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UAB men’s soccer starts their journey down the road to Cary, NC on November 20

11.18.2014 by André Natta · No Comments

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The UAB men’s soccer team earned an at-large bid to the 2014 NCAA College Cup tournament. They will host Furman for a first-round match on Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

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On-street parking rates go up in Birmingham’s city center

11.12.2014 by André Natta · 6 Comments


People finding their way to downtown Birmingham in recent weeks may have experienced a noticeable increase in parking meter fees. Yes, they announced it (sort of).We figured it’s be a good excuse to show what some of our peer cities charge for on and off-street parking. Continue reading

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Full day of events, recognition planned in Birmingham for Veterans Day

11.10.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments


There is a full day of events (including the parade), pauses for reflection, and fundraisers ahead for Birmingham this Tuesday as the nation pauses to honor our military veterans. We’ve compiled a partial list of city-specific activities. Continue reading

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UAB announces new soccer facility, $1.5 million BBVA Compass gift towards construction

11.10.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

BBVA Compass field rendering from SE

BBVA Compass and the University of Alabama at Birmingham decided to go low-key in announcing the gift — enabling a new soccer-specific stadium for the school’s men’s and women’s soccer teams (at a main entry point to the urban campus). Continue reading

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The Baking Bandits plan to open brick and mortar space after winning REV Birmingham’s first ever “Big Pitch”

11.9.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

The Nest Birmingham open house

The Baking Bandits will soon have their own brick and mortar retail location after winning The Big Pitch competition this weekend. We had a chance to sit down with the Bandits on October 30 to find out just what the win would mean — and what’s been learned during this past year. Continue reading

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Red Mountain Park opens Kaul Adventure Tower on Saturday

11.7.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments


The city’s largest park (and one of its newest) is preparing to open its newest attraction to the public this weekend — an opportunity to climb an 80 foot tower (and ride down via 1,300 foot zip line). We got a chance to try it out on Election Day. Continue reading

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Birmingham City Schools wants your help in their upcoming superintendent search

11.7.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments


Birmingham’s Board of Education is reaching out to hear from those willing to share their opinions about what they want to see in the system’s next superintendent. Community conversations are currently scheduled for November 18 and 19, with an online survey also available for use. Continue reading

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