Looking for a job? Birmingham has been named one of the best places in the U.S. for people looking for employment, according to Indeed, the popular job seeking website.
The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD) board has approved the application for demolition of Southtown Court in Southside.Continue reading “Housing Authority board approves application for demolition of Birmingham’s Southtown Court”
Established in November 1992 as a constitutional amendment, the Forever Wild Land Trust has secured nearly 270,000 acres for public use.
According to UAB tradition and history, on June 16, 1969, Alabama Governor Albert P. Brewer announced the establishment of The University of Alabama System which was comprised of autonomous campuses in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and Huntsville.
On that day, University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) became one of the three universities in the new three-campus system.
Here in Birmingham, you probably see an American flag every single day, even if you don’t think much about it. You may see them lining the side of the road on your morning commute, or hanging outside your bank downtown, or waving in your neighbor’s front yard. June 14 is National Flag Day in the United States, and in honor of the day, we’re highlighting the business behind the flags.Continue reading “Honoring Flag Day 2019: Birmingham business has been supplying flags for over 100 years”
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500 million straws are used in the U.S. each day—many never making it to recycling bins, instead to join the billions of others polluting our rivers, lakes, beaches and oceans.Continue reading “14 places around Birmingham no longer using plastic straws + other single use plastics. Plus where to buy your own locally”
It’s fair to say that most folks who’ve spent any time in Birmingham have probably spent some time in Southside. Whether it’s restaurants and bars you’re after, religious institutions brimming with history or sports or parks you’re looking for, Birmingham’s Southside community has all this and more.Continue reading “8 reasons we love Birmingham’s Southside community, including Rojo’s birthday party”
Birmingham has been ranked one of the top 10 Mid-Sized American Cities of the Future, according to fDi Magazine.
Residential Ventures, a boutique development firm based in Denver, CO purchased $2.39M of downtown Birmingham property late last year. This week, plans were released for their property at 2216/2218 First Ave. N. to undergo a renovation expected to reach close to $4M.Continue reading “Historic First Avenue building gets a new lease on life with $4M multi-use renovation”
Have you ever seen a Watercress Darter? Chances are you haven’t…up close.
Supporting local Birmingham vendors is most definitely a worthy endeavor. One of our favorite ways to do this is by shopping at one of our many local Birmingham farmers’ markets. Did you know you can find an added positive cause each Saturday this summer at Valleydale Farmers’ Market? Here’s how.Continue reading “Special coffee served by special people: Cafe Three21 at the Valleydale Farmers’ Market”
Last week, the United Way of Central Alabama kicked off their 2019 Pacesetter Campaign with 71 companies and a fundraising goal of $13,500,000.
Demolition of the 10 story UAB Town House began this week.