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Birmingham's Outdoor Dining Scenenew

While chandeliers and decorated walls are nice, nothing beats the twinkle of a cityscape as the backdrop for an impeccable dinner. Luckily, there are plenty of places to dine al fresco in Birmingham.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Molly Folse  |  06-23-2009  |  Food+Drink

Historic Birmingham Theater on List of 'Places in Peril'new

Birmingham's oldest surviving theatre, the Lyric, has been added to a new list of the ten most endangered historic sites in the state of Alabama.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Jesse Chambers  |  06-02-2009  |  Housing & Development

Birminghamians Embark on the BABE Rallynew

Imagine for a moment that you have the chance to participate in a real-life version of Cannonball Run, traveling across the country with friends in a race across America's highways. Now take away the beautiful cars, and replace them with vehicles that must have been purchased for under $500. Still sound like fun?
Birmingham Weekly  |  Kenn McCracken  |  06-02-2009  |  Recreation

VIDEO: Looking for Larry Langfordnew

Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford testified under oath that he intended to move to the City of Birmingham. But has Langford moved, even a year and a half later? Birmingham Weekly made five trips in five weeks to his Fairfield home to see if Langford was still living there. Can you guess what we found?
Birmingham Weekly  |  Kyle Whitmire  |  05-05-2009  |  Politics

Birmingham's Oldest All-Ages Venue Gets Shuttered for Goodnew

Cave9, Birmingham's longest-running and most misunderstood all-ages music venue closed without fanfare. Death came in its typical way — with no warning and no chance to say goodbye.
Birmingham Weekly  |  David Hickox  |  04-14-2009  |  Music

Birmingham Ex-Mayor Generates Comeback Buzznew

The old mayor with some old political allies is starting a new coalition, and he brings the promise of turning the clock back -- giving Birmingham a do-over. The question is, though, is he for real this time?
Birmingham Weekly  |  Kyle Whitmire  |  04-14-2009  |  Politics

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