A few weeks ago it was announced by the city of Birmingham that there is a budget of $800,000 for the Annual 77th Magic City Classic. The event is the largest HBCU football game, between Alabama A&M University (AAMU) and Alabama State University (ASU) with an estimate of 100,000 people in attendance every year.
As of Tuesday, the Birmingham City Council approved 95 surveillance cameras across Birmingham, including Ensley, Gate City, Kingston and Central Park. Birmingham is one of many cities across America that have started using surveillance cameras to reduce crime.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has been listed as one of the most influential African Americans by The Root 100.
Earlier this year Church of the Highlands announced its expansion to west Birmingham.
Since the announcement, the Church of the Highlands West Birmingham Campus has been having community meetings to help start the process of building the new location. But before their new location is complete, they want to start building a community and begin regular Sunday services.
During the months of September and October, a popular Texas restaurant chain, Saltgrass Steak House, will be opening its first locations in Alabama, and the powers that be specifically chose Birmingham!
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Have you ever been to a large venue like a football game and you’re not able to post that cute selfie you just took? Then you think to yourself … how is it 2018 and your larger than life cell provider is not able to give you proper service while being around a million people? Well, if you’ve been that person before while at Bryant-Denny Stadium then you may have an opportunity to finally post that selfie!
Bayles Restaurant and Catering is creating an appetite for redevelopment in the Woodlawn area and satisfying a hunger for revitalization in the community!
Everyone enjoys free food! Why wouldn’t you? Personally, I like spending my money at establishments where I know my dollars spent are appreciated, and I will get a return on my investment. Here are some of the places in Birmingham that you can spend your money and get free food or drinks in return. Continue reading “Free food from these 8 restaurants in Birmingham, including Yo Mama’s”
As of Monday, August 27th, the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) announces the opening of the 11th Avenue North ramp. This will help with the flow of traffic departing from downtown. Continue reading “ALDOT announces the opening of the 11th and 17th Avenue North ramps downtown”
During the weekend of August 17-19, 2018, the Inaugural Bham Black Pride weekend took place. Events held throughout the weekend were an Opening Banquet at the Double Tree Hotel, an Award Ceremony for advocates to the Bham Black Pride community, and a picnic at Bessie Estelle Park.
The Birmingham Land Bank Authority (BLBA) was established to help facilitate the revitalization of Birmingham’s 99 neighborhoods, and because of their continued work they helped acquire 20 properties with the Woodlawn Foundation. The Woodlawn Foundation was founded on providing high quality, mixed-income and single-family housing options to Woodlawn residents.
Party Bus. Food Tour. Alcohol. Music. All in one. Sound too good to be true?
Earlier this week Cassandra King posted a picture in front of her new tour bus, with the caption, “This is what faith, mediocre credit, no money but integrity looks like.” The post has over 600 likes on Facebook.
How often do you know of a nationally well-known podcast doing a live show in Birmingham? Not too often. NPR’s Code Switch, a podcast about race and identity in America, decided to host its second live show in Birmingham!
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.