AT&T Alabama has announced new president, Birmingham community member, Wayne Hutchens.
He’s our first Democratic senator in 25 years. Alabama votes for character, choosing policy over party.
Via The New York Times:
“The fact that Alabama’s voters have sent a Democrat to the Senate for the first time since Howell Heflin retired in 1997 is a stunner …”
As the nation looks on (with a collective side-eye), Alabama votes for a new senator today. Today!
Here’s how to find your polling place. Polls are open until 7 p.m., Birmingham.
If you read this on Tuesday, December 12th, then go vote! I won’t tell you who to vote for because you probably already know who you prefer, but just go and vote! 10 events and an anti-event are highlighted this week. Let’s go ahead and get the anti-event out of the way: “All Birmingham Public Library locations are closed December 14 for Inventory Day.” Now on to the fun stuff! Continue reading “This week in Birmingham: December 14-20”
Where will you be able to grab a beer, fresh tamales, and get your haircut all within a block of each other? FIVE POINTS SOUTH!
As someone relatively new to Birmingham, I can say that while I didn’t know much about all the cool, revitalized neighborhoods in the city, I did know about Five Points. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Five Points South; new businesses make life convenient and enjoyable”
Here’s the thing. Nobody really knows what’s going to happen tomorrow (not even the experts). Whatever the outcome of Alabama’s special Senate election, it’s going to be a big deal.
Children of the Lovelady Center
You can help make Christmas merry and bright for the Lovelady Center this year especially for the children of the women who participate in the Center’s recovery programs! Continue reading “Help make Christmas merry and bright for the children of Birmingham’s Lovelady Center”
After dismissing a senior member of the Trump investigation for what sources describe as dangerous partisanship, Robert Mueller has recruited a new team member. Peter Strzok’s political sentiments may have cast doubts on the integrity of Mueller’s investigation. But now, David Archey will hopefully work effectively and without preconceived notions of what is or isn’t true. Continue reading “Birmingham-based FBI agent David Archey joins Mueller team”
Continuing a tradition that started in the late 1940s, Birmingham held its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony last night. At around 5:30pm, the mayor pulled the switch that unveiled a beautiful sparkling 35 foot tree at Linn Park in front of several hundred people, including the city council and most importantly Santa Claus.
90 years ago one of the first games played at Legion Field in Birmingham was the Tide facing Georgia. Here we are nine decades later, the rivalries are still as fierce as ever, but the stadium that hosted that game, is facing an uncertain future.
Earlier this week, the prestigious New York Times Art & Design section of the national publication released their Best Art of 2017 as determined by their art critics.
While some donors to both the Doug Jones’ and Roy Moore’s campaigns are widely known, others are not. Is this another case of business as usual in Alabama politics?
Beginning August 1st through the 4th in 2018, the Hoover Met Complex will become the Mecca for amateur baseball in the United States.
Abandoned and dilapidated homes and buildings pose a huge challenge for many cities across the country. Birmingham’s new mayor, Randall Woodfin, has an aggressive plan to reduce this urban blight, by demolishing one of these derelict structures every day!
Early this morning, President Trump tweeted his support for Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s upcoming Senate election. Recent polls show that Moore and his Democratic opponent Doug Jones remain deadlocked. How do they stand on issues important to Alabamians?