Dabo Swinney and Jake Pratt – two class acts (must watch videos)

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Screenshot of Dabo Swinney meeting Vestavia’s Jake Pratt

Two class acts met on Saturday evening before the matchup between college football’s defending  National Champion Clemson and Auburn University:

Clemson Head Coach Dabo Swinney and senior Vestavia Hills High School football player Jake Pratt.

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The Electrifying Return of UAB Football

Sam Hunt Concert
Photo Courtesy of Courtney Clifford UAB Student


UAB football is back after a two- year hiatus. The excitement in Birmingham can be felt all around town. It’s electric! Friday night UAB kicked off the return of football with a ‘UAB House Party’ with vendors and a concert by former UAB quarterback and country music star Sam Hunt, in Uptown Birmingham. Over 20,000 happy and excited UAB fans, supporters and employees attended the free House Party concert to kick off the return of football. Continue reading “The Electrifying Return of UAB Football”

From Birmingham gym to national franchise: How Iron Tribe Fitness uses tech to create movement

Airship - Iron Tribe Fitness
Airship Team via Wade Cline

Iron Tribe is a Birmingham-born, community-focused health club that’s found a way to stand out in the explosive fitness industry. We’ll explore how their new mobile app for members, custom-built by Birmingham development agency Airship, is helping the Tribe Movement go national.

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MaccaB’ham: Maccabi Games in the Magic City

If you’ve been hearing an increase in the amount of Hebrew being spoken around you at the grocery store, you aren’t going crazy. There’s a lot of blue and white lanyards around town, a lot of teenagers in gym shorts and yarmulkes. There are nearly 1,000 athletes from around the world staying with host families in Birmingham to participate in the 2017 JCC Maccabi Games. Continue reading “MaccaB’ham: Maccabi Games in the Magic City”