City leaders reminded Birmingham that the pandemic isn’t over during a press conference on August 2, 2021. Just under 37% of Jefferson County is fully vaccinated for COVID, and they think that’s not enough. Keep reading for more on the state of the pandemic in Birmingham.
MasterCard is working to make small black-owned businesses thrive in Birmingham. They’re helping “cash-only” businesses create digital formats while featuring three local creative businesses in their national Priceless campaign. We attended a press conference for the campaign and were inspired by what we learned.
The community of Black-owned businesses in the Shoals is growing, and you’re invited to check out what’s on offer Sunday, August 22 from 3-7PM at The Clarion Inn in Sheffield, Alabama. Keep reading for all the details about Black Owned Business Expo of The Shoals plus three reasons why you need to go.
La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham is celebrating 28 years of supporting our community and giving back to Ronald McDonald House. Sounds like the best birthday gift, right? We sat down with Curt Morris of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham to see why being a part of The Magic City means so much.
Go Golden Bears! Miles College just cleared all outstanding student bills from the past five academic semesters. They’re using federal aid to help out their students. Keep scrolling to learn more about this unique student aid.
I might be counting down the days until fall weather, but we’re still in the thick of summer heat. Until then, I’m going to turn the streets of Birmingham into my runway and test out these trends that local boutiques are seeing this summer. Here are the top fashion trends according to the most fashionable folks in the biz.
Birmingham has stepped up its science game! Thanks to impressive research centers like UAB, Birmingham is getting $450K from the Department of Commerce. We’re excited this money will help out our bioscience jobs. Wanna know more? Read on for all the deets.
A bus running every 15 minutes? This may sound like a fantasy, but it’s coming to Birmingham in less than a year. The City of Birmingham is partnering up with the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) to bring the Birmingham Rapid Transit system to life. Keep reading to learn more.
The past few weeks have been a grueling combination of sweltering heat, major rainfall and even some destructive flooding. What’s going on with Birmingham weather? We caught up with the National Weather Service to get the scoop.
Do you remember the childhood joy of strolling the Scholastic book fair at school? Even if your days of required school reading are gone, it’s never too late to recapture the magic of reading a book you love. We reached out to Birmingham bookstores and book bloggers for their top summer reading recs—check ’em out.
Landing, the revolutionary apartment service, hosted a community event to exhibit their new headquarters in downtown Birmingham today. They also announced a major contribution to the city’s tech ecosystem and a new fellowship program.