Urgent care comes to Mountain Brook with new American Family Care clinic

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A company with a foundation based on rich Birmingham history and tradition, American Family Care (AFC), has made its mark on the nation by offering the ‘Right Care, Right Now’ to patients throughout the United States.   With more than 180 clinics and 600 in-network physicians nationwide, AFC opened its new urgent care and primary care clinic in  Cahaba Village located in Mountain Brook on Jan.8.   Continue reading “Urgent care comes to Mountain Brook with new American Family Care clinic”

Homewood to open new pool and splash pad

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Okay, I know I’ve been talking a lot about the weather recently. But c’mon, this weekend’s weather has been AMAZING and definitely has me looking forward to summer. I can see it now – I’m lounging by the pool with a cold drink in my hand (water, of course), the sun is shining down on me (don’t worry I’m wearing sunscreen), and I can hear the sounds of children laughing. Where am I? Well, the newly renovated Homewood parks, of course!

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Indian Cuisine: guide to perfect Birmingham comfort food

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Indian comfort food. Via- Silver Coin FB.

When you think of comfort food, is it a classic, reliable steak-house burger or some soul-food insured mac-n-cheese?  For me, in the winter months when I want a warm, satisfying, spicy chicken and rice-and-beans comfort meal with amazing flavorful bread, it’s definitely Indian cuisine. Now there is a fast-casual option at the Pizitz Food Fall, that makes it quick  and easy to get your Indian food craving met, Silver Kati!

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BHM26.2 announces The Black Jacket Symphony as musical entertainment for race after-party

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BHM26.2, Birmingham’s newest race series, has just announced some exciting news. Party of the Year! will be the musical entertainment for the race’s official after-party at Railroad Park. Brought to you by The Black Jacket Symphony, this show will feature top party hits from the past five decades and today. Continue reading “BHM26.2 announces The Black Jacket Symphony as musical entertainment for race after-party”

Attention all education innovators, AT&T Aspire Accelerator is taking applications

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Got a solution to an education challenge we face? If you have an innovative education venture, AT&T wants to know about it…and just maybe they will help you   make that idea become a reality!  With investment money, expenses, mentoring and access to top ed-tech leaders.
AT&T Aspire Accelerator, one of the company’s  philanthropic programs, is accepting applications through January 27 for the program which begins in April 2018.

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Things to do outdoors on this beautiful Birmingham weekend

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Weekend weather for Birmingham January 19-21 – image via www.abc3340.com

Well, whether you were snowed in or only saw a few flurries (I think we got the short end of the stick), one thing is for sure… This week was cold! We hope you took care of those pets, warmed up with some of our favorite Birmingham soups, and took advantage of your snow day by doing absolutely nothing. Alas, warm(er) weather is finally here! This weekend the temps will be risin’ and the sun will be shinin’. Here’s how to break that cabin fever, get outdoors, and make the most of this beautiful weekend in Birmingham.

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#MeToo movement provides opportunity for Birmingham businesses

Whether you are a business owner or an employee in Birmingham, your response to sexual harassment in the workplace matters. Here are some ways we can all move forward and get help when needed.

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Women marching in Los Angeles, California on November 12, as a part of the #MeToo women’s march. Photo by MediaPunch/REX/Shutterstock, via Deadline.

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Birmingham, here’s how to lower your energy bill this winter

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It’s been a few years since Alabama has experienced such a harsh winter. And with temperatures in the teens and even single digits, along with more than one snow storm (seriously, Alabama?), heaters are being run at all times. Unfortunately, running your heat regularly can cause your energy bill to dramatically increase. Continue reading “Birmingham, here’s how to lower your energy bill this winter”