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Barnes & Noble now running UAB bookstore

There was little fanfare yesterday when Barnes & Noble officially took over the Hill University Bookstore on UAB’s Southside campus. The move brings some of the resources of one of the nation’s largest booksellers to Birmingham’s city center area.

In a press release Richard Margison, UAB vice president for financial affairs and administration said, “This relationship will allow us to enhance the bookstore services we provide to our faculty, staff and students.” Continue reading

Midtown’s happening

Simon explaining Hyatt Place

The development of Birmingham’s midtown district was the focus of today’s ONB Breakfast Briefing. Today’s meeting focused on several new developments in the area, including the new Hyatt Place property to be located on the former Williams Cadillac site along 20th Street South. The image above shows Robert Simon from Corporate Realty talking about the project while showing renderings. Continue reading

Go Tell It; A center is born tonight

If you still haven’t figured out what you’re doing this evening, there’s still time to get tickets to attend tonight’s gospel concert at the Alys Stephens Center beginning at 7 p.m. Click here to view the Timetable listing for the event.

The event is being held in conjunction with the announcement of the creation of the Alabama Gospel Music Cultural Arts Center. The center is the outgrowth of efforts to renovate and utilize the former McCoy United Methodist facility, located across the street from Birmingham-Southern College by the McCoy Center for Community Service. Continue reading

“Go Tell It!”, Alys Stephens Center

Go Tell It! Celebrating Our Own in Gospel Music! is the first fundraising event aimed at reopening the doors of the former McCoy United Methodist Church as the Alabama Gospel Music Cultural Arts Center.

The facility is located across from the campus of Birmingham Southern College . Plans for the center will be revealed during the event, with proceeds from ticket sales going towards its development. towards development of the center.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the Alys Stephens Center box office at UAB, 205.975.2787.