to know about Soho Retro furniture shop in Homewood

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Soho Retro in Homewood is a mid-century modern lover's dream.
Looking into Soho Retro in Homewood. Photo by Sharron Swain for Bham Now

If you’re a fan of mid-century modern style, you’ve got to head over to Soho Retro. It’s right next to Holler & Dash on 18th Street in Homewood. Steve Thomas, the shop’s proprietor, has curated a treasure-trove of furniture and art that you’re going to love.

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9 things we love about Birmingham’s Crestline community, including Hidden Park

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"Hidden Park" is right in the heart of Birmingham's Crestline neighborhood.
“Hidden Park” is right in the heart of Birmingham’s Crestline neighborhood. Photo by Sharron Swain for Bham Now

Birmingham’s Crestline community is made up of two of the city’s 99 neighborhoods. If you don’t know someone who lives here, you might have been for the area’s “hidden park” or a couple of tasty restaurants in a little shopping strip off Hagood.

We took a look around to see what you might like to know about this tucked-away corner of the city.

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United Way of Central Alabama moves into first place on Charity Navigator’s Top 10 list of charities

Photo of United Way of Central Alabama staff and volunteers via the UWCA Facebook page

Birmingham – this is a big community-wide accomplishment.

For the 17th consecutive year, the United Way of Central Alabama has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator.

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A first look at the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Bessemer (photos & videos)

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Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley with Bo Jackson at the Amazon Fulfillment Center site. Phot by Jacob Blankenship

Today, Bham Now, members of the Birmingham media and local dignitaries, that included Bessemer native and sports legend Bo Jackson,  took a tour of the Amazon Fulfillment Center construction site in Bessemer.

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May flowers, anyone? 17 reasons to visit Birmingham Botanical Gardens now. Win a YP membership!

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May 13-19 is National Public Gardens Week! The Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens is giving away two free young professional memberships to celebrate the occasion. Visit Bham Now’s instagram for a chance to win.

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Heard of #MemadeMay? Home sewing is making a comeback around the globe, including right here in Birmingham

This outfit didn’t come from a store–it was handmade by Charlotte Rand! Photo via Charlotte’s sewing instagram, @isewbhm

Home sewing is making a comeback. We spoke with two local Birmingham sewers about why sewing is cool again.

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6 low-maintenance reasons to love Avondale’s Cottages on Fifth. Act fast. Only 3 left!

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Cottages on Fifth provides simple, elegant city living.
Cottages on Fifth—simple, elegant city living. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Once upon a time in Birmingham, the options for new, upscale single-family housing near the city center were almost nonexistent. Now, there’s Cottages on Fifth in Avondale. Not only are they close to all kinds of fun things, they’re ridiculously energy efficient and low-maintenance. Read on for all the details.

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Good People Brewing just made a national “best beer can design ever” list. What is your Birmingham favorite?

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The Manual has named Good People Brewing one of its top beer cans. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

The popular digital publication for men, The Manual has named Good People Brewing’s can designs, as one of their 11 best beer can designs ever.

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