Innovate Birmingham and Central Six AlabamaWorks are joining forces to get Birmingham working—specifically in tech. This fall, Central Six AlabamaWorks will launch their 18 month long Information Technology Apprenticeship Program. And with the help of Innovate Birmingham, they’re getting local tech talent in the field, earning while they learn and on their way to a career in software development.
How clean is your kids’ bedroom right now? Back in 2017, Bham Now’s Sheila McCallum got in touch with Closets by Design Central Alabama to see if they could do a couple of jobs at her house.
They could, they did and she’s really happy with the results. The job we’ll focus on today was a new Closets by Design bedroom closet for her teenage son. Read on to find out how the experience was for her.
Cool off from Birmingham’s summer heat at Diamonds Direct Designer Showcase July 19-21. The Palm Springs-themed event will feature jewelry collections curated by ten designers, so there will be plenty of ice to go around. Keep reading for more details and to get a sneak peak at some of our favorite pieces!
If you were driving around Birmingham in 2018, you may have seen someone zipping around on an electric scooter. This novelty transportation method was available in Birmingham for a few months in 2018- until it wasn’t. Now, a new piece of legislation might have these scooters zipping back to Birmingham.
Some big names in Birmingham business and development have teamed up on a new project. Tom Carruthers, President of Red Rock Realty and Bruce Lanier, Founder and Owner of MAKEbhm have joined with Grant Brigham, Partner at ARC Realty. They’re bringing a new development to 3501 1st Ave South (formerly Old Car Heaven) later this year, and we’ve got all the details.
You’ve probably seen the work of Birmingham real estate developer Orchestra Partners across town (The Essential, anyone?). But did you know they incubated a startup that’s changing the game for property management? Read on to get the scoop.
Shop local and support American-made businesses this 4th of July—starting with La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham! Keep reading for all the details on their weeklong sale, plus see photos of our favorite red, white and blue 4th-inspired items.
Ever left a holiday party with a gift card you knew you would never use? Or maybe you have a stack of gift cards to Starbucks that could buy 100 lattes, but you really wish you could use that money to buy groceries for the month. Prepaid2Cash is a tech company in California that offers users a solution. They’re relocating to Birmingham, and we’ve got the scoop.
I think it may have started when the Atomic Lounge unveiled a painting depicting Birmingham’s own local version of the Beatles Sgt. Peppers’ Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover. Or perhaps it was the “mini- Vulcan” welcoming patients at Magic City Dentistry.
Don’t feel like cooking? Your turn to book lunch for the work crew? No time to prep before the big game? We feel ya! Find out more about how The TakeOut Bham has been making ordering from independent restaurants in Birmingham easy – since 2010.