The Birmingham Zoo – a pride and joy of Bham’s and the state as a whole continues its momentum.
For the 6th year in a row, the establishment has surpassed the prior year in attendance!
Quick Factoid: Did you know that a giraffe can lick inside its own ears? Bet you can’t do that.
According to their website, the zoo will have half price admission on Dr. Martin Luther King Day, January. 16th.
Continue reading “Birmingham Zoo has Record Year”
Ah, gotta love the announcements of more food joints opening up in Birmingham.
Trussville it’s your turn,
Continue reading “New Chipolte Opening in Birmingham”
The momentum of Birmingham’s real estate deals in 2016 was quite impressive, considering where we have come from.
As 2017 gets into full swing, can the large multifamily projects, that added major value to our real estate scene, continue its momentum?
Photo by Bob Farley – the mixed use development across from Regions Field – The Venue
Continue reading “Multifamily Real Estate is Hot in Bham, but will it Last in 2017?”
One Cent will go a long way. Homewood’s City Council has raised their sales tax from 9% to 10% in order to improve the schools and parks, as well as, help solve an overcrowding problem in a public safety building.
Continue reading “Homewood’s Sales Tax Increase effective Jan. 1st”
The fruition and beginning of major projects in Vestavia lead 2016 to a close and will hopefully close out the first quarter of 2017 successfully.
Photo by the Vestavia Voice
Continue reading “2017 Brings New Developments to Vestavia”
Brand awareness continues to be a massive factor in today’s society as we are bombarded by logo after logo.
This Bham company –
Aviate – continues to prove its worthiness and wonderful schemes of marketing to turn airport codes into premium travel brands.
Continue reading ““BHM” Takes Aviate Further”
Courtesy of Alabama.Travel
It has been quite a year for Birmingham and it’s only getting better. Now we can add top city for celebrating NYE to our accomplishments thanks to WalletHub.
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2008 was hard on real estate, and Birmingham was not far from the negative impact, but we aren’t called the Magic City for nothing.
This November proved that comebacks are not only for the karate kid 😉
Continue reading “B’ham, the Comeback kid – Home Sales hit Major Peak in November”
Traveling through Hoover, on HWY 31, will become brighter in 2017.
So buckle up and don’t worry about turn on those high beams, because the city is getting more street lights.
Photo by Jon Anderson of traffic on HWY 31 in Hoover
Continue reading “2017 Brings Light to parts of HWY 31”
The Lime Light People!
It has been shining upon our sliver of magic in regards to food, beer, tech/innovation and tourism, in 2016, quite a lot. We are very proud to announce that yet another travel blog has recognized our Magic!
Photo by Wade Cline
Continue reading “Frommer’s names B’ham “one of the Deep South’s most interesting destinations…””
Firearm sales have risen steadily this past year, so what else to do than follow the demand!?
David Roberts, owner of
All American Outdoors, is excited for his soon to be store in the former Tidmore Flags location on HWY 31.
David Roberts inside the soon-to-be store front. Photo by: Sarah Cook
Continue reading “Demand calling for new Firearm, Fishing & Hunting Store in Homewood”
Restoring, but never forgetting, the old buildings in a city is needed to progress through the years.
What better way for Columbiana to ring in the New Year by restoring the
Davis Drug Company building – the first of many.
A contributed photo given to the Shelby County Reporter depicts the beginnings of renovations started on Dec. 19th.
Continue reading “Shelby County follows the Magic City with Revitalization”
Where 280 and 119 meet, you know, where the Chick-fil-a is located, will eventually be home to a new development called Tattersall Park.
The land, which has been seemingly vacant for years, will begin its redevelopment process by introducing Next Levl (
reported on earlier) as the first tenant.
Inside look of the ‘extreme recreational park’ – Photo by: Patrick Jameson
Continue reading “Recreational Park Approved for HWY 280”
Since the launch of Bham Now in August of this year, we’ve continued to grow and
the loyalty and input from our audience – greatly appreciate you!
Just in case you missed them, here’s a quick recap of our top 10 most read stories to date.
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