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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

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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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Help Sojourns continue its journey

02.26.2014 by Andre Natta · 1 Comment

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One of two fair trade stores in the state of Alabama, and arguably one of the first businesses responsible for Birmingham’s downtown renaissance, Sojourns (and its owner, Melissa Kendrick) are in need of your support right now – all thanks to a collapsed sewer line.

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Local Comcast/Time Warner Cable deal impact unknown

02.26.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments


The recently announced merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable doesn’t currently have a direct impact on Birmingham, AL – but it’ll be something to keep an eye on long term.

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Where does Birmingham Instagram?

02.26.2014 by Andre Natta · 0 Comments

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There are now pink bubbles – both tiny and large – letting those active on the popular photosharing site Instagram (and the curious) see what’s being shared in Birmingham, AL and all points beyond.

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