New franchises, basketball as you don’t get to see every day, Russian ballet, and lots of classes! Find out what’s going on in Birmingham in the second January event guide.
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?'” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
Will the great “hard freeze” of 2018 ever end?
There is something exciting about trains. The monotonous clickity clack. The alarmingly loud, yet inviting, bellow of the whistle. A conductor that hollers out, “All aboard the…” Wait. Birmingham has a passenger train? The answer to this question is yes, the Magic City does have a passenger train, and it’s called the Crescent. Continue reading “From Birmingham to New Orleans on the Crescent Amtrak”
Ok Birmingham bicyclists! Are you tired of risking your life when you ride your bike on the streets of Birmingham and the metro area? If your answer is yes, now is your chance to advocate and provide input on the new draft Regional Bicycle Network.
Hey, did you watch Senator Doug Jones being sworn in today? Catch the video here. Also, check out these Birmingham folks working for him.
According to a Facebook post by Don Lupo, director of the city of Birmingham’s Office of Citizen Assistance, more than 400 people used the city’s warming station at the Birmingham Jefferson Civic Center last night.
Last night, Bham Now and several hundred New Year’s Eve party-goers braved the bone-chilling cold weather to capture the historic lighting of the new Alabama Theatre sign on 18th Street in Birmingham’s Theater District.
Birmingham warming stations at the Birmingham -Jefferson Civic Center and Grace Episcopal Church in Woodlawn are extending their hours to insure people are safe and warm during the hard freeze that has hit the region and will continue till the end of the week.
Who needs to watch the Times Square ball drop or Mobile’s famous Moon pie when you can watch in person the lighting of the new 18th Street ALABAMA sign!
A few weeks ago I wrote about the mystery surrounding the cryptic letters, D. V K. D painted on the blacked-out windows of an old, purple building on Birmingham’s south side.
Maybe you’ve seen those mysterious letters at 12th Street and 1st Avenue South and wondered what they could mean. We asked our readers what those letters might stand for…I think I know! Continue reading “Mystery surrounding old Southside Birmingham building solved”
The Birmingham Museum of Art saw some changes to their staff this past September. After a six-month national search, the Board of Trustees of the Birmingham Museum of Art appointed Dr. Graham C. Boettcher as its new R. Hugh Daniel Director. Continue reading “Director Graham Boettcher has high hopes for the Birmingham Museum of Art”
Alabama’s unrestrained Senate race get you all fired up? Good. Because now you can warm your hands (or burn them, whatever) by the flame and smoke of our upcoming governor’s election!
Happy 90th Birthday Alabama Theatre!