Rojo owners Laney DeJonge and Clark Lopez
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.
Continue reading “Generosity: Rojo community fundraising tops $26,000 in 2016”
Alabama’s Watershed Ornament at Sojourn’s
Alabama Rivers Alliance announced this week several ways people can “celebrate Alabama’s rivers” over the holidays.
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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.
Continue reading “Shopping for art and local, handmade goods is the way to go this holiday season”
Among the restaurants, breweries, music venues, and community gatherings, there is one aspect of Birmingham that cannot be over looked – you guess it – the Innovation.
Yesterday, the Sheraton Birmingham hosted the BBA’s, as I like to say, power luncheon to discuss Bham’s growth and future.
Photo By: Birmingham Business Alliance
Continue reading “Bham’s Innovation – “everyone is pushing to make things happen.” Laney Says”
Ahhhh, isn’t all of this revitalization downtown just so exciting! To see the Magic City grow is like seeing a Phoenix slowly rising out of the ashes.
But what about Birmingham’s suburbs you might ask… I promise, I, and developers of course, haven’t forgotten about you 😉
Continue reading “Don’t Worry “Over the Mountain” Bham, You’re Growing Too!”
A sustainable Birmingham
There is still time to apply for
EMERGE – the Green Resource Center for Alabama’s new and innovative sustainability leadership program.
Seeking participants from varying careers and all walks of life, this program is modeled after the Magic City’s successful Leadership Birmingham program.
Continue reading “Seeking applicants from all walks of life – the EMERGE Sustainability Leadership Program (deadline December 9th)”
Courtesy of Courtesy of Stephen Smith Fine Art Gallery Facebook Page
This past weekend the doors opened for this Fairfield-based art gallery. The Steven Smith Fine Art Gallery opened on December 2nd with a mission to share some of the most important and inspiring artists today.
Continue reading “Fairfield Theater has turned into Alabama’s largest Art Gallery”
Vulcan Solar’s CEO Rob Ozols and OHenry’s Coffees owner Randy Adamy
In two weeks, when you drop by the local OHenry’s Coffees shop, and buy yourself a steaming winter treat, you will be drinking one of the first cups of “solar powered coffee” in Alabama.
Continue reading “Solar powered coffee! OHenry’s Coffees teams up with Vulcan Solar Power”
Homewood’s first and one of the newest breweries in the Birmingham area is set to distribute their crafty brews this month through out the Magic City!
Continue reading “Distribution set for Red Hills Brewery Co.”
Within our evolving and “flattening” earth, due to technology, learning the in’s and out’s of cyber security is essential for any individual or business heavily involved in technology.
ThreatAdvice is here to help you prepare!
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With evening temperatures predicted to hover around the mid-20s by Thursday of this week, photographer Larry O. Gay was able to capture the
“last gasp” of Fall with a beautiful set of photos taken around downtown Birmingham. Incredible.
A high demand for business spaces, within downtown, is raising demand for living units among populated areas.
UAB, being quite the central location in terms of populous on southside, will soon receive brand new apartment units to continue many developers wishes to keep consumers in the Magic City.
Photo By: Christopher Architecture
Continue reading “New Residential Spaces set for Southside”
My favorite time of the year just got better with the anticipation of yet another Birmingham, AL. festival.
Unlike many events in the Magic City, that simply offer craft brews for purchase, this one revolves around the micro-brewery scene for a fun filled day – in more ways than one 😉
Continue reading “Raise your Glasses for the Bham Winter Beer Festival – Feb. 4th”
Restrictions and repairs are what kept
Bama Belle off the river, but those have passed and the 90 foot riverboat is ready to party once again.
Continue reading “Local Tuscaloosa Attraction Makes a Comeback”
The Atlantic, one the nation’s most venerable and respected magazines, recently wrote a story in November about a visit to the Birmingham Public Library and the treasures within it.
A must read story written by
The Atlantic’s Deborah Fallows – The Treasures of Birmingham
Continue reading “The Atlantic Magazine discovers the treasures within the Birmingham Public Library (slideshow)”