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“The Sign” now apparently has an online voice on Twitter

03.14.2014 by Andre Natta · No Comments


The advertisement covering a historic electronic sign in downtown Birmingham seems to have decided it needs to be telling its own story by speaking for itself – on Twitter. Then there’s the fact the Barons are the only White Sox affiliate without a Pepsi sponsorship…

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The countdown to a new transit center has started

03.7.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


Today they broke ground on Birmingham’s new $30 million intermodal transit facility. The first step is to construct a temporary station, followed by demolition of the current facility and construction.

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Investigative journalism initiative announced last week, initial focus this week

03.7.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments

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We seem to have a clearer picture of the types of subjects a new initiative between the Alabama Media Group and the Center for Investigative Reporting will focus its efforts. Its latest focus – state prisons.

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Sherri Ross Walters named a runner-up for 92Y Genius competition

03.6.2014 by Andre Natta · 2 Comments

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Birmingham’s Sherri Ross Walters has her eyes set on doing something to help get much needed information out to the homeless community. This week, her efforts caught the attention of New York’s 92nd Street Y – and their start-up competition.

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Where are you going to watch TEDxBirmingham?

02.28.2014 by Andre Natta · 1 Comment


Birmingham will be hosting its third edition of the popular community-organized events aimed at providing a local TED-like experience this Saturday. If you don’t have a ticket, you can either watch it at home or find your way to one of the viewing parties taking place throughout the Magic City.

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Last day to “vote Birmingham” for U.S. Chamber community award

02.28.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


Birminghamians have a chance to let one of the recent U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Award winners know how much they mean to the community. The thing is, you’ve only got until 10:59 a.m., CT to cast your vote online.

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Trim Tab Brewing Company hires Alabama’s first woman brewer

02.27.2014 by Andre Natta · 1 Comment

Wiersma up close

The scene’s newest entrant to Birmingham’s craft beer scene, Trim Tab Brewing Company, is already making waves from their home base/tasting gallery in Lakeview. A recent hire is sure to pique interest as well while perhaps giving us a glimpse at the industry’s future.

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StartupBus to stop in Birmingham on Sunday

02.27.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


One of the most unique entrepreneurial competitions in the world is ready to start again. This time, the StartupBus plans to make a stop in the Magic City on its way to San Antonio for SXSW.

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