The decision is in! Alabama has been selected by Mazda/Toyota to be the site of the new 1.6 billion dollar factory that will have up to 300,000 vehicles rolling off the assembly line every year, by 2021. Continue reading “Alabama chosen for new site of $1.6 billion Mazda factory”
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.
The holidays have passed, football season’s wrapped up…friends and relatives are all back home. As we settle back in to regular work weeks, and the routine returns, it’s nice to have small things to look forward to.
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.
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.
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.
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”
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.
Many of us have New Year’s resolutions that involve eating healthy. However, we couldn’t resist these amazing B’hamburgers. Yes, this city excels at gourmet food, but we make a mean burger as well!
By now you must know that we have a new super-hero; Birmingham’s own Da’Ron Payne.
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”
Birmingham is a city of enthusiasts. We love our food, our sports, our universities, our neighborhoods and our street art and murals. Bham Now weekly InstaHam celebrates some of our beautiful murals. Enjoy!
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.
If you aren’t celebrating Christmas, just need a change from turkey or want to get out for a bit after the gift-giving, check out these Birmingham area places that are open for business on Christmas Day
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.