If you’ve looked at even one Instagram story in the past week, chances are it was someone sharing their 2019 Spotify Wrapped. Depending on who you follow you probably saw Lizzo a few times. Actually—I don’t know who you follow, but I can still guarantee you saw tons of Lizzo.
So, how does your music taste match up to Bham Now’s? Take a peek at some of the team’s favorite music of 2019!
Update Dec.13, 2019: The coverage is now live in Birmingham. Birmingham-area consumers and businesses are now among the first in the country with access to AT&T 5G.
2020 isn’t going to be exactly how the creators of the Jetsons imagined it, but Birmingham is getting closer to that vision. In the following weeks AT&T will launch its faster generation of mobile communication in several new areas, including the Magic City.
So, what does this mean for Birmingham? Keep reading to see how 5G is going to shape our city and push it toward the future of technology .
For nine years, Birmingham residents have been pretty bad about keeping a secret—and we won’t stop spilling for year ten. Secret Stages, a favorite under-the-radar Magic City music festival, announced it will take place August 7 and 8 of 2020.
Check out all that Secret Stages has done in the past 10 years, and where some of the artists are now!
There are a lot of reasons to be proud of Birmingham, and one on top of the list is Jordan Fisher! The Birmingham native turned superstar began his career right here, and just like our city, it only continues to grow.
If you haven’t already met Jordan, this is the perfect time to get acquainted with him now that he’s landed the lead role of Evan in “Dear Evan Hansen.” For only 25 years old, he has an impressive resume. Thanks for giving us another way to brag about how awesome Bham is, Jordan!
Do you really need that huge serving of chicken kabobs your coworker insisted you take home from the office holiday party? This season, instead of letting leftovers live rent free in the back of your fridge, consider donating them to Second Servings, a Junior League of Birmingham initiative.
At Bham Now, we partner with a LOT of local companies in the Birmingham area. Bham Now’s audience (that’s you!) says they appreciate the connection with local businesses and the products they offer. And, we also partner with nonprofits. As one of the highest giving regions in the country, nonprofits make Birmingham special.
Here are a few featured Birmingham nonprofits, and don’t forget to check out the list at the end for more ways to give! If you’d like to see your nonprofit here, partner with Bham Now by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to see how you can become involved!
The unpredictability of Alabama weather doesn’t just affect you, but all those Birmingham pets we love to to show off. When chilly weather hits, grab an extra sweater for yourself and your four-legged friends.
What better way to avoid those political arguments at holiday dinners this season, than by singing through them? Okay, this isn’t a musical so maybe it won’t be that easy. But, you can relieve the tension afterward at these five Birmingham karaoke bars.
If you don’t have a favorite Birmingham business yet, you will after hearing about the winners of The Big Pitch! REV Birmingham organized a competition awarding Birmingham startups a total of $50,000 plus professional-services prize packages.
The innovative buzz of Birmingham continues to build through these businesses!
Wine—a gift as old as time, but how do you know which kind is best for different holiday parties? Three Birmingham wine experts fill us in on bringing the right choice to the table this holiday season.
Birmingham, beer and bunnies have a lot more in common with each other than you might think. To see how, I sat down with Connie Cowan from the Alabama Rabbit Rescue at their event “Brews for Bunnies” — hosted by TrimTab Brewery.
If any of those three words above interest you, keep reading to learn more about the local nonprofit.
I may be a Tuscaloosa gal, but no one feels at home in the Magic City until the barista at Revelator lets you stay in the shop an hour after it closes. After one week of living like a local, here are my thoughts.