ProctorU, started in Hoover, Alabama, has made the strategic decision to move its headquarters from California back to Birmingham.
What do Birminghamians want when buying local roses? How do we select and take care of those fragrant beauties in our hot, humid climate?
Local rosarian Clayton Richard, in partnership with the Birmingham Rose Society, selected roses to be offered at the upcoming Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale. Here’s what Richard had to say about selection and planting roses in the Magic City;
Nightmares are strange things. No one ever asks why did this nightmare happen to me? What did I do to deserve this? Because we are told that they are part of life. We can eat right, exercise, say our nightly prayers, but we aren’t immune to horror. This is the consequence of intelligence and creativity. Continue reading “LJCC: Where We Go From Here”
Move over high-rise beachfront condos along Alabama’s gulf coast. Check out Alabama’s newest and most important “condos” that are nestled along the entrance of Birmingham’s most famous nature preserve – the Ruffner Mountain “Bee” Condos.
Today Alabama’s House Judiciary Committee lifted the hold on Special Counsel Jack Sharman’s impeachment investigation of Governor Robert Bentley.
What a difference a day makes, huh?
The Innovation Depot, the largest startup business incubator in the Southeast, continues to advance the interest of Birmingham by facilitating A+ companies and helping them expand operations.
Now Fleetio, first housed inside the massive facility, is moving out and setting up shop near the Pizitz!
As Birmingham grows, so do our colleges/universities.
This week, UAB announced that it will be constructing a new 160,000 square-foot College of Arts and Sciences building on the corner of 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South.
Yesterday, Ethiopian food became a new food group in the Bham community. Thanks to the Pizitz Food Hall, the first Ethiopian restaurant in the sate of Alabama is right downtown.
In the world of motorsports, Birmingham and the state of Alabama have long been considered prime NASCAR country. But every April since 2010, the open-wheel racers of the Verizon IndyCar Series – the same cars and drivers that compete in the prestigious Indianapolis 500 – roll into town and transform the local sports scene.
David Sher should be constrained by a straightjacket! That’s what I told him after my interview. He works non-stop on a project that many people think is impossible. Bham Now is thrilled to welcome Sher as our next Bold Speaker on April 13th. Find out why.
Our schools are keeping access to over $100 million in funding! Last night, Jefferson County voters decided to keep a .214% property tax in all 12 school systems. A whopping 6% of eligible voters came to the polls, the rest presumably fine either way.
Put you hiking shoes on and get ready for a day hike in Oak Mountain State Park. Continue reading “Day Hike at Oak Mountain State Park”