• Sound Edge Festival continues with “Waves of Woodlawn"

    Jason Grover
    Life & Style Editor

    The Alabama Symphony Orchestra held the penultimate event of their inaugural Sound Edge Festival on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. The event took the form of a block party along 55th Place in Woodlawn highlighting a somewhat new proliferation of musical activity in the area.  This is part of a greater trend of renewal in Woodlawn.
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  • Fuel for the next light bulb idea: Innovation Depot houses 100s of Bham startups

    Innovation Depot. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorInnovation Depot. Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorWallace Golding
    Community Reporter

    On First Avenue North, in the heart of Birmingham’s ever-growing arena of startup companies, sits the Innovation Depot, an organization aiming to provide entrepreneurs with the competitive edge they need to attract customers, talent, mentors and funding.
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  • Business, economy, blight take center stage at open floor

    Surabhi Rao
    Community Editor

    On Feb. 7, the City Council meeting room was lacking in attendance as compared to the previous week’s roaring crowd that gathered to push for the Sanctuary City initiative.

    An ordinance was presented to promote a project that will bring vehicles similar to golf carts to the downtown area.
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  • Voice for biker safety: New group gears up to advocate for shared roads

    Bike 1Photo by Ian Keel/Photo EditorAnthony Roney
    Campus Reporter

    Parker Herring is a freshman at UAB but he has extensive plans for the university and its safety. Herring has created a new club for students dubbed Biker Splat whose mission is to raise awareness for biking safety on the roads of Birmingham.
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