TopGolf Complex Coming Soon to Uptown

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The Birmingham City Council this week cleared the way for construction of a proposed 65,000 square-foot TopGolf complex in Uptown. The council also approved a $1.5 million incentive package to be spread out over the next eight years. TopGolf officials say the building will bring roughly 450 jobs to the city, filled by local residents. But, even though the city council was unanimous in its decision, the location of the complex did raise some questions from council members. Also, deconstructing trademark law and the use of Birmingham’s iconic Vulcan image. Hear more from Nick Patterson, editor of the weekly newspaper Weld.


Nick Patterson

Nick Patterson is the editor for WELD for Birmingham, a weekly newspaper covering news and politics, arts and culture and community engagement in the Magic City. Patterson joins WBHM each Thursday during All Things Considered to discuss WELD's top stories.

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