Vacant, historic Protective Life building has been purchased

Historic Commerce Building
Protective Life Building is sold. Photo: – Cameron Balentine.

There has been quite a bit of construction, renovation and development in Birmingham recently, especially on the North Side of the city . The latest, the historic and vacant Commerce Center or the former Protective Life building, sold for $2.875 million.

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Birmingham native Jordan Fisher wins ‘Dancing with the Stars’ finale

Dancing with the Stars
Screen shot of Dancing with the Stars celebrity finalists Jordan Fisher and Lindsey Stirling awaiting the announcement of the winner of the Mirrorball trophy

Last night, Birmingham native Jordan Fisher won the coveted Mirrorball trophy as ‘Dancing with the Stars’ champion for Season 25.

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Historic 3rd Ave building adds new tenant to flex space concept

Massey Business College Building (located at 2024 3rd Ave N.) Via- www.harbertrealty.com.

The historic three-story, 21,000 square foot former Massey Business College Building (2024 3rd Ave N.) has announced that the remaining spaces have been leased to marketing company, Finley Enterprises.

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Shop small, shop local this Saturday in downtown Birmingham

Shop Small Biz Saturday
Photo courtesy of Shop Small Facebook Page

There’s something more going on this Saturday other than the big game! It’s Small Business Saturday!  With the rallying cry of Shop Small!, the event was first introduced Nov. 27, 2010, by American Express, in partnership, with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as a counter event to Black Friday and Cyber Monday events. Continue reading “Shop small, shop local this Saturday in downtown Birmingham”

A guide to Christmas concerts bringing fa-la-la-la fun to Birmingham

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Photo via theodysseyonline.com.

What better way is there to get into the holiday spirit than with some Christmas music? During the month of December, Birmingham is hosting many seasonal music concerts that will provide you with some fa-la-la-la fun! Check out our guide to some of these fabulous events. Continue reading “A guide to Christmas concerts bringing fa-la-la-la fun to Birmingham”

Small business Monday – spotlight on Jones Valley Teaching Farm Produce Stand

As you make preparations for your  Thanksgiving meal, did you know there is local, seasonal produce, organically grown in downtown Birmingham?  Read  all about the Jones Valley Produce Stand  and teaching farm in this holiday week’s small business focus\ie

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Emorie Roberts, AmeriCorps worker for Jones Valley Teaching Farm. Photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now.

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