One of two fair trade stores in the state of Alabama, and arguably one of the first businesses responsible for Birmingham’s downtown renaissance, Sojourns (and its owner, Melissa Kendrick) are in need of your support right now – all thanks to a collapsed sewer line.
Entries Tagged as 'downtown'
February 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Take a moment
May 20th, 2013 · Comments Off · 35203
Those working in Birmingham’s central business district may now find it a little easier to figure out where their favorite food truck is located – thanks to a new use for the Barber Properties lot on Richard Arrington, Jr., Blvd.
November 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Health
The newest addition to the medical portion of downtown Birmingham’s skyline has led to a necessary, and currently temporary, move of parking facilities for the city’s VA medical center. The changes went into effect November 1.
Folks heading downtown for church (or for a visit to the museum) on Sunday may find it just a little harder to park than normal – since they’ll have started filming portions of the Jackie Robinson biopic “42″ in the area around the Tutwiler Hotel.
February 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · 35203
Folks driving by downtown Birmingham’s Powell School (and folks who haven’t had the chance yet) would be happy to take stock of progress being made with regards to efforts to save the 123 year old building that once served as the city’s first school.
January 5th, 2012 · Comments Off · Regionwide, The City
The long-term outlook for the county provides the perfect testing opportunity to see if Birmingham, AL is ready for pay and display meters. A recent ruling associated with the county’s bankruptcy filing means we’ll get a good sample pool for some time to come.
June 28th, 2011 · Comments Off · Media
It’s not quite a digital newsstand but it’s an interesting next step for Birmingham, AL’s newspaper of record – boxes in front of their headquarters are now accepting credit cards.
June 24th, 2011 · Comments Off · Urban Design
June 28 & 29 will give concerned citizens in metro Birmingham a chance to voice their suggestions pertaining to how the development around Railroad Park and redevelopment of the Bessemer Superhighway should happen – and how it can help produce a more livable city.