Areas of Birmingham that a decade ago were marred with darkened, abandoned old buildings, empty warehouses and cracked asphalt have been revitalized. With revitalization comes momentum. You know the saying “a body in motion stays in motion.”
Jacqueline Jones predicts her marketing firm, One Degree MMM, will have significant growth in 2018. Part of her success might be due to the dynamic coworking space she shares with other professionals at Forge in downtown Birmingham.
To kick off Black History Month, Vulcan Park and Museum commissioned and hosted Washington & DuBois: Two Opinions, One Goal, a two-man play as part of their educational series “Birmingham Revealed” and the state’s Alabama Bicentennial celebration.
Birmingham’s I-65 at I-20 “Malfunction Junction” was named the 80th most congested bottleneck for trucks by an American Transportation Research Institute study.
Groundhog Day 2018 is officially here and Birmingham Zoo’s very own Groundhog Bill made his prediction this morning. Will there be six more weeks of winter? Continue reading “Groundhog Day 2018 predicts six more weeks of winter”
The city wants to play ball, ya’ll.
In front of a filled to capacity room of supporters at Good People Brewing Company, Birmingham Legion Football Club (FC) announced Jay Heaps – former Major League Soccer (MLS) player and former head coach for the New England Revolution – as president and general manager of its professional United Soccer League (USL) team.
Birmingham offers many ways to learn more about the Civil Rights movement, and to celebrate Black History Month. A visit to Birmingham can be a sobering, reflective and finally an uplifting experience for anyone interested in this period of our country’s history.
The numbers have improved ever so slightly over the past decade. But, according to the latest Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Solid Waste Biennial Report released in 2016, Alabama recycles less than 16% of its waste. The national recycling rate is 34.3%.
Do you shop online…bank online…share photographs via social media?
In our technology-based world it is so important, now more than ever, to understand how to manage your privacy online and keep your personal information secure. AT&T recently conducted a survey that found 43 percent of Americans said they felt powerless about cyber security. Continue reading “Be Cyber Aware; tips, new safegaurds protect personal information”
From their cars to their fries and even to their churches, Americans have shown that they believe in the phrase “Bigger is better.” Continue reading “Birmingham’s Church of the Highlands named second largest megachurch in America by CBS News”
On Friday, the Kiwanis Centennial Park moved one step closer to completion with the planting of red maple trees along the trail entrance to the park..
United Way’s Judy Allen knows a thing or two about helping prepare peoples’ taxes and the impact it has on their lives. In 2006, Allen started working for the United Way Free Tax Prep program in its inaugural year.
When you send your child to school, there are many things you hope for as a parent. Are they safe, are they learning and doing well in their classes, are they fitting in and making friends? But another area of concern is whether your child is in a clean environment. Continue reading “Let’s give it up for Jefferson County school cafeterias with perfect health code scores”
Last night, residents throughout the Birmingham metro area descended on the Cahaba Brewing Company to provide input on the B-Active DRAFT Regional Bicycle Network (plan).