Let’s go on a trip: the story of the Birmingham Recyclery

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Trips for Kids Birmingham works to introduce inner-city children to mountain biking. (Contributed)

I love to ride my bike.  It’s a lot of fun and it’s generally pretty good for you (unless you get hit by a car).  And I like to spread the love on Bham Now, too!  You probably already know about Redemptive Cycles and the great work they do, but a newcomer to the Birmingham cycling scene is starting to make waves.  Meet Birmingham Recyclery. Continue reading “Let’s go on a trip: the story of the Birmingham Recyclery”

Barber Motorsports Park, one of many pit stops on 11th annual Bandit Run

The prestigious Barber Motorsports Park will soon host a caravan of 250 Pontiac Trans Ams in an event they call the “2017Bandit Run”.

Come on out, June 20th, to experience one of the many legs of the trip, from Texarkana to Atlanta, celebrating 40 years since the iconic Smoky and The Bandit movie.

Barber Motor Sports Park - Pontiac Trans Ams
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Birmingham Hammers “Alabama’s Soccer Team” Home Opener this Saturday (video & photos)

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Birmingham Hammers home opener May 13th – via Birmingham Hammers LLC

The Birmingham Hammers will be opening their 2nd season in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) on Saturday, May 13th at the Sicard Hollow Athletic Complex in Vestavia Hills.

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Birmingham’s Bike to Work Day is May 19th: what you need to know

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Zach Riggins, Jason Bierley, and Brian Toone took B2W day to an awesome extreme and pedaled all the way to Tuscaloosa! – via wbrc.com and Terri Brewer

I’ve posted before supporting Birmingham cycling, so when I got the opportunity to work on the upcoming Bike to Work Day, I jumped, exams or no exams! Continue reading “Birmingham’s Bike to Work Day is May 19th: what you need to know”

Your Guide to Yoga and Pilates around Birmingham

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Bham Now has covered Yoga spots throughout Birmingham before, but we wanted to keep you updated with a guide to new trends, places, prices and fun additions. Yoga is a great way to achieve better fitness. It energizes your mind and body and strengthens your muscles as well. Pilates can do the same as well. Continue reading “Your Guide to Yoga and Pilates around Birmingham”