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#Environmental Film Series, Thursday, Sept. 8th, Altamont School

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If you are interested in learning more about some of the top environmental issues in Alabama now, then you must check out the Southern Exposure Film Festival this Thursday evening, 7pm at the Altamont School.  Oh, and it’s free!

Film topics include waste water, state parks, landfills, efficient energy for low income households, the Cahaba River and the importance of oysters, (other than being delicious!).

Six talented, emerging film makers, from various parts of the U.S., spent 6 weeks of their summer here in Alabama, thanks to a fellowship provided by Southern Exposure.  The film makers will present to talk about their films and share their summer experience in Alabama.

More on the Films.  Altamont School location.

For the Love of Margs and Tacos

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If you are a Taco Lover and Margarita drinker, here is a guide to the best deals in Bham.

  1. Los Compadres

Unfortunately, this deal is only for students. Bring your campus card to this authentic Mexican restaurant and you’ll not only get awesome $1 Margaritas but some pretty great tacos.

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The Bham Now Team Celebrates #CollegeColorsDay

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As college football season is (finally) here, so is another tradition: College Colors Day! This annual celebration is observed nationwide by students, parents, family, fans, and alumni. To celebrate, all you have to do is wear your college team’s colors or college/university apparel.

The Bham Now team has decided to honor this tradition by donning our colors and answering some questions about our beloved schools! The team represents 4 Birmingham area universities; Samford University, the University of Alabama, the University of Montevallo (which does not have a football team), and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (which had a football team, then didn’t, now has one again – YAY).

 

READ ON TO CELEBRATE WITH US!

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Ever Wanted to Zip Line in the Dark? Now you Can!

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Eagle Solar & Light, based in Birmingham, installed and donated ActiveLED solar lights and controls which brighten the 80 foot Kaul Adventure Tower when activity is present and dim when it is not.  This will enable nighttime activities to rappel, zip line or climb.

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Check Out the Lowest Paying Jobs for College Grads

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Not many people go to college to get a degree.

“What are you talking about?! That’s ridiculous, of course they do.”

No, people go to college to get a job, a degree is just a useful tool to help land a job.

With that in mind, don’t you want to know the jobs for which college grads are paid the least? 24/7 Wall Street found out just that:

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Attention Craft Beer Lovers: Red Hills Brewing Company is coming to Homewood

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If you love craft beer as much as the rest of the Bham community, you will be excited to hear that the newest brewing company is coming to Homewood, AL. Located on Central Ave, next to Little Donkey, Octane and Steel City Pops, this venue has a lot to offer.

Earlier today, they introduced three beers: A Pound a Brown Mild,
Gangsta Rap Friday West Coast IPA, and
Homewood Hefeweizen.

Their focus will be session beers so you can enjoy a night out responsibly. After all of their hard work, they are hoping September will be their month for grand opening.

Birmingham’s brewery scene is steadily growing with this new addition.


Be sure to check them out on Facebook for updates.

5 Dog friendly eateries for the pooch obsessed

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Do you always feel bad leaving your pooch at home? Maybe you’ve just spent all day a part and you need some quality time with your pup. Don’t worry. Thanks to pet-loving Birmingham natives, here are a few places you can bring your furry friend.


Rojo

This hip restaurant not only has amazing food and drinks but a decent sized patio for your pooch. Who said you have to choose between great food and your dog?

Black Market Bar

With Trivia nights, delectable brunches, and just good eats in general, you can’t go wrong with Black Market Bar and Grill. Don’t worry your pup will be loved on by the friendly staff.

Chez Lulu

French food and man’s best friend. Sounds like heaven. This cafe offers dog-friendly outdoor seating as well as fabulous food.

The Wine Loft

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If you are looking for a more fancy dinner venue for you and your furry friend, The Wine Loft is just the place. They offer an extensive wine collection, tasty appetizers and of course seating for your pup.

Babalu

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What is better than Tapas and Tacos? Sharing them with your favorite pet. Babalu has more than tacos. With such a diverse menu, you will be dragging your pup back for more.


Thanks Birmingham restaurants for loving pets as much as I do.