HWY 280 has made a reputation for having the worst traffic in the city. However, after living off of the highway for over 20 years, I’ve never had that point of view, until this last month. Continue reading “Drivers of Hwy 280 are looking for less traffic and more results”
This past weekend was the Inaugural Alabama Greek Picnic (ALGP) in Birmingham. Although the event is not solely for members of Greek organizations, it is an opportunity for members of the National Pan-Hellenic Council to celebrate unity amongst organizations, give to the community, and fellowship amongst one another.
If Birmingham is known for anything, it’s the chicken wing! In every corner of the city, there is some delicious chicken that you can grab and satisfy your appetite. I’ve put together a list of the city’s most talked about restaurants that serve some of the best chicken wings you will find on this side of Dixie.
Last month, Mayor Woodfin announced the “100 Homes, 100 Days” project that will repair the homes of citizens across the city.
For 10 years YPBirmingham continues to create networks that anyone can join.
There are usually hidden treasures in different neighborhoods, and in Ensley it’s Village Creek Trail (Ensley Greenway). The completed Ensley Greenway is the start of a larger trail system that’s 2.5 miles long between Avenue F to Avenue W. The greenway is almost complete, but is open for visitors.
Birmingham City Schools (BCS) has been given full district accreditation by AdvancED, the national accrediting agency. Continue reading “From probation to accreditation, the Birmingham City Schools system awarded full district accreditation”
You may have heard of the inspiring story of Walter Carr by now. The young man that was determined to make it to his first day of work, despite his car breaking down the day before, is now donating money to the Birmingham Education Foundation.
“You Are Beautiful”
Orchestra Partners, a local strategic development company, announces the remodeling plan of Printer’s Corner, a historic building, that was once used as a major printing press. Located in the 18th Street South Parkside District, the building is known for its shell structure and graffiti reading, “You Are Beautiful”. H2 Real Estate is the listing agency.
On Tuesday night, the Birmingham City Schools (BCS) held their board meeting and announced there would be a change in the dress code policy.
The first public information sessions for CityWalk BHAM were held yesterday at the Boutwell Auditorium. The sessions were hosted by ALDOT in conjunction with Barge Design Solutions.
GoFundMe is the popular social campaign fundraising platform, that many people utilize to raise money towards efforts that are dear to their hearts. Gathered here are some touching stories of a high school band, an athlete, a disabled person, and more, who are all looking for some assistance to help them through life’s challenging road blocks. New to Bham Now, we will periodically highlight new GoFundMe campaigns in the Birmingham area.