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…
It’s that time of year again, February 7, National Signing Day. All over the country young high school football stars are being paid lots of attention by eager recruiters from large programs and smaller ones. Meet a few of our local athletes. Perhaps they will go on to be household names someday! Continue reading “Birmingham area high school football recruits make decisions, commitments”
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.
Great perk of working for Bham Now; shook off some winter blues with tasty brews at the 2nd Annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest.
Hey! Did you make it to the Birmingham Winter Beer Fest! Send us your pics…would love to add them to this post!
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.
Do you shop online…bank online…share photographs via social media?
In our technology-based world it is so important, now more than ever, to understand how to manage your privacy online and keep your personal information secure. AT&T recently conducted a survey that found 43 percent of Americans said they felt powerless about cyber security. Continue reading “Be Cyber Aware; tips, new safegaurds protect personal information”
Most any parent would travel from the ends of the earth for their children. Recently one Alabama man did just that. Tech.Sgt.Tony Knizel traveled 7,600 miles, across 11 time zones, for 30 straight hours; Kuwait to Dubai, Amsterdam, Detroit, Atlanta and Montgomery, to be meet his newborn son, Micah.
The UAB Blazer Football program had their their best season in program history in 2017. UAB finished the regular season with an overall record of 8-4 and a mark of 6-2 in C-USA. Continue reading “After best season in program history, UAB Blazer Football announces 2018 schedule”
We love Birmingham Instagram posts…and there’s nothing cuter than our Bham kids. Here are just a few cool young Bham citizens.
If you’re like me, you overspent during the holiday season on gifts, entertaining and this year, in my case, on a Colorado ski trip for New Years. If your budget is a little stretched, but you still want to scratch that shopping itch, consider these great thrift stores and consignment stores in the Birmingham area.
Seems like some local fashionistas and amazing decorators also search through these thrift stores for one for a kind treasures. Continue reading “Birmingham thrift & consignment stores have cool treasures, support worthwhile nonprofits”
McLeod Software is being given a one million dollar tax break/incentive as they plan to relocate the corporate office to Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Highway 280 in Hoover. McLeod is just one of the area tech firms that will be hiring in 2018. Continue reading “McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018”
When you think of comfort food is it a classic, reliable steak-house burger or some soul-food inspired mac-n-cheese? For me, in the winter months when I want a warm, satisfying, spicy chicken and rice-and-beans comfort meal with amazing flavorful bread, it’s definitely Indian cuisine. Now there is a fast-casual option at the Pizitz Food Fall, that makes it quick and easy to get your Indian food craving met, Silver Kati!