BHM26.2 announces The Black Jacket Symphony as musical entertainment for race after-party

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Photo via BHM26.2’s Facebook page.

BHM26.2, Birmingham’s newest race series, has just announced some exciting news. Party of the Year! will be the musical entertainment for the race’s official after-party at Railroad Park. Brought to you by The Black Jacket Symphony, this show will feature top party hits from the past five decades and today. Continue reading “BHM26.2 announces The Black Jacket Symphony as musical entertainment for race after-party”

Birmingham, here’s how to lower your energy bill this winter

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It’s been a few years since Alabama has experienced such a harsh winter. And with temperatures in the teens and even single digits, along with more than one snow storm (seriously, Alabama?), heaters are being run at all times. Unfortunately, running your heat regularly can cause your energy bill to dramatically increase. Continue reading “Birmingham, here’s how to lower your energy bill this winter”

Birmingham, stay safe and warm with these icy weather tips

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Photo via US National Weather Service’s Facebook page.

The sun is finally shining over Birmingham today. Hurray! While it will hopefully melt all the ice that accumulated during the hard freeze that took place across the city and surrounding areas last night, the air is still frigid outside and ice still remains. To stay safe and warm during, yet another, Birmingham cold snap, check out these icy weather tips.  Continue reading “Birmingham, stay safe and warm with these icy weather tips”

The ultimate January guide to library events happening in Birmingham

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Staff at the Hoover Public Library show excitement for books and upcoming events. Photo via Hoover Public Library.

Birmingham is home to a number of incredible public libraries – each with their own calendar filled with exciting events! For the ultimate January guide to library events happening around the ‘ham, read on! Continue reading “The ultimate January guide to library events happening in Birmingham”

Shop La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Inventory Overstock Clearance Sale in Birmingham ending January 29th

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La-Z-Boy owner, Curt Morris, and staff prepare for Inventory Overstock Clearance sale. Photo by Hunter Nichols.

Looking for big savings on furniture and room décor? Then hurry to La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries for incredible deals on quality furniture items during their Inventory Overstock Clearance Sale! Here’s everything you need to know about the sale: Continue reading “Shop La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Inventory Overstock Clearance Sale in Birmingham ending January 29th”

Belk prepares to close its doors at Brookwood Village

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Belk – Brookwood Village.

The days of Belk at Brookwood Village are almost up as it prepares to close its doors permanently sometime during the month of January. Considering Belk is a serious anchor of the indoor mall and its closure will be a major blow to Brookwood Village, the main question running through the minds of shoppers is why. Continue reading “Belk prepares to close its doors at Brookwood Village”

From Birmingham to New Orleans on the Crescent Amtrak

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Photo by Lynn Terry.

There is something exciting about trains. The monotonous clickity clack. The alarmingly loud, yet inviting, bellow of the whistle. A conductor that hollers out, “All aboard the…” Wait. Birmingham has a passenger train? The answer to this question is yes, the Magic City does have a passenger train, and it’s called the Crescent. Continue reading “From Birmingham to New Orleans on the Crescent Amtrak”

Director Graham Boettcher has high hopes for the Birmingham Museum of Art

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Graham Boettcher, Director of Birmingham Museum of Art. Photo courtesy Birmingham Museum of Art.

The Birmingham Museum of Art saw some changes to their staff this past September. After a six-month national search, the Board of Trustees of the Birmingham Museum of Art appointed Dr. Graham C. Boettcher as its new R. Hugh Daniel Director.  Continue reading “Director Graham Boettcher has high hopes for the Birmingham Museum of Art”