How Birmingham based Freedom Soap Co. is helping change the world one bar of soap at a time

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You might not know it, but you’ve probably seen Freedom Soap Co. products before. You might have spotted their soaps while antique shopping at Homewood Antiques or while browsing other local makers’ products at Square One Goods in Founders Station. We’ve got the scoop on why Birmingham based Freedom Soap Co. is (almost) everywhere.

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UAB Polar scientist Jim McClintock honored by Explorers Club, along with 10 Apollo astronauts

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UAB’s Dr. Jim McClintock, a world expert on marine chemical ecology and drug discovery in Antarctica, was awarded the Finn Ronne Memorial Award by the Explorers Club on Saturday evening, March 16th in New York City.

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8 tasty reasons to order T-Bone’s Philly Cheesesteaks in Five Points plus FREE delivery through March 31st

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Owner Anthony “T-Bone” Crawford in his Five Points South Location. Photo via T-Bone’s

Cheesesteaks, in my humble greasy-food lovin’ opinion, are the best comfort food.  Hangover? Hangry? Got the blues? Cheesesteaks cure all. We met up with Anthony ‘T-Bone’ Crawford who’s been dishing out the best Birmingham Philly style cheesesteaks for 17 years. Find out what makes his so good. We’re even throwing in limited time free delivery. Read on for the code.

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New event space at The Battery to open in May. Check out this historic venue’s downtown views.

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Look. At. That. View. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

The next chapter has arrived for The Battery, also known as the old BEBCO building, in Southside. Property developer Ward Neely will open an event space by the end of May 2019 that can accommodate up to 200 people. While it’s still undergoing renovations, Bham Now got a sneak peek. See what we found!

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Drink local with Birmingham’s own Better Kombucha bottled downtown at Innovation Depot

It’s no secret that Birmingham is overflowing with local makers. But I’m new here, so discovering all of the amazing local businesses here has kind of become a fun game for me! Recently, I found Better Kombucha and had to know more about this local fizzy drink.

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Future tech hub saves Iron Age building, one of Birmingham’s last cast-iron facades

The Iron Age building will soon be home to Birmingham's tech hive. (Photo REV Birmingham)
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If you’ve driven down 20th Street downtown lately you’ve undoubtedly noticed the stark white shell of a building right next to Brick & Tin. We were curious as to what was going on with the building, so we did a little digging. Find out who’s moving in and why they chose to go to such lengths to preserve the facade.

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18 wheelchair accessible parks and trails in and around Birmingham

Wheelchair accessible parks in Birmingham help everyone enjoy the outdoors.
My sister Karon and one of her sons enjoying the flowers at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Photo by Joel Bullock

People need wheelchair accessible trails and parks for different reasons. Whether a wheelchair is a permanent or short-term feature in your world, we know you want to get out and about. Especially since Spring is now here! So, we put together a list of places you can go to enjoy the great outdoors.

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