Despite a day that saw between 2-4 inches of rainfall in Birmingham, as promised, National Veterans Day President Mark Ryan kept his word when he said, “The parade does not get cancelled.”
The 2018 edition of the 71st Annual National Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham has not been cancelled, according to city of Birmingham sources. The parade is scheduled today, Monday, November 12 at 1:30 around Railroad Park and the Parkside District.
It is one of the biggest comebacks in college football history. In four years, UAB Football has gone from being disbanded to winning a Conference USA Division title and notching a Top 25 ranking in the National Coaches Poll.
The 2018 edition of the 71st Annual National Veterans Day Parade in Birmingham will take place at and around Railroad Park, instead of the traditional downtown Birmingham north route. The parade is scheduled this Monday, November 12 at 1:30.
Got Veteran’s Day travel plans? Be prepared for potential delays and detours traveling through downtown Birmingham, beginning on the evening of Sunday, November 11th.
Last February, Bham Now featured a story about Hoover High School student Mary White, aka. Awesome Mary, and her quest to meet her role model Ellen Degeneres. Thanks to Magic Moments, last month, Mary and her family were able to not only meet Ellen, but also tour some of Hollywood’s most iconic places and hang out with Micah Fowler, who plays J.J. on the ABC show Speechless.
According to a City of Birmingham, the Green Springs Avenue Bridge will be closed to undergo needed repairs until March 2019. The bridge is to the right of exit 258 if you are traveling south on I-65.
This is not the interstate overpass.
This November, Samford University’s School of the Arts will be holding two unforgettable events. On November 15-18, Samford Arts will be premiering a new American opera called The Ghosts of Gatsby. At the end of the month, on November 30, the university will be kicking off the holiday season with the Celebrate Christmas with Samford Arts.
Several popular Birmingham area restaurants, including popular neighborhood places such as Woodlawn Cycle Cafe and Ranelli’s received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.
In our first two installments “Protecting Alabama the Beautiful by cleaning up our mess” and “Turning dumps into natural wonders” we examined Alabama’s legacy of pollution problems and remarkable comeback stories, including Turkey Creek Nature Preserve and Red Mountain Park. In this, our third and final installment, we provide 3 ways you can help make, and keep, Alabama the Beautiful.
Looking for a little incentive to vote today? Bham Now has identified businesses in the Birmingham metro area that are offering freebies and discounts for Alabamians that participate in the most contested local and statewide election in recent memory.
Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day ! By Wednesday morning, Alabama voters will have elected its slate of constitutional officers (Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, Auditor), a new State Senate and House, Chief Justice and judges statewide and locally. All seven U.S. congressional seats are up for grabs, and so are local sheriffs, district attorneys, county clerks and local offices. And don’t forget the constitutional amendments.
Earlier this week, former Birmingham Board of Education President Wardine Alexander was appointed to fill the District 7 Birmingham City Council seat vacated by Jay Roberson in September. After Alexander’s approval, Birmingham City Councilor William Parker was voted in to take the reins as President Pro Tempore on the city council.
On Wednesday, October 31st, the Hoover Metropolitan Complex opened its newest feature, the “Hoover Climbing & Adventure.”