Our stomachs are stuffed, we’ve shopped our hearts out and now it’s time for the day Auburn and Alabama fans look forward to all year: the Iron Bowl. Whether you’re cheering for the Tigers or the Tide, there are plenty of ways to have fun today while staying safe. Keep reading for 7 socially-distanced ways to enjoy the Iron Bowl in Birmingham.Continue reading “Here’s how to enjoy the Iron Bowl in Birmingham socially-distanced”
On October 4th, 350 coal miners were temporarily and unexpectedly laid off at the Shoal Creek mine, near Adger. These miners live across parts of Jefferson, Walker and Tuscaloosa counties.Continue reading “Community partners feed 130 laid off coal miners & their families for the holidays”
It is one of my favorite Birmingham traditions – the Regions Bank Holiday Lights.Continue reading “A Birmingham tradition. Regions Bank holiday lights are back! (Photos)”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got two open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!
I love museum exhibits, but I wouldn’t be lying if I said one of my favorite parts of visiting is hitting the gift shop on the way out. The Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) houses one-of-a-kind treasures that make unforgettable holiday gifts. Shop items and score 10% off during Museum Store Sunday on November 29. Or, become a member of the BMA and get 20% off of all items.Continue reading “15 items we’re shopping during Museum Store Sunday at the Birmingham Museum of Art”
We are all preparing for it. Hopefully, very soon, we might expect to roll up our sleeves and take a shot – get vaccinated, so we can defeat the COVID-19 global pandemic.
But, how about avoiding the needles, syringes and more importantly refrigeration that comes with the newly proposed vaccines? Can a vaccine be delivered via your nose?
Thanks to preclinical research and testing at UAB, we are about to find out.Continue reading “Afraid of needles? Promising nasal COVID-19 vaccine tested at UAB moving forward”
This Thanksgiving may look a bit different, but the Bham Now team is just as thankful. From curbside pickup and local coffee shops to virtual family time and sunshine, keep reading to see what the team is grateful for this year.Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving, Birmingham! Here’s what the Bham Now team is thankful for this year”
Ahh, Thanksgiving. Cooler temps, great food and… leftover cooking oil? Jefferson County makes it easy and free for citizens to recycle oil and grease after Turkey Day—and any day. Find a location near you today, and keep scrolling to learn how it works!Continue reading “Frying a turkey this year? Here’s how to recycle oil for free in Jefferson County”
Let’s be honest, gift-giving isn’t always easy. So it’s especially exciting when one spot has options for a few folks on your list. If you’re in need of some giftspiration, Gus Mayer has you covered. Here’s a detailed guide with 20 gift ideas for five different types of people on your list—including yourself!Continue reading “20 gift ideas for 5 different people on your list according to Gus Mayer”
Everyone has a least one person on their holiday shopping list that could use a little extra TLC. Whether it’s a mom who needs an excuse to relax, a husband who loves luxury or a coworker who’s the queen of staying cozy—we’ve got the perfect gifts, all from Birmingham makers. Holiday shopping just got a lot easier—check it out!Continue reading “7 gifts from Bham makers for the person who could use a little pampering”
After presenting their pitch to the judges, two Alabama startups just took home a combined $150K in startup funding at the Alabama Launchpad Virtual Finale on November 19th. We spoke with winners Conserv and Lucid Living Solutions to learn more!
Plus, stay tuned to learn more about the Alabama Launchpad program in 2021.Continue reading “Birmingham startups Conserv and Lucid Living Solutions take home $150K at Alabama Launchpad”
Mark your calendars! The Pizitz is kicking off the holiday season with a few festive events you don’t want to miss. Keep reading for all the deets on the unveiling of their festive forest, a holiday-themed Pizitz After Dark and a bad movie marathon.Continue reading “3 can’t miss holiday events happening at The Pizitz including The Festival of Trees”
We love being your next-door neighbor voice, giving you the inside scoop on what you need to know and do around Birmingham. But, we can’t do that without you! Thanks to our 313K monthly visitors, 160K social followers and 180+ local clients, we cover all the positive energy around town. And, there’s a lot to go around!
If you’re a business leader or marketing director, you might wonder how you can tap the giant marketing muscle of Bham Now; let’s chat. In the meantime, keep reading for 16 fire testimonials right from the mouths of our clients and some additional info on our large, powerful audience.Continue reading “Behind the beard—what people are saying about Bham Now”
Hard to believe Thanksgiving is here, but chalk it up to the general weirdness that is 2020. Turkey Day traditions may be a little (or a lot) different this year, but there’s no reason you can’t still have a good time. We pulled together 9 safe ways you can enjoy the long Thanksgiving weekend in Birmingham.Continue reading “9 safe ways to enjoy the heck out of this Thanksgiving weekend”
It is one of the most memorable traditions in sports—honorary captains participating in the coin toss before the start of a championship football game. Presidents, heroes, hall of famers and celebrities are typically given the distinction. In Alabama, we take it to a higher level.Continue reading “A coin toss connects Quarterback Club, high school football + children’s health charities”