At seven locations, shoppers can peruse Mission Possible Bargain Centers' inventory of new and gently-used clothing, furniture, and household items. All proceeds benefit the ministries of the Jimmie Hale Mission, a nonprofit that has worked to help men, women, and children in need since 1944.
As Alabama's most-widely circulated newspaper, The Birmingham News has won numerous awards, including a Pulitzer Prize for reporting in 2007 and the Alabama Press Association's Award for General Excellence in 2010. With ample coverage of all the newsiest stories in the world of local politics, sports, business, entertainment, and Family Circus, customers can spend a lazy Sunday afternoon becoming well informed on current events. Though it's available at more than 1,500 newsstands in the area, home delivery allows subscribers to never leave the comfort of their pajamas. The newspaper also offers an average of $220 worth of coupons in every Sunday issue, which means the subscription will eventually pay for itself in savings on groceries, clothes, and used Soviet submarines.
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2?10 people
Parking: Free street parking
Most popular offering: Children's clothing and customized outfits
Good for Kids: Yes
What sets your business apart from your competition?
Our Favorite Laundry line of clothing is designed with whimsical simplicity and hand-sewn quality. Customization is always available?we monogram our things or yours.
Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?
The business started in 2004 as a trunk-show line, [and then the] retail store was opened. The new owners Kim and Jason Anderson took over management of Favorite Laundry in 2014 and look forward to another 10 years.
What?s your favorite part about your job?
We love to help customers create their own unique style. Through monogramming or custom appliques, even choosing fabrics, we are here to help.
Pearls have long been a classic symbol of elegance and romance. Inspired by their storied past, designer Kevin Dobbins makes the distinct baubles the focal point of each of his creations. Whether he is blending them with metals in a necklace or contrasting them with gemstones in a bracelet, Dobbins makes sure everything about each pearl stands out, from its color and composition to its texture and coquettish wink.
Cigars & More stocks limited-edition and classic cigars by Arturo Fuente, Padron, and other makers, which can be taken home or puffed in a lounge with satellite TV and complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi. Patrons can also peruse the shop's selection of pipes, humidors, and other accessories, or stop in for events such as poker nights or football game days.