Viral video of truck nearly running over cyclists shocks Birmingham. Here are helpful cycling tips to stay safe.

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Cyclists rolling out of Railroad Park on a either a 30 or 60-mile route.

Let’s be upfront about this. Riding a bike in Birmingham can sometimes be  very dangerous and that is just plain wrong.

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Huffman business incubator coming to 9952 Parkway East

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Eric Guster of Guster Law, LLC is a local lawyer and real estate developer. He is planning to remodel an old furniture store building and transform it into a business incubator space. The building will have offices and will act as a business incubator serving the eastern part of Birmingham. Continue reading “Huffman business incubator coming to 9952 Parkway East”

Blaze means business. A sneak peek of the Blaze statue in front of the new UAB Collat School of Business building

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Blaze statue and Ken Jackson in front of the UAB Collat School of Business. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Blaze, UAB’s iconic mascot, has found a home in front of the new UAB Collat School of Business building.

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Birmingham’s Shipt featured on CNBC, continues to expand nationwide

A Shipt shopper shopping at Target. Photo via Shipt.

If you live in Birmingham, you’ve probably heard about Shipt. The grocery delivery service that started right here in Birmingham was recently bought by Target for 550 million dollars, and it’s currently bringing tons of new jobs to Birmingham.The grocery delivery service that started right here in Birmingham was recently bought by Target for 550 million dollars, and it’s currently bringing tons of new jobs to Birmingham. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Shipt featured on CNBC, continues to expand nationwide”

If you like movies and helping people, volunteer at Birmingham’s Sidewalk Film Festival, August 20-26

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James Brown and his wife Emily. They met at Sidewalk as volunteers! Photo via James Brown

So, you love all-things cinema and you love Birmingham. Then become a Sidewalk volunteer!  Birmingham’s annual film festival runs August 20-26.

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Code Switch chooses Birmingham as its 2nd live show destination, but why?

Mayor Woodfin with Code Switch hosts Gene Demby and Shereen Marisol Meraji. Photo Courtesy of Steve Drummond

How often do you know of a nationally well-known podcast doing a live show in Birmingham? Not too often. NPR’s Code Switch, a podcast about race and identity in America, decided to host its second live show in Birmingham!

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4 ways you can transform your digital photos into works of art at Four Corners Gallery

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With Summer vacation pictures piling up, and those first day of school photos quick to follow, your cell phone is probably filling up with memories you’re going to want to keep. Perhaps you have some photos that are truly beautiful. They need to be seen! Take those vacation photos and sweet summertime memories to Four Corners Gallery and transform them into a piece of art.

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7 reasons to cheer for Birmingham Shake Shack grand opening Wednesday, Aug. 22. First 205 customers get free Big Bob’s Cheese Fries!

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Clear the way for the stampede! The first-ever Alabama Shake Shack opens in Birmingham on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 11 a.m. at The Summit, 200 Summit Blvd. The best part? Numbers 3, 4 and 5 on this list are all about local at this globally loved restaurant.

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5 things to know about Rodney Scott’s BBQ opening in Saigon Noodle House location in Avondale

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Rodney Scott masters the ‘cue in a cinder block smokehouse. Photo via rodneyscottsbbq.com

Woot woot. More delicious eats coming this way! Birmingham not only boasts homegrown James Beard award winners, but our city also attracts them across state lines. Barbecue master Rodney Scott owns the title of James Beard Best Chef of the Southeast 2018. Now his restaurant, Rodney Scott’s BBQ, is coming to the Magic City. The location? The current home of Saigon Noodle House in Avondale.

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Trussville’s revitalization continues as 4 more businesses break ground, including Full Moon Bar-B-Que

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Rebecca Brown. Photo via Rebecca Brown’s A Baby and Children’s Boutique’s Facebook page.

More businesses are popping up in Trussville as its revitalization continues. Here’s an update on what has newly broken ground and what has opened.  Continue reading “Trussville’s revitalization continues as 4 more businesses break ground, including Full Moon Bar-B-Que”