Alabama Power’s Renew Our Rivers program is one of those environmental service programs that quietly makes a difference in so many communities – it is unimaginable what our state’s waterways, lakes and shorelines would look like without it.
3 Days and Counting. You won’t want to miss your chance to explore a variety of Bham eateries and your favorite food scene. Starting this Friday, January 20th, this event will continue until January 29th. Enjoy 10 days of deals, dining, and discovery this Winter Restaurant Week. Continue reading “Bham’s Winter Restaurant Week is almost here”
We Birmingham women are not known for being shy, despite our sweet, southern reputation. Some, including Republicans and Democrats alike, are stepping out (literally) for their voice to be heard, on how they think women should be treated.
Local women who are headed to the Women’s March On Washington on January 21st met at Saturn Saturday afternoon to make signs for the protest. Under a colorful parachute, paint, glue and glitter were crafted into messages from the heart…messages of concern about women and minorities.
Three women explain in their own words, their motivations for marching, their expectations, and how they’ll get to the Washington, D.C. event.
Have you heard of archery tag? It might sound a little scary, but Justin Lyles of Always In Motion, LLC (A.I.M.) has made a business out of it here in Birmingham.
CEO Justin E. Lyles, started AIM…
“to provide an environment charged with FUN, innovation, and a passionate pursuit of purpose and action.”
Archery Tag mixes a historic sport with innovation offering archery tag in classic style of play, tournament style, and as a part of a group team building experience. A.I.M. works with grade schools, college campus’ and businesses. Always In Motion has a 75 mile travel radius around the Birmingham, Al area. They also serve the area beyond this radius for a nominal transportation fee.
For every hiker, there are trails at the top of their bucket list.
For example, in Alabama everyone has the Big Tree in the Sipsey Wilderness or the iconic Walls of Jericho on their list. These trails, if you begin them early enough in the morning, can be hiked in a day. For the longer hikes, the gold standard for our state is the Pinhoti Trail. The Alabama section is 171 miles. It’s our connector to the historic Appalachian Trail.
Join the Reverend Jesse Jackson at Birmingham’s iconic 16th Street Baptist Church this Sunday, January 8, 2016, as he preaches in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s upcoming birthday. The service begins at 10:45 a.m.
Whether it’s understanding a note from your doctor or the beauty of humanity found in Freytag’s pyramid, reading, along with reading comprehension, are two abilities that allow us to navigate the world successfully.
Sometimes I take these endowments for granted, like when I am assembling furniture from IKEA.
Will Lochamy and Scott ‘Reg’ Register are hosts of The Morning Blend on Birmingham Mountain Radio (107.3 FM) and are doing BOLD things for Birmingham. Come join us on February 16th and see what we mean.
A New Year equals more fun events, at least in Bham. 2016 may be ending but 2017 will be one for the books. Bham will certainly keep you busy with a variety of events for all ages. Here are a few events to get you a little excited for the new year.