National business news media abuzz about potential Birmingham-based Energen bid by billionaire Carl Icahn

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Energen Headquarters in downtown Birmingham. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.

Today, national business news media outlets are abuzz about the news that legendary billionaire investor Carl Icahan is considering a bid to buy Birmingham-based Energen.

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Want brunch all weekend long? Birmingham offers it at Roots and Revelry, Five and many more!

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Photo via Five Bar Birmingham.

Brunch. Is there anything better than when two words combine to make a more delicious one? While many places offer brunch on Sundays, we’ve got the list of Birmingham’s hottest spots that serve it all weekend long! Continue reading “Want brunch all weekend long? Birmingham offers it at Roots and Revelry, Five and many more!”

Confessions of a savvy sales lady! 5 do’s and don’ts about car buying from Adamson Ford’s credit expert.

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Adamson Ford’s Christie Taylor can show you how to lease or buy a car today.

She’s not here to take advantage of you. She’s here to make sure you’re not overwhelmed with the details of a car purchase. So, relax. Adamson Ford’s Car Credit Genie Christie Taylor guides us through the do’s and don’ts of car buying.

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Everyone loves a parade. Check out videos of the best Do Dah Day 2018 Parade floats

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This year’s Do Dah Day 2018 was a huge success. A Birmingham original, thousands of people once again descended on the Highland Park neighborhood to have a good time and raise funds to benefit homeless animals in the Birmingham and Jefferson County areas.

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Have you ever sat next to a Cahaba Lily? Try it at the Cahaba Lily Festival this Saturday. (Photos)

Sitting amongst Cahaba lilies. Photo courtesy of the Cahaba River Society.

Here is an idea for your bucket list. Visit the Cahaba Lilies (here are the directions). Bring a friend, loved one or family member and take a selfie sitting  amongst the lilies.

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5 u-pick strawberry farms just a short drive from Birmingham, and more

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Slather on the sunscreen and pack a cooler of drinks and snacks. U-pick strawberry season is still in full gear in Alabama for the month of May. Bham Now has the scoop on the strawberry farms within reasonable driving distance of Birmingham. Plus, we’ve got a sneak peek of u-pick options for June right here in Jefferson County.

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Relax! Regions Tradition’s Yoga on the Green has been moved to Saturday, May 19, 5:30pm

Shipt Yoga on the Green. Photo courtesy of the Brunos Event Team.

Regions Tradition’s Yoga on the Green has been moved to Saturday, May 19, 5:30pm because of potential inclement weather. Originally scheduled for today, there are no changes to the event just the date change. There will still be 90 minutes of yoga, door prizes, and a wine-down social hour.

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Alabama Splash Adventure opens May 19, plus other splash pads to visit this summer around Birmingham

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Springville Splash Pad. Photo via Elease Huckeba.

The school year is finishing up and the weather is getting oh-so hot. Where will you be spending the long summer days ahead? How about at one of the many exciting splash pads located around Birmingham?  Continue reading “Alabama Splash Adventure opens May 19, plus other splash pads to visit this summer around Birmingham”

Celebrate Itty Bitty Magic City’s 3rd birthday when you visit McWane Science Center

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Itty Bitty Magic City. Photo courtesy of McWane Science Center.

May marks the 3rd birthday of McWane Science Center‘s Itty Bitty Magic City. Celebrate this momentous occasion by letting your little one learn through play when visiting Itty Bitty Magic City at McWane Science Center all month long! Purchase your tickets to McWane Science Center. Continue reading “Celebrate Itty Bitty Magic City’s 3rd birthday when you visit McWane Science Center”

Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12

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Alabama as an emerging force in innovation

Since 2014, EDPA’s  imerge innovation awards ceremony has celebrated Alabama companies who are the most innovative in the state. Continue reading “Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12”

Could Morris Avenue be the Birmingham Retail Row? Check out Honeycreeper Chocolate, basic. and Heidi Elnora Atelier.

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Courtney Pigford of Honeycreeper Chocolate and Lacey Woodroof of basic. in front of their future Morris Avenue storefront. Photo via @abasicshop on Instagram

Visit Morris Avenue and you cannot help but notice the construction going full steam ahead on the 60,000-square-foot Founders Station. But there is a quieter transformation afoot. The Birmingham entrepreneurs behind Honeycreeper Chocolate and basic. have announced their dual storefront, opening this summer on the storied cobblestone street. They are leasing the space from Heidi Elnora, a local bridal designer whose boutique is next door. Could Morris Avenue become the Birmingham Retail Row?

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