Highlands Bar and Grill was featured by TripAdvisor. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
The rising Birmingham food scene strikes again! This week,
TripAdvisor named the Magic City one of their 10 up and coming foodie cities in the US.
Continue reading “Birmingham named ‘up and coming foodie city’ by TripAdvisor” Powell School (or the Free School), Birmingham’s first permanent school building. Closed since 2001, the school was nearly destroyed in 2011 from a fire. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Michael Calvert, a longtime civic leader in Birmingham, the Alabama Trust for Historic Preservation is working with a developer to explore restoring Powell School, the first permanent school building in Birmingham.
Continue reading “Powell School, Birmingham’s first school building, may get new life” Sponsored Magic City Dentistry’s Kristye Dixon and Dr. David Sollenberger. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
You’re invited! On Thursday, September 27,
Magic City Dentistry will hold a free Open House, at 2117 1st Ave. N. Birmingham from 4:30 -6:30. The event will feature beer by Trim Tab, music by Tony Rodio and an art installation by Paul Cordes Wilm, called “Do You Dream in Technicolor?”
Continue reading “Magic City Dentistry to hold Fall Open House on September 27 with local music, Trim Tab beer and art by Paul Cordes Wilm” Sponsored La’Tanya Scott of the Cahaba River Society with students from the CLEAN outdoor nature education program. Photo courtesy of the Cahaba River Society
“It’s Earth Day in the Fall with catfish.” That’s how supporters describe the annual
Cahaba River Society Fry-Down, one of the state of Alabama’s largest catfish cook-offs and festivals, held on September 30, Noon to 4:00pm at Railroad Park.
Continue reading “5 reasons to attend the upcoming Cahaba River Society Fry-Down at Railroad Park on September 30” Hurricane Florence. Photo via the National Weather Service
United Way of Central Alabama and the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham have identified several ways Birmingham area residents can support Hurricane Florence recovery efforts.
Continue reading “United Way and Community Foundation offer ways to support Hurricane Florence relief” Photo of Little River Canyon 2017 – by Pat Byington, Bham Now
Want to explore Alabama’s natural wonders, raise money for a good cause and do it all in one weekend? Register for the upcoming The
Alabama Beta September 28-30.
Continue reading “Explore Alabama’s natural wonders. Register today for The Alabama Beta, the state’s first 48 hour adventure race benefiting local conservation efforts” Photo of Donnie Goodin in front of the Western Supermarket on Highland Avenue. Photo courtesy of the GoFundMe page
In July 2017, Bham Now
reported on the GoFundMe campaign of Donnie Goodin, aka “The Candy Man.”
Continue reading “‘The Candy Man’ needs our help. Be inspired by one of Birmingham’s hardest working citizens” Sponsored Photo courtesy of United Way of Central Alabama United Way of Central Alabama believes that their employee talent is among one of their greatest assets necessary to build a social movement to improve people’s lives and advance the common good of our community. Continue reading “United Way of Central Alabama seeks to fill Director of Grants Management and administrative support positions. Learn more.” Customers at the Rojo Sideroom. Photo courtesy of Rojo
Many people know about
Rojo, the popular Highland Park neighborhood restaurant, but did you know they also have a party and event space?
Continue reading “10 things happening in the Rojo Side Room this fall, including concerts and special community events” Birders “flock” together. Photo from Birmingham Audubon Facebook page
Have you ever wanted to take up bird-watching, but just didn’t know how to begin?
We’ve got the ultimate “how-to” become a birder guide for you.
Continue reading “Learn how to become a bird-watcher, join field trips and support our avian friends in Birmingham” A Tesla SUV that has unconventional doors and actually dances. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Last Saturday, Bham Now was on hand at
Brookwood Village, to help launch and celebrate National Drive Electric Week.
Continue reading “The future is now. National Drive Electric Week celebrated at Brookwood Village (photos/videos)” View from the Alabama Scenic River Trail. Photo courtesy of Alabama Scenic River Trail
Can you paddle the entire 650 mile
Alabama Scenic River Trail? That is what Will Denton, 79, and John Denton, 66 started doing earlier this month.
Continue reading “Can you paddle the entire 650 mile Alabama Scenic River Trail? Meet two men who are making the journey” Catherine Flowers interviewed by filmmaker Ellen Esling. Photo by Alabama Rivers Alliance
The popular SOUTHERN EXPOSURE Film Fellowship series is back after a one year hiatus.
Continue reading “Sneak peek: 4 trailers from the 2018 SOUTHERN EXPOSURE Film series by the Alabama Rivers Alliance. Premiere is at Altamont School on Thursday, September 13” Kristi Tingle Higginbotham on Broadway in Homewood. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
On Friday, September 21,
Alabama Symphony Orchestra will be holding one of their most popular concerts of the year, Birmingham Does Broadway, at Samford University’s Wright Center, featuring Broadway musical classics like Les Miserables, Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, King and I, Sunset Boulevard and much more. Get tickets now.
Continue reading “Behind the scenes with Kristi Tingle Higginbotham as she returns to Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Birmingham Does Broadway on September 21”