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Nathan Young (Geek Alabama)
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Road, Weather, and News Junkie Geek
Road, Weather, and News Junkie Geek

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As I watched the amazing jump from Felix Baumgartner last Sunday many people on social media said he did this jump from space.  The real truth is he jumped from 24 miles up in the earth’s stratosphere in a capsule.  You have to get over 500,000 feet up…

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  So, at the end of covering all the events in the Birmingham Metro.  I went to the top of a parking garage, and took some photos of the downtown landscape.  I also stopped by and took a few photos of the Christmas tree at Lynn Park in Birmingham.  Enjoy!…

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  The City of Talladega did something very smart!  They closed down three sides of the Talladega downtown square for three days, and turned the closed down areas into a Christmas wonderland event!  One side had many vendors who were ready to sell their…

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  In Railroad Park in downtown Birmingham, if you enjoy the cold and Winter season, like I do, you can lace up some skates and enjoy the downtown high-rise buildings on an ice skating rink!  That’s right, an ice skating rink!  Birmingham has turned into…

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  The last Christmas parade I covered for the 2016 season involves the parade in Heflin, Alabama.  This parade featured the White Plains and Cleburne County marching bands, a ton of parade floats, and plenty of firefighters and horses, plus more!  Enjoy…

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    A week ago, an idiot came up to Friendship Santa and used a pipe to take out the legs of two of the wooden reindeer.  Here is a reminder of what happened.   Now, the family has started a GoFundMe account to pay for the damage done and to upgrade to a…

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  Here is another Christmas parade post!  This time its the Anniston Christmas Parade along Noble Street in downtown Anniston.  The parade had the Ohatchee, White Plains, Wellborn, and Anniston marching bands.  The parade also had The Donoho School and…

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  Each year, the City of Gadsden puts on a major Christmas light show at Noccalula Falls Park.  Enjoy riding the train or stroll through the park and experience the lights and sounds of the season. During your stroll enjoy over a million lights, the…

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  Once again, it’s becoming a trend.  I was the only media person covering the Oxford Christmas Parade.  This parade featured the Oxford and Anniston marching bands, many floats, and a really good crowd despite a really cold night.  Enjoy the video and…

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  Each Christmas season, the Birmingham Zoo puts on their own Christmas light show called Zoolight Safari.  There are over one million lights at the zoo, and you can enjoy a ride on the zoo train, slide down a 100 foot Yuletide Slide, ride the Santa…
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