Several popular Birmingham area restaurants, including popular places such as Wintzell’s and Taco Mama in Mountain Brook received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.
It’s not just students who get report cards. Schools get them, too. Find out which Greater Birmingham schools made the A/B honor roll—and why we’re giving Birmingham City Schools a high five.Continue reading “Birmingham City Schools see big improvements in newly released 2017-2018 school report cards”
Birmingham and North-Central Alabama weather in 2018 had a little bit of everything… hail, tornadoes, a heat wave and year-ending flash floods.
For newcomers attending recent Urban Land Institute of Alabama events and workshops, the first thing you notice is the youthful audience. Regularly, the room is filled with young professionals from all walks of life.
5 year old Austin Perine, recent winner of the Vulcan Park Foundation 2018 “Spear Award” and superhero against homelessness and hunger has been named one of CNN’s most influential people of 2018, according to WPMI NBC 15 – Mobile.
For the first time in four decades, there will not be an Alabama Environmental Council Recycling Center to drop-off all your Christmas gift wrapping and boxes.
Have no fear, there are a few additional options in the Birmingham area to recycle paper, boxes and of course Christmas trees.
Did you know, one of the most popular Christmas songs of all time was written in the Magic City by Birmingham native Hugh Martin?
The song? Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.
Firehouse Ministries is one step closer to a new homeless shelter in downtown Birmingham after a groundbreaking ceremony was held on Friday, December 21. Continue reading “Firehouse Ministries breaks ground on new homeless shelter in Birmingham”
According to Commute Smart records, UAB employee Greg Harber bicycled or walked everyday to work and back home in 2018. Since 2013, he has only driven a car twice to work.
BBVA Compass is on a mission to bring the age of opportunity to everyone – in Birmingham and across the country. One of the ways the Birmingham-based bank does this is through Project Blue Elf, the company’s signature holiday initiative where employee volunteers work together with community partners to donate impactful gifts to families who have participated in BBVA Compass’ financial literacy programs.
The Salvation Army Angel Tree is a longtime Christmas tradition at Vulcan Materials Company in Birmingham. This year employees rallied to fulfill the wish lists of more than 60 local children. Bham Now has the details, and hang on for a special rendition of “The 12 Days of Christmas” at the end.Read mor
Not every city has a football game named after it, but good ol’ Birmingham happens to be one of those lucky spots! The Birmingham Bowl is at Legion Field this Saturday, December 22 at 11am central time.Continue reading “How to celebrate the Birmingham Bowl this weekend”
Chances are, you’ve found yourself driving slowly through the neighborhoods of the Red Mountain Community, checking out the beautiful homes and funky restaurants or stopping to relax at one of the great parks. Red Mountain is made up of three neighborhoods: Forest Park, Highland Park and Redmont park. Find out why it’s one of the coolest communities in Birmingham.Continue reading “8 things you need to know about the Red Mountain Community, including a Christmas music light show, restaurants and a secret cottage community”