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Who’s on First in Hard Times?

Who’s on First in Hard Times?

The recession has been a tricky changeup for Alabama’s minor league baseball franchises. But a day at the ballpark is still a winner in the price-driven family entertainment game.

May 2011
Coming Soon to an Economy Near You

Coming Soon to an Economy Near You

Mannington Mills Inc., a major U.S. flooring manufacturer that would like to go viral with some good noise—about a U.S. firm that is committed to making quality products in the U.S. with U.S. workers.

May 2011
Luring Conventions to the Magic City

Luring Conventions to the Magic City

A new Westin hotel will anchor an entertainment complex that Birmingham hopes will put it on the map for large conventions.

May 2011
Alabama's Best - And First Cut

Alabama's Best - And First Cut

First and deepest cuts in the state budget went to what are clearly some of the state’s best resources—the natural kind. As an exercise in remembering who we are, take a look again at Alabama’s most popular 10 parks and natural destinations.

May 2011
Renewable Adventure

Renewable Adventure

An inspired exercise in sustainable economic development, Alabama Black Belt Adventures is capitalizing on a wellspring of outdoor recreational resources and cultural tourism. Some of Alabama’s biggest names in outdoor sports are contributing their enthusiasm.

April 2011