Five Points South, in the heart of Birmingham’s Southside, is rich and abundant in cultural diversity and history. Vulcan Park and Museum invites you to celebrate the flavors and history of the area at the Taste of Five Points event on May 8. You will enjoy samples from some of the restaurants that helped establish Birmingham’s national culinary reputation.
UAB’s motto is “knowledge that will change your world”. Armed with that knowledge, four UAB students were just selected for a competitive fellowships whose philosophy is that students can change the world.
Who doesn’t love Vulcan? Birmingham’s famous Iron Statue serves many roles. He’s a watcher over the city, a symbol of growth and prosperity, and a tourist attraction unlike any other. But there’s more to Vulcan Park and Museum than meets the eye.
NBC’s popular late night comedy sketch series, Saturday Night Live, has been on a break as NBC has covered the 2018 Winter Olympics. But this Saturday, SNL is back, and none other than Birmingham native and NBA legend Charles Barkley will be serving as special guest host.
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.