Alabama concert promoter discovers a sweet, new purpose
July 12, 2020
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Near the end of March, a couple of weeks into the COVID-19 outbreak that put normal on hold across America, Jay Wilson's wife asked him what kind of cake he wanted for his birthday this year.
Wilson, who lives in the Birmingham suburb of Homewood, requested a homemade cheesecake with a buttery, graham-cracker crust -- just like the one he remembered from their visits to the Carnegie Deli in New York City.
So, Teresa Wilson made her husband a cheesecake.
"We sat down as a family and ate it," Jay Wilson recalls, "and we all looked at each other and said, 'That's bett...