Hands on Birmingham is searching for volunteers for the 12th Annual Project Homeless Connect, Saturday, February 24, 2018 at the Boutwell Auditorium. It’s a really effective, unique program that helps our homeless population with simple, complex and necessary things all in one single day.
Before I moved to Birmingham I thought of Hoover, AL as just the high school football stronghold of the state, maybe because of that TV show from a few years ago. Hoover is a thriving suburb of Birmingham, a small city with momentum that is continuing to see a surge of new housing, business centers and retail development.
This week while researching for a story about lost pets, microchipping and web sites that help reunite lost pets with their humans, I ran across an article about a Birmingham woman who lost her beloved pet Mitzy on the day she was moving away for a new job.
As you walk down 41st St. S. or enjoy a bite at the Avondale Common House in Birmingham, you might notice an old two-story brick building with 19.IOOF.O2 inscribed at the top. A sign that a secret society met here?
Birmingham has a passionate local beer scene, as we all know. For this week’s Bham Now Instagram Spotlight feature, I was going to focus on healthy activities, exercise even, but it’s still cold outside and…
Areas of Birmingham that a decade ago were marred with darkened, abandoned old buildings, empty warehouses and cracked asphalt have been revitalized. With revitalization comes momentum. You know the saying “a body in motion stays in motion.”
Jacqueline Jones predicts her marketing firm, One Degree MMM, will have significant growth in 2018. Part of her success might be due to the dynamic coworking space she shares with other professionals at Forge in downtown Birmingham.
Birmingham offers many ways to learn more about the Civil Rights movement, and to celebrate Black History Month. A visit to Birmingham can be a sobering, reflective and finally an uplifting experience for anyone interested in this period of our country’s history.
All over Birmingham we see revitalization and renovation and of course our really beautiful murals. As the Magic City continues to transform, there are some pieces of our history I hope we preserve and keep around.