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Photo by Lee Adlaf, Wikimedia

People can share and archive their memories of UAB during its 50th anniversary Read more


The ordinance, a priority for Mayor Woodfin, seeks to expand access to healthy food in the city. Read more

Central City

michael saag

Photo courtesy of UAB Media Relations.

CFAR will use the $7.5 million grant to fight HIV in Alabama and the Southeast. Read more


Council also approved a new lodging surcharge and moratorium on storage facilities Read more

Central City

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This is the second year in a row the school has topped the ranking from Times Higher Education. Read more



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The UAB Department of Music will present an annual July 4 concert on campus. Read more


A.G. Gaston Motel 9-18-18

Photo by Jesse Chambers

A ceremony will be held in the motel courtyard July 1, according to Mayor Woodfin. Read more

Central City

Denham Building

Rendering courtesy of Creature

The Parkside District has been booming for several years, ever since the opening of Railroad Park and Regions Field. That boom continues, with a dozen projects announced or in progress in the area. Read more


EO Accelerator Program

Courtesy of Entrepreneurs Organization, Birmingham chapter

The Entrepreneurs Organization launched its EO Accelerator Program in March to give an initial group of 11 first-stage entrepreneurs the training they need to catapult their companies to the next level and to go beyond $1 million in annual sales. Read more


Mota Autohaus

Jesse Chambers

Two Birmingham entrepreneurs — the husband-and-wife team of Manuel Mota and Alexis Ginsburg — say they want to change the way people look at auto repair shops. Read more

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They’re reopening The Thirsty Donkey in Avondale in a space previously occupied by another eatery, Rowe’s Filling Station. At press time, they planned to open in early July. Read more

Sips & Bites

Back Forty Brewing

Sarah Finnegan

Proceeds will help the AFSP fund research and education and support those affected by suicide. Read more


Michael Biehn

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Alabama Comic Con — to be held at the BJCC Exhibition Halls on July 13-14 — is a family-friendly event where fans can meet vendors and artists, as well as actors and other celebrities. Read more


Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks show

Staff photo

The Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks show will light up the night sky above Vulcan Park and Museum on Thursday, July 4, at 9 p.m. Read more


Vinegar Arts Group

Courtesy of Vinegar Arts Group

Birmingham arts collective Vinegar searching for a brick-and-mortar facility Read more


IPC Recess Respite

Jesse Chambers

Independent Presbyterian Church started its Recess Respite Program in 2018 to help people with mild to moderate memory loss and their caregivers. Read more

Highland Park

Shoppes of Crestwood

Ted Perry

The closure of ElementsBhm and TRXi Vintage means the end of the Third Thursday event. Read more


Ronald F. Mathieu

Courtesy of Birmingham Airport Authority

Mathieu, who will oversee all airport operations, was set to begin work June 17. Read more

East Lake


Courtesy of Glenwood Inc.

In April, Glenwood celebrated the end of a $10 million capital campaign and the construction of a new campus in Avondale, a complement to its main campus in Liberty Park. Read more


Red Mountain Theatre Company

Courtesy of RMTC and LIVE Design Group

Red Mountain Theatre Company announced recently it will build a new $25-million arts campus adjacent to Regions Field in the bustling Parkside District. Read more