Landing reveals HQ, contributes over $1M to Birmingham tech space

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Bill Smith celebrates Landing’s new HQ in Birmingham. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Landing, the revolutionary apartment service, hosted a community event to exhibit their new headquarters in downtown Birmingham today. They also announced a major contribution to the city’s tech ecosystem and a new fellowship program.

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Your ultimate guide to Sidewalk Film Fest, August 23-29

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The movies come to life at Sidewalk Film Festival. Photo via Sidewalk's Facebook
The movies come to life at Sidewalk Film Festival. Photo via Sidewalk’s Facebook

Sidewalk Film Festival returns to the Magic City for its 23rd year on August 23-29. With eight theaters and endless movies, there are countless ways to experience the event. Here’s your guide to Birmingham’s biggest week in film. Tickets available now.

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7 exciting concerts coming to Birmingham, including Billie Eilish

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One of our favorite concert memories pre-COVID: Maggie Rogers at Iron City. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now.

Live music is making a long-awaited comeback, and we’re super excited about seven concerts that are coming to Birmingham. We’re making up for lost time, and The Magic City is spoiled for choice.

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5 ways to celebrate Birmingham’s 150th anniversary + details about the Magic City Velvet cupcake

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Downtown Birmingham, The Magic City. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

The Magic City. The Steel City. Pittsburgh of the South. Our beloved Birmingham is turning 150 years old this year and we can’t wait to see what’s in store. Want to be a part of the city’s celebration this month? Here’s how you can help honor this major milestone. 

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The secret’s out! Secret Stages 2021 lineup announced

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Secret Stages puts the spotlight on undiscovered artists. Photo via David A. Smith for Secret Stages.

One of Birmingham’s best-kept secrets just went public. The Secret Stages lineup was announced today, and I’m genuinely impressed. The bill for this year includes quality rap, rock, country and more. We listened to all the artists on this year’s lineup and chose our favorites. 

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Delta variant of COVID-19 sparks new calls for vaccination and masks

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Nurse inside UAB’s COVID ICU. Photo via University of Alabama at Birmingham

Health experts in Jefferson County are worried about the new Delta variant of COVID-19. This spreading strain is more transmissible and could require even vaccinated people to wear masks. Keep reading for information on the Delta variant and how to protect yourself.

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5 stops on the Historic Red Ore Express + endless Birmingham history

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Built in 1907, Terrace Court is the oldest apartment building in Birmingham. Photo by Libby Foster for Bham Now.
Built in 1907, Terrace Court is the oldest apartment building in Birmingham. Photo by Libby Foster for Bham Now.

Every street corner in Birmingham has hidden history. The Red Ore Express audio walking tour illuminates hundreds of these stories. Read on to learn about the project and our walk.

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Heavenly Donuts ranked as Top 10 Donut Shop in U.S. by Travel Magazine

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Heavenly Donut storefront. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Travel Magazine is in heaven every time they take a bite of a donut at Birmingham’s Heavenly Donut Company. In fact, the magazine ranked Heavenly Donut Co. as the #8 donut shop nationwide. Keep reading for more sweetness.

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Live HealthSmart Alabama is making Kingston healthier—Here’s how

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Live HealthSmart Alabama organizers cutting the ribbon at Stockham Park. Photo by Steve Wood for UAB

UAB’s Live HealthSmart Alabama (LHSA) celebrated improvements in the Kingston community yesterday at Stockham Park. This is the first step to better community health and quality of life in the Greater Birmingham Area.

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