Areas of Birmingham that a decade ago were marred with darkened, abandoned old buildings, empty warehouses and cracked asphalt have been revitalized. With revitalization comes momentum. You know the saying “a body in motion stays in motion.”
Do you have a special event coming up where you’d like to feel a bit more fabulous? Need some henna work or special effects makeup for a film? Elaine Tindill-Rohr tells us how she has turned her love of body art into a business in this week’s edition of Small Business Monday.
Super Bowl Sunday has come and gone. Undoubtedly, this time each year is one of the busiest times for grocery stores, with customers stocking up for parties and get togethers. But could the way that we shop for and purchase our groceries be changing right before our very eyes? Let’s take a look at recent changes in the Birmingham grocery scene.
Hey, Birmingham! Are you in need of a laugh? Then check out these hilarious comedy acts hitting the stages of Birmingham this February.
Take note! On February 17th at the Samford University Wright Center, Birmingham’s most renowned vocalists and performers will be joining the Alabama Symphony Orchestra and the Alabama Symphony Orchestra Chorus for an evening concert titled, Birmingham Does Broadway.
To kick off Black History Month, Vulcan Park and Museum commissioned and hosted Washington & DuBois: Two Opinions, One Goal, a two-man play as part of their educational series “Birmingham Revealed” and the state’s Alabama Bicentennial celebration.
Birmingham’s I-65 at I-20 “Malfunction Junction” was named the 80th most congested bottleneck for trucks by an American Transportation Research Institute study.
Batter’s up, Birmingham. Baseball season is right around the corner, and with the Birmingham City Council approving emergency repairs to historic Rickwood Field, we’re feeling nostalgic. Take a trip down Memory Lane with us as we remember some of Birmingham’s most famous baseball players.
Have you heard the huge news about IKEA? Get ready! Continue reading “IKEA Group acquires 25,000 acres of forest property in Alabama”
In front of a filled to capacity room of supporters at Good People Brewing Company, Birmingham Legion Football Club (FC) announced Jay Heaps – former Major League Soccer (MLS) player and former head coach for the New England Revolution – as president and general manager of its professional United Soccer League (USL) team.
Birmingham is known for many things. Its strong history in steel. Its killer restaurant and culinary scene. A whole lot of Southern charm and hospitality. But what it’s also known for is its incredible markets. Get ready for some amazing Saturday markets coming up in the ‘ham! Continue reading “Mark your calendar, Birmingham, street markets are headed your way”
Birmingham offers many ways to learn more about the Civil Rights movement, and to celebrate Black History Month. A visit to Birmingham can be a sobering, reflective and finally an uplifting experience for anyone interested in this period of our country’s history.
We asked our Bham Now readers to take photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon this morning. Several folks responded, including a number of photographers outside of Birmingham!
The numbers have improved ever so slightly over the past decade. But, according to the latest Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Solid Waste Biennial Report released in 2016, Alabama recycles less than 16% of its waste. The national recycling rate is 34.3%.
All over Birmingham we see revitalization and renovation and of course our really beautiful murals. As the Magic City continues to transform, there are some pieces of our history I hope we preserve and keep around.