Maybe it’s the “Trump Effect”? Maybe it’s the “Doug Jones Effect”? Whatever you want to call it, more and more people have been inspired to run for office in recent months. Candidates have come from all backgrounds and all across the state to vie for the chance to be your next elected official. Let’s took a look at some of these “new kids on the block”. Continue reading “These candidates come from all kinds of backgrounds – except politics”
If you’re like me, in the past few days you’ve noticed a plethora of campaign signs going up around town. And while most of us may be “electioned out” after December’s special Senate seat election, another election will soon be upon us. Candidates had until February 9th to meet the qualifications to run in party primaries, which are scheduled for June 5th, 2018. Bham Now has your guide to who’s running – from statewide offices to your local elected officials.
We’ve only got a few days left until the most romantic day of the year: Valentine’s day. Has Cupid’s arrow already struck you? Is there a special someone in your life? If so, there’s no better day to show them you love them. And there’s no better WAY than with these Birmingham Valentine date ideas.
Super Bowl Sunday has come and gone. Undoubtedly, this time each year is one of the busiest times for grocery stores, with customers stocking up for parties and get togethers. But could the way that we shop for and purchase our groceries be changing right before our very eyes? Let’s take a look at recent changes in the Birmingham grocery scene.
Batter’s up, Birmingham. Baseball season is right around the corner, and with the Birmingham City Council approving emergency repairs to historic Rickwood Field, we’re feeling nostalgic. Take a trip down Memory Lane with us as we remember some of Birmingham’s most famous baseball players.
Mobile may be the birthplace of Mardi Gras, but these Birmingham area organizations and businesses are helping you “let the good times roll”! Check out our guide to Mardi Gras events, specials, and parades in the Magic City.
If you’re like me, you’ve got a competitive side. I mean, c’mon, when you live in the home of the reigning College Football National Champions, you have to love a little friendly competition. Why not put that edge to good use? Here’s how you can get active, enjoy some competition, and do good in the Birmingham community.
Okay, I know I’ve been talking a lot about the weather recently. But c’mon, this weekend’s weather has been AMAZING and definitely has me looking forward to summer. I can see it now – I’m lounging by the pool with a cold drink in my hand (water, of course), the sun is shining down on me (don’t worry I’m wearing sunscreen), and I can hear the sounds of children laughing. Where am I? Well, the newly renovated Homewood parks, of course!
Well, whether you were snowed in or only saw a few flurries (I think we got the short end of the stick), one thing is for sure… This week was cold! We hope you took care of those pets, warmed up with some of our favorite Birmingham soups, and took advantage of your snow day by doing absolutely nothing. Alas, warm(er) weather is finally here! This weekend the temps will be risin’ and the sun will be shinin’. Here’s how to break that cabin fever, get outdoors, and make the most of this beautiful weekend in Birmingham.
On Tuesday, the Birmingham City Council passed a resolution that will provide funding for emergency repairs to Rickwood Field stadium. The council accepted the $1,006,400 lump sum bid from JJ Morley Enterprises, Inc., who stated that the repairs are scheduled to be completed prior to this year’s Rickwood Classic. Here’s what else they approved…
Baby, it’s cold outside. If the first week of 2018 is any indication, Birmingham is in for a chilly few months. But with those cold winter nights comes the opportunity for some delicious comfort food to warm the soul. That’s why we’ve rounded up our favorite soups from Birmingham area restaurants to keep you and your family warm (and full) this winter season.