Let’s be honest with each other. You woke up this morning, realizing the long weekend had come to an end, and was slow to come to the realization that work, school, or otherwise was looming in the near future.
Well here are the 5 best ways to conquer this yearly Tuesday.
Facilitating growth is a strong suit for our southern city. As technology rises to the occasion to take over business, we ought to be preparing the younger generation for S.T.E.M. careers, and TechBirmingham is doing just that.
“IF YOU WANT TO KNOW THE TRUTH OF IT, I WASN’T PLEASED WITH HOW WE PLAYED.” Nick Saban, following No. 1 Alabama’s 52-6 win over Southern California.
We’re pulling for you, Aubie. Chin up! Best of luck against Arkansas State, Saturday, September 10th, 6:30 at Jordan-Hare Stadium.
My grandfather was a coal-cutter. This meant that he worked hard labor during the midnight shift deep underground in Walker County, using tools to cut large pieces of coal so the morning crew could break it up and load it out. My father’s family depending on this income to feed their family of 10 during the great depression. I’m thankful that my grandfather had this job. It was the one of the few ‘decent paying’ jobs to be found in Walker County in the 1920’s, almost 100 years ago.
If you are interested in learning more about some of the top environmental issues in Alabama now, then you must check out the Southern Exposure Film Festival this Thursday evening, 7pm at the Altamont School. Oh, and it’s free!
Film topics include waste water, state parks, landfills, efficient energy for low income households, the Cahaba River and the importance of oysters, (other than being delicious!).
Six talented, emerging film makers, from various parts of the U.S., spent 6 weeks of their summer here in Alabama, thanks to a fellowship provided by Southern Exposure. The film makers will present to talk about their films and share their summer experience in Alabama.
If you are a Taco Lover and Margarita drinker, here is a guide to the best deals in Bham.
- Los Compadres
Unfortunately, this deal is only for students. Bring your campus card to this authentic Mexican restaurant and you’ll not only get awesome $1 Margaritas but some pretty great tacos.
Planning a trip to Tuscaloosa this football season? Here’s a look at the food and drinks you don’t want to miss.
Follow along with our three-part series on the University of Alabama and the growing city of Tuscaloosa. We’re giving you an inside look at restaurants, breweries, art and all things T-Town.
As college football season is (finally) here, so is another tradition: College Colors Day! This annual celebration is observed nationwide by students, parents, family, fans, and alumni. To celebrate, all you have to do is wear your college team’s colors or college/university apparel.
The Bham Now team has decided to honor this tradition by donning our colors and answering some questions about our beloved schools! The team represents 4 Birmingham area universities; Samford University, the University of Alabama, the University of Montevallo (which does not have a football team), and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (which had a football team, then didn’t, now has one again – YAY).
READ ON TO CELEBRATE WITH US!
— Charles Scribner (@CharlesScribner) September 1, 2016
Eagle Solar & Light, based in Birmingham, installed and donated ActiveLED solar lights and controls which brighten the 80 foot Kaul Adventure Tower when activity is present and dim when it is not. This will enable nighttime activities to rappel, zip line or climb.
School is back in session and Alabama football is right around the corner!
Follow along with our three-part series on the University of Alabama and the growing city of Tuscaloosa. We’re giving you an inside look at restaurants, breweries, art and all things T-Town and kicking it off with a little introduction to the University of Alabama.
Top Notch School. Terrible Parking. UAB Students share their take on parking the first week back.
You know you go to UAB when you pay for an expensive parking pass but still have to park 15 minutes from campus ??
— Talia Ledbetter (@tally5632) August 30, 2016
*enrolls the biggest class in school history* **adds 0 parking** #stayblazin
— Colin Silva (@Colin_Silva) August 29, 2016