Want to support Birmingham restaurants, pubs and shops from your home? We just launched Bham Now’s Local Business Guide with over 300 local businesses offering special deals, curbside pickup, online ordering and delivery options. Find out more.Continue reading “Open for business! Over 300 local deals, curbside pickup and delivery.”
While everything right now is uncertain, one this is for sure—we miss our loved ones. Times like these can be particularly lonely for those who are in nursing homes, assisted care, or are more vulnerable to catching COVID-19. Luckily, Birmingham has resources and tips for staying safe and staying connected.Continue reading “Senior shopping hours, Staying connected with older relatives, + more”
Our local nonprofits need our help, Birmingham. We’re making it easy. Check back once a week and see who we’re spotlighting—we’ll be adding more nonprofits as the COVID-19 response continues. Learn how you can be a part of important work serving our community.Continue reading “Birmingham nonprofit spotlight—here’s how you can help 50+ local nonprofits today”
Changing times make leadership development programs in Birmingham even more relevant. If you’re wanting to find ways to grow as a leader and advance your career, we found seven programs you can apply for now.Continue reading “7 leadership development programs you can apply for now in Birmingham”
From our previous two stories in this series, we looked at how Alabama’s changing climate is giving us more extreme weather and pests. In this, our final installment, we’ll share an important way you can help protect our communities and beautify our surroundings.Continue reading “What you can do to protect Alabama’s natural health and beauty”
In the ongoing fight against COVID-19 (Coronavirus), one of the biggest concerns is whether or not the virus will overpower our healthcare infrastructure. The United States only has a set number of hospital beds—if those are filled, where will additional patients be treated? BLOX, a Bessemer-based company, thinks they have the answer—rapidly deployed mobile ICUs.Continue reading “BLOX, based in Bessemer, is developing mobile ICUs to combat COVID-19”
Have you seen Vulcan recently? Then you may have noticed he looks a bit different. Read on to find out what he’s up to and why.Continue reading “Vulcan Park & Museum offers hope to Birmingham with special unity light show”
We can’t thank our healthcare workers enough for putting themselves on the frontlines to fight COVID-19. But, we can show appreciation by donating facemasks and our time through Birmingham organizations.
Whether it’s sewing a mask, creating one through a 3D printer or simply being a runner for supplies—these local businesses and residents are stepping up to help. Here’s how you can get in on the action.Continue reading “3 ways Birmingham is providing facemasks to healthcare workers—how you can too”
One Birmingham family got the living room of their dreams—designed, delivered and decorated all from the team at La-Z-Boy of Greystone. See before and after photos, plus find out how you can transform your space with La-Z-Boy’s free in-home design services.Continue reading “PHOTOS: See this Birmingham family’s living room transformation”
Did you know there’s a movie set on an island in the Alabama River that was abandoned after shooting wrapped on a blockbuster film? We wanted to check it out for ourselves, and our friends over at Adamson Ford got us there in style. Come tag along on our latest adventure!Continue reading “The Town of Spectre: Adventures with Adamson Ep. 1”
NOTICE: As of March 17, all Iron City events and shows have been suspended through 03/31.
Since they first opened in 2013, Iron City has become one of the most popular music venues in the country. As one of Birmingham’s premier music venues, Iron City has hosted their fair share of amazing acts. In honor of their seven year anniversary, we’ve put together a list of seven incredible acts at Iron City throughout the years.Continue reading “Top 7 performers to grace Iron City’s stage, including Mac Miller”
It’s time to find out who’s hiring in Birmingham. We have 30 great career opportunities this week, so be sure to click that apply button and land that new job!Continue reading “Rock that virtual interview + open jobs in Birmingham”
Here is something to do in the morning between 5:00am to 7:00am: Open your window or walk out on your porch/backyard. Quietly stop.
Listen to the hundreds of birds singing a “dawn chorus.”
We are fortunate that our Magic City is filled with smart, creative people who are finding ways to help Birmingham’s healthcare and hospitality workers now. As you can imagine, both are facing new challenges, for different reasons. Keep reading to find out how you can get involved.Continue reading “5 unique ways to help Birmingham’s healthcare + hospitality workers now”
Almost five years after it was vacated, the former Trinity/Baptist Montclair Medical Center site is slated to be transformed into a multi-use campus. The new $200 million project inside Birmingham’s city limits will include corporate headquarters, residential, medical and community-oriented retail and café spaces.
Pets make everything better, especially social distancing. Personally, I’ve been loving all the fur baby content—especially dogs disrupting home workouts and cats disrupting home workdays. Caring for your pets has changed a bit in the wake of COVID-19, but these Birmingham businesses are making it easy.Continue reading “Caring for fur babies while sheltering-in-place? Here are 3 places to get support”