We are talking finance, wine and how to negotiate the trials and tribulations of starting and running your own business in Birmingham in this month’s One on One. We paired up Michael Mullis of the financial advisory and services firm Kelley & Mullis, and Rush Garner, owner of Rush Wines.
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Peppermint is a hybrid of spearmint and watermint. Used dried, fresh, or as an oil, it adds a distinct flavor to every recipe that calls upon it as an ingredient. These three recipes will add a fresh sweetness to your holiday season.
Five local women share their love for all things handmade when it comes to their local AL businesses, including “Made in the Deep South” and “Alabama Goods.”
Every 10 minutes, it happens again: There’s a crack of thunder, and then a shower of rain falls over the shelves. But in the last days, the water isn’t necessary, because there are no fruits or vegetables to keep fresh in the produce section of the Crestline Piggy Wiggly. After 30 years as a gathering place, to the community’s despair, the grocery store’s doors closed.
December 2013 Jewelry Feature
We wanted to hear about the moments it happened, the moments that forever changed the lives of some of Birmingham’s own. We asked people of different backgrounds and different directions. [...] Here, you’ll find the stories of seven men and women, recounting the moments when their paths diverged, the moments when they made the decisions—the moments that made all the difference.
When Steve Fleming set out in search of the perfect home, his realtor Dorothy Tayloe was skeptical that they would find it. “I had a long list of requirements,” says Fleming. “Low maintenance, a city view, a place for my piano, and a spot for the pool table.” The matchmaking search wasn’t easy, and they saw a lot of “interesting” homes during that time.
It is early in the morning on a steamy August Saturday. Richard Force and Jonathan Hay are in the process of heating their strikewater. “We heat the water to a constant temperature of 160 to 165 degrees,” Force explains. “When we mix in our grains, we will have a mash, and from there, we will be able to extract the sugars that will form the basis of our beer.”
Dr. Will Ferniany, CEO of the UAB Health System, had an idea. “Well, actually I didn’t have an idea,” he pauses, “but I saw a need.” That need revolved around transporting patients within a hospital system with a tool that was not really meant for the job.
“You are not defined by your circumstances or adversity. You are defined by how you respond to them.” If there is one thing that defines the belief system underpinning the world of former Crimson Tide and now NFL rookie long snapper Carson Tinker, it is that statement.
When Sept. 12, 1944, dawned in Birmingham, Elzie Emens was still adjusting to motherhood. Elzie’s first child, a daughter named Betty, had been born a few weeks before in the front bedroom of her mother’s West End home, and she needed plenty of nursing, clean cloth diapers, and midnight TLC.