Sponsored Swimmer at Turkey Creek Nature Preserve – photo courtesy of Southern Environmental Center
Have you taken a hike at Ruffner Mountain or Red Mountain Park lately? Explored the caves in north Alabama near Huntsville? Paddled the Cahaba or Locust Fork rivers? Gone hunting or fishing at a state Wildlife Management area? Enjoyed a lazy afternoon on the sugar white sands of Gulf Shores? Here’s what makes that possible.
Continue reading “Who Knew? Alabama ranks first in biodiversity. How did that happen?” Vote for the Big Alabama Sign today!
Last month, the Alabama Theatre announced that it was one of 25 finalists across the U.S. vying for grant money in the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign.
Continue reading “Bring back the 2nd Alabama Theatre sign. Voting ends October 31st.” Vogue Magazine online story about Birmingham, Alabama – Screenshot of Vogue.com
Now this doesn’t happen everyday.
Vogue Magazine, the leading periodical worldwide for fashion, featured Birmingham as a place to visit.
Continue reading “Vogue Magazine features Birmingham – “the South’s Magic City””
It’s time for the nation’s biggest HBCU Classic game!
The Marching Maroon and White of Alabama AAMU, via blavity
Continue reading “If you haven’t kicked off your Classic weekend yet, step in!” AT&T will be at the Magic City Classic this weekend promoting their “It Can Wait” campaign
Here is an important campaign.
AT&T is bringing its virtual reality “It can wait” driving simulator to
Magic City festivities this week.
Continue reading “AT&T campaign seeking “no texting while driving” pledges at the Magic City Classic” The dogs eagerly helped with the groundbreaking effort! – Photo by Hand in Paws.
Tuesday, Oct 24th, on an acre of land between Forest Park and Avondale Park,
Hand in Paw, the nonprofit therapy animal organization, broke ground for their new headquarters. They had some help from some tenacious digging by a few of their therapy dogs. The new facility will be named for Beth Franklin, the founder of Hand in Paw.
Continue reading “Hand in Paw breaks ground on new headquarters”
At his most-recent press conference on Monday, Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin chose local movers and shakers to head citizen-led committees that address “city services.”
Bold move or pomp and circumstance? Only time will tell.
Ed Fields, General Chalres Krulak, Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin and Bobbie Knight, via randallwoodfin.com
Continue reading “Before taking office, Woodfin organizes Birmingham community via committees” Photo via The Sun.
Craving an incredible slice of pizza? Then check out our guide to the best pizza dives in Birmingham!
Continue reading “The ultimate guide to best pizza dives in Birmingham”
Birmingham’s proposal to Amazon is signed, sealed and delivered.
Via @eric_l89 on Instagram, Facebook, City of Birmingham Mayor’s Office
Continue reading “Birmingham’s bid to Amazon one of 238 proposals” “I Want The World And I Want It Now” by Michael J. Pearce. Photo Courtesy of stephensmith.gallery.
Starting on November 3, Stephen Smith Fine Art will showcase
T he Secret Paintings – a nationwide touring exhibit of life-size figurative oil paintings by artist Michael J. Pearce. Continue reading “Stephen Smith Fine Art gallery to showcase The Secret Painting series by artist Michael J. Pearce”
Birmingham’s Mayor-Elect Randall Woodfin takes office November 28. To kick things off, Woodfin tapped two Birmingham heavyweights to lead his transition team. Who are they?
Bobbie Knight, Randall Woodfin and General Charles Krulak. By Sherrel Wheeler, via WBHM.
Continue reading “Meet the two people leading Mayor-Elect Woodfin’s transition into office” Sponsored Vulcan Aftertunes Fall Concert series continues to welcome the changing colors and cooler temperatures of autumn with the last concert of the month on the summit of Red Mountain.
If you haven’t had a chance to experience a relaxing Sunday listening is cool tunes, craft brews, and sweet views then head on up!
Vulcan Park Aftertunes Fall Concert Series. Via – visitvulcan.com.
Continue reading “Sunday, Oct. 29th Vulcan Aftertunes music, local brews”
Can you still get covered? Is the Affordable Care Act being repealed? Here are the answers to all of your Obamacare questions:
Continue reading “You can sign up for Obamacare starting November 1. Here’s the latest:” Sponsored Helicopter airlifting a car out of Little River Canyon in 1990. Over five years from the mid-80s to 1990, 139 abandoned cars were removed from Little River Canyon
This upcoming Saturday, October 21st, people throughout the South will travel to
Little River Canyon National Preserve to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the park.
Continue reading “Little River Canyon National Preserve – Alabama’s most visited National Park”
Check out this slideshow from the event! All photos via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now
Continue reading “Thrift Store Runway show raises money for the Bib & Tucker Sew-Op”