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UPDATED: Called City Council Committee Meeting Leads to Short Moratorium on Capital Projects

09.11.2015 by André Natta · No Comments


The Birmingham City Council passed a moratorium on spending for capital projects on Tuesday. We learned Wednesday about a meetingFriday. Depending on what happens, we may have something to watch for next Tuesday. Continue reading

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Steam Plant Plaza receives Design Review Committee approval

09.9.2015 by André Natta · 2 Comments

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Alabama Power received schematic design approval of its plans for the park and plaza surrounding its Powell Avenue Steam Plant from Birmingham’s Design Review Committee on Wednesday morning, allowing for permits to be secured and work to begin. Continue reading

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Birmingham gets a second chance to meet new Schools chief “Dr. G” Tuesday evening

06.16.2015 by André Natta · 0 Comments


This time the event will take place at the Birmingham Museum of Art — and it will give the news schools leader her first opportunity to address the recent release of the system from state oversight. Continue reading

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UPDATE: Where did those lion heads from Terminal Station go?

06.12.2015 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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Birmingham’s social media community was called into action in an attempt to reclaim a portion of its built history for a local museum. We learned earlier this week it fell just a bit short in its goal. Continue reading

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Much to do this weekend, and much traffic to accompany it

06.12.2015 by André Natta · 0 Comments


Those venturing over to the BJCC will get a chance to see the Legacy Arena’s new signage. They’ll also get to be part of history as Uptown operates as an open-carry entertainment district for the first time. Plus, there’s parking. Then, there’s Saturday. We have maps. Continue reading

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Silver Airways indefinitely suspends plans for southeast expansion, including Birmingham

06.11.2015 by André Natta · 1 Comment

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Many were excited when the planned non-stop flights from the Magic City to New Orleans and Jacksonville were announced this spring. Low levels of interest were referenced in the June 10 announcement. Continue reading

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Proposed Southside mixed-use redevelopment draws attention

04.8.2015 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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As word continues to spread about the potential redevelopment of one of Birmingham’s busier intersections, information about exactly what’s happening, when, and how is becoming clearer. Patience may be the key to understanding it all. Continue reading

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