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50 - Shipt, "You Are Beautiful", and Stadium Bonds

Happy Thursday everybody!  You've made it over the hump and the weekend is just around the corner!  Before you end the week, check out episode 50 of The Red Mountain Express for a quick dose of local news!

In this week's episode Blake, Patrick and I discuss Shipts commitment to stay in Birmingham and create over 800 new jobs (as well as Birmingham's commitment to Shipt), the DRC's approval for a new hotel in the downtown area, plans for a new mixed-use space in the "You Are Beautiful" bldg on 2nd Ave South, BJCC Legacy Arena bonds sold for $300 million, and a potential new downtown destination being planned for the space under the I-20/59 bridges!

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While you're here, go check out our sponsor's (Beachum Woodworks) web page, at for more information on their business and their high-quality products!  If you like what you see or have an idea for a custom piece of furniture, give them a call and tell them Blake and Matthew sent you!

Until next time, 


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