Social media reacts to Iron Bowl 2017: the good, the bad and the funny

This past Saturday, No. 1 Alabama and No. 6 Auburn went head to head in the 82nd Iron Bowl. And as expected, football fans took to social media to share their thoughts about the game. Here’s a look at the good, the bad and the funny that hit social media before, during and after the Iron Bowl.

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Giving Tuesday: where to give this season in Birmingham

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The holiday season is a time for giving. In fact, more charitable donations are made at the end of the year than any other time. A great way to kick start the giving season is by participating in #GivingTuesday – an annual “Day of Giving” event that takes place on the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Continue reading “Giving Tuesday: where to give this season in Birmingham”

A guide to Christmas concerts bringing fa-la-la-la fun to Birmingham

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What better way is there to get into the holiday spirit than with some Christmas music? During the month of December, Birmingham is hosting many seasonal music concerts that will provide you with some fa-la-la-la fun! Check out our guide to some of these fabulous events. Continue reading “A guide to Christmas concerts bringing fa-la-la-la fun to Birmingham”

Moe Greene is Bham Now’s winner of $100 gift card at Books-a-million

Auburn wasn’t the only winner today.  Moe Greene of Birmingham was Bham Now’s Iron Bowl sweepstakes winner by coming the closest to guessing the final score of the Iron Bowl.  Mr. Greene guessed Auburn 28/Alabama 14 which was the closest of our entries to the actual ending score of Auburn 26/Alabama 14.  Congratulations, Moe Greene!  But, no worries, you can order your own Books-a-million gift card or one for a friend and get their Black Friday deals while they last.

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Birmingham sparks attention from Nylon magazine

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Big things are always happening in Birmingham. From a world-praised culinary scene and incredible art museums and galleries to unique, locally-owned shops and more, something new is always taking shape before our eyes. Birmingham has always been several steps ahead of most cities in the state of Alabama, and while locals have always known about the many treasures this town has to offer, the world is finally starting to truly take notice and realize, hey, that place is really cool! Continue reading “Birmingham sparks attention from Nylon magazine”

Update: Birmingham native, Jordan Fisher, wins “Dancing with the Stars”

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Jordan Fisher and Lindsay Arnold win Mirrorball Trophy. Photo via eonline.com.
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A flood of silver confetti rained down on Jordan Fisher and professional dance partner, Lindsay Arnold, as they were announced winners of “Dancing with the Stars” Tuesday night. Continue reading “Update: Birmingham native, Jordan Fisher, wins “Dancing with the Stars””

Highlands Bar and Grill named one of America’s top restaurants by Eater

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Highlands Bar and Grill. Photo via Trip Advisor.

Highlands Bar and Grill, located in Birmingham’s Five Points Southside neighborhood, has been selected as one of the 38 best restaurants in America for 2017 by influential food and dining website, Eater. This makes two years in a row that Highlands has received the honor. Continue reading “Highlands Bar and Grill named one of America’s top restaurants by Eater”

Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon hits Birmingham shelves November 13

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Nov. 13 – Today marks the day that whiskey connoisseurs around Alabama have been waiting for. Beginning at 9 a.m, Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon and the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection will officially be hitting ABC store shelves. But fans of the spirits have to act quick, because it will only be available for one day at select locations.  Continue reading “Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon hits Birmingham shelves November 13”

UAB to get on-campus parking decks and other enhancements

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When attending a university that’s located in the heart of a bustling city, parking is going to be a consistent hassle. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is one such campus. But things are soon to change. To enhance the experience of students, employees and guests, UAB connected with Kimley Horn, a premier planning and design engineering consultant. Continue reading “UAB to get on-campus parking decks and other enhancements”