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Support local! 655 businesses and non-profits offering curbside and online ordering.

We might all look a little mysterious with our masks and all, but this young lady is putting herself on the front lines to serve you and me.

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Win a $250 gas card + other prizes when you take this 2-minute survey

Now they we’ve got your attention with this dog, take our survey and win cool prizes. Photo via Bham Now

As cool and modern as we think we are, Bham Now needs your help on keeping us hip—like, do people even still use the word hip? We’ve put together the only survey in the world that will actually take less than two minutes to complete and it enters you to win some fire prizes valued up to $500. Hurry, the deadline is July 10.

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Turkey Creek Nature Preserve: Adventures with Adamson Episode 3

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Sunshine and cool shoot locations—that’s about all we need. Photo via Bham Now

Your summer playground awaits. The best part? It’s just half an hour from downtown Birmingham. Our friends over at Adamson Ford lent us a sweet ride so we could go see it for ourselves. Find out all you need to know before you go right here!

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Celebrate Pride with these local restaurants + businesses, including Rainbow Margaritas & LGBT+ Sandwich

Paul Cordes Wilm’s “Love is Blind” mural at BMA. Photo via Birmingham Museum of Art’s Facebook

As you all probably know, June is Pride Month. To show support for Birmingham’s LGBTQ+ community, some local restaurants and businesses are rolling out new items. Whether you’re ready to grub or looking to add to your t-shirt collection, here are unique ways to celebrate Pride while staying local.

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5 things you need to know about COVID contact tracers, including how to be one

That dark color across most of the state means case numbers are high. Graphic via Alabama Department of Public Health

As numbers of COVID-19 cases in and around Birmingham continue to rise, we’ll probably all hear more about contact tracing. Contact tracers are part of the public health network designed to help stop chains of disease transmission. Find out why this matters and what to do if you’d like to become one.

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For 41 years, McDonald’s has backed the Ronald McDonald House. You can too

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You’ll find a lot of big smiles when you enter the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham. Photo via Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama’s Facebook

You need bricks, plywood and paint to construct a sturdy house, but what about a house built by love? That is only built by the type of care unmatched by the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham and their 41-year partnership with McDonald’s. Take a look at how they’ve supported the nonprofit for the past four decades and how you can too.

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First Black Lives Matter mural on a university campus comes to Miles College

The Bender Administration is bringing big changes to Miles Campus and beyond. Photo courtesy of Miles College SGA.

“To manifest change you have to first acknowledge that change is needed.” Miles College, the only Historical Black College or University (HBCU) in the Birmingham area will also be the only college to have a Black Lives Matter Mural on its campus. This monumental first is achieved in part through SGA President Jeanette Bender and her cabinet.

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How Alabama EMBA is changing the education game for working professionals

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An EMBA degree and education can take you from working professional to top executive, without ever pressing pause on your life or career. The Executive MBA program at The University of Alabama offers a unique format for an experience like no other. Check it out!

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5 best kid-friendly pantry hacks in Birmingham [PHOTOS]

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Can you imagine if this was your kitchen pantry? Photo via Closets by Design’s Facebook

If you have kids, you’re probably feeling a little more chaos than normal in your home right now.  Kids grabbing for lunch or snacks and parents yelling ‘not that’ between other duties can generate even more stress.  It’s probably become very obvious what is—and isn’t—working for you in your kitchen pantry. With some help from the folks at Closets by Design Central Alabama, we put together some pantry hacks that are sure to keep everyone in your home happy.

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More than competition. Girls’ high school sports in Alabama build character.

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The survivors walk at the Patriot Classic. (L to R) Cooper Swinney, M’Kay Gidley, Gena Frith (survivor), and Gracie Vanderford. Photo courtesy of Hillcrest High School

Earlier this month, we asked Alabama high school athletic directors and coaches to share with us some of their most inspirational girls’ sports stories from the AHSAA  2019-2020 school year

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Photos: Montgomery-based seafood restaurant expanding to Pelham and Irondale

One word: delicious. Photo via The Juicy Seafood on Facebook

Seafood lovers in Irondale and Pelham rejoice—The Juicy Seafood, a seafood chain based out of Montgomery, is expanding to two new Birmingham locations. Although The Juicy Seafood is only open for carryout at the moment, they are offering a 20% discount on all orders.

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Local + state colleges’ begin to set plans in place for 2020 fall semester

Go Panthers! Photo via Birmingham-Southern College’s Facebook.

Can we all collectively agree that “things may look a little different…” should be abolished from our vocabulary? Nothing is the same, or will be for a long time, including returning to college this fall. This is what we found out about how local universities are planning to welcome back the classes of COVID-19.

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Welcome to the neighborhood! Spring Street Bar & Grill open now in Avondale

Look for Spring Street Bra & Grill across from Cookie Dough Magic. Photo via Spring Street Bar & Grill

Avondale is buzzing. On top of being approved to become Birmingham’s fourth entertainment district, a new relaxed eatery is now open. Get all the deets on Spring Street Bar & Grill here.

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