Here’s an opportunity for Birmingham high school students to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society through Students of the Year

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September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month. Together, we can fight blood cancer. Photo via LLS on Facebook

Do you know someone with lymphoma or leukemia? Unfortunately, chances are that you do. Fortunately, there is an organization right here in Birmingham that can help.  And, they are asking for high school students to get involved. Find out more.

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Are you going to the biggest soul food potluck in Birmingham on October 14 at Woodlawn Sunday Dinner? Find out why you should.

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Buy a ticket to Woodlawn Sunday Dinner, and this could be you. Photo via Woodlawn Foundation

“We wanted to create an event that would bring people into the Woodlawn community.” That is how Clark Virden of Woodlawn Foundation describes the foundation’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Woodlawn Sunday Dinner, presented by Medical Properties Trust, Protective Life Corporation and Regions Bank.

And bring people in it did. Over 350 people attended the inaugural event in 2017.

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Who’s hiring in Birmingham? 30 New jobs from companies like Shipt, Daxko and United Way of Central Alabama

The Magic City has 30 jobs available and ready for your great application. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 30 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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3 Things you missed out on if you didn’t make it to Trucks by the Tracks, including puppies eating ice cream

Hmm.. where should we eat? That is the hardest question at Trucks by the Tracks! Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

If you didn’t make it out to Trucks by the Tracks at Railroad Park yesterday, you missed out on a great day in Birmingham. The park was set up with 3 different zones. Each zone was packed with food trucks, drink stands and other fun tents.

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Cassidy’s turnaround story and 3 easy ways you can get involved with United Way of Central Alabama

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Members of the Arc of Central Alabama do a team cheer in fitness class with Cassidy, one of the volunteers with United Way of Central Alabama. Photo via United Way of Central Alabama

You’ve heard of United Way of Central Alabama.  Your employer might have a giving option through payroll deduction.  Your neighbor might volunteer at one of the 80 agencies and initiatives United Way supports in Central Alabama.  But do you really know what United Way of Central Alabama does and how you can get involved? Don’t worry, we’re here to let you know that there’s an opportunity that matches your interests and your ability to give. Continue reading “Cassidy’s turnaround story and 3 easy ways you can get involved with United Way of Central Alabama”

In case you missed it: This is set to be yet another fantastic weekend in Birmingham. Here are 8 things to do this weekend, including Trucks by the Tracks at Railroad Park.

Trucks by the Tracks is Birmingham’s premiere food truck event! Photo by Railroad Park via Facebook

Birmingham continues to show off with it’s list of fun weekend to-dos. On the roster this weekend? Four festivals — 2 food, 1 moon, 1 Latinx. Oh, did we mention you can board a party bus and sample small plates from around metro Birmingham? Follow that up with a once-monthly bottomless brunch situation for a great time. For the less party-inclined, a teens-and-tech night and a pop-up market round out the weekend. Continue reading “In case you missed it: This is set to be yet another fantastic weekend in Birmingham. Here are 8 things to do this weekend, including Trucks by the Tracks at Railroad Park.”

Birmingham local, Duquette Johnston, to open at Vulcan AfterTunes on Sept. 23. Find out who else is performing and how to buy your tickets.

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Can’t you just picture yourself chilling on a blanket, looking over downtown Birmingham and listening to some tunes? Sounds pretty fantastic to me. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

What if I told you that you could head over to Vulcan Park and Museum this fall and see six amazing bands play? Oh, and that you’ll be relaxing on a blanket in the crisp fall air overlooking the city of Birmingham with a local craft beer and Eugene’s Hot Chicken in hand? Or perhaps a taco from Cantina on Wheels?  Read on, my friend, for how to grab your ticket.  Continue reading “Birmingham local, Duquette Johnston, to open at Vulcan AfterTunes on Sept. 23. Find out who else is performing and how to buy your tickets.”

Looking for a job in Birmingham? We’ve got you covered with 24 new job listings, including EBSCO Industries, Chesters and AT&T

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They don’t call it The Magic City for nothing! 24 new jobs are available in Birmingham right now! Image courtesy of Picture Birmingham

Looking for a job? Check out this list of 24 jobs in Birmingham that are just waiting for your application. Continue reading “Looking for a job in Birmingham? We’ve got you covered with 24 new job listings, including EBSCO Industries, Chesters and AT&T”

Hallie Ringle of Harlem, New York selected to be Birmingham Museum of Art’s newest Hugh Kaul Curator for Contemporary Art; plans to begin work on November 1st

Hallie Ringle, the Birmingham Museum of Art’s new Curator of Contemporary Art. Photo via the Birmingham Museum of Art

 

The Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) has named Hallie Ringle the new Hugh Kaul Curator for Contemporary Art. Ringle will be coming to Birmingham from her current home of New York where she works in Harlem at the Studio Museum as an assistant curator. She will begin working at the BMA on November 1, 2018.

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4 Places to take a pottery class in Birmingham, including Red Dot Gallery

Tena Payne of Earthborn Pottery. Photo via Earthborn Pottery

Do you have a favorite coffee mug? Or a specific plate you love to eat dinner on? What if I told you you could make your own? When someone told me that I could take a pottery class here in Birmingham, I jumped at the chance.  Continue reading “4 Places to take a pottery class in Birmingham, including Red Dot Gallery”

Birmingham band St. Paul and the Broken Bones records latest music video with BIG Communications at Samford University. Plus, 2 other music videos that were filmed locally

Lead singer Paul Janeway in the groove while performing. Photo via Live for Live Music

They opened for The Rolling Stones in 2015. Sir Elton John invited them to play at his legendary Oscar party. Their first LP was released under Single Lock Records out of Florence, AL in 2014. They became a band in Birmingham. Continue reading “Birmingham band St. Paul and the Broken Bones records latest music video with BIG Communications at Samford University. Plus, 2 other music videos that were filmed locally”

On the job hunt? There are over 25 new job opportunities in Birmingham, including jobs with EBSCO Industries and United Way

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Your perfect job in Birmingham is on the horizon. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

On the job hunt? Check out this list of over 25 jobs in Birmingham that are just waiting for your application. Continue reading “On the job hunt? There are over 25 new job opportunities in Birmingham, including jobs with EBSCO Industries and United Way”

4 new small businesses to check out in Birmingham, including basic.

The ladies in charge of basic. – the newest ethical fashion shop in Birmingham. Photo via basic.

Birmingham entrepreneurs seem to be having a moment — but then again, it seems like Birmingham’s local business scene has always been rockin’ and rollin’. It feels like new local businesses are popping up every day, so I’ve gathered up a short list one from four different categories: events, tech, retail and food. Continue reading “4 new small businesses to check out in Birmingham, including basic.”

Labor Day is here! Here’s a quick look at what’s open for business in Birmingham

Swingin’ into the sunset at Topgolf Birmingham. Photo by Topgolf Birmingham via Facebook

You know the drill: it’s a 3-day weekend and you’ve made plans to take your out-of-town friends to your favorite spot in town. You get ready for the day, you get over to said place, aaaaand it’s closed for the holiday.

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28 things to do in Birmingham in September, including Artwalk, the Cahaba River Fry Down, the Norwood Craft Bazaar and Vulcan After Tunes

Friends enjoying their Cahaba beers at Alabama Outdoors for Party on the Porch. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Get out your calendars, Birmingham: September is kicking off the fall season with a packed calendar. Here are 28 things to do in Birmingham this month. Continue reading “28 things to do in Birmingham in September, including Artwalk, the Cahaba River Fry Down, the Norwood Craft Bazaar and Vulcan After Tunes”