13 arts, culture + sports organizations opening back up, including the Negro Southern League Museum

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens is one of the organizations that's reopened
I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been back to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens since they reopened. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

When COVID hit back in March 2020, the City of Birmingham closed arts, cultural and sporting organizations across the city. Some of these have opened back up and others will soon. Keep reading for all the details.

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Birmingham Black Barons & Negro Southern League mark 100th birthday

The Birmingham Black Barons in the 1940s. Photo via John W. Mosley, property of Temple University Library Digital Collection

Due to COVID-19, almost all sporting events have been canceled. However, that doesn’t mean we have to stop celebrating sports. 2020 marks the 100th birthday of both the Birmingham Black Barons and the Negro Southern League of baseball—here are some fun facts!

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Birmingham featured in Washington Post’s “best vacation destinations you’ve never considered” series

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“With revitalized neighborhoods and a ramped-up food culture, Alabama’s largest city boldly returns to the stage and sings to a bigger audience.” ~ From the Washington Post article titled –  You’re Going Where? Birmingham

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