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Reports of UAB football’s impending demise lead to impromptu rally, more questions

12.1.2014 by André Natta · No Comments

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Hundreds gathered on UAB’s Campus Green on Sunday evening, November 30, as a sign of support for the university’s football team. Several media outlets had reported earlier in the day that an announcement about its future could be coming this week. Continue reading

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UAB men’s soccer starts their journey down the road to Cary, NC on November 20

11.18.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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The UAB men’s soccer team earned an at-large bid to the 2014 NCAA College Cup tournament. They will host Furman for a first-round match on Thursday evening at 5:30 p.m. Continue reading

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On-street parking rates go up in Birmingham’s city center

11.12.2014 by André Natta · 6 Comments

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People finding their way to downtown Birmingham in recent weeks may have experienced a noticeable increase in parking meter fees. Yes, they announced it (sort of).We figured it’s be a good excuse to show what some of our peer cities charge for on and off-street parking. Continue reading

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Full day of events, recognition planned in Birmingham for Veterans Day

11.10.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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There is a full day of events (including the parade), pauses for reflection, and fundraisers ahead for Birmingham this Tuesday as the nation pauses to honor our military veterans. We’ve compiled a partial list of city-specific activities. Continue reading

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UAB announces new soccer facility, $1.5 million BBVA Compass gift towards construction

11.10.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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BBVA Compass and the University of Alabama at Birmingham decided to go low-key in announcing the gift — enabling a new soccer-specific stadium for the school’s men’s and women’s soccer teams (at a main entry point to the urban campus). Continue reading

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The Baking Bandits plan to open brick and mortar space after winning REV Birmingham’s first ever “Big Pitch”

11.9.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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The Baking Bandits will soon have their own brick and mortar retail location after winning The Big Pitch competition this weekend. We had a chance to sit down with the Bandits on October 30 to find out just what the win would mean — and what’s been learned during this past year. Continue reading

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Red Mountain Park opens Kaul Adventure Tower on Saturday

11.7.2014 by André Natta · 0 Comments

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The city’s largest park (and one of its newest) is preparing to open its newest attraction to the public this weekend — an opportunity to climb an 80 foot tower (and ride down via 1,300 foot zip line). We got a chance to try it out on Election Day. Continue reading

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