I interviewed Jon Coffelt earlier last week. He has recently been recovering from a bit of a sickness. We talked about everything from quantum physics to playing outside to strangers interviewing each other and beyond! Continue reading “BHM to NYC: A prolific painter and magazine editor looks back on Birmingham”
Alabama loves its State Park system. Now, veterans and their families can enjoy them for free.
It seems fitting that Birmingham, home of so many college campuses, and the first place to celebrate Veterans Day, will have two programs honoring veterans, and exploring our country’s military campaigns and the history surrounding them. Continue reading “Birmingham Public Library Archives presents two WWI events in November”
Rosemary Turner graduated from the University of Alabama and was hired by Brasfield & Gorrie as a risk analyst with an August start date.
Being somewhat new to Birmingham, I find out interesting things about this city nearly daily. I bet YOU knew that Birmingham is the home of the country’s very first Veterans Day Parade.
Say hello to new buses, Birmingham. They’ll be here soon!
Did you know Birmingham, Alabama, has been officially added to the list of cities available in the Apple Maps app? This means public transit around the ‘ham just got a whole lot better! Here’s what you should know: Continue reading “The Apple Maps app adds Birmingham to its transit list”
The historic, 90-year-old Birmingham Theatre has won a $120,000 preservation grant to create a replica of the missing “Alabama” sign on 18th Street!
Every child is excited about Halloween. At Children’s of Alabama some extra effort is made so that hospitalized children can participate in festivities.
Looks like Birmingham’s budget will be approved … sometime? What’s taking the city council so long?
You’ve heard Mayor-elect Woodfin throw around these terms this election year: education and economic development.
What does Birmingham’s new mayor have in mind?
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?”
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.
Now this doesn’t happen everyday. Vogue Magazine, the leading periodical worldwide for fashion, featured Birmingham as a place to visit.
It’s time for the nation’s biggest HBCU Classic game!