Revitalization – Ahhh, just the word makes me proud of Birmingham and how far we have come within the last year.
Technology, Entertainment, and Design – TED Talks are all about adding value by providing info sessions on the up and coming tech., daily news, and innovation that will shape our future.
With independent volunteer initiatives throughout the country, licensed under TED, cities like Birmingham are able to feature local innovators, entertainers, and otherwise to give you updates on what is going on!
Here’s the line up for TEDxBirmingham 2017:
Traditional refreshments at Carmike’s two Hoover locations might start including beer and wine. Carmike is now proposing to the City of Hoover permission to serve alcohol at their locations.
Bitter, but sweet, all in one. This Birmingham relic that has survived 3 generations of family ownership is coming to a close around Valentines day.
Although sad to see them go, the Rosenberger family’s impact will be in the communities hearts for quite some time.
Birmingham business is in constant growth mode and many are pointing toward the techies for this reacquiring theme.
Related, a Bham based health care tech. company has made recent hires to catch up to the demand of their service.
With electric vehicles becoming more and more popular, Birmingham is working towards accommodating the environmentally friendly move. There have been sightings across the city for charging stations for these vehicles that are much needed. For example, you may have seen some EV charging stations in Five Points behind Jimmy John’s. Now, Uptown is joining the club!
— Auburn University (@AuburnU) December 12, 2016
During the manufacturing downturn that began in the late 1990s, Auburn University in Auburn, Ala., provided a steady source of employment, improved the nimbleness of the local workforce and helped attract new businesses to replace those that fled when times got tough.
War Eagle on that! Thanks for making us look good, Aubie.
It always happens this time of year, especially in Alabama. You haven’t used much natural gas or electricity for the past couple of months because of the moderate Fall temperatures. Then, once winter slowly starts creeping in, temps drop, you crank up the furnace or heat and then in December your gas and/or electric bills spike upward.
The Alabama Environmental Council, the group that started drop-off and curbside recycling in Birmingham decades ago, has re-branded the name of their recycling program from Recycle Alabama to Recycal.
As mentioned before, downtown bham isn’t the only area that is growing. Our “Over the Mountain” neighborhoods are revitalizing and proving worthy as well!
Currently, a Homewood developer has big plans for 18th Street and 28th Ave. South.
Are you surprised…? I’m certainly not. Birmingham continues to move forward and even amaze some with the amount of funding opportunities and award-winning companies
If this week could be summed up, in terms of business:
Birmingham takes major steps toward furthering & recognizing innovation as well as the potential for long term growth.
Almost every Tuesday, Rojo, a neighborhood restaurant in the Highlands Park area, holds a 10% Tuesday night for local charities.
As the 2016 calendar year comes to an end, more than 40 nonprofit organizations have benefited from the weekly events, raising over $26,000.
As a southerner, giving gifts is an art in itself. It is my humble opinion that the people of the South take great pride in knowing just what to give our loved ones to celebrate special occasions. You know, by doing things like committing their Amazon wish lists to memory. Or, scrolling through their social media photos to understand their fashion preferences and personal style.