Sharks swam in Alabama’s inland seas; now one is named for Bear Bryant.

Bryant shark tooth Via- McWane Center

Imagine a time when Alabama was at least partially covered by a sea and huge woolly mammoths and mastodons roamed the land…and a shark now named after legend Paul “Bear”Bryant swam in the waters. Meet Cretalamna bryanti.

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Aloha! Alabama wins National Championship in epic OT comeback

Tua Tagovailoa heir apparent. Via- Sports Illustrated.
Aloha Alabama!

Full disclosure: I’m a Georgia fan, the only one on Bham Now’s staff. I felt certain at half-time that my Georgia Bulldogs would claim this championship title. They looked great, and were taking early command.

But then the Tide turned to it’s future: true freshman quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, and made magic happen. Last night’s  match-up cements Bama’s place in sports history as the undeniable, greatest football dynasty ever. And Alabama has an exciting Hawaiian import. 

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TechBirmingham new board chairman discusses bright 2018 forecast

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Growing a tech eco-system. Via- www.BMmagazine.co.uk

New Board Officers have been named to TechBirmingham for 2018.  TechBirmingham is the city’s  pivotal organization dedicated to strengthening and promoting the technology environment, while supporting existing, and start-up technology companies in the region.

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Last minute tickets for National Championship game can still be found if you’ve got a bucket load of cash

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There are still some tickets available! The College Football National Championship game is tonight at 8:00 pm. The Crimson Tide will meet the Georgia Bulldogs, in an all SEC national championship in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA.

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2nd Annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest 2018, 60+ breweries, food and music

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Red Mountain Entertainment’s Birmingham Winter Beer Fest is back.  Act fast to get early bird pricing.

It seems hard to remember a time when there wasn’t a plethora of cool craft beers to search out and enjoy. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the BJCC, the hunt for your favorite brew will be even easier. Grab your crew and join us! Continue reading “2nd Annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest 2018, 60+ breweries, food and music”

Birmingham’s fun places to watch National Championship game

Bama Fans. Via www.thegaurdian.com.

The final match-up is upon us. Monday, Jan. 8, the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs are preparing to take on the No. 4  Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff National Championship. It’s sure to be an exciting night across Birmingham. Here are a few places to watch the big game.

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Mystery surrounding old Southside Birmingham building solved

Mystery letters, D. VK. D. Via- Cameron Balentine.

A few weeks ago I wrote about the mystery surrounding the cryptic letters, D. V K. D painted on the blacked-out windows of an old, purple building on Birmingham’s south side.

Maybe you’ve seen those mysterious letters at 12th Street and 1st Avenue South and wondered what they could mean. We asked our readers what those letters might stand for…I think I know! Continue reading “Mystery surrounding old Southside Birmingham building solved”

No dieting necessary, simple tips for a healthier 2018 in Birmingham

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After spending time with family and friends, watching Alabama and Auburn bowl games and eating all those holiday goodies, it might be time to jump back in to a healthy routine. There are some simple ways to do just that. Check out these Birmingham healthy meal options, and our tips to start 2018 on a healthy foot.

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Consider these 10 simple good deeds this holiday season

Between end-of-year work pressures, decorating, holiday shopping and entertaining we often forget that the easiest way to spread a little joy might be doing a simple good deed. Take a look at our list of good deeds, and our spot-light on a Birmingham restaurant owner’s worthwhile nonprofit.

After all, this is the season of giving. Maybe these acts of kindness could be part of your New Year’s resolution.

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