Today is Birmingham Day! The Magic City was established 148 years ago on December 19, 1871

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The Vulcan statue watches over Birmingham. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

Happy 148th birthday Birmingham!

On this day, December 19th, 1871, the city of Birmingham was incorporated by the state of Alabama. In 1925, the Birmingham City Commission officially adopted December 19th as Birmingham Day.

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“Frank’s Table” honoring Frank Stitt unveiled by the National MS Society on the Rotary Trail

Legendary chef and restauranteur Frank Stitt sitting at “Frank’s Table” a sculpture honoring him commissioned by the National MS Society. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Welcome to Frank’s Table Birmingham!

The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Alabama-Mississippi Chapter (NMSS) unveiled and dedicated a new sculpture honoring Birmingham’s  legendary chef and restauranteur  Frank Stitt at the 24th Street entrance of The Rotary Trail.

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Preservery, an elevated soul food restaurant, is moving into the space next to Frank Stitt’s Chez Fonfon in 5 Points South

Home of new Preservery at 5 Points South. The restaurant will open in early 2019. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Preservery, a restaurant that takes soul food to another level, announced today that they will be locating their new restaurant at 5 Points South next to Frank Stitt’s Chez Fonfon and Highlands Bar and Grill in early 2019.

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