Your Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift – Open Houses for Feb. 14-16

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 20 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

542 RESTORATION DR HOOVER,AL 35226 (RealtySouth)

Open House: THE PRESERVE 02/16 14:00-16:00
542 RESTORATION DR
HOOVER,AL 35226
3000 sq. ft.
4 bedrooms 3 full/1 half baths
$699900
For more info, contact Merry Leach at 205-266-5660 or email merryleach@realtysouth.com


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The Penny Foundation is supporting black-owned businesses in Birmingham. Check out how.

Freedom Line Bus Tours benefits from the corporate giving program by the Penny Foundation
Freedom Line Tours is one businesses that benefits from The Penny Foundation. The women-owned company offers tours and activities throughout the greater Birmingham-metro area, as well as Montgomery and Selma. Photo via Freedom Line Tours’ Facebook.

Chances are you know about Penny Savings Bank. It’s the first black-owned and black-operated financial institution in Alabama. The bank backed and supported black-owned businesses from 1890 until it’s closing in 1915. Fast forward, in 2018 The Penny Foundation was born out of that same thread. See how it’s growing Birmingham businesses today.

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Birmingham demands data analysts–here’s how Innovate Birmingham is filling the gap

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Haley Kendrick, director of Innovate Birmingham. Photo courtesy of Innovate Birmingham

Whether it’s sales figures, market research, logistics or more, every business is increasingly driven by data and analytics. However, that data is only valuable when an analyst deciphers it into plain English.

As demand for data analysts grows, Innovate Birmingham is dedicated to fostering tech talent right here in Birmingham. See how you could start a career in data analytics with a big pay bump!

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Behind the scenes: 7 things you need to know about Bham Now (Photos + Video)

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Some of the Bham Now team at Forge
The women on our team got to the Jack’s biscuits before the guys could. Enjoying them in the lobby at Forge. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Even if you’re a longtime fan of Bham Now, we bet you don’t know the story behind the company, what we do, who we are and where we’re headed. I sat down with Cindy Martin, Bham Now’s Founder and President, to get the scoop. Yes, I work there, so I’ll tell you the real story. Read on for all the details.

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Leap into The Nat King Cole Songbook Feb. 29 at Samford’s Wright Center. 20% off with code DATENIGHT.

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Denzal Sinclaire, vocalist. Photo courtesy of ASO

Nat King Cole—many of us could recognize this American icon’s soft baritone voice anywhere. Now Birmingham has the chance to enjoy a great selection of some of Nat King Cole’s greatest hits when Denzal Sinclaire joins the Alabama Symphony Orchestra (ASO) on February 29. Get tickets now for 20% off with code DATENIGHT. 

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7 powerful Birmingham-based speakers you need to know at Momentum 2020—Mar. 11-12

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April Benetollo, Momentum’s CEO at the 2018 Conference. Photo via Erin Tunnel

Did you know Alabama’s largest leadership conference is just around the corner? Momentum Conference 2020 is March 11-12 at The BJCC. Get your tickets before February 20. Now, meet seven powerful speakers who’ll transform the way you work and lead.

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What’s open and what’s closed in Birmingham on Presidents Day, Feb. 17, 2020

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Presidents Day a.k.a an excuse to explore the Magic City. Photo via timeanddate.com

Presidents Day is this Monday, February 17. It’s officially called “Washington’s Birthday” to commemorate George Washington, the first U.S. president. So, how does this impact your Monday in Birmingham?  Keep reading to find out.

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Don’t wait ‘till April 15—United Way provides free tax prep. See how it works.

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Filing taxes may not be fun, but you might be able to file yours for free. United Way works closely with the Internal Revenue Service and other qualified partners such as local financial institutions to provide free income tax preparation, in-person and online.

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