Sarah Parcak, author of Archaeology from Space. Photo courtesy of GlobalXplorer
Move over Indiana Jones – Birmingham’s own real life adventuresome archaeologist Sarah Parcak has published her story!
Continue reading “Don’t miss Sarah Parcak’s “Archaeology from Space” book launch at the Birmingham Museum of Art on July 18″ Chef Dre Foster, owner of The Preservery Birmingham. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
The wait is over.
Chef Dre Foster, owner of
The Preservery Birmingham in Five Points South, will be opening her “elevated soul food restaurant with an international twist” on Sunday, July 21, 11:00 AM t0 3:00PM.
Continue reading “Exclusive preview of The Preservery Birmingham in 5 Points South, opening at the end of July” Ribbon Cutting at the Clairmont Avenue Walking Trail on July 13, 2019. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Birmingham’s Clairmont Avenue Trail in the Crestwood South Neighborhood officially opened this morning with a ribbon cutting, speeches by local leaders and music by the Crestwood Community Band.
Continue reading “Years in the making: Birmingham’s Clairmont Avenue Walking Trail is officially open” Sponsored AMERICA’S GOT TALENT — “Live Finale” Episode 1321 — Pictured: Brian King Joseph — (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC)
No one captured more hearts and inspired the judges and audience of
America’s Got Talent during Season 13, in 2018, more so than electric violinist Brian King Joseph.
Continue reading “Powerful story behind America’s Got Talent Finalist Brian King Joseph. Live performance August 3 at United Ability’s Journey of Hope.” Atomic Lounge and Bar. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
What is it like to hangout at Birmingham’s Atomic Lounge around 1:34 in the morning?
Continue reading “Oxford American takes an intimate look at Birmingham’s Atomic Lounge” Girls Inc. Mural at the the entrance of the Crestwood Center. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Earlier this week,
Girls Inc.of Central Alabama unveiled a beautiful new mural that welcomes girls and visitors to their Birmingham Crestwood neighborhood campus.
Continue reading “Girls Inc. of Central Alabama reveals mural that inspires girls to be strong, smart and bold (Photos)” Vulcan Bobblehead inside the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Photo from Vulcan Park and Museum
Touring Milwaukee, Wisconsin anytime soon? Skip, the Miller and PBR brewery tours. The first place you should visit is the new National
Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s and its newest occupant – Birmingham’s own Bobblehead Vulcan.
Continue reading “Birmingham’s Bobblehead Vulcan is now part of the Bobblehead Hall Fame in Milwaukee” Bluff Park Women’s Whiffle Ball League. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Move over baseball. We just discovered a new American pastime and its being played in the Bluff Park neighborhood of Hoover.
The sport? Women’s Whiffle Ball.
Continue reading “We discovered a Women’s Whiffle Ball League in Hoover’s Bluff Park. See what we found” Sponsored Staff leading activities at Collat Jewish Family Center. Photo via United Way of Central Alabama United Way of Central Alabama proudly supports a network of health and human service organizations in Central Alabama. Its financial investment amounts to over $38 million raised mostly during workplace campaigns. Most of these funds are distributed via agency allocations and grants to foster collaboration.
Continue reading “A look at United Way programs: First in our series – Senior Support and Financial Stability programs” Fireworks prepared for the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum. Photo by Bham Now
Have you ever wondered what the
Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum looks like “before” the big show begins at July, 4, 9:00 PM?
We got photos.
Continue reading “Behind the scenes at the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum” Green Acres in Irondale. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including Green Acres in Irondale, Galley & Garden on Highland Avenue, Urban Standard on 2nd Avenue North and Carrigan’s Public House on Morris Avenue received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.
Continue reading “Green Acres, Galley & Garden, Carrigan’s received 95 and above food service scores in June” Unveiling of the A.G. Gaston Boulevard signs at the A.G. Gaston Motel on July 1, 2019. Photo by Jon Eastwood for Bham Now
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin was joined by Sen. Doug Jones and community leaders today in the courtyard of the
A.G. Gaston Motel to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the landmark’s opening.
Continue reading “Birmingham celebrates 65th Anniversary of A.G. Gaston Motel and designates A.G. Gaston Blvd. (Photos)” Photo of the Birmingham Terminal, courtesy of Birmingham Landmarks, Inc.
The first train to arrive at the majestic
Birmingham Terminal Station did so on the evening of June 30, 1907 at 10:50.
Continue reading “112 years ago, the first train arrived at the Birmingham Terminal Station on the evening of June 30” Brick & tin’s sandwich, “the Brisket” has been named the best in Alabama by Big 7 Travel. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Where can you find the best sandwich in Alabama?
Continue reading “Best sandwich in Alabama? Brick & tin’s “Brisket” according to Big 7 Travel (Photos)” June 29, 2019 is the official Grand Opening of the Birmingham Zoo’s Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza.The new entrance is the culmination of Phase 2 of the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Today, June 29th is the official Grand Opening of the
Birmingham Zoo’s Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza.The new entrance is the culmination of Phase 2 of the Renew the Zoo Capital Campaign.
Continue reading “Now that’s a grand entrance! Birmingham Zoo opens new Arrival Experience and Welcome Plaza (Photos)”