Blaze statue and Ken Jackson in front of the UAB Collat School of Business. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
Blaze, UAB’s iconic mascot, has found a home in front of the new
UAB Collat School of Business building.
Continue reading “Blaze means business. A sneak peek of the Blaze statue in front of the new UAB Collat School of Business building” Sponsored James Brown and his wife Emily. They met at Sidewalk as volunteers! Photo via James Brown
So, you love all-things cinema and you love Birmingham. Then become a Sidewalk volunteer! Birmingham’s annual film festival runs August 20-26.
Continue reading “If you like movies and helping people, volunteer at Birmingham’s Sidewalk Film Festival, August 20-26” Mayor Woodfin with Code Switch hosts Gene Demby and Shereen Marisol Meraji. Photo Courtesy of Steve Drummond How often do you know of a nationally well-known podcast doing a live show in Birmingham? Not too often. NPR’s Code Switch , a podcast about race and identity in America, decided to host its first live show in Birmingham!
Continue reading “Code Switch chooses Birmingham as its 1st live show destination, but why?” Sponsored
With Summer vacation pictures piling up, and those first day of school photos quick to follow, your cell phone is probably filling up with memories you’re going to want to keep. Perhaps you have some photos that are truly beautiful. They need to be seen! Take those vacation photos and sweet summertime memories to Four Corners Gallery and transform them into a piece of art.
Continue reading “4 ways you can transform your digital photos into works of art at Four Corners Gallery”
30 new jobs in Birmingham! Have you checked out our list?
Whether you are looking to make a change or you’re just curious what’s out there, the
Bham Now job page has you covered. We’re delivering you a fresh list of new jobs in Birmingham. Check them out! Continue reading “Who’s hiring? 30 new jobs with EBSCO, Spectrum and Shipt.” UAB Hospital. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.
In the upcoming edition of U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-19 Hospital Rankings, UAB Hospital has once again been
ranked the No. 1 hospital in Alabama.
Continue reading “U.S. News and World Report ranks UAB Hospital No. 1 in Alabama and one of the best hospitals in the nation” Photo via Innovation Depot’s Facebook page.
Birmingham as the next Silicon Valley? According to
, it’s definitely a possibility.
Continue reading “Birmingham dubbed the next Silicon Valley by Forbes?” Over 61 tons of trash has been picked up in JeffCo so far this year. Photo courtesy of PALS.
There’s a lot of taxpayer money being spent on cleaning up after litterbugs in the Birmingham and Jefferson County areas so
ALDOT (Alabama Department of Transportation) has launched the Trash Costs Cash campaign that is aimed at preventing people from dumping litter on neighborhood streets and major roadways. Continue reading “PALS volunteers pick up 123,440 pounds of litter this year in Jefferson County, Wenonah High School Wins Litter Quitter Campaign” Screenshot of Dr. Doug Phillips host of Discovering Alabama. From the episode titled Sipsey Wilderness.
Forget Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime. If you looking to do some serious binge-watching, checkout episodes of
Alabama Public Television’s Discovering Alabama.
Continue reading “Binge-watching? Episodes of public television’s Discovering Alabama are available online” Wendy Jackson, second from the right next to Governor Kay Ivey receiving Conservationist of the Year award. Photo from Alabama Wildlife Federation Facebook page.
Earlier this month, several Birmingham conservation leaders were honored at the
Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Award banquet, including former longtime Freshwater Land Trust Executive Director Wendy Jackson and students from Wenonah High School.
Continue reading “Alabama Wildlife Federation Governor’s Conservation Awards honor Birmingham’s own Wendy Jackson and Wenonah High School” Photo courtesy of Birmingham City Schools
Packing lunch boxes. Carpooling to school. Homework. It’s back to school time in Birmingham. How can you help your child and your child’s teacher have the best school year yet? Bham Now has pulled together 12 tips to help you through.
Continue reading “12 ways to support teachers and schools in Birmingham this fall, including how to send them on a beach trip” Viewpoint of 280 from Inverness. Photo via Friends of HWY 280 Facebook Page HWY 280 has made a reputation for having the worst traffic in the city. However, after living off of the highway for over 20 years, I’ve never had that point of view, until this last month. Continue reading “Drivers of Hwy 280 are looking for less traffic and more results” Leadership of Dynamite Hill-Smithfield Land Trust. They were the first organization to adopt a trail this spring and have completed a couple of very impactful cleanups on their adopted trail, Enon Ridge. Photo courtesy of Freshwater Land Trust.
Want to give back to your community?
Continue reading “Give back to your community. Join the Freshwater Land Trust adopt-a-trail initiative” Sponsored A big lineup of indie films, lots of parties and all those moviegoers ready for their closeups. Photo by Joseph De Sciose via Sidewalk Film Festival
many films! So many events! Our very own celebrates 20 years, and it’s all happening August 20-26 in different venues around Birmingham. Get your tickets Sidewalk Film Festival now.
Continue reading “5 things to know about Sidewalk Film Festival on August 20-26, including ‘White Tide: The Legend of Culebra’. Sign up for the Bham Now newsletter to win FREE tickets!”