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Proposal for chain link fence around parking lot on 18th Street tabled at Design Review Committee meeting

09.2.2014 by André Natta · No Comments

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Safety and security were cited as major factors for a proposal to place a 6′ tall chain link fence around a parking lot located at a prominent corner of Birmingham’s central business district. The committee asked if another option could be considered due to the site’s visibility. Continue reading

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VIPs get a sneak peek at Remy’s Dog Park before this Saturday’s official opening

09.2.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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VIPs got a chance to take a sneak peek at Remy’s Dog Park before it officially opens at 8 a.m. on September 6. A ribbon cutting will take place at 11 a.m. We even have a GIF that kind of captures everyone’s excitement… Continue reading

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Birmingham City Councilors take the Ice Bucket Challenge

08.27.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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Tuesday evening saw four Birmingham City Councilors accept the Ice Bucket Challenge from members of their central staff. It also saw the ALS Association release new numbers showing momentum continuing to move forward — with two months to go before what’s normally their biggest fundraiser of the year takes place. Continue reading

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Design Review Preview | August 27 ,2014

08.26.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

Edgars at Financial Center

This week (with an extremely short preliminary agenda), we’ll see projects that will give us an idea as to when eateries along the Birmingham Green and 1st Avenue North in East Lake will open for business. Continue reading

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Sidewalk Film Festival runs Indiegogo campaign to offset title sponsor loss

08.25.2014 by André Natta · 1 Comment

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The Sidewalk Film Festival just celebrated its Sweet Sixteen this past weekend, giving attendees a chance to escape the brutal heat by way of an air-conditioned theater. This evening they’re wrapping up an online fundraising effort to help pay for it and need your help. Continue reading

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Multi-million dollar renovation underway at The Redmont Hotel

08.19.2014 by André Natta · 0 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 André Natta · 0 Comments

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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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