The Jefferson County Environmental Services Department is in major need of new people to run the county’s nine water reclamation facilities—a.k.a. the place your dirty household water comes in and clean water goes out. Find out how an apprenticeship program is preparing people like 43-year-old single mom Brenda White for a future in the county department.
New plans are in the works to bring another mixed-use property to Birmingham’s Parkside district. Developers announced this week their plans to build a 140-room boutique hotel, residential units, an entertainment venue as well as retail and studio space. Here’s a sneak peek into the plans for Parkside’s latest swanky development.
The SEC Baseball Tournament will return to Hoover May 21-26 as the top 12 SEC teams play for a chance to continue their journey to the College World Series in June. Here are the details, as well as what fun shenanigans you can expect at the Hoover Metropolitan Complex this year.
School is wrapping up and summer is just around the corner! Do you know how you’ll fill those long summer days? Forget the sprinkler and ditch those kiddie pools—there’s a new inflatable water park open for business at Oak Mountain State Park. Here’s what you need to know before you get your bouncy jumpy on.
Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus have nothing on Ms. Merlette’s third grade class in Birmingham! Watch their rendition of the No. 1 hit “Old Town Road” sweeping the nation and getting some pretty awesome feedback from the original artists.
Have you checked out West Homewood recently? Well, I hadn’t in a long time and was pleasantly surprised when I stumbled into the cute area around Patriot Park. A quick walk around the block of darling little bungalows, businesses and restaurants had me dialin’ up my realtor and planning my next family move. Here are the highlights of my adventure.
Regions Tradition will once again become the football capital of the South Wednesday, May 8. Many of the south’s legendary coaches and players are set take to the Greystone Golf and Country Club course for the Regions Tradition Pro-Am Day. We’ve got all the details on who to expect on the course. Also, where to score autographs around the grounds.
Ramsay High School senior Jillian Jolly is going to Yale in the fall. Find out how the College Choice Foundation, an Alabama-based nonprofit, helped the 18 year old from Birmingham achieve her lifelong goal of attending the school of her dreams, all on a full ride scholarship.
There are two types of people in this world: those who love thrill-of-the-hunt bargain shopping and those who would rather poke their own eye out than dig for a sale. Belonging squarely in the deal-loving, thrifty-to-the-core category, I decided to take a deep dive into the freshly stocked bins at Crazy Cazboy’s. Here’s what I found at the new discount store opening May 10.
The flurry of activity continues in Parkside. In April, developers announced plans for two additional high-rise apartment buildings set to start construction this year. Find out what’s in store for the two properties, as well as an update on what other residential and mixed use buildings are in the works for the district on Birmingham’s west side.
Shipt Yoga on the Green is the perfect way to kick off the Regions Tradition at Greystone Golf and Country Club in Hoover. Come for the yoga featuring Birmingham’s top instructors, stay for the wine (and margs!) at the Wine Down Social Hour. Find out more.
Vestavia Hills grad Walker Burroughs will not move on to the next round on American Idol. Much to the shock of fans and followers, he did not receive the votes needed to snag one of six remaining spots left on ABC’s singing competition on Sunday night’s episode.
Homewood is about to get a deep DEEEEEP discount store thanks to former Zoë’s Kitchen founder and serial entrepreneur John Cassimus. Crazy Cazboy’s will open in the Homewood Commons Shopping Center on Friday, May 10. Here’s what to expect when you go.