Black Lives Matter Birmingham co-founder running for city council in District 9

Eric Hall has declared his intent to run for Birmingham’s City Council in District 9. He’s president of the Central Pratt Neighborhood Association, an associate minister at Peace Missionary Baptist Church and a senior at Miles College. Hall also co-founded the Black Lives Matter Birmingham Chapter. Let’s find out why he’s running.

Eric Hall Birmingham Alabama City Council candidate District 9
Eric Hall, submitted

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Two more office spaces slated for Southside, near Five Points

Southside real estate continues to pique the interest of brokers, developers, and business owners looking to settle in Vulcan’s view of Birmingham.

Accordingly, two buildings near 23rd St. and 10th Ct. South have been purchased and currently being renovated for commercial office space!

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Small Business Monday – Spotlight on Ghost Train Brewing Co.

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Taylor DeBoer and Patrick Small, owners of Ghost Train Brewing Co.

Did you know that Ghost Train Brewing Company is Birmingham’s first lagering brewery?  Or that they benefit Coosa Riverkeeper and the Literacy Council?  Find out all about this small business as Patrick Small gives us the ins and outs of Birmingham’s newest spot for craft beer and community!

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Birmingham Public Library expands after-school STEM program for teens

Thanks to a $95,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) will be able to purchase laptops, software, tools, safety equipment and fund stipends for Teens Engineer BHM, an after-school robotics program.

Teens Engineer BHM at Birmingham Public Library learning STEM disciplines.
Dr. Abidin Yildirim, Director of Outreach and STEM Coordinator for the UAB School
of Engineering (left) working with college mentors and local teens on a structured STEM activity at the Central Library, via Birmingham Public Library

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Forge at The Pizitz offers new office space concept

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Forge at The Pizitz Building Birmingham
Each Office looks over “The Louis” & Food Hall

It’s official! The Pizitz is now the one-stop shop for Birmingham. Why? In addition to the uber-popular Pizitz Food Hall and gorgeous residential space on the upper floors, a new concept in professional co-working space is opening on the second floor mezzanine.

It’s called Forge, and here’s what you need to know.

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