Photo Gallery: The official groundbreaking of the Sidewalk Film theater at The Pizitz

A great day for a groundbreaking! Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

In case you missed it: Sidewalk Film is opening a new movie theater in the basement space of The Pizitz building! The theater will be open 7 days a week, 365 days a year and will show a variety of films that you can’t catch in the average movie theater. Though construction has been going for a little over a month, the official groundbreaking of the site was held today.

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21 Events happening in February in Birmingham

The Winter Beer Fest at the BJCC is just one of the fun events in February in Birmingham! Photo via Beer Fest

January was a pretty slow month on the event front, but now that we have our feet firmly planted in 2019, we’ve got a full event calendar to share with you! There will be no shortage of fun on your calendar this February, that’s for sure.

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Get your favorite restaurant food delivered with The TakeOut Bham! Use code BHAMEATS for $3 off your order from restaurants like SoHo Social and more

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Get your HWD (that’s Homewood, for short) eating on at SoHo Social. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

You’re slammed with work and it’s cold outside in Birmingham. Why not get your favorite restaurant food delivered right to your door? The TakeOut Bham makes it easy to get your favorites delivered, and they’re offering you guys a code for $3 off any order! Enter BHAMEATS at checkout to redeem.

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8 Things you need to know about the Roebuck/South East Lake community, including a trail hike in Ruffner Mountain

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The Roebuck/South East Lake community has an art scene and a tight knit neighborhood feel. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Have you ever been to the Roebuck/South East Lake community? Maybe you have, even if you haven’t realized it! The community is made up of three of Birmingham’s 99 neighborhoods — Roebuck, Roebuck Springs and South East Lake. It is a thriving artistic and creative community located in between Trussville, Irondale and Woodlawn.

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Wifi on deck and 4 other cool features of the 2019 Ford Expedition, according to a pro at Adamson Ford

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The 2019 Ford Expedition is the SUV to beat this year. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

We’ve been hearing through the grapevine that the SUV to beat this year is the 2019 Ford Expedition, so we had to take a look for ourselves. We headed over to Adamson Ford to check it out. Car expert LeNorris Underwood took us on a tour of the 2019 Expedition and showed us the top five things to know about this impressive SUV.  It will make those commutes into and out of Birmingham a breeze.

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A guide to Kami-Con: Q&A with convention founder, Raymond Lenzner

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Kami-Con is a large convention in Birmingham for lovers of Japanese culture. Photo via Kami-Con

We sat down with Raymond Lenzner, founder of Kami-Con, to ask him a few questions about the convention. We touched on everything from costumes and lunch options to where to park and which hotels to stay in. Read on to learn more about Kami-Con.

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298 People told us why they loved Birmingham — here are the highlights

Birmingham, how do we love thee? Let us count the (298) ways…

Twelve days ago, we posted a giveaway on our Instagram. To enter the giveaway, each person had to leave a comment telling us why they loved Birmingham. Reading through all 298 comments made us smile with pride knowing how much you guys love Birmingham just as much as we do! Interested in finding out what everyone loves about The Magic City? Keep reading.

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Job hunting? Check out 47 new jobs in Birmingham from companies like United Way, Regions Bank and Brik Realty

The Magic City has 47 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 47 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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Newly engaged? The wedding dress of your dreams awaits at one of these 7 bridal shops in Birmingham

Narrow your wedding dress search with our list of top shops in Birmingham. Photo via Heidi Elnora Atelier

The holiday season is often a time of engagements and celebrations, which can lead you into the new year with lots to plan and a wedding dress to find — among 100 other things! Keep it local with one of these bridal shops in town.

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Take our 5 question survey about Bham Now. You could win cool prizes!

The Bham Now team needs your help!

We are always looking for ways to make Bham Now a better site for our readers to gather information, learn about new things in Birmingham and find out what’s going on with your favorite businesses. Sometimes, that means crowdsourcing some info. Enter: the Bham Now survey.

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3 Tips for gallery wall installations from a framing professional at Four Corners Gallery

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Four Corners Gallery can make all your gallery wall dreams come true. Photo via Four Corners Gallery

Gallery walls are all the rage right now, and for good reason — they can liven up a room with color, fill a large wall that is otherwise awkward or bring unity to a space that feels cluttered. If you are an art lover or collector of any kind, gallery walls are a great way to put the things you love on display. But what happens when you find out it can be overwhelming to try to put together your own perfect gallery wall? You call in a professional.

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5 ways Nexus Fitness is changing the way people get fit including a holistic health program and a January promo!

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Nexus Fitness is changing the way people get fit in 2019. Photo via Nexus Fitness

What is Nexus Fitness? You can look back at this article for all the details on one of Birmingham’s newest gym concepts, but here’s a little background: Nexus Fitness was started by Chris Wade, former Clemson football player. He combines Crossfit with a HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workout style, called Xcel, at his facility in West Homewood.

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Job hunting? Here are 46 new jobs in Birmingham. Companies hiring include RealtySouth, Birmingham Audubon and AT&T

Look forward into your new job in Birmingham! Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 46 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.

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Meet Knox, Jamie and Erin of The Popcast and The Bible Binge, 2 entertaining and exciting podcasts based out of Birmingham

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Knox McCoy and Jamie Golden host live shows of their podcast! Photo via The Popcast

Are you a podcast listener? A pop-culture lover? Either or all of the above? If yes, The Popcast, a podcast all about pop culture (yes, The Bachelor is featured heavily) needs to zoom right up to the top of your iTunes podcast app. Jamie Golden and Knox McCoy co-host two podcasts: The Popcast and The Bible Binge.

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