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Multi-million dollar renovation underway at The Redmont Hotel

08.19.2014 by acnatta · No Comments

Redmont renovation begins

Renovation work at the Redmont Hotel continues to move forward, albeit in a much more visible fashion, as dumpsters and heavy equipment begin to appear. The $13.4 million project appears to be moving full steam ahead. Continue reading

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The app battle may shift to carpooling soon

08.15.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments


The battle for supremacy in the new world of digital transportation network companies among the likes of Uber and Lyft seem to be leading them into the world of carpooling — and a definition of ridesharing more in line with existing pre-app options. Continue reading

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Ruffner Mountain gets a new director, conducts online survey

07.31.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments


Reading Mark Kelly’s Red Dirt column this week would also mean you’d already know there’s a new executive director at one of the nation’s largest urban nature preserves — the one located on Birmingham’s east side. Continue reading

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Last day to nominate someone for a Vulcan

07.31.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments


Nominations are being accepted for a series of new civic leadership awards to be handed out to five individuals during an event in early October at The Club. Continue reading

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A look at the proposed changes to Birmingham’s transportation ordinance

07.25.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments


The City Council postponed a vote on proposed changes to the transportation ordinance involving ride-sharing apps until Tuesday. We figured it may help everyone understand what’s going on if you actually reviewed the changes yourself… Continue reading

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Design Review Preview | June 25, 2014

06.24.2014 by acnatta · 0 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. Continue reading

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Is Uber preparing for an arrival in Birmingham?

06.19.2014 by acnatta · 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… Continue reading

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The changing of the guard continues in Birmingham

06.19.2014 by acnatta · 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. Continue reading

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

06.17.2014 by acnatta · 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. Continue reading

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East Lake residents to get choices for their morning cup

06.17.2014 by acnatta · 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. Continue reading

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