Louis and Grant share their loft living experience at The Denham Building

Sponsored

The Denham Building, located in Birmingham’s Parkside district. Photo courtesy of The Denham Building

Have you visited The Denham Building in Parkside? The apartments in this development are an interior designer’s dream—so, we spoke with two residents to learn more about how they express their creativity in The Denham Building.

Continue reading “Louis and Grant share their loft living experience at The Denham Building”

Learn How Interior Designer Kristin Corley Revamped Her Career With an Executive MBA.

Sponsored

Kristin Corley, Auburn Executive MBA, Class of 2008. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

For working professionals wanting to boost their careers, an executive MBA allows you to learn valuable business skills without interrupting your career or personal life. Just ask Kristin Corley, a local professional who transformed her interior design career with the skills and knowledge earned through the Auburn Executive MBA program.

Continue reading “Learn How Interior Designer Kristin Corley Revamped Her Career With an Executive MBA.”

Slutty Vegan, a popular Atlanta-based vegan restaurant, plans to open a Birmingham location

Slutty Vegan offers dozens of mouth-watering, vegan-friendly burgers—just like this one. Photo via Slutty Vegan

After conducting a visit to Five Points West in their food truck on Wednesday, Sept. 30th, popular Atlanta-based vegan restaurant Slutty Vegan is eyeing multiple spots in Birmingham for a new location.

Continue reading “Slutty Vegan, a popular Atlanta-based vegan restaurant, plans to open a Birmingham location”

4 micro-unit student housing projects in the works in Birmingham

The Marshall is one of several potential new student housing projects in Birmingham. Rendering via Aptitude Development

Several developers are looking to meet the high demand for student housing in downtown Birmingham. Meet the potential new projects: The Citizen, The Railyard, Pipeline and The Marshall. Here’s what we know.

Continue reading “4 micro-unit student housing projects in the works in Birmingham”

Meet Andrea, walking in honor of her grandmother in the 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Birmingham.

Andrea Barrett, together with her husband and grandmother. Photo via Andrea Barrett on Facebook

Every year, thousands of walkers across the country join the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease and all other forms of dementia. The Birmingham Walk to End Alzheimer’s is hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association Alabama Chapter. We spoke with Andrea Barrett, a “long-time walker” in the Alabama chapter who participates each year in honor of her grandmother, to learn more about this year’s virtual event

Continue reading “Meet Andrea, walking in honor of her grandmother in the 2020 Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Birmingham.”

How to build your own Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Kit

Sponsored

An emergency kit can help you prepare for a disaster, no matter where you live. Photo via American Red Cross

No matter where you live, a disaster can happen at any time, anywhere—even here in Birmingham. It’s important to be prepared with the supplies you might need during an emergency or disaster. That’s why the American Red Cross has developed three key steps to help keep yourself and your loved ones safe—starting with an Emergency Preparedness Kit.

Continue reading “How to build your own Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Kit”

Gov. Ivey extends statewide mask order to November 8

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued an extended statewide mask ordinance, lasting until Nov. 8th. Photo via Governor Kay Ivey on Flickr

On September 30th, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey issued an amended Safer at Home Order, including a statewide mask requirement. The extended order will last until Sunday, November 8, 2020 at 5:00PM. Here’s what you need to know.

Continue reading “Gov. Ivey extends statewide mask order to November 8”

3 brand-new murals in The Magic City + a few of our favorite classics [Photos]

Sponsored

Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Is it just me, or does a new mural pop up in Birmingham almost every day? We took a ride around town in a 2020 GLC300 from Mercedes-Benz of Birmingham to see a few of the new murals in The Magic City—here’s what we found!

Continue reading “3 brand-new murals in The Magic City + a few of our favorite classics [Photos]”

Jones Valley Teaching Farm plans $7.58M Center for Food Education in Birmingham

Jones Valley Teaching Farm Center for Food Education
The Center for Food Education is Jones Valley Teaching Farm’s newest project. Rendering via ArchitectureWorks

Jones Valley Teaching Farm—the Birmingham-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young students learn through hands-on, food-based lessons—is planning to build a new community learning center in downtown Birmingham. Here’s what we know about the upcoming Center for Food Education.

Continue reading “Jones Valley Teaching Farm plans $7.58M Center for Food Education in Birmingham”

Wonder what it’s like to live at The Pizitz? Ask Melanie and Kevin.

Sponsored

The city view from the apartments at The Pizitz never gets old. Photo via The Pizitz on Facebook

If you’ve ever grabbed a bite at The Pizitz Food Hall, you might have wondered what it’d be like to live at the popular building itself. So did we. So, we spoke with two long-term residents to learn about all the perks The Pizitz has to offer.

Continue reading “Wonder what it’s like to live at The Pizitz? Ask Melanie and Kevin.”

Meet Presley, the new emotional support puppy at Vestavia Family Dentistry

Sponsored

Presley, the emotional support puppy at Vestavia Family & Facial Aesthetics. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Going to the dentist can be a stressful experience, especially for younger children. That’s why Vestavia Family Dentistry & Facial Aesthetics is trying a new strategy. Meet Presley, the new emotional support dog helping patients smile and relax!

Continue reading “Meet Presley, the new emotional support puppy at Vestavia Family Dentistry”

Curious about working in real estate in Birmingham? Two local agents share their experience

Sponsored

The team at the new Crestline branch of LAH Real Estate. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Have you ever considered practicing real estate in Birmingham? If you think setting your own schedule, choosing where you’d like to work and getting to meet new people in Birmingham sounds rewarding, real estate might be your calling!

We spoke with two local agents at LAH Real Estate to learn more about their experience in real estate in Birmingham.

Continue reading “Curious about working in real estate in Birmingham? Two local agents share their experience”

Cortland Vesta High-Rise apartments are now available [Deals + Photos]

Sponsored

A high-rise apartment at Cortland Vesta, officially available to lease! Photo courtesy Cortland Vesta

The much-anticipated high-rise apartments at Cortland Vesta are officially available to lease for immediate move-ins. With a variety of one- and two-bedroom units available, Cortland Vesta offers some of the best views of Birmingham. And as an extra incentive, Cortland Vesta is offering two months of free rent PLUS a $500 gift card if you sign a lease within 48 hours of your first visit! Read on to learn more.

Continue reading “Cortland Vesta High-Rise apartments are now available [Deals + Photos]”

8 national food brands made right here in Birmingham, including Dale’s Seasoning

Dale’s Seasoning is perfect for Jalapeño poppers! Photo via Dale’s Seasoning on Facebook

We all know and love the many local products made here in Birmingham. But did you know that there are several national brands made right here in Birmingham? Here’s what we learned.

Continue reading “8 national food brands made right here in Birmingham, including Dale’s Seasoning”

Iron City Grill reopens for dine-in and curbside with a brand new menu

Sponsored

I’m looking forward to eating at Iron City Grill once more. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

Good news for food lovers! As of today, September 15th, Iron City Grill is officially back open for business. We got a sneak peek at the new menu, and it looks (and tastes!) fantastic.

Continue reading “Iron City Grill reopens for dine-in and curbside with a brand new menu”