Earlier this month, Birmingham area pizzerias dominated the Big 7 Travel – 25 best places for pizza in Alabama list.
If you’ve tuned in to the news or internet lately, you’ve probably seen the terrible fires that have been ravaging Australia. Although it seems that some coverage has slacked off, the crisis is far from over. Here’s how you can help right here in Birmingham.Continue reading “Want to help Australian wildlife? Here’s how to do it in Birmingham”
Did you know studies show, drinking coffee can help delay the onset of dementia and soothe people with addiction issues?
Although Zyp bikes officially left Birmingham streets on December 31, the Birmingham City Council is considering an ordinance that could open the door to a ton of new micro-mobility options.Continue reading “New City Council Ordinance could reintroduce micro-mobility to Birmingham”
New year, new pup! If you’re considering bringing a new furry friend into your home, rescuing an animal in Alabama is a wonderful way to do it. One misconception about becoming a rescue dog parent is that you can’t choose that one breed you really love. These breed-specific rescue organizations prove that idea wrong.Continue reading “Adopt, don’t shop! Rescue pups by breed in Alabama”
Earlier this month, the Jefferson County Commission unanimously passed a resolution to memorialize and preserve the former county jail space, where Martin Luther King, Jr. was held in 1967.
I always liked the slogan, Think Globally, Act Locally.
According to a Facebook post by Don Lupo, director of the city of Birmingham’s Office of Citizen Assistance, Birmingham will be opening a warming station at Boutwell Auditorium on Sunday evening, January 19.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated all across the country, but few places have the opportunity to truly experience history firsthand as Birmingham residents do.
Every year, the nation honors Dr. King and all of the brave men and women who dreamed alongside him. Read on to find out how to celebrate, honor and remember right here in Birmingham.Continue reading “MLK Day in Birmingham—honor history in the place where it happened”
What a great way to start the year for Birmingham’s food scene!
The Magic City has been all over the film scene lately. And you can spot Birmingham in every scene of the new web series and movie, “SCP D-Classified.” Get the scoop from the producers themselves. Plus, find out how you can watch and support the local sci-fi series!Continue reading “STEM UAB graduate students produce sci-fi film entirely in Birmingham”
The Airport Hills is a heavily residential area that’s home to over 5,000 people. For all you aviation fans, this community has great, unobstructed views of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport’s runways. Thanks to the city’s BIG Partnership initiative centered around the airport, Airport Hills is going to see major growth in the near future.Continue reading “4 things to know about Birmingham’s Airport Hills community”
It never fails. Whenever I watch a Ken Burns documentary, I see credits at the beginning of each program that either say the Ford Foundation or Rockefeller Foundation supported one of his iconic films.
The time has finally arrived! After nearly a year of sitting in traffic and finding alternate routes for our commutes, we will now be able to drive on the new bridges downtown on or before January 21, 2020. It’s been a long road—but we’re glad to have our bridges back!Continue reading “Birmingham rejoices: I-59/20 bridges are set to open on or before January 21”
Starting January 16 through February 29, thousands of student-athletes will be competing in and around the Magic City for Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) titles in basketball, indoor track, wrestling and bowling.