According to the Alabama Department of Transportation‘s June 22nd media advisory, drivers should expect delays at the I-59/20 and I-65 Interchanges this week.
After several weeks of public votes on incentive packages and negotiations, Amazon has formally announced it will build a state-of-the-art fulfillment center in the Birmingham region. Continue reading “Done deal! New Amazon fulfillment center coming to Bessemer. Check out the jobs website and economic impact.”
Located just 15 miles outside the Birmingham city limits, Turkey Creek Nature Preserve in Pinson is widely regarded as the crown jewel of Alabama’s Forever Wild program.
Last week, the Urban Land Institute of Alabama (ULI Alabama) held its quarterly meeting at UAB. The keynote speaker, Tim Keane, Atlanta’s Commissioner of Planning, sparked a healthy conversation among Birmingham’s urban design and economic development communities about aspiring to be what Martin Luther King, Jr. called a “beloved community.”
According to the Washington Post, the Birmingham metro media market ranked 4th nationally in TV viewership for the opening World Cup game between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
Birmingham City Mayor Randall Woodfin spoke to a full house about the opioid crisis on Monday. The occasion? The grand opening of Pathway Healthcare’s new clinic and corporate headquarters, moving from Dallas to St. Vincent’s East. Bham Now sat down with Scott Olson, CEO of Pathway Healthcare, to find out what it means for Birmingham and Trussville.
In three of the Birmingham area’s hippest neighborhoods and business districts, you will find the best vintage stores in the city. Want to find that vintage Alabama t-shirt or that vinyl record of your favorite band? Check out where you can find your vintage treasures in the Magic City.
United Way of Central Alabama (UWCA) has earned its 16th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. As a result of this year’s rating, UWCA moved up to fourth place on Charity Navigator’s Top 10 list of charities with the most 4-star ratings.
Are Gas Stations Obsolete?
If you would rather ride on fumes than take time out of your busy schedule to stop at the gas station you’re not alone. Coming online this summer, FuelFox is an innovative service that brings users a cleaner, safer and more efficient way for consumers to fill up their tanks.
Unearthed trolley tracks and brick down the center of Broadway street in the city of Homewood will be preserved, according to Homewood City Councilor Barry Smith.
We are huge fans of this young man and very proud he is from Birmingham!
When I first moved to Birmingham from Georgia, the hit “Move” by Ludacris was big. The lyrics are about Atlanta traffic on Interstate 20, but I soon learned the tune is perfectly appropriate for Highway 280 in the Greater Birmingham area. Hoover mayor Frank Brocato wants to change that, and he thinks a rapid transit system is the answer.
Has there ever been a more appropriately named fundraising event than this past Saturday’s Freshwater Land Trust Too Hot to Hike: A Beer and Bus Tour of the Red Rock Trail? With temps in the low 90s and stifling humidity, the air conditioning and beer on the bus made for a pleasant afternoon that was educational and fun.
According to the UAB Reporter, UAB professor James McClintock has been named the inaugural recipient of the 2018 SCAR Medal for Education and Communication. Awarded by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), the honor recognizes McClintock’s decades-long educational efforts emphasizing Antarctic climate change and impacts on marine biology.
Yesterday, Dorothy Levy, one of the founders of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, which is now United Ability, celebrated her 106th birthday at United Ability’s LINCPoint Adult Day Program.