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This summer have you noticed cracks on the interior or exterior walls of your home? Are your doors and windows sticking? Do those symptoms get better or worse depending on the changes in season?
Continue reading “Could the hot summer weather be causing your home’s foundation to settle? See how AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists, can help” New re-designed sculpture at The Dance Foundation in Homewood. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now
This week, patrons and students at
The Dance Foundation (TDF) in Homewood will see a new re-designed and re-installed, 81 piece sculpture spanning three sides of the Foundation’s building.
Continue reading “See it here first: the newly re-designed iconic sculpture at The Dance Foundation (Photos)” Sponsored Students from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI) Legacy Youth Leadership Program at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma. Photo courtesy of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Twenty students in the
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute’s (BCRI) Legacy Youth Leadership Program returned last week from a three-day tour in Alabama of historical sites critical to the African American community between Reconstruction and the Civil Rights era through today.
Continue reading “Students tour Alabama’s African American Heritage Sites with the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute with an eye on preserving them” Sponsored Vestavia Family Dentistry’s and Facial Aesthetics’ Robin Pruitt. Photo courtesy of Vestavia Family Dentistry
Did you know several schools in the Birmingham area are starting back up the week of August 5th? Where did our summer break go?
Continue reading “Summer is almost over. So we asked Dr. Pruitt at Vestavia Family Dentistry & Facial Aesthetics for a “Back to School” checklist” The Upsidedown Plaza sign at the entrance of the dive bar in Birmingham, Alabama. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Ok, I’ve got to admit it. Last week was the first time in my 30 years of living in Birmingham that I walked through the doors of the
Upsidedown Plaza, the Magic City’s legendary dive bar.
Continue reading “Discovering Birmingham’s Upsidedown Plaza, best dive bar in Alabama, according to Mental Floss (Photos)” Sponsored
You don’t want to miss this one. The first ever
Birmingham Freedom Fest – a new music and empowerment festival – will take place in the Birmingham Civil Rights District, Saturday, July 27. Here’s what you can expect and why you need to go.
Continue reading “Ultimate guide to Birmingham’s Freedom Fest. 12 acts. 8 panels. Mayor Woodfin, ‘Funnymaine’, American Idol’s Ruben Studdard and more” Left to right, Jeanisha Whetstone, Troy Whetstone of Modern House Coffee and Brian K. Rice at the downtown Ensley pop-up event on July 20, 2019. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Ensley Historic Business District is prime for a resurgence.
Continue reading “See how Ensley is prime for a resurgence with a coffee shop and new space aptly named “Believe”” Sponsored United Way Hands On Volunteers working on a project in the Roebuck neighborhood in Birmingham. Photo courtesy of the United Way of Central Alabama
United Way of Central Alabama’s volunteer arm is rebranding.
Hands On Birmingham is changing its name to
United Way Hands On.
Continue reading “Hands On Birmingham is now United Way Hands On: Learn more about the new name, website and, volunteer opportunities” 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”