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Randall Woodfin

This is a list of the real estate transactions and developments in downtown Birmingham from January 2020. Read more

Neck of the Woods

Leah Tucker - Carver Theatre

Photo by Erin Nelson.

Some of the most important events of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s took place in the Civil Rights District, which includes such iconic facilities as Kelly Ingram Park, 16th Street Baptist Church and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Read more

Faces

Birmingham City Hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The city could miss out on some federal funding if all of its citizens are not counted, officials say. Read more

Central City

BJCC stadium groundbreaking 12-13-18

Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Mayor Randall Woodfin wants to make it easier for people who’ve been convicted of minor marijuana charges to find jobs. Read more

Central City

Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

Sarah Finnegan

Woodfin will celebrate two years in office with a presentation at Haven about his administration's plans and accomplishments. Read more

Central City

Smoke-free Health District_Southside 10-18-19

Photo courtesy UAB and city of Birmingham.

There is no risk-free level of second-hand smoke exposure, and even brief exposure can be harmful to health, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Read more

Southside

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Staff photo.

Bus passengers in Birmingham now have another place to obtain fresh, healthy food, as the City Council recently provided funding for The Birmingham Promise. Read more

Neck of the Woods

MAX station interior

Jesse Chambers

The market at MAX Central Station will provide residents with another place to get fresh produce. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Birmingham will soon launch a six-month experiment with on-demand transit, and the Birmingham City Council approved management contracts for two iconic city-owned amenities. Read more

Neck of the Woods

Three members of the Birmingham City Council who were appointed to that body in the past year to represent districts 1, 6 and 7 will stand for election on Tuesday, Oct. 8, taking on a total of 10 challengers. Read more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo courtesy of South Crestwood Neighborhood Association.

The Crestwood South Neighborhood Association hosted a ribbon cutting July 13 to mark the opening of a new half-mile section of the Clairmont Walking Trail. Read more

Crestwood

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Three Birmingham City Council seats will be at stake in a special election in October, the Council passed a city budget for fiscal year 2020 and the city is accepting applications for it's BOLD grants. Read more

Neck of the Woods

There are four meetings left this week at the BJCTA boardroom and Birmingham Crossplex. Read more

Central City

The budget includes more money for neighborhood cleanup and the city's pension fund. Read more

Central City

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

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Councilor Steven Hoyt said city should do more; Woodfin defended efforts by police. Read more

Central City

Mayor Randall Woodfin

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The budget prioritizes neighborhood revitalization and fully funding the city’s pension fund, according to Woodfin. Read more

Central City

Birmingham City Hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The mayor said the proposed facility near Five Points West would harm the 'quality of life' of residents. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The Birmingham City Council approved an amendment to the city's budget that will allocate some more money to tear down dilapidated houses. Read more

Central City

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Sydney Cromwell

The voluntary agreement states that the cities will not give incentives or otherwise try to lure businesses from their neighbors. Read more

Business

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Jeff Johnson speaks during Woodfin's inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Members of the crowd applaud during Woodfin's inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sebastian Kole performs during Woodfin's inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Randall Woodfin gets sworn into office by The Honorable Niakita Blocton while Woodfin's parents look on during his inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Randall Woodfin embrances his mother after being sworn in as mayor of Birmingham during Woodfin's inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Mayor Randall Woodfin speaks after being sworn in during his inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.