Now that the drought has reached a Stage 3 warning, meaning we have graduated to an extreme drought, we are faced with new water conservation issues. Your same everyday water usage might help land us in a water shortage. So when in drought, conserve it out! Here are 8 easy, everyday tips to help you save our precious water.
The view from the corner of 23rd Street and 14th Avenue North is actually quite lovely. That is, as long as you keep your gaze fixed in the direction of the downtown skyline and don’t look at the area immediately around you.
This part of Birmingham sits atop a small bluff, providing a nice panoramic view of the downtown buildings barely a mile to the south and the ridge of Red Mountain off in the distance. But turn around and you are greeted with the sight of a dilapidated abandoned house.
Where do you go for some soul food? The Travel Channel chose Birmingham to feature some go to southern cuisine. Earlier this year, TV host Andrew Zimmern’s filmed a segment in a few of our Bham hot spots. “Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations” will air tonight at 8pm CDT. You won’t want to miss it!
That was some “funky” smell in my garage this morning…. walked over to see if I had left something in my garbage can that hard spoiled (like milk or eggs) and there she was staring right back at me. A opossum. And yes… I jumped!
Since the beginning of the drought, Twitter has seen an explosion of tweets focused on updating and informing those unaware of the danger associated with droughts. From funny gifs to informative news, here are a few tweets about the drought.
With UAB being in the center of a city, there are bound to be problems where cars and pedestrians meet quite regularly. Some question what the campus is doing to protect those walking through campus. In order to answer growing concerns, UAB recently addressed safety plans for the upcoming year.
This week in Alabama, two prominent places in U.S. history will be a step closer to becoming National Parks.
On Thursday, October 27th, U.S. Secretary of Interior Sally Jewell will be conducting two public hearings to consider designating both Freedom Riders Park in Anniston and the Birmingham Civil Rights District as National Parks.