Here’s what you need to know about Birmingham’s new $1.50 corner-to-corner microtransit ride service in a Mercedes van.

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Need a ride? No problem. On Tuesday, December 3rd, the Magic City will offer its first on-demand ride-share service! This corner-to-corner service will cost users only $1.50 each way. Transportation will be provided in a Mercedes van.

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3 things to know about the Birmingham Color Wall, a community mural event by artist Marcus Fetch on June 23

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Marcus Fetch at the site of Birmingham’s future color wall. Photo by author.

Muralist Marcus Fetch has been a creative force behind the revitalization of Birmingham through his larger-than-life creations on walls across downtown, Woodlawn and Avondale. His works are not only popular photo backdrops, they are an indelible part of our city’s landscape. Now you can pick up a paintbrush and join him for his next project, the Birmingham Color Wall, on June 23.

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On Birmingham’s new stadium: an interview with council member Darrell O’Quinn

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District 5 Birmingham City Councilor Darrell O’Quinn and Cory Pettway, a Birmingham neighborhood advocate on Zyp Bikes.

He’s a new Birmingham City Council member with a district that covers both Legion Field and the BJCC. Find out what Darrell O’Quinn has to say about the new stadium.

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Green Acres, Zion City, Apple Valley, Inglenook and Maple Grove – what they all have in common.

These are just a few of the neighborhoods that make up Birmingham’s list of 99.  That’s right!  Birmingham has 99 distinct neighborhoods in its city limits. If you live in the city of Birmingham, you’re already a member of one.

Green Acres is 1 of 99 Birmingham Neighborhoods

Follow our handy, dandy primer below to understand how they came about and what they do for you. Continue reading “Green Acres, Zion City, Apple Valley, Inglenook and Maple Grove – what they all have in common.”