Birmingham is blessed with two solemn places to visit during the Memorial Day weekend that honor our fallen American heroes. They are the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo and Alabama Veterans Memorial Park off exit 23 on I-459 adjacent to Vestavia Hills/Mountain Brook.
In the first 10 days of June, the Alabama Symphony Orchestra is wrapping up an unforgettable 2017-2018 Season with The Firebird and Tchaikovsky’s Sixth: Russian Masterpieces and Symphony in the Summer at Railroad Park.
According to the recently released 2018 County Health Rankings & Roadmaps report for Alabama, Shelby County has been ranked 1st in the state of Alabama for health outcomes and factors. Respectively, Jefferson County, Alabama’s largest county placed 22nd in health outcome and 7th in the health factors categories.
This year’s Do Dah Day 2018 was a huge success. A Birmingham original, thousands of people once again descended on the Highland Park neighborhood to have a good time and raise funds to benefit homeless animals in the Birmingham and Jefferson County areas.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of May 20.
Regions Tradition’s Yoga on the Green has been moved to Saturday, May 19, 5:30pm because of potential inclement weather. Originally scheduled for today, there are no changes to the event just the date change. There will still be 90 minutes of yoga, door prizes, and a wine-down social hour.
Citizen scientists are convening throughout Birmingham this weekend to study the Magic City’s urban turtle population.
Alabama’s first Dave and Buster’s will be opening in Hoover at the Riverchase Galleria by the end of the year, according to multiple reports.
Renee Louallen has worked with La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries for more than 14 years. According to Louallen, there are four reasons why this is the perfect time of the year to purchase that recliner, sofa or indoor furnishing.
According to a news report from the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ), Amazon.com Inc. is considering a site in Bessemer for a fulfillment center. The new facility will employ at least 1,500 and possibly up to 3000 people in the Birmingham metro area.
Eight year old Clarke Snyder loves baseball. He has been playing the game since he was two, and for as long as he can remember his dad, mom, grandmother and little sister have been going to Birmingham Barons baseball games.
Birmingham’s food scene strikes again!
For decades, hunters and anglers in Alabama have paid for nearly all of the state’s wildlife and conservation programs through hunting and fishing licence fees and excise taxes on their equipment. As a result, deer and wild turkey, once very rare in Alabama are now abundant. The state’s lakes have become a mecca for sport fishing.