McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018

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New McLeod headquarters in Hoover, Al. Via-www.mcleodsoftware.com.

McLeod Software is being given a one million dollar tax break/incentive as they plan to relocate the corporate office to Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Highway 280 in Hoover. McLeod is just one of the area tech firms that will be hiring  in 2018. Continue reading “McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018”

Is Birmingham Legion F.C. the right name for our new pro soccer team?

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Photo of the American Outlaws section at the U.S. vs Haiti Women’s friendly 2015 at Legion Field, via Facebook

Barca. Tottenham Hotspurs. Seattle Sounders. ManU. New York Cosmos.

Getting the right name for a soccer team is really important.  It sets the tone for the entire club and fan base.

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What Birmingham can learn from the Amazon HQ2 snub

We knew it in our heart of hearts, Birmingham. Most of you knew it before the big Amazon scramble even started.

As a city we applied our lipstick, puckered our lips and kissed the mirror. We cleaned up real nice. But, the next time we go shaking our thing at big business in an effort to lure them here, let’s remember what this feels like.

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Urgent care comes to Mountain Brook with new American Family Care clinic

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Photo courtesy of American Family Care

A company with a foundation based on rich Birmingham history and tradition, American Family Care (AFC), has made its mark on the nation by offering the ‘Right Care, Right Now’ to patients throughout the United States.   With more than 180 clinics and 600 in-network physicians nationwide, AFC opened its new urgent care and primary care clinic in  Cahaba Village located in Mountain Brook on Jan.8.   Continue reading “Urgent care comes to Mountain Brook with new American Family Care clinic”

Homewood to open new pool and splash pad

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image via rickyspool.com

Okay, I know I’ve been talking a lot about the weather recently. But c’mon, this weekend’s weather has been AMAZING and definitely has me looking forward to summer. I can see it now – I’m lounging by the pool with a cold drink in my hand (water, of course), the sun is shining down on me (don’t worry I’m wearing sunscreen), and I can hear the sounds of children laughing. Where am I? Well, the newly renovated Homewood parks, of course!

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Indian Cuisine: guide to perfect Birmingham comfort food

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Indian comfort food. Via- Silver Coin FB.

When you think of comfort food, is it a classic, reliable steak-house burger or some soul-food inspired mac-n-cheese?  For me, in the winter months when I want a warm, satisfying, spicy chicken and rice-and-beans comfort meal with amazing flavorful bread, it’s definitely Indian cuisine. Now there is a fast-casual option at the Pizitz Food Fall, that makes it quick  and easy to get your Indian food craving met, Silver Kati!

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BHM26.2 announces The Black Jacket Symphony as musical entertainment for race after-party

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Photo via BHM26.2’s Facebook page.

BHM26.2, Birmingham’s newest race series, has just announced some exciting news. Party of the Year! will be the musical entertainment for the race’s official after-party at Railroad Park. Brought to you by The Black Jacket Symphony, this show will feature top party hits from the past five decades and today. Continue reading “BHM26.2 announces The Black Jacket Symphony as musical entertainment for race after-party”