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

THE HOUSE PARTY

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

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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”

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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