It’s that time of year again, folks. Time to celebrate the fact that we are half-way to St. Patrick’s Day on the ol’ calendar. I haven’t heard a better reason to throw one back. Join the fun in 5 points! More here.
Branding. It’s what turns heads and profits. This Birmingham startup is geared toward doing just that while keeping it local throughout each process.
Among 20 other states, Alabama was named #6 for most practical places to do business.
Yesterday, at 2 pm, an almost forgotten establishment of Macon County opened its doors and the State welcomed the new beginning.
Some say the best food comes out of a truck. Now’s your chance to prove them right! This Sunday, September 18th, Trucks by the Tracks will be returning to Birmingham. From 11am – 5pm, make your way to Railroad Park and enjoy your favorite food trucks.
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Attention, #BhamFoodies! This September, take on food truck fare, spinach pie, baklava, and more at churches and parks throughout the city. You’ll find all the details you need on upcoming food festivals as well as recommendations on what to try in our roundup in the link in our bio. #EatLocal #BhamFoodTrucks #TrucksbyTheTracks #BreakinBread #MiddleEasternFoodFestival #GreekFoodFestival
Technology is taking Birmingham by a storm. Thankfully one Real Estate Developer gets the expanding idea.
Ever crave that taco from the Bell, or maybe the kinda sketchy taco truck down the street? Well, I have, and I’d like to share the 4 best places to satisfy the Tuesday Taco Craze.
UAB Football will be returning this time next year. Not only are students, faculty, and staff rallying behind their return but so is the entire Birmingham community. This video highlights the immense pride and spirit our city has for this team. Thanks, UAB Football for reminding Birmingham what it’ll be like to have their team back.
Exactly 1 year away from #theReturn
Together We Are Greater Birmingham: pic.twitter.com/PTrXBzeoxm
— UAB Football (@UAB_FB) September 2, 2016
Right in the feels. #GoBlazers
With over 19,000 students, you should not be surprised to hear that 20% of UAB students might not know when there next meal will be. Thanks to the Student Advocacy, Rights and Conduct staff those same students will no longer have to worry.
The professors in my major classes did not allow laptops or tablets in class (and if they did, they were very strict about it). Crazy right? Turns out, they were actually onto something.
Although a common reason for my professors not allowing technology in class was the distraction factor for them, the user, and the class as a whole, a latent (and now proven factual) reason for not allowing technology is also this: you don’t retain as much by typing as you do when hand-writing.
I’m sure you have seen them. The groups of kickball teams sporting their matching shirts and socializing all across Birmingham. I bet you thought, “I wanna do that!” Well, GoKickball is the place for you. This premier kickball organization hosts kickball seasons in our city during the Fall, Spring, and Summer.
If you are looking for a great way to meet other Birmingham folks, get together and have a good time, this sport is for you. They offer different levels of competitiveness, so whether you are a novice or a kickball king, you’ll find the perfect team. With awesome, local sponsors, such as Innisfree Irish Pub and Moe’s Original, you’ll get select discounts during your season too!
Registration for Fall closes today but don’t worry Spring isn’t too far away.
Check out their website for more details.
Saturday’s are for brewery hopping… Here’s what I (Wade) found out about Birmingham’s favorite Craft Breweries.
Gate City is just north of I-20 east of the Airport.
Today, Gate City residents held a rally titled “Stop the Violence Gate City Peace Day” at Lewis Park, about two blocks from the shooting scene which left one dead and fine injured.
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