Another week of events in the Magic City! This time, most of the live music is concentrated around SliceFest or other events. Maybe I just don’t like country music as much as other people. If you like country music, check out our full calendar of events here and see what tickles your fancy! Continue reading “Birmingham Top Things To Do: May 31st-June 6th”
Alabama is known across the country as the birthplace of the civil rights movement, and as a largely rural, poor state. The film industry, however, knows Alabama as the second most diverse ecosystem in the United States. While the state itself hosts a film office, Create Birmingham is promoting our city and the surrounding areas through its own film office. Continue reading “Birmingham to get its own film office, thanks to Create Birmingham”
Distracted driving kills thousands every year – almost 3,500 people died as a result of it in 2015 alone. While the NHTSA’s definition, which includes “fiddling with the stereo,” might be a little extreme (unless your stereo-fiddling itself is extreme, in which case send me a video), distracted driving is a serious problem. How can you combat it in the absolute easiest way? This guide should make driving easier, safer, and more fun. Continue reading “Distracted Driving: the hidden insurance expense”
I’ve noticed that we at Bham Now give the Pizitz Center a ton of coverage. I’m sure some of that is because we offer native advertising (which this is not, by the way). But I think there’s more to it than just money. I’m writing a love letter to what I see as the under-appreciated star of the Pizitz food hall: Tropicaleo.
Another week, another top 10 list, and this one features everything from concerts to cars to cycling to cardboard armor! As usual, band links should be assumed to be inappropriate for blaring over computer speakers at work – use headphones instead!
Have you ever seen the old Ghost in the Shell series? It was awesome, you should watch it. More importantly, though, it’s becoming more and more relevant: far too many computers today are vulnerable to malware.
Last week, a multi-continent attack crippled Britain’s National Health Services, among other individuals and groups. How can you ensure your own computers are secure?
Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’re interested in money, experience, and probably both! Finding a job that’s better than “may I take your order” might seem daunting, but it’s really not that bad. Continue reading “A Birmingham guide to “just getting a job””