This week, Alabama’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources released their new video promoting Alabama’s “Conservation Tags.”
According to Good Day Alabama on WBRC, the fog is dense and is spread throughout the city, so please slow your roll on that morning commute and look out for one another on the highways. I’m personally channeling this lady, you know, because she seems to be handling the fog like a champ. Happy Tuesday, Birmingham!
Don’t miss the opportunity to snag early-bird tickets for Birmingham’s Sloss Music and Arts Festival, set for July 15-17, 2017. What a perfect gift (hint hint) for the holidays!
Here is a great way to begin 2017.
Kickoff the new year on January 1st 2017 with a hike at Little River Canyon National Preserve.
Connect to Your Coast is back!
Mark your calendars. On Wednesday, December 21st from 4:00pm – 7:00pm, the Alabama Coastal Foundation will be holding their final Connect to Your Coast event of 2016 at the Avondale Brewing Company in Birmingham.
Are you looking for ways to make your holiday gifts this year more nature-based and meaningful?
We call it the “natural twofer.” Purchase a holiday gift from a nature organization and by doing so, support your local conservation efforts.
Bham Now has compiled a holiday gift list from local nature organizations (follow the links) that offer gift ideas and help you “give back” this holiday season.
As mentioned before, downtown bham isn’t the only area that is growing. Our “Over the Mountain” neighborhoods are revitalizing and proving worthy as well!
Currently, a Homewood developer has big plans for 18th Street and 28th Ave. South.
Are you surprised…? I’m certainly not. Birmingham continues to move forward and even amaze some with the amount of funding opportunities and award-winning companies
These are just a few of the neighborhoods that make up Birmingham’s list of 99. That’s right! Birmingham has 99 distinct neighborhoods in its city limits. If you live in the city of Birmingham, you’re already a member of one.
Follow our handy, dandy primer below to understand how they came about and what they do for you. Continue reading “Green Acres, Zion City, Apple Valley, Inglenook and Maple Grove – what they all have in common.”
Love screech owls? Eastern bluebirds? Great Egret?
The Alabama Wildlife Center is selling holiday cards featuring their most famous patients.
Visit the Alabama Wildlife Center Holiday Greeting Cards website to learn how you can surprise someone with a gift of wildlife this holiday season.
The last day to place an order before Christmas is Wednesday, December 14th.
Attention all soccer fans:
If you love the “beautiful game” in the Birmingham area and you are looking for that perfect soccer holiday gift for your son, daughter, family member, teammates and friends – Soccer Nation in Vestavia Hills is the one stop place for all your soccer needs.
Last week, while taking photos of Legion Field, in the midst of a vast asphalt parking lot on the north side of the stadium, stands a small green patch of planted, well kept, overlapping shade trees and vines, with two metal park benches and a monument in front.
One of Birmingham’s best traditions during the holiday season is the Christmas lighting designs on the Regions Center building.
Last year, Alabama Newscenter’s Mike Tomberlin interviewed John McGowan, the Regions Center building head of facilities about how tradition began and its history.
Check out the article:
If you thought Birmingham couldn’t exceed expectation any more, you are sadly mistaken, but its okay, let me help you realize our potential.
Among many events coming up, one in particular is going to start our year off with an Ace!
Photo Courtesy of International Crane Foundation
If we had to pick the “feel good” story of the week, it has got to be OHenry’s Coffees installation of a solar energy system at their roasting facility.
We truly love the idea of “solar powered” coffee in the morning.