Birmingham City Council considers ordinance that prevents inhumane treatment of animals

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Update: The Birmingham City Council passed the dog tethering ordinance unanimously.

The Birmingham City Council is considering at its Tuesday, July 21st meeting, a proposal that would amend the city’s code to prevent animals from being inhumanely tethered.

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Howls & Growls

Are you ready for a HOWLING good time?  You don’t want to miss Howls & Growls October, 26th at Haven in the Lakeview district of Birmingham, AL! Howls & Growls will be a T H R I L L I N G good time including local food trucks, a spooktacular costume contest where the winner takes home a CASH prize totaling $1,500.00 for all three categories, and best of all….beer and wine are included in your ticket purchase! Don’t ghost on us, get your tickets NOW! The Greater Birmingham Humane Society Young Professionals Board is hosting the Fifth Annual Howls & Growls Halloween celebration benefiting the Greater Birmingham Humane Society. Howls & Growls is a Halloween-themed event that raises money and awareness for the thousands of animals the Greater Birmingham Humane Society serves each year. The event features live music from 17th floor, games and activities, live streaming of the Alabama and Auburn football games, and local food and craft beer from Avondale Brewing and Good People Brewing. Proceeds from the event benefit the continued efforts of the Greater Birmingham Humane Society.

Birmingham companies help those affected by Hurricane Michael, including Bresco and Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. Plus, find out where you can donate.

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Help from the American Red Cross provides smiles to those affected by Hurricane Michael. Photo via American Red Cross

It’s been a little over a week since Hurricane Michael—a Category 4 storm—ravaged the Florida Panhandle. Here’s a look at how companies and individuals across Birmingham are helping those affected by the storm and how you can too.

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12 Birmingham yoga studios you need to know about including Areo Joe’s aerial yoga

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It’s nice to have you in Birmingham yoga classes. This guide will prevent you from feeling upside down and overwhelmed by the area’s offerings. Photo by Rachel Callahan

I know it can be intimidating to walk into a new yoga class, whether you’re a long-time practitioner trying a different studio or a first timer. I’ve practiced yoga regularly since 2011 and have taught since 2014, but I still get nervous when I try someplace new! But the guide to Birmingham yoga classes is here to help. Continue reading “12 Birmingham yoga studios you need to know about including Areo Joe’s aerial yoga”