5 men’s salons in Birmingham offering hot shaves, haircuts + more luxury services

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Find out where to get your perfect cut and other services in Birmingham. Photo via Unsplash

Finding the right salon for your perfect cut can quickly become a hairy situation, but these Birmingham men’s salons rank top among local reviewers. Comb through the services offered by local businesses and discover luxury level care, including facials, manicures and, of course, a great style.

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UA EMBA helped Thomas create your next favorite startup—here’s how

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Through UA EMBA’s program, Thomas Walker Jr. was able to get the skills he needed to co-found S(w)service. Photo via Thomas Walker Jr.

Starting your own business is daunting—unless you have a great set of skills behind you. Through the University of Alabama’s Executive MBA Program, startup champion Thomas Walker Jr. learned how to go from being a leader to becoming an executive. Don’t think there’s a difference? See what it did for Thomas’ career.

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Walk On’s might be opening a third location in Trussville—here’s what we know

No such thing as too much of a good thing. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

When this nationally recognized sports bar said they were coming to Birmingham a few years ago, they weren’t winging it. With two restaurants already sizzling in the city of Hoover, Walk On’s Sports Bistreaux could be in the process of adding a third location in the city of Trussville. Let’s check out the deets.

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8 weeks. 1 goal. Why this local resident is tackling Orangetheory’s Transformation Challenge for the 2nd time

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Birmingham resident Hailey Lann is back for round two of the Transformation Challenge at Orangetheory. Photo via Mary Fehr for Bham Now

2020 sucked—it’s time to make up for it in 2021 and we’re starting with crushing those fitness goals. Birmingham resident Hailey Lann leads by example and takes on Orangetheory’s Transformation Challenge for the second year in a row. Once you hear how it revolutionized her regime, you’ll find your nearest studio and sign up before January 18.

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Winners on the field + off—see who else is scoring touchdowns in Birmingham business

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The Band once said, “There’s winners and there’s losers, and I’m South of the line.” As a proud UA alumna, I’m glad I’m very far North of the line. Still riding high from last night’s National Championship win? Check out these places to grab your gear and rep the feat for months to come.

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Get a slice of this—private equity firm invests in a Birmingham-based pizza franchisee

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Only a weir-dough doesn’t love pizza. Photo via Unsplash

This a supreme announcement. The Halifax Group, a leading private equity firm, announced its investment in PJU Holdings, Inc on Monday, December 8. Headquartered in Birmingham, the company is the largest franchisee of Papa John’s Pizza.

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Orangetheory’s coaches + clients are crushing the fitness world—we worked out how

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Jayne Berry, a member at Orangetheory’s downtown Birmingham studio. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

How you work out is important, but who you’re working out with can play an even bigger role in fulfilling fitness goals. We sat down with Orangetheory’s Executive Director of Fitness and a current member in Birmingham to see how the relationship between client and coach drives the motivation behind each class to a different level.

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Your cheat sheet to 5 holiday wines you should bring to the table this year

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This can be a daunting site when choosing holiday wines, but Red or White is making it easy for us this year. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

It’s time to read between the wines—picking out the ideal holiday wines for parties and dinners this season is an unfairly labeled stressful task. If you’re ready to pop the cork, but the wine aisle is starting to look like a math problem, turn to the experts at Birmingham’s Red or White.

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Why making these oral hygiene mistakes could cost you—tips from an expert

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Dr. Bailey Crow with StoneCreek Dental Care. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Let’s be honest, we tend to bend the tooth a little bit when it comes to convos with our dentist. But, not keeping up with your oral hygiene could have severe effects on your health. StoneCreek Dental Care’s Dr. Bailey Crow gave us the scoop on what mistakes we’re making and why they could be detrimental.

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Good news for job seekers, business openings + free events

Get ready for good news in 3…2….1. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

When someone tells me to “look on the bright side,” all I can think about is covering that suggestion in some major shade. But, amidst the chaos, there are some things to smile about this Tuesday. Keep reading for for what’s hot 🔥 in the Ham regarding business news, events and jobs.

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Did you know these 7 local businesses give back with each purchase you make?

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Royal Cup is partnered with an organization to provide clean water across the globe. Photo via Royal Cup on Facebook

As the season of giving approaches, it’s easy to become overwhelmed trying to determine how and where to donate money. One of the easiest places to start is by simply switching your shopping habits so your dollars make a direct impact. Whether it’s by donating funds from each purchase or having an overarching mission statement to give back, these Birmingham businesses are fueling good into the world.

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Discover wines from an exclusive vineyard during Taste with the Master, Nov. 5

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If the most glamorous place you’ve been in the last few months is within a mile of home, you’ll be thrilled to hear about the chance to be transported to Paso Robles, California. Discover what life tastes like at Dauo Vineyards when you purchase tickets to Red or White wine shop’s Taste with the Master event on Thursday, November 5.

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New jobs, big news for foodies + business events

Time to start a new week, Birmingham! Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

I wish I’d gotten into the tiny pumpkin industry a long time ago. If I’d known they would be the centerpiece of every American’s coffee table as soon as the calendar turned to October 1, my stock would be skyrocketing right now. Get in on your own version of the miniature pumpkin venture when you hear what’s happening in Birmingham’s business world this week, including events and open jobs.

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Unusual items from local shops for lovers of the spooky, whimsical + fantastic

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Birmingham Oddities is your one-stop-shop for head-turning items. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

For many of us, Halloween isn’t just a holiday, it’s a state of mind. If you’re the kind of person who wears black year-round or really appreciates an item that can’t be replicated in the art aisle of Target, browse an unusual selection of objects at these local Birmingham businesses.

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