Gorgeous weather calls for gorgeous views. Do you know where to go to enjoy the Birmingham skyline and your favorite cocktail? Check out our guide to rooftop bars and find out!
Another week, another top 10 list, and this one features everything from concerts to cars to cycling to cardboard armor! As usual, band links should be assumed to be inappropriate for blaring over computer speakers at work – use headphones instead!
Have you ever seen the old Ghost in the Shell series? It was awesome, you should watch it. More importantly, though, it’s becoming more and more relevant: far too many computers today are vulnerable to malware.
Last week, a multi-continent attack crippled Britain’s National Health Services, among other individuals and groups. How can you ensure your own computers are secure?
Congratulations! If you’re reading this, you’re interested in money, experience, and probably both! Finding a job that’s better than “may I take your order” might seem daunting, but it’s really not that bad. Continue reading “A Birmingham guide to “just getting a job””
Forty years ago this October, a dedicated group of neighborhood leaders banded together to preserve a small patch of land on the slope of Ruffner Mountain in east Birmingham. Continue reading “Celebrate and support Birmingham area parks and green spaces”
Looking for ways to spoil all of the amazing mothers in your life? Birmingham once again has got you covered with plenty of things to do with mom.
So I was looking through our calendar (plus a couple of my own sources, just to make sure I hadn’t missed anything), and noticed something: this upcoming week has a TON of incredible concerts! Birmingham nightlife is picking up steam as we head into summer, and a surprising amount of it is free. So apologies to those who don’t like music (you monsters!) for my recommendations this week (which aren’t ALL music, but there’s a lot)!
As the weather warms up, so does the event roster! This week’s top ten brings the heat with everything from music to octane to gumbo, and it’s all here at your fingertips. Careful with our band links if you’re at work!
Imagine going out on the town with a crisp $20 bill in hand, and spending no more than that in one night. It’s possible, and I’ll let you know how with these pizza and dessert dates in Birmingham. Continue reading “Pizza & dessert dates for under $20 in Birmingham”
Velocity Demo Day is just around the corner, and the nine startups are gearing up to present! In our last article, we introduced five companies. Here, we’re introducing the last four of the 2017 Velocity startups that will present at Iron City on Tuesday.No longer a social faux pas? – via soyrural.es
While I was talking to Estes Gould, the program manager for Birmingham’s Velocity startup accelerator, I was introduced to Jack West. Jack is intense, he’s a people person, and he’s got a positively sunny outlook. Maybe it’s the excitement of his company being on the end stretch of a fast-track program, having the potential to make it big in something nobody had thought of before. Maybe it was the impending “graduation,” the big public reveal on the 18th, that he and his team were preparing for.
You can’t be bored in a city like this. Especially, this upcoming week. Grab your calendars and try to get out and enjoy these top events.
The libraries of my life have been strange, liminal spaces for specific times and events, usually rainy day Scrabble tournaments.
Continue reading “Reading and Beyond: Libraries Around Birmingham”
There’s always something to do in Birmingham if you look hard enough. Find out what’s happening from March 30th to April 5th. Remember: band name links mean sound, so don’t open them unless you want to get caught!Hippie Sabotage: two brothers, making music – rehosted from eargasmusic.com
Hit up the farmer’s market, throw on that apron, and make your friends and family say “wow, I wish I could cook like this!” And then tell them, “you can!” And then tell them all about how Southern food is as much of a cultural mash-up as the food we see in LA and New York, where pastrami tacos and sushi bagels are on corner after corner.