Fall is in full swing here in Birmingham, and you know what that means—D.I.Y. season. That independent go-getter spirit is common in the Magic City, but when it comes to home repair, “do it yourself” doesn’t always turn out the way you expect.
I graduated from college in May 2019. Starting approximately June 1, 2018, I was asked this question over, and over, and over again. You know the one: “So, what’s next?” Now, this was certainly well-intended and asked out of genuine curiosity. However, for a senior in college with no clue what they’re doing for spring break, much less with the rest of their lives, it can be a bit panic-inducing. College students, post-grads: have no fear! I’ve got your answer to the dreaded question right here- keep reading to find out!
Sometimes you know that you’ve just got to go for it! That’s what happened to me, a Welshman from the United Kingdom, who met a girl from Alabama, and eventually married her. This is my experience of moving to modern Birmingham and living at the historic Thomas Jefferson Tower.
Mysterious booms heard across Alabama are back again after perplexing Alabamians for months last year. Many residents heard a similar boom in Birmingham again around 10 AM Friday, March 22. What happened?
The days are getting longer and St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner. That can only mean one thing: the final countdown to spring break is here! We want to know where you’re headed, spring breakers of Bham. Take our poll!
Twelve days ago, we posted a giveaway on our Instagram. To enter the giveaway, each person had to leave a comment telling us why they loved Birmingham. Reading through all 298 comments made us smile with pride knowing how much you guys love Birmingham just as much as we do! Interested in finding out what everyone loves about The Magic City? Keep reading.
The I-59/20 road closures are about to rock our collective worlds. Starting Monday, and progressively getting worse until it gets better, nary a soul in Birmingham will be left without a touch of road rage trying to navigate in and around Birmingham.
“The last time I saw Mrs. Bridges, we were sitting in her garden. She put her hand on my knee, and she said, ‘I want you to be the one to write the history of my house.’ And I don’t want that story to end in ‘We razed it,'” Martha Jones said.
History can be inspiring, epic and almost surreal in its scale. History can also be boring and dusty…and it can be painful and sobering as well. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opens today in Montgomery, AL remembering the thousands of victims of lynchings.
Like many of you, on this day before the Alabama Senate race, I’ve become weary from the minute-by-minute headlines of political bashing. And (hello!) we live in the thick of it right here in Birmingham, Alabama. But, my cousin e-mailed a copy of Good, by Sean Dietrich, to me over the weekend. What a welcome reminder that good is around us, in the most common places, if we just take a moment to notice. Continue reading “A little bit of ‘Good’ by Sean Dietrich”