Huff Post “Listen to America” road trip arrives in Birmingham today

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LITTLE ROCK, AR – SEPTEMBER 13: The HuffPost bus sits in front of the Arkansas State Capitol during a visit to Little Rock, Arkansas, on Sept. 13, 2017, as part of “Listen To America: A HuffPost Road Trip.” The outlet will visit more than 20 cities on its tour across the country. (Photo by Damon Dahlen/HuffPost)

The Huff Post, one of the largest news websites in the nation, is visiting Birmingham today and tomorrow for its Listen to America Road Trip.  The Magic City is the 5th community slated for a stopover on 25 city cross country tour.

Their first event is tonight at the 16th Street Baptist Church starting at 6:00.

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Birmingham Museum of Art has appointed Graham Boettcher its new director

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Dr. Graham C. Boettcher, Birmingham Museum of Art’s new R. Hugh Daniel Director – Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Museum of Art

Some exciting news from the Birmingham Museum of Art.

The Board of Trustees of the Birmingham Museum of Art has appointed Dr. Graham C. Boettcher as its new R. Hugh Daniel Director. After a six-month national search, Boettcher replaces Gail C. Andrews, who announced plans for her retirement in March after 21 years of leadership.

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TOMORROW: YPBirmingham’s September Social with a DJ, open bar, and very special guests

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YPBirmingham’s monthly social is coming up TOMORROW. Know the what, when, where, and learn a little about the YP’s monthly outreach organization and their new partnership with UAB Football. Plus, we’ll be there.

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Small business Monday – focus on Woodlawn Cycle Cafe

Does unique cuisine come to mind when you think of Woodlawn?  If not, do yourself a favor and go check out the Woodlawn Cycle Café.  But don’t just take our word for it.  Armand Margjeka talks about his vision for neighborhood eats and drinks in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday.
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Armand Margjeka, owner of Woodlawn Cycle Café. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now

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