She’s a Birmingham native, Woodlawn resident and chairperson for the Democratic Socialists of America in Birmingham. Robin Rains is running for Birmingham City Council in District 4. Let’s get to know her.
Ever since Avondale Brewery opened, Birmingham has really sprung back – our city even plays host to a blog celebrating this, Comeback Town! As more and more people find that they want to live in our city, it’s important to ask the question, “how much will our cost of living increase?” Thanks to a rezoning effort in north Birmingham, housing could stay affordable, and our community could grow even more! Continue reading “North Birmingham wants you back!”
For downtown drivers, replacement of the I-20/59 bridges means major traffic headaches are not coming to an end anytime soon. If you use the I-20/59 exit 125A onto 17th Street downtown, you’ll need a new route starting May 31.
Alabama is known across the country as the birthplace of the civil rights movement, and as a largely rural, poor state. The film industry, however, knows Alabama as the second most diverse ecosystem in the United States. While the state itself hosts a film office, Create Birmingham is promoting our city and the surrounding areas through its own film office. Continue reading “Birmingham to get its own film office, thanks to Create Birmingham”
In honor of our fellow citizens who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation, this Memorial Day weekend, Bham Now visited and took photos of the Alabama National Cemetery, Alabama Veterans Memorial Park and Veterans Park in Hoover.
One of Birmingham’s most solemn treasures is the Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.
Civitan International was founded in Birmingham 100 years ago. Today, Civitan has clubs in 50 nations around the world focused on the idea of service to others. Civitan has an appeal to people of all ages beginning with high school clubs and senior clubs.
This week, we are talking to Bobby Farley, a young professional who currently interns at the headquarters of Civitan in Crestwood.
There are a lot of people who have declared their intents to run, ya’ll, along with a few who have already bowed out. Who are they? Check out our UPDATED list of potential candidates who are running as of 5/24/17.
Terri Williams watches her hearing-impaired brother-in-law communicate effortless by texting or using sign langue through video chat, and she can’t help but marvel at the amazing times in which we live.
She’s a lifelong educator, community activist and the only woman who has declared her intention to run. Who is Patricia Bell?
Another Do Dah Day is in the books. A celebration of our community’s beloved animals, Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay was on hand Saturday capturing the sights of one of Birmingham’s longest running festivals.
It’s Saturday morning in May. That means you have a choice of two long-running festivals in the Birmingham region. Which one do you choose?
Yesterday Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato celebrated the 50 year anniversary of Hoover’s incorporation by burying a time capsule full of treasures.
Jeremy Schatz is a Birmingham attorney and Crestwood resident. He’s also a candidate for Birmingham’s city council in District 5.
Birmingham’s Kiwanis Club has had a visible impact on the city over the past century. Take a look at what they’re doing now to the Vulcan Trial Park. Continue reading “Birmingham’s Kiwanis Club celebrates 100th with new Vulcan Trail Park”