Downtown Birmingham just. keeps. going. Big plans have been getting announced left and right, and we are loving in energy in our Magic City. A new brand for Birmingham’s innovation district was just unveiled, and we’ve got all the details.Continue reading ““A destination for innovation.” The Switch is coming to downtown Birmingham”
Birmingham has no shortage of outstanding locally-owned businesses, and we love supporting them here at Bham Now. Check out 7 businesses around town that are owned by people of color (POC)—from yoga studios to restaurants and everything in-between.Continue reading “7 Birmingham-area businesses owned by people of color you should check out in 2020”
Coffee + Kindness. Two of the greatest sources of joy, in my opinion. Also the slogan for Blount County’s newest coffee shop, Kind Kups Coffee. Read on to learn more about your new favorite caffeine fix hotspot!Continue reading “Kind Kups Coffee brings mugs of deliciousness to Blount County”
Looking to make a move in 2020? This gorgeous four-home development is currently under construction in Vestavia, headed up by popular Over the Mountain builders Slate Barganier. Once you see photos of their work, you’ll realize why these homes are going to sell fast.Continue reading “New development alert! Arden Place brings stunning homes to Vestavia”
I got to sit down with Dr. Sharif Melouk, Associate Dean of the Manderson Graduate School of Business at The University of Alabama. Read on to find out more about Dr. Melouk as well as his best advice for furthering your career.Continue reading “Meet Dr. Sharif Melouk—Associate Dean in Alabama’s Forbes-ranked business school”
If you’ve tuned in to the news or internet lately, you’ve probably seen the terrible fires that have been ravaging Australia. Although it seems that some coverage has slacked off, the crisis is far from over. Here’s how you can help right here in Birmingham.Continue reading “Want to help Australian wildlife? Here’s how to do it in Birmingham”
New year, new pup! If you’re considering bringing a new furry friend into your home, rescuing an animal in Alabama is a wonderful way to do it. One misconception about becoming a rescue dog parent is that you can’t choose that one breed you really love. These breed-specific rescue organizations prove that idea wrong.Continue reading “Adopt, don’t shop! Rescue pups by breed in Alabama”
Pop into any friendly neighborhood grocery store and the first thing you’ll see? Red hearts filled with chocolatey goodness, giant stuffed teddy bears, maybe classic red roses being sold by the dozen.
Yes, my friends—Valentine’s Day is upon us. If the little February 14 box on your calendar is glaringly empty, never fear. We’ve got just the game show for you. Read on to learn more!Continue reading “This Valentine’s Day, one Birmingham game show contestant will win hearts—could it be you?”
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated all across the country, but few places have the opportunity to truly experience history firsthand as Birmingham residents do.
Every year, the nation honors Dr. King and all of the brave men and women who dreamed alongside him. Read on to find out how to celebrate, honor and remember right here in Birmingham.Continue reading “MLK Day in Birmingham—honor history in the place where it happened”
Get money in your bank account and support a local Birmingham company at the same time! Sounds too good to be true? I thought so, too—so I tried it for myself. Find out how. ⬇️Continue reading “Convert gift cards to cash with Prepaid2Cash in Birmingham”
Popular Birmingham food truck Little London Kitchen serves up the best flavors and traditions from across the pond. They’ve gained dedicated fans all across the city since their opening, and they just announced their latest project—a new pub.
The Little London will open in Homewood later this year. Check it out!Continue reading “NEW OPENING! The Little London is coming to Homewood”
Homewood continues to thrive! This popular area just south of Birmingham proper has been expanding for a while now, and it looks like they’re not slowing down anytime soon.Continue reading “5 openings + expansions coming to Homewood, including Neighborhood Nutrition”
Bywater Oyster Bar and Grill opened in Helena just a few weeks ago, but they already have over 40 rave reviews on Facebook. Central Alabama residents are FANS of the food at this new seafood restaurant. Find out why!Continue reading “People are raving about Helena’s newest seafood joint, Bywater Oyster Bar & Grill”
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Still in search of that perfect New Year’s Resolution for 2020? How about taking up a new hobby, spending more time outside, and meeting a wonderful community of people?
If this sounds right up your alley, find it all at Saturdays in the Gardens with the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens.Continue reading “5 new plant skills you can learn this winter+spring, including caring for houseplants”