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Design Review Preview | June 25, 2014

06.24.2014 by Andre Natta · No Comments


This week’s Design Review preview includes a taste of what could be on the way in terms of murals, and a reminder that we’re supposed to be paying attention to the city’s west side.

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Is Uber preparing for an arrival in Birmingham?

06.19.2014 by Andre Natta · 1 Comment


Apparently the popular mobile-based car service is preparing to bring its talents to the Magic City. We’ve combed the Internet to see what we’d find — and it’s looking like it may only be a matter of time…

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The changing of the guard continues in Birmingham

06.19.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


As people gather at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute to celebrate the accomplishments of its outgoing president, Lawrence Pijeaux, it’s apparent we’re in the middle of a changing of the guard in the city.

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Friends of Rickwood Field seek donations to help finish reconstruction of historic train depot

06.17.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


The former historic train depot that once stood along 14th St. N. in downtown Birmingham is looking forward to a new lease on life as the batting cage facility for Rickwood Field, America’s oldest ballpark. They’re still $25,000 to raise before it’s finished.

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East Lake residents to get choices for their morning cup

06.17.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


The entrepreneurial bug is alive and well in Birmingham’s East Lake neighborhood as two coffee houses look to fill a need for the area later this summer. Choice is definitely a good thing.

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BJCTA hosts public forum on proposed circulator, routes on June 10

06.10.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


If you’re seeing this before 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday evening, you’ve probably still got some time to get to this meeting. If you didn’t, that’s OK — they’ve got an online survey available for you (the link in the post) to offer feedback through an another option.

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Design Review Preview | June 11, 2014

06.10.2014 by Andre Natta · 1 Comment


This week’s city of Birmingham Design Review Committee agenda is short and focused on the center of greater downtown — and a potential new Starbucks location. As good an excuse as any to start our new map preview!

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Deadline for Transit Citizens Advisory Board applications is March 31

03.28.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


Transit continues to get more and more attention in metro Birmingham. New legislation signed last year is providing area residents an opportunity to have their voice heard while representing others. You’ve got until Monday to apply.

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