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'Operation Trust Restored:' Birmingham, Alabama's New Mayor Randall Woodfin Pledges To Bring Change

Borrowing a page from President Barack Obama election playbook, Randall Woodfin, 36, a school board member and city prosecutor, on Tuesday won Birmingham, Alabama’s mayoral election by connecting with young voters. 581 more words


US: Birmingham Becomes First City in Alabama to Pass LGBTQ-Inclusive Non-Discrimination Ordinance

In Alabama, Birmingham City Council has passed city-wide non-discrimination protections, that include sexual orientation and gender identity, in housing, public accommodations and employment.

This ordinance is the culmination of more than ten years of work from local LGBTQ grassroots organizers, and a pro-equality coalition including Equality Alabama and the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). 271 more words


Here’s what Britain’s tough gun laws have done to cops - Salon.com

Comedy Central’s Jim Jefferies explored life with police officers in the United Kingdom so he could watch their arrest tactics, which almost never involve a firearm or result in a fatal shooting, unlike policing in the U.S., and the important role gun laws have played. 100 more words


Ethel's Puppies are Here!

We are delighted to announce that Ethel went into labor on Saturday night and delivered seven puppies in the early morning hours on Sunday. Mom and pups are doing well! 35 more words

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This year marks the 36th anniversary of the St. George Middle Eastern Food Festival, which has become a tradition for many Birmingham natives. The festival brings culinary delights, as well as cultural experiences to attendees. 172 more words


Review: Taco n Madre Food Truck

Homewood has another new taqueria, this time in the form of a food truck. I stopped by this taco stand in search of a quick bite after it caught my eye while sitting in traffic on Greensprings Highway. 323 more words


Review: Red Sea Ethiopian & Mediterranean Restaurant

After seeing lots of hype about the new Ethiopian Restaurant coming to Homewood, AL over the past week, we decided to try it this weekend. 481 more words