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Rendering courtesy of the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT).

In July, the city of Birmingham and ALDOT will host a series of public involvement meetings for residents to attend and participate in the design of the future space under the I-59/20 bridges. more

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Alyx Chandler

The event is put on each year by the Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization. more

Sights

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Submitted by Meyoka Carmichael.

The registration is Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the International House of Restoration Outreach Ministries at 1912 15th Ave. N. more

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Photo courtesy of Patrick Coryell.

“Every Mask I Tried On,” Stefanescu’s prize-winning collection of short stories published through Brighthorse Books, was released in bookstores throughout the U.S. on May 1. more

Forest Park

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Located at the edge of the UAB campus, Lucy’s Coffee & Tea has been serving students and providing a “cozy, community-friendly place” in downtown Birmingham for 25 years, owner Lucy Bonds said. It is the only locally-owned coffee shop in Five Points. more

Five Points South

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

BBRM director on a mission to create web archive of Birmingham-connected black radio. more

Faces

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Photo courtesy of Girls Inc. of Central Alabama.

The Girls Inc. of Central Alabama Crestwood Summer Camp will be June 4 through Aug. 3, except the week of July 4. more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Suman Silwal.

Here2Beer, a monthly weeknight 5K event put on by Cadence180 Consulting, will offer its 5K this month on Wednesday, June 27, and take its usual route from Good People Brewing Company to Avondale Brewing Company. more

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Alyx Chandler

Even though Chef Tony Bayles simply moved his Woodlawn catering company down the road, he said the number of customers coming by has tripled. more

Sips & Bites

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

On the third Saturday of June and July, Magic City T Shirt and Urban Vintage Clothing is partnering with Good People Brewing Company to bring a free, local artist market to the brewery. more

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Photo courtesy of Home Team Photography.

CukoRakko is bringing its first annual Fam Jam within Birmingham city limits this May. more

Avondale

When students are able to manipulate an idea in their head and make it a realty, Rob Dominguez says that’s a way learning can become an empowering and engaging experience. more

Southside

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

For its sixth iteration, the annual Birmingham International Street Fair will be held at a new location along 2nd Avenue and at the Avondale Brewing Company area, co-founder and co-planner Melissa Kendrick said. more

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Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum.

The event will feature Five Points-centric culinary options and retail vendors. more

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Birmingham native launches camper van rental company for city’s explorers at heart. more

Faces

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Rendering courtesy of ArchitectureWorks.

Bruce Lanier, the founder of the 1,700-square-foot MAKEbhm, is excited to bring an even bigger modern workplace area to downtown Birmingham this year: M2. more

Lakeview

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

On Saturday, April 7, Art Town at East Lake Station will celebrate the release of Lori Lasseter Hamilton’s third poetry chapbook, in addition to hosting its first open mic at the space. more

East Lake

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Fourteen76 launches community arts app. more

Faces

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Photo courtesy of Ashley M. Jones.

For Birmingham native Ashley M. Jones, poetry isn’t just a cute arrangement of words or a demonstration of how she can play with language – it’s indispensable conversation. more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Gumbo Gala

Get your taste buds ready for this year’s 13th annual Gumbo Gala. more

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