JLB Second Servings, a Junior League of Birmingham initiative, provides food to those in need

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The women of the Junior League of Birmingham’s Second Servings initiative. Photo via JLB

It’s no secret that food waste is prevalent in the U.S. Experts estimate that we waste 30 to 40% of our food supply, which equates to 400 pounds of food wasted annually by the average American. How do we fix this?  The Junior League of Birmingham is helping with their Second Servings initiative. Find out how.

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Kami-Con founder, Raymond Lenzner on what you need to know about the convention, February 22-24

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Kami-Con attracts a large crowd of anime and Japanese culture enthusiasts every year! Photo via Kami-Con

Have you ever been to Kami-Con? This anime and Japanese-cultural convention is gearing up for it’s 11th conference February 22 through 24, 2019. The convention will be held right here in Birmingham at the BJCC.

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37 New jobs in Birmingham this week. Companies hiring include Brik Realty, Royal Cup, and AT&T

Get on the trail to finding a new job in Birmingham this week with our list of 37 jobs! Photo by Bham Now

It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 37 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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Don’t miss “Magic of Lights: Vulcan’s Holiday Light Experience” Christmas show at Vulcan Park December 12-23

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The Vulcan statue will be lit up with a sound-to-light Christmas show this year! Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

This will be the first year of Vulcan Park and Museum’s sound-to-light Christmas show, and you don’t want to miss it. The shows will run from December 12th through the 23rd with free hot chocolate while supplies last.

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15 Days of Christmas movies and the dates, times and channels where you can find them

It’s that time again — grab a santa hat and watch some Christmas movies with friends!

Your tree is trimmed, your cocoa is hot and you’re ready to snuggle in and watch your favorite Christmas movie. But wait — is your favorite even on TV tonight?  Check out our handy guide to find out. 

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Retha Nichole, Small Business and Life Coach, on giving entrepreneurs the push they need to succeed

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Retha Nichole is ready to change your small business for the better. Photo via Retha Nichole on Facebook

Have you ever thought about starting your own business, but realized maybe the million reasons why it would be extremely difficult, and then just given up? Or are you a small business owner who just needs a little extra push here and some help with administrative tasks there? Enter Retha Nichole.

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What O’Neal Industries’ $30M donation to UAB’s Cancer Center means to Birmingham

Craft O’Neal at UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. Photo via UAB

O’Neal Industries is known for their love of Birmingham. For years they have supported Birmingham businesses and given back to many in the community. Most recently, they made a donation of 30 million dollars to UAB’s Comprehensive Cancer Center. 

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Here are 31 new job openings in Birmingham. Companies hiring include Red Diamond, UAB and EBSCO Industries

Birmingham’s cityscape is full of new job opportunities just for you! Photo by Bham Now

It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 31 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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Poké is all the rage in Birmingham. Find out what it is and 3 places to find it in town

You can’t have poké without a little extra sauce! Photo via Ono Poké on Facebook

Poké (pronounced “poe-kay”) is gaining popularity in Birmingham. The Hawaiian dish is sometimes served as an appetizer, but is also served as a main course. Find out more about poké and learn where you can get it in Birmingham

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More than 30 places with vegan options in Birmingham, including Big Spoon Creamery

Grab a bowl from Farm Bowl and Juice Co. for a healthy meal. Photo by Lauren Bedford

Are you a vegan, vegetarian, or someone who is following a plant-based diet? If so, it can be hard to find restaurants that are accommodating to your diet. Luckily, we’ve done some research and are here to provide you with a helpful list of restaurants in town that offer vegan and vegetarian options. 

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Curtiss Motorcycles has launched a crowdsourcing campaign for electric motorcycles

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Matt Chambers, chairman and CEO of Curtiss Motorcycles, with the Zeus. Photo for Bham Now

You’ve seen crowdfunding for things like apps or new businesses, what about crowdfunding for electric motorcycles? Matt Chamber, CEO and Chairman of Curtiss Motorcycles, is hoping you’re into it. 

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35 Things to do in Birmingham in December

Don’t miss “Christmas is a Drag at Saturn” and 34 other great events this December in Birmingham! Photo via Saturn on Facebook

Are you ready for December in Birmingham? Lights are going up around town and everyone is feeling festive! Check out these 35 events (holiday and non-holiday themed) that are happening in Birmingham in December! 

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Use code BHAMNOW to save on Cantina Tortilla Grill home delivery

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Chef and Owner Jorge Castro shows off his steak quesadilla. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Cantina Tortilla Grill, located in Pepper Place, has been dishing out authentic Mexican food for 15 years. The flavors of Chef and Owner Jorge Castro’s tacos and entree platters will transport you to Mexico, whether you’re enjoying your food in the restaurant or in the comfort of your home. That’s right — thanks to The TakeOut Bham, you can get Cantina’s food delivered. And we’ve got a discount code for you.

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8 Things you need to know about Birmingham’s Northside community, including Alabama-made spirits at LeNell’s Beverage Boutique and the annual Linn Park tree lighting and parade

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James Clark’s beautiful Norwood home. Photo via James Clark

The Northside community consists of five neighborhoods: Norwood, Druid Hills, Evergreen, Fountain Heights and Central City. Northside residents claim four zip codes — 35204, 35203, 35222 and 35234.  

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