It took 10 years to unveil Alabama’s quarter as part of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Program, but its selection of the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site is a “terrific choice” according to Jim Noles, Birmingham author of “A Pocketful of History” stories behind the U.S. Mint’s 50 State Quarters Program.
See if you can answer the following Birmingham sports trivia questions.
Birmingham – welcome the 2019 McCalla Little League Intermediate All-Star Team – World Series Champions!
This year’s United Ability’s Vino & Van Gogh Wine and Art fundraiser is more than a party for event co-chair Amy Teske. It is an opportunity to give back and say thanks to a special organization.
Written by Samantha Moats
Let’s be honest: It’s challenging to stay focused at the office during these sunny, summer months. Fortunately, the Birmingham area is brimming with great neighborhood parks, perfect for the short OOO break you need to take a deep breath, spark inspiration, and soak up some vitamin D – so don’t forget the sunscreen!
Move over Talladega Superspeedway, the state of Alabama has got another 500 plus mile race. The Great Alabama 650 – an adventure style paddler race is scheduled to launch this fall. Continue reading “What is the Great Alabama 650? Learn about the longest single-state river trail race in the U.S. happening this fall”
The Birmingham region was ranked No. 3 for economic growth potential among mid-size U.S. cities in a recent report by Business Facilities, a national publication that focuses on economic development.
Victor Brown, Vice President of Business Development at the Birmingham Business Alliance, is proud of his family and it shows.
Last week, AT&T launched their Believe Birmingham initiative with Birmingham City Schools at Bush Hills Academy – the district’s first Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) certified school.
Savoy Magazine, one of the nation’s leading African American lifestyle publications, has named Deborah Grimes, the chief diversity officer for the UAB Health System, one of the most influential women in corporate America for 2019.
How “sweet” it is!
Earlier this week, West Homewood’s popular Magic City Sweet Ice was named the best ice cream parlor in Alabama by 24/7 Tempo, a national digital publication that provides national “best of lists” and timely informative profiles.
This weekend Birmingham officially opened the High Ore Line Trail to the public.
For fun, over the past week, we’ve asked people in the Magic City to finish the following phrase:
You’re so Birmingham if…
This week, an initiative that has helped 11 private childcare centers in Jefferson County receive state pre-k funding is expanding into Blount, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker counties.
Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including Taj India on Highland Avenue, Greenhouse in Homewood and Brennan’s Irish Pub at Five Points South received 95 and above on their health inspection scores in July 2019.