Press Releases

Council Stands Firm on Business License that Was Revoked Over a Year Ago

Denies License and Permit Requests for “Side Effects” Nightclub Safety over economic development…That’s the message that Councilors are sending after denying resolutions relative to the applications for a Lounge Retail Liquor Class I License, Division I and Division II Dance permits to be used at Side Effects, an Adult Entertainment Club located at 400 2nd […]

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A Visual Recap of the September 29, 2015 Council Meeting

In case you missed it, here is a quick video looking at this week’s council meeting – 9.22.15.    www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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Business Owners Prepare Strategies to Capitalize on Western Area Framework Plan

Birmingham is seeing consistent growth in all areas on the city and many residents are looking for ways to capitalize on that growth. A framework meeting for the western area of the city was recently held to allow business owners and neighborhood leaders the opportunity to discuss the many variables of their partnership between dedicated […]

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Casting Call: Birmingham Anticipates the Final Renovation Stages of the Historic Lyric Theater

Cheers to the weekend! As many make plans to step into the bountiful nightlife amenities that Birmingham has to offer, get your movie pallets ready to soon take part in Birmingham’s age old past time theater, the Lyric. A former vaudeville and movie theater that was built in 1914, the Lyric is situated in the […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 9/28 – 10/2

These are the highlights of what The Birmingham City Council will be addressing this coming week, 9/25 – 10/2. For more information about everything the council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Action Plans Are Set: Councilor Sheila Tyson’s Community Meeting Drew Hundreds of Concerned Citizens, Block Watch Captains Were Recruited on Site

Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson doesn’t hold back any efforts when gathering citizens together to promote change. Tuesday night was no different as hundreds of residents, including neighborhood officers and youth leaders gathered together to address the issues of a recent string of crimes in the West End area at a special called community meeting […]

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Community Meeting in District Six Addresses Recent Violence

Recent violence in District six prompted Councilor Sheila Tyson to get community leaders together to see what can be done to help residents feel safe. Police representatives were also on hand to talk about what is being done to curb shootings in the area. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit […]

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Birmingham City Council Meeting Highlights – 9.22.15

In case you missed it, here is a quick look at this week’s council meeting – 9.22.15.    www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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Soccer Game a Huge Win for USA & Birmingham

Almost 40,000 fans packed into Legion Field to watch the 2015 USA Women’s World Cup soccer champs beat Haiti 8-0. Officially, that is the largest crowd that has watched these talented players during their victory tour. The large fan support could end up contributing over $10 million to the local economy. But despite the money […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 9/21 – 9/25

These are the highlights of what The Birmingham City Council will be addressing this coming week. For more information about everything the council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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