Visit Morris Avenue and you cannot help but notice the construction going full steam ahead on the 60,000-square-foot Founders Station. But there is a quieter transformation afoot. The Birmingham entrepreneurs behind Honeycreeper Chocolate and basic. have announced their dual storefront, opening this summer on the storied cobblestone street. They are leasing the space from Heidi Elnora, a local bridal designer whose boutique is next door. Could Morris Avenue become the Birmingham Retail Row?
According to a news report from the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ), Amazon.com Inc. is considering a site in Bessemer for a fulfillment center. The new facility will employ at least 1,500 and possibly up to 3000 people in the Birmingham metro area.
It’s the event of the year for family fun at Vulcan Park and Museum! Help Vulcan blow out his candles at his 114th Birthday Bash, along with “V” (Vulcan’s six-foot plush mascot), Birmingham City Mayor Randall Woodfin and City Council President Valerie A. Abbott as well as other city officials. Ice Cream from Piggly Wiggly and Bud’s Best Cookies will be handed out after V blows out his candles!
For decades, hunters and anglers in Alabama have paid for nearly all of the state’s wildlife and conservation programs through hunting and fishing licence fees and excise taxes on their equipment. As a result, deer and wild turkey, once very rare in Alabama are now abundant. The state’s lakes have become a mecca for sport fishing.
Birmingham’s legendary celebration of the animals kicks off this weekend! Here’s everything you need to know to navigate Do Dah Day like a pro.
This past January, students and teachers across Birmingham entered the 2018 NextGen Pitch Competition in hopes of winning a $5,000 grand prize. The winners have officially been announced! Continue reading “Huffman High student and Parker High School teacher win NextGen Competition”
Be prepared for road closures downtown Birmingham! Hollywood is coming to the Magic City beginning tomorrow morning (Tuesday, May 15) with the month-long filming of the movie Live staring action film star Aaron Eckhart.
Soccer is growing faster than ever in Birmingham. Need evidence? Check out these 5 big stories.
4 popular Birmingham neighborhood restaurants received their health inspection scores over the past 30 day, since Bham Now last reported scores in mid-April.
The Alabama Symphony Orchestra (ASO) has named Kevin Fitzgerald the new Music Director of the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra (ASYO) and Assistant Conductor of the ASO.
It’s National Nurses Week, and all across Birmingham, nurses are being acknowledged for all they do for the people in our city. Have you thanked a local nurse this week? Continue reading “Celebrate Birmingham nurses during National Nurses Week 2018”
Last week, CBS Evening News featured Birmingham’s Austin Perine, a 4 year old cape crusader popping up all over the Magic City handing out Burger King chicken sandwiches and delivering a simple message…. “Don’t forget to show love!”
Ask Dr. Eric Jack what makes a person successful, and you will quickly understand the character of the man. Jack, who was recently named president elect of the Rotary Club of Birmingham for 2018-19, answers the question by recalling the qualities of Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela and Mother Teresa. He speaks of everyday people who sacrifice to serve their families and communities, as well as leaders, followers and frontline employees.
We just knocked it out of the culinary park, Birmingham. Continue reading “Highlands Bar and Grill wins outstanding restaurant award from James Beard Foundation”