Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham needs your input on the future of transportation. Deadline is Monday, May 28.

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Lakeview Local 93 arriving at the corner of 7th Ave. South and 29th. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.

The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham is updating the 2045 Regional Transportation Plan. They need your input to help create a plan that will guide transportation decisions for the next 25 years. The deadline to take the survey is Monday, May 28.

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3 day trips north of Birmingham that will transport you. Check out Ave Maria Grotto, Cathedral Caverns, U.S. Space and Rocket Center

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With a two-hour drive or less, you can hop across the ocean, explore a hidden underworld or get out of this world entirely. How? Check out these day trips north of Birmingham, and you’ll see.

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4 popular Magic City tourist destinations are honoring active duty military personnel and veterans with free admission this Memorial Day

Vulcan Park and Museum. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Four of the Magic City’s most popular  tourist destinations, Vulcan Park and Museum, McWane Science Center,  Birmingham Zoo and Oak Mountain State Park are honoring active duty military personnel and  veterans this Memorial Day weekend with free admission.

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Art on the Rocks presented by Dale’s Seasoning announces rocking lineup at Birmingham Museum of Art. Get your tickets now.

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The Birmingham Museum of Art kicks off its 14th season of Art on the Rocks this summer. This year’s lineup features three distinctive Southern bands with three powerhouse female leads. Grab your tickets now for three nights of music, artist collaborations, interactive performances, food and cocktails.

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Modern, luxurious, eco-friendly … modular? Will Birmingham embrace this home-building trend?

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With contemporary design, eco-friendly materials and technological innovation, modular building is redefining conceptions of manufactured homes. Photo via Dvele.

The trend of “modern” modular homes is gaining a foothold in major Southeastern cities. In Charlotte, North Carolina, architect Frederick Laury recently launched the company MOD-CLT to serve the emerging market. Dvele, a high-tech modular home manufacturer based in California, has a sales office in Nashville, Tennessee. Will the trend come to Birmingham?

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Vital information on I- 59/20 Memorial Day weekend road closures and blocked downtown Birmingham streets

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Rendering of Malfunction Junction in Birmingham after ALDOT completes its bridge project. Graphic by ALDOT

Are you traveling through downtown Birmingham on I-59/20  in the late evenings and early mornings from Thursday until Memorial Day weekend?  How about visiting downtown? Have you planned on certain streets being blocked because they are filming the Aaron Eckhart movie “Live.”

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11 nurses honored for excellence at Children’s of Alabama

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Jake Harper, recipient of the Leadership Excellence award, and his family at the 2018 Nursing Excellence Awards at Children’s of Alabama. Jake is the nursing director for the Behavioral Health Ireland Center. via Children’s of Alabama.

The nurses of Children’s encounter many different patients with many different physical and psychological issues, and they dedicate themselves wholly to each one.

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