Birmingham has a fair share of events each week that will be sure to strike your fancy. Next week is not any different. From Fermentation classes to your favorite bands coming to town, here are 10 events you won’t want to miss.
What happens when two families come together to create a tradition? Neighbors spend an afternoon enjoying each other’s company on a gorgeous day! Crestwood North neighbors and friends gathered in the 5300 block of 7th Court S. on Sunday afternoon, February 26, for the annual Crestwood Mardi Gras Parade.
Earlier this month, O’Carr’s Delicatessen, one of Homewood’s oldest and most popular restaurants, opened a second eatery (214 18th Street N. Birmingham 35203) in Birmingham’s theater district.
One of the nation’s most prestigious entrepreneurial programs, 10,000 Small Businesses has served over 7,700 small business owners and has reached businesses from all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.
Since its founding, alumni of the 10,000 Small Business program have achieved immediate and sustained growth.
After leading Alabama’s Department of Archives and History for more than thirty years, Dr. Edwin C. Bridges lets us into a big secret: Alabama’s powerful and dramatic history is often overlooked by those of us living in it. But, his new book is aiming to change that.
In Alabama: The Making of an American State, Bridges paints a clear picture of Alabama’s historical details, weaved with stories and archival points of interest along the way.
In less than a month the Magic City Cycliad will take over Birmingham. Sponsored by the Deep South Cancer Foundation, this is a cycling event that takes you on a 10-mile brunch crawl. Continue reading “Bike and Brunch with Magic City Cycliad”
In honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday, Books-A-Million at Brookwood Village is throwing a birthday bash for the creator himself. Quick, what is Dr. Seuss’ real name? Find out including other fun facts below. Continue reading “Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party @Books-A-Million in Brookwood Village – This Saturday March 4th!”
Have you ever listened to a bowl of Rice Krispies ® after you pour milk on top of it?
Snap, crackle, pop®!
Last week, Bham Now got to witness a controlled burn “lit” by The Nature Conservancy in Alabama (TNC) on the Kathy Stiles Freeland Bibb County Glades Preserve . Continue reading “Snap, crackle, pop®! The Nature Conservancy bringing back Alabama’s longleaf pine forest with fire”
I am a sucker for solidarity. A sap for sibling-hood. I get teary at communities helping each other. My heart bleeds more often than is maybe healthy. I don’t care. There was no parking at the Birmingham Islamic Society’s open house today and I was utterly verklempt. I have never been prouder of the city I live in. Continue reading “Solidarity in the City – Commentary”
Downtown Birmingham landed two fast growing technology companies within the heart of 1st Avenue North, according the BBJ this week.
The AirWave Festival is back! The festival, scheduled for Saturday, March 25, to benefit local riverkeeper organizations Black Warrior , Coosa, and Cahaba Riverkeeper is hosted again this year by Good People Brewing Company. Continue reading “Making AirWaves: Good People hosting 6th annual Riverkeeper benefit”
This month, WBHM’s Dan Carsen produced several powerful and emotional news stories about the Freedom Riders and the bus burning that occurred in Anniston, Alabama, 56 years ago.