Some of the most successful startups and those often earning record profits and eventually selling for many millions are based on apps that facilitate. Apps that connect the consumer or user with a service provider, ones that save the consumer time…and simply make life easier.
The Birmingham area enjoys warm days and cool nights in April, perfect conditions for spending a weekend at the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama April 20-22 at the beautiful Barber Motorsports Park. Come watch the fastest drivers in the world compete in a world-class event set at the “Augusta National” of IndyCar racing.
Birmingham, AL is one of 14 US cities to host the Navy. Last month we wrote about Navy Week, April 9-15. Check out the events, festivities and visit sites. Take in a Barons game, visit the McWane Center, stop by Vulcan Park and Museum and support our US sailors!
That healthy living trend going on with people these days…well, the same can be said for our pet family members. We have the hook up on natural dog (and cat) treats in the Magic City, some easy recipes and pics of cool local dogs and cats! Continue reading “All-natural pet treats: quick recipes, a doggie food-truck & other local retailers”
Soon 200+ new jobs will be up for grabs near the Birmingham airport…eventually, that number might climb to 500.
Bham Now shines our Instagram spotlight on local homes this week. Birmingham is a city of neighborhoods and we have charming close-in suburbs and city living too. Check out these gorgeous homes.
Does the price of parking in downtown Birmingham have you avoiding the area? We have done a little investigating to uncover some free parking spots and a few super cheap options too.
Beginning yesterday, in honor of April Fools day and continuing on for the next week, maybe longer, Google is bringing that fun striped-shirt-wearing-traveler from Where’s Waldo? to Google Maps users.
Birmingham was once known as an industrial city, now we are a city of universities, breweries, an emerging tech scene and of course great food. But did you know Birmingham has more green space than almost every other city in the country? Continue reading “4 Birmingham gardens; perfect way to celebrate the start of spring”
Bham Now is always interested in the real estate and business development going on in the city. We try to investigate the exciting news of revitalization and renovations downtown, the Southside and in our suburbs. Here are a few updates and some insight from a local real estate expert. Continue reading “Real estate roundup: Birmingham’s downtown, Southside, suburbs”
Do you have spring fever? Bham Now certainly does. Check out some local plant life snaps we found on Instagram. We are curious about all things Birmingham. Do you know any of these green thumbs or garden centers?
Channing Tatum will be grand marshal
On Sunday April 22, as the only IndyCar race in the Deep South is set to begin, a famous Alabama native will give the iconic “Gentlemen, start your engines!” command.
Have you ever wondered exactly how the local roads we travel daily got their names? Who were those people that rated a highway or street? Bham Now has the info, in fact, we try to get to the bottom of all things in The Ham.
The Navy is coming to Birmingham!
From Springfield to Sacramento to Bossier City and to Birmingham, America’s Navy will sail into 14 cities across the US, Apr. 9-15 as part of the Navy Week outreach program.
Media Day at Barber Motorsports gave local press an opportunity to tour the impressive museum and learn more about the upcoming Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. In less than a month, April 20-22 10,000 fans will converge on Barber Motorsports Park to take part in exciting fan experiences and the pulse surging thrill of IndyCar racing.