Top Headlines: Development on Lakeshore Parkway, Welcome to hurricane season

Birmingham’s Lakeshore Parkway seeing more development
There’s more action happening along Birmingham’s Lakeshore Parkway, which has seen continued development over the last year. Dunkin’ will be opening its second Birmingham location, at 300 Commons Drive, on June 9. That’s just the latest addition in the area despite the hit the Birmingham metro economy took from the coronavirus lockdown measures. – 

As if we haven’t had enough excitement, welcome to hurricane season
Monday marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs through the end of November. Alabama Power is prepared for the season and the potential for severe summer weather, and customers should make sure they also have their storm plans in place. Hurricane experts have predicted a more active season this year. Even before it has officially begun, the season has produced two named tropical storms, Arthur and Bertha. – AL NewsCenter

Hot and Hot Fish Club dining room reopens tomorrow
In the midst of suggestions and amended stay at home orders, chef Chris Hastings has been vocal about using his his own timeline to safely reopen his restaurants to the public. Now, the James Beard award-winning chef and restaurateur is ready to start resuming business as usual. The dining room at Hot and Hot Fish Club will reopen on June 2. –

Alabama Policy Institute unveils plan to help state recover from pandemic
The Alabama Policy Institute (API) on Wednesday released a plan dubbed the “RESTORE Alabama Plan” intended to help Alabama recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. They also called upon Gov. Kay Ivey to call a special legislative session and to include the RESTORE Alabama Plan in her call. RESTORE — Responsible Efficient Solutions to Open and Revive the Economy — advocates six major points of policy API believes must be addressed to help the Yellowhammer State recover from the novel coronavirus. – Alabama Today

Bryant Bank opens up first Mobile County branch
Bryant Bank plans to open June 1 at 6151 Airport Blvd., in Mobile and this will be the bank’s first branch office in Mobile County, according to Marietta Urquhart of White-Spunner Realty, who represented the bank. Bryant Bank has leased a 3,220-square-foot building which was formerly the Singing River Credit Union office. Lewis Golden of Hamilton & Company represented the landlord. –

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