When you start a food-based business, accessing or outfitting a commercial kitchen can be a big hurdle and huge expense. No one knows that better than local Birmingham entrepreneur Haden Smith. This July he founded The Annex to provide commercial kitchen space for rent to startup culinary businesses in the Tillman Levenson Annex building downtown.
In the midst of all this cloudy weather, we’re back on schedule to let you know who’s hiring in Birmingham this Tuesday. Take a look at these new jobs: Continue reading “Who’s hiring in Birmingham? 36 new jobs with companies like Shipt, Southern Research and The Personnel Board of Jefferson County”
It was the hottest place to be in Birmingham for techies, innovators, entrepreneurs, social media marketers and marketing professionals this week. Continue reading “3 takeaways from Birmingham’s Sloss Tech, including Mayor Randall Woodfin’s poignant message”
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Innovation Week Is Like No Other
Off the heels of the DC BLOX’s economic development announcement on Monday, and then the kick-off of a week that celebrates creatives, risk-takers and innovators, Southern Research Institute cut the ribbon on its new STEM Outreach Lab. It’s part of the nonprofit’s aim to attract more people to work in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Continue reading “Southern Research Institute’s new STEM Education Outreach Lab will host 50 high school students who will use it to conduct physical and life science experiments”
If you’re not looking for it, Wild Things is easy to miss. Tucked away behind some shops on 18th Street South in Homewood, you may have to scurry through a little plant-covered alley next to Four Seasons Gallery to find it. But you’ll be glad when you do.
Looking for a way to boost your leadership skills and build critical networks? Read on to find out why Momentum’s new Upward Early Career Program might be right for you or someone you know. Application deadline is Aug. 31. Continue reading “3 reasons up and coming Birmingham business women should consider Momentum’s NEW Upward Early Career Program”
Yesterday the Birmingham City Council approved $1.7 million in incentives for Shipt to expand its headquarters in Birmingham.
Uber Eats is here in Birmingham! Today, the app launches, offering food delivery services with menus from more than 40 restaurants. Use code BIRMINGHAMEATS on the Uber Eats app to get $5 off your first delivery!
Come out to Parkside and celebrate the future of innovation in Alabama at EDPA’s imerge event on July 12. But hurry, tickets are selling out fast! Mayor Randall Woodfin will kick off imerge by issuing a challenge to the Magic City and the state to keep innovation moving forward. Continue reading “EDPA’s 2018 imerge on Thursday, July 12 features singer songwriter and entrepreneur Holly Williams”
Atlanta-based DC BLOX is investing $785 million into Birmingham over the next 10 years to build their largest data center to date in the country. The data center will be located on 27 acres at the old Trinity Steel site in Birmingham’s Titusville neighborhood, the company announced at a press conference today. Continue reading “DC BLOX will break ground in Aug. on a $785 million data center in the Birmingham Titusville Neighborhood”
Back Forty Birmingham, the first satellite brewery of Back Forty in Gadsden, welcomed friends and family to its Sloss Docks location for an opening celebration on Saturday, July 7. The brew pub is now officially open to the public, and Bham Now’s got the lowdown.
The full lineup for Sloss Tech 2018 includes Silicon Valley celebrities, homegrown startup stars and more. Find out who all is speaking at the Southeast’s biggest tech conference on July 13 at the The Lyric. Get your tickets while they last.
There’s a new bar opening soon in Homewood! No, not that kind of bar, but a bar that will get your hair tressed to impress in no time! Blo Blow Dry Bar, the beauty concept that has taken the world by storm, is opening mid-Aug. behind the Aloft Hotel on 19th Street. Blo Blow Dry Bar is the original and largest blow dry bar franchise in North America. Continue reading “This new bar will get you tressed to impress! Blo Blow Dry Bar opening mid-Aug. on 19th Street in Homewood”
A new restaurant name Ash is headed to West Homewood this August. Who’s behind the new restaurant? Local chef, Mark Driskill.