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Small business Monday – spotlight on Goodyear Shoe Hospital

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Rhonda Patton, owner of Goodyear Shoe Hospital. photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.

Are you a politician who’s walked the soles off of your shoes? Been dancing the night away and those heels need fixing? Rhonda Patton tells us how her ninety-eight-year-old business, Goodyear Shoe Hospital can “save your sole” in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Goodyear Shoe Hospital”

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries kicks off big deals!

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The Bham Now Team at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Hoover. All photos are taken by Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries is kicking off some of their biggest sales of the year with their 36 Hour Sale and Labor Day events. The Bham Now Team got wind of this and went shopping at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Hoover last week. Take a peek into our afternoon adventure and see which pieces were our personal favorites.

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Y’all Come Back, Nu? A Very Southern Shabbat (& Recipe)

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Have you ever seen such a beautiful thing?

Got a lot of tomatoes in the garden? Hit the farmer’s market recently? Went on a Whole Foods run? Found a random can of Trader Joe’s pickled green tomatoes in the pantry? None of the above but always wondered what to even do with green tomatoes? Good. I have a bit of a passion for green tomatoes, so get your serrated knives out. Continue reading “Y’all Come Back, Nu? A Very Southern Shabbat (& Recipe)”

Birmingham Restaurants featured on ‘State Plate’

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Fried Chicken. Courtesy of Irondale Cafe

While at the Irondale Cafe for lunch today grabbing some fried chicken, I chatted with owner Jim Dolan.  Jim told me that The Irondale Cafe would be featured on the Taylor Hicks show ‘State Plate’.   Incidentally, this is the 90th year of operation for the Irondale Cafe.  Not familiar with the show, I decided to find out more. Continue reading “Birmingham Restaurants featured on ‘State Plate’”

15-year-old David Meyers undergoes robotic surgery at Children’s of Alabama

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David Meyers via Children’s of Alabama
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When 15-year-old David Meyers suffered a bad hit playing high school football, he and his parents, Maureen and David, expected some sort of physical ailment. The aftermath, however, was more serious than they anticipated.

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