What’s open and what’s closed in Birmingham on Presidents Day, Feb. 17, 2020

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Presidents Day a.k.a an excuse to explore the Magic City. Photo via timeanddate.com

Presidents Day is this Monday, February 17. It’s officially called “Washington’s Birthday” to commemorate George Washington, the first U.S. president. So, how does this impact your Monday in Birmingham?  Keep reading to find out.

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Headed to see Trump in Huntsville? Who are you supporting for Senator, Birmingham?

On Friday President Trump is making a stop in Huntsville to campaign for “Big Luther” Strange, who is running in a special election against Roy Moore as Alabama’s next U.S. Senator.

What’s this GOP senatorial showdown really all about?

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President Donald Trump and Senator Luther Strange (R-Ala.) . Photo via www.americanthinker.com.

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Reflections on Washington – Birmingham Women Share Their Stories

The Women’s March on Washington, as experienced and retold by the following Birmingham residents;


EMILY PETERSON

photo courtesy of Emily Peterson

“I woke up this morning on a bus full of strangers in foggy darkness at a truck stop in Virginia. Chartered busses filled the parking lot. I made my way off the bus and into the packed convenience store full of sleepy women with flat hair and sweatshirts and pink knit hats. There was a line for the women’s restroom that wrapped out the door. But there was an excited energy in the air — tired, but excited.

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