Local developer to renovate Magnolia Point in Five Points South

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The Magnolia Point building at the corner of 23rd Street South and Magnolia Avenue South. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

A historic, 1930s-era commercial building in Five Points South is getting a facelift. Capstone Real Estate Investments plans to renovate the Magnolia Point building for a series of retail and entertainment businesses after purchasing the property earlier this year.

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New Year, New Home. Check out available spaces at Cortland Vesta [Photos]

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The recently-finished rooftop lounge at Cortland Vesta is officially my favorite view in the city. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

The Cortland Vesta community unveiled their newly-finished amenities, and we got a sneak-peek. Get your first look here, then check it out in person during the Open House Tour, January 14-16

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A walk in 5 historic Birmingham neighborhoods, including Forest Park

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One of the charming buildings in Forest Park Village. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

After living in Birmingham for nearly 6 years, I’ve come to love and appreciate the beautiful historic neighborhoods throughout The Magic City. I decided to learn more about a few of my favorites (and yes, I might be biased!).

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New Cortland Vesta apartments offer unbeatable access to the heart of Five Points South

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A view of the Cortland Vesta mid- and high-rise apartment communities in Five Points South. Photo via Cortland Vesta

The newest apartment community in Five Points South is officially open for business. With an unbeatable view of the sprawling city landscape and unparalleled access to the surrounding community, Cortland Vesta makes living in Birmingham a breeze.

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Cortland Vesta recently opened for move-in and we couldn’t be more excited. Here’s 3 reasons why.

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Cortland Vesta’s new high rise is officially open—and we can’t wait to see all the new amenities! Photo via Cortland Vesta

Last month, the highly-anticipated apartments at Cortland Vesta‘s High Rise opened for move-in. Located in Five Points South, Cortland Vesta has a variety of one- and two-bedroom apartments available. We took a look at 3 perks of living at one of Birmingham’s hottest apartment communities!

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The HIVE, new restaurant concept, coming to former Woolworth space

The HIVE will offer food, drinks and more. Photo via Orchestra Partners

A new concept, The HIVE is coming soon to Five Points South. Taking the space of The Woolworth, it will offer multiple experiences including rooftop access, a taproom from a national brewery, a stand-alone bar and more. Here’s what we know.

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Cortland Vesta High-Rise apartments are now available [Deals + Photos]

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A high-rise apartment at Cortland Vesta, officially available to lease! Photo courtesy Cortland Vesta

The much-anticipated high-rise apartments at Cortland Vesta are officially available to lease for immediate move-ins. With a variety of one- and two-bedroom units available, Cortland Vesta offers some of the best views of Birmingham. And as an extra incentive, Cortland Vesta is offering two months of free rent PLUS a $500 gift card if you sign a lease within 48 hours of your first visit! Read on to learn more.

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A look inside Bay Leaf, modern Indian cuisine in the heart of Five Points South

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Welcome to Bay Leaf. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Bay Leaf Modern Indian Cuisine & Bar is open in the heart of Five Points South. Formerly serving authentic Indian food, Bay Leaf is now serving flavorful Indian favorites with a modern flair. Keep reading for a photo tour of their Five Points Lane location and for a look at their mouth-watering menu.

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Interested in free rent for 2 months? Tour Cortland Vesta today to learn more.

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Imagine living in this apartment, with a one-of-a-kind view of Birmingham out your window. Photo via Cortland Vesta

If you’ve been wondering what it’s like to live in the Cortland Vesta Mid-Rise Apartment Community, there is no better time to join than now. If you lease now, Cortland Vesta is offering two months of free rent on all apartment homes—plus, if you sign a lease by July 31st, Cortland Vesta will throw in a $500 gift card. Schedule a tour today to reserve your spot and learn more.

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4 reasons you need to be at 5 Points South’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade Mar. 14

Please note this event has been postponed until further notice.

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The St. Patrick’s Day parade will be rolling through Five Points South on Saturday, March 14. Photo via 5 Points Bham’s website

It’s almost time to find something green to wear and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Birmingham. And there’s no better place to go than Five Points South—you don’t want to miss the St. Patrick’s Day parade on March 14 this year. Here’s why.

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Birmingham’s Master Plan Was Revealed and We’ve Got the Rundown. (PHOTOS included)

New decade. New master plan for Birmingham. Photo via downtownbhamplan.com

Birmingham continues to boom and we love to see it! Big opportunities are coming to the city. Local leaders and organizations presented the master plan for the city center earlier this December. Keep reading to see what the future holds for our wonderful Magic City.

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Five Points South is Birmingham’s newest Entertainment District. What you need to know

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The Storyteller Fountain at Five Points South. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

On December 17, Birmingham’s City Council officially designated Five Points South as the city’s newest Entertainment District! This will bring several changes to one of Birmingham’s hippest areas, so here’s what you need to know. 

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Charlemagne Record Exchange is closing after 42 years. Visit this Birmingham legend before Dec 31

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Eager customers flip through the record stacks at Charlemagne. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

By now, you’ve most likely heard the news–after 42 years, Charlemagne Record Exchange is closing their doors. However, there is still time to experience the magic of Birmingham’s oldest record store. Create a lasting memory by visiting Charlemagne Record Exchange before December 31.

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