MoovMo founder Daryl Harris started a company that aims to create a ride-sharing platform for wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
In this week’s roundup of Birmingham tech news, we’re all about a startup focused on ride-sharing opportunities, a company that builds startups and an app for businesses that works like an in-house diversity coach.
Continue reading “Tech watch: 3 startups with ties to Birmingham, including MoovMo, a ride-sharing app for those using wheelchairs” Sponsored The Adamson Ford family having a little fun while volunteering at Serve Day at Birmingham’s Linn Park. Photo submitted
When they talk about family, they’re talking about community.
Adamson Ford is all about Birmingham, especially when it comes to those locals who need some help making it from one day to the next.
Continue reading “For Adamson Ford, giving back to the community includes reaching out to Birmingham’s homeless” A voter registration drive in Jefferson County, Alabama. Photo submitted
The polls will be open in less than 24 hours for Alabama’s primary runoffs. Alabama’s Democratic and Republican parties are both holding runoffs tomorrow, to decide the winners from the
June 5 primaries. 1. Yes, you can vote, even if you didn’t vote in the primaries.
Continue reading “5 things to know about Alabama’s primary election tomorrow, including the crossover voting ban” A concept of a linear park for Birmingham. Rendering via ALDOT
Hi, Birmingham. Meet
CityWalk BHAM. ALDOT wants your input on the park that’s going to be located on 10 blocks of public space from 15th St. N. to 25th St. N.
Continue reading “Birmingham’s linear park concept has a name, and ALDOT wants all your ideas on July 17 and 24” Sponsored La-Z-Boy Senior Interior Designer Andrea Ford Schultz traveled from La-Z-Boy’s Michigan headquarters to manage the two-day renovation in Birmingham. Photo by J.H. Daniel for Bham Now
Want to know how to rock a room redo? Give yourself 48 hours (or more) with the
La-Z-Boy team, and let the certified design professionals work their magic for FREE.
Continue reading “La-Z-Boy’s newly remodeled store in Greystone reopens Saturday, July 14, with new inventory and free in-home design services!” Shipt is hiring! The company plans to bring 881 highly-skilled jobs to Birmingham. Photo via Shipt
The City of Birmingham, Jefferson County, the state of Alabama, along with Alabama Power, the Birmingham Business Alliance and Innovate Birmingham
contributed to support Shipt’s expansion in Birmingham.
Continue reading “Update: Shipt goes all in, announces Birmingham expansion, promises 881 jobs” A promotional image from Hilton’s marketing campaign for their brand of hotels called the Tapestry Collection. Photo via Hilton Worldwide
There’s a new Hilton hotel planned for the historic downtown Birmingham Commerce Center building, formerly known as the Protective Life headquarters, located at 2027 First Ave. N. It will be the first of its kind in Alabama.
Continue reading “Downtown Birmingham’s Commerce Center building to be Alabama’s first Hilton Tapestry Collection hotel, with 96 luxury rooms” Shipt is a big part of Birmingham’s startup scene. Photo via Shipt
Yesterday the Birmingham City Council approved $1.7 million in incentives for Shipt to expand its headquarters in Birmingham.
Continue reading “Shipt could hire 881 employees as part of Birmingham expansion” The City of Birmingham and Jefferson County are both considering incentive packages for Shipt, the Birmingham-based, grocery-deliver service recently purchased by Target.
The company also hinted at a another major announcement set for this week.
Continue reading “City, county to consider over $2 million in Shipt incentives” Sponsored Sloss Tech kicks off with Founder and CEO at Influencer Jim Cavale interviewing Mayor Randall Woodfin. Photo submitted
The full lineup for Sloss Tech 2018 includes Silicon Valley celebrities, homegrown startup stars and more. Find out who all is speaking at the Southeast’s biggest tech conference on July 13 at the The Lyric.
Get your tickets while they last.
Continue reading “Here are the 5 speakers for Sloss Tech, including Mayor Randall Woodfin” Brazil’s Valéria Kumizaki is the running champion of the Kumite (sparring karate) -55 kg division. She took the bronze in the 2017 World Games. Photo via World Games/Getty
Sure, we have some time before
The World Games hit Birmingham in 2021, but it’s never too soon to celebrate the wide world of international sports.
Continue reading “You can count on world-class athletes and 30 sports at the 2021 World Games in Birmingham” Sponsored Sloss Tech speaker Payne Lindsey hosts the podcasts “Up and Vanished” and “Atlanta Monster”. Photo submitted
Here’s me giving an internal round of applause to the 2018
Wowza! Sloss Tech lineup. ( ) Get your tickets for the Southeast’s premiere tech festival at the now Lyric Theatre on July 13.
Big names are headed our way, people! Trust me
—Sloss Tech will sell out, just like it did last year.
Continue reading “3 BIG things to look forward to at Sloss Tech 2018 on July 13, including ‘Up And Vanished’ creator Payne Lindsey” BMX rider @mikebikepsyche executes a whip at Parisite Skate Park, located under the Interstate 610 overpass in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo via Parisite Skate Park
Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) officials say a new public space is possible underneath the rebuilt Interstate 20/59 elevated highway through downtown Birmingham.
Continue reading “Here are 3 types of linear parks, as Birmingham considers one underneath I-20/59” Your Pie Pizza Birmingham is located in Uptown, walking distance from the Westin Hotel and the BJCC. Photo via Your Pie
The City of Birmingham’s 2019 operating budget comes in at $436 million, with an increase of $8 million. Here’s what’s being funded and what’s being cut:
Continue reading “5 winners and losers in the City of Birmingham’s 2019 operating budget, including pot holes”