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Design Review Preview | June 11, 2014

06.10.2014 by acnatta · 1 Comment

This week’s city of Birmingham Design Review Committee agenda is short and focused on the center of greater downtown — and a potential new Starbucks location. As good an excuse as any to start our new map preview! Continue reading

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Deadline for Transit Citizens Advisory Board applications is March 31

03.28.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments

Transit continues to get more and more attention in metro Birmingham. New legislation signed last year is providing area residents an opportunity to have their voice heard while representing others. You’ve got until Monday to apply. Continue reading

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A new sign for a converted historic building in Ensley

03.28.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments

Some of our historic theaters in Birmingham, AL are being returned to their original use. One that once graced the city’s west side continues its transformation into a needed community resource – symbolized by a new sign. Continue reading

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Which university reigns supreme? TIME decides to build a web app for that

03.19.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments

According to a new TIME Magazine web app using data from Wikipedia, Alabama is more influential than Auburn. The real question here in Birmingham, AL though is how does UAB measure up to the other two schools? Continue reading

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Man commits suicide this morning in Birmingham parking deck

03.19.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments

Wednesday morning saw police secure portions of several streets in downtown Birmingham and the parking lot where Gus’s Hot Dogs is located and later confirm a man had committed suicide. Continue reading

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Birmingham made its fourth Livability top 10 list. This time, it’s for downtown

03.17.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments

The inclusion of Birmingham on a list of top U.S. downtowns for 2014 is pretty big – especially when you consider it’s the fourth time the city has appeared on a list curated by the website focused on what makes cities livable. It just means more folks checking us out… Continue reading

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Brum City Council in England plugs wedding fair in our Magic City

03.17.2014 by acnatta · 0 Comments

It’s been several years, so we were more than due for another goof-up by the City Council of England’s second city mistaking our Birmingham for their own. This time though, at least they were helping us promote an event. Continue reading

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