12 incredible coworking spaces in Birmingham to refresh your 9 to 5

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Time to get your cowork on. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Has your bedroom become your new office this year? Whether you began working from home in 2020 or it’s always been a part of your job description, change up the everyday by checking out these coworking spaces in Birmingham. 

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5 Birmingham metalworkers making beautiful art + how you can get started

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Emily Meisler with her metal art. Photo via Emily Meisler

With a nickname like “The Steel City”, it’s no wonder Birmingham is home to a thriving metalworking scene. I reached out to 5 Birmingham metalworkers to learn more about their craft. Keep reading to see where they find inspiration and learn where you can get started.

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Ghost Train Brewing Co., Gotcha Mobility + Freshwater Land Trust confirmed M2 tenants

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Retail, food, drink, office space and more. M2 will have a little bit of everything. Rendering of the M2 space via M2

M2, the mixed-use expansion project from MAKEbhm, is moving along! Three exciting tenants have been secured for the space including Ghost Train Brewing Co., Gotcha Mobility, LLC and Freshwater Land Trust. Here’s what we know:

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We went behind the scenes of the new M2 development, the sequel to MAKEbhm

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Carruthers and Lanier are a powerhouse team- their combined experience in architecture and real estate yields great odds for success for this new development. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now.

Some big names in Birmingham business and development have teamed up on a new project. Tom Carruthers, President of Red Rock Realty and Bruce Lanier, Founder and Owner of MAKEbhm have joined with Grant Brigham, Partner at ARC Realty. They’re bringing a new development to 3501 1st Ave South (formerly Old Car Heaven) later this year, and we’ve got all the details.

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16 art classes to register for in Birmingham during the month of October, including candle making at ArtPlay and embroidery at the Birmingham Museum of Art

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Grab your friends and head to an art class at the Birmingham Museum of Art. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art

Keep your creativity flowing when you register for art classes in Birmingham. From pottery and ceramics to drawing painting and even embroidery, here are 16 classes to choose from.

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Develop your inner artist with Birmingham’s guide to art classes this summer

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So you’re not exactly Jackson Pollock or Frida Kahlo. So what? You don’t have to be a master to be an artist, and Birmingham offers plenty of art classes to refine (or find!) your craft. Continue reading “Develop your inner artist with Birmingham’s guide to art classes this summer”

Big Spoon Creamery settles in Avondale, Birmingham reaffirmed as small business hub

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Avondale continues to prove its truly revitalizing by providing Birmingham with a unique atmosphere and impeccable eating.

The tight knit community will soon receive a Bham food truck favorite turned Brick and Mortar – Big Spoon Creamery.

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via Big Spoon Creamery

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