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Open container ordinance approved for Birmingham’s Uptown District

April 2, 2015

Birmingham is hoping to help boost tourism dollars by allowing visitors the opportunity to carry an alcoholic beverage from venue to venue. As part of this new open container ordinance, customers will be supplied designated cups for alcohol as they walk around the Uptown district. Acceptable areas for open containers will include the park across from the Westin Hotel, the […]

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Speaking on the World Stage: Birmingham City Council President Heads to Switzerland in Hopes of Bringing the World Games to Birmingham

January 19, 2015

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                       Monday, January 19, 2015 Contact: Brittany Sharp Phone: 205-721-5369 brittany.sharp@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – As the City of Birmingham makes it’s final pitch for the 2021 World Games Birmingham City Council President Johnathan Austin will head to Switzerland with one goal in mind, and that’s to win big. Birmingham is among three other […]

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