9 safe ways to enjoy the heck out of this Thanksgiving weekend

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woman at Jemison Park
There should be plenty of time to get outside over Thanksgiving weekend. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Hard to believe Thanksgiving is here, but chalk it up to the general weirdness that is 2020. Turkey Day traditions may be a little (or a lot) different this year, but there’s no reason you can’t still have a good time. We pulled together 9 safe ways you can enjoy the long Thanksgiving weekend in Birmingham.

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7 reasons we’re obsessed with the West Homewood area in Birmingham

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Pizzaria GM in West Homewood. (Photo by Christine Hull for Bham Now)
Pizzeria GM in West Homewood. (Photo by Christine Hull for Bham Now)

Have you checked out West Homewood recently? Well, I hadn’t in a long time and was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled into the cute area around Patriot Park. A quick walk around the block of darling little bungalows, businesses and restaurants had me dialin’ up my realtor and planning my next family move. Here are the highlights of my adventure.

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Homewood’s Sales Tax Increase effective Jan. 1st

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One Cent will go a long way. Homewood’s City Council has raised their sales tax from 9% to 10% in order to improve the schools and parks, as well as, help solve an overcrowding problem in a public safety building.

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