New dates for 8 favorite Birmingham events including Regions Tradition

The celebrity player list is stacked at the Regions Tradition Pro-Am tournament. From 2018, University of Alabama’s Nick Saban and Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin greet spectators. (Photo via Regions Tradition)

It’s weird to think that just a few weeks ago, we were looking forward to fun events around Birmingham. Social distancing gives us plenty of time to update our calendars. Here’s the rundown of new dates for some of your fave local events.

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Birmingham, Alabama mayoral candidate interview: Randall Woodfin

It’s time for another Birmingham mayoral candidate interview. This is the second one in my series, and it features Randall Woodfin. My last one featured Randy Davis.

Although the Jefferson County Election Commission has until June 23 to officially call the upcoming Birmingham municipal election set for August 22, potential candidates are already blazing their own campaign trails.

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Birmingham named one of Thrillist’s Top Underappreciated Cities

Thrillist Birmingham Underappreciated cities to move to
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Bham has been showing up more and more on the radar for up and coming places in the U.S. With constant renovations, revitalizations, and unique environment, it is no surprise that the Magic City is finally getting the attention it deserves. According to Thrillist.com, a media source on travel, leisure, food and drink for the adventurist in everyone, Birmingham has made their list of “Underappreciated American Cities you should totally Move to.”
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Birmingham Luxury Home Market Growing

Like many industries in Birmingham, the luxury home market is in an evolving state.

With every thing happening down town… the luxury buyers kinda migrate back that way. You are seeing really hot markets in Forest Park Redmont area for instance, is one area that’s really hot…

-Ty West, Editor, Birmingham Business Journal

Ty says that all the companies moving on and close to 280 are building some sort of mini city centers. On the same page, down town is growing rapidly with development plans geared toward the massive open stadium and other luxury options.

Hopefully this will promote major housing growth in the area.