The wait is over, Birmingham commuters. It’s finally happening. Construction (and the inevitable closure) on the Interstate 59/20 bridge will begin within the week.
When the weather outside is getting chillier by the second, there’s no better way to keep the cold at bay then our favorite winter beverage, the hot chocolate. Nothing warms our hands (and hearts) quicker than a hot cup of cocoa, and these spots happen to serve some of the best cocoa in town.Continue reading “3 spots in Birmingham that serve life-changing hot cocoa, plus some honorable mentions”
Great news for one of the most successful Birmingham start-ups to date. Grocery delivery service Shipt has signed a lease to become the anchor tenant in the Wells Fargo Building, the tallest building in Birmingham.Continue reading “Shipt leases Wells Fargo Building for second headquarters”
Are you tired of celebrating UAB’s best football season in program history? Nope? Good, because neither are we. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin declared January 18 ‘UAB Blazers Football Day.’ The city of Birmingham will host a Championship Parade that same day through campus to celebrate.Continue reading “Mayor Woodfin declares January 18 ‘UAB Blazers Football Day’, complete with celebration parade”
Is one of your New Years resolutions to try something new in 2019? If so, may we suggest perfecting the tango? That’s right, you can make this year be the year you take your very first dance class! Not only is dance a unique way to stay active and healthy, but also a great way to meet new people from all over the city. Ready to impress your friends next time you’re on the dance floor? Check out these adult dance classes offered around Birmingham.Continue reading “Five dance studios that want to help you learn to cut a rug”
Another innovative startup company has found its way to Birmingham.
A technological-startup company called Joonko has moved its global headquarters from San Fransisco, California to Birmingham, Alabama after receiving an investment from the Alabama Futures Fund.Continue reading “Technology start-up company Joonko relocates to Birmingham”
Not every city has a football game named after it, but good ol’ Birmingham happens to be one of those lucky spots! The Birmingham Bowl is at Legion Field this Saturday, December 22 at 11am central time.Continue reading “How to celebrate the Birmingham Bowl this weekend”
If you’re anything like us, you probably have the same New Years resolution year end and year out-to go to the gym on a regular basis. But the same ol’ same ol’ gym gets boring quickly. Lucky for us, the Downtown BHM Fitness Passport is here to shake up your fitness routine. What a way to kick off 2019!Continue reading “Downtown BHM Fitness Passport gives citizens a chance to try fitness studios”
Paper Doll Bar’s grand opening is this weekend, December 14 and 15 in the Birmingham Loft Entertainment District.Continue reading “Paper Doll Bar joins the downtown Birmingham bar scene”
Christmas time is finally here. A time for family, hot cocoa, giving gifts(and receiving, if you’re on the nice list), and, of course, Christmas parades! That’s right, nothing reminds me of the holidays more than waiting patiently by the street for Santa to ride by in a firetruck throwing candy to all the good boys and girls.Continue reading “Birmingham holiday parades to get you in the holly jolly spirit”
The University of Alabama at Birmingham deserves one billion cheers! Earlier this week, UAB successfully raised $1 billion in a ten-year fundraiser campaign.Continue reading “UAB reaches $1 billion fundraising goal”
Like the saying goes, you can never have too many Publix stores, right? Construction started early this week on a new Publix supermarket on the corner of 280 and Highway 119, at Tattersall Park.Continue reading “New Publix starts construction at Greystone’s Tattersall Park”
If you’re anything like me, you’ve only got one thing on the calendar for this Saturday, and it’s watching the Iron Bowl. It feels like we’ve been waiting an eternity, but after long last, the biggest rivalry game in college football is HERE! *Cue Hallelujah chorus*Continue reading “Five spots to watch the Iron Bowl, with gameday specials”
Don’t think there’s a way you could love Publix any more than you do right now? Think again. The Publix grocery store set to open off Lakeshore Parkway next year will be Birmingham’s first omnichannel store.Continue reading “Lakeshore Publix to become first ecommerce grocery store in Birmingham”
Siluria Brewing Company opened its doors in Alabaster on Saturday, November 10, to a larger-than-expected crowd.Continue reading “Newest Shelby County brewery, Siluria Brewing Co., opens in Alabaster”