Welcome to the Bham Now Guide to Birmingham statues. This edition features statues honoring people.
Erica Robbins, a District 5 candidate for Birmingham’s city council, is the founder of Be A Blessing Birmingham, a group that brings awareness and support to Birmingham’s homeless population.
Birmingham’s building boom continues to send ripples of construction activity throughout the downtown area and nearby neighborhoods. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the housing market, as numerous new condominiums, apartment complexes and mixed-use developments have popped up throughout the city center over the past few years.
Sloss Tech and Sloss Fest just didn’t pack enough into a single weekend. The Birmingham Business Alliance joins the fray for three days, via their Sloss Experience! Continue reading “The Birmingham Business Alliance’s Talent Recruitment Program, Sloss, and you”
If you are a runner or cyclist, there is one overpass in the Magic City where you literally fear for your life.
If you’re looking for Birmingham municipal candidate interviews Bham Now is the place. Get out there and vote on August 22!
Norfolk Southern might bring in almost 2,000 jobs statewide, but residents of Trussville aren’t impressed. Continue reading “Norfolk Southern (still) keeps residents out of their own homes”
Lanny Jackson has qualified to run as a candidate for mayor of Birmingham. What do you know about him?
This week in Birmingham is big. How big? Try fighting-with-cardboard, two-festivals, Game-of-Thrones-Season-Premiere big! Remember: band links have music, so be careful if you’re reading this at work! Continue reading “Birmingham top ten: July 12-18”
With a little over a month away until Birmingham’s municipal elections, public engagement is finally starting to ramp up. This is good, people! Let’s get to know a District 8 candidate today.
Adlai M. Trone wants to focus on neighborhood neglect, economic opportunities and crime.
Birmingham City Council voted on whether to purchase upgraded police body cameras and their related software from AXON Enterprises, makers of the Taser, yesterday. Continue reading “Birmingham Police Department eyes new and improved body cams”
Whew, boy, District 9. This has been your time to shine here at Bham Now.
It’s time to check out our last interview of the week, featuring city council candidate Wendell Major. Yep, you guessed it. He’s another District 9 candidate.
Roderick Royal served as a Birmingham city councilor in District 9 from 2001 to 2013 and was elected council president in 2009. He didn’t run in 2013, but he’s qualified for the August 22, 2017 municipal election.
If you live in Birmingham, you have met Donnie Goodin, aka “The Candy Man.”
Birmingham’s city council has announced it may be making 20th Street a pedestrian way. Potential developments are on the horizon!