Read on for all the details, including mural photos and a special 12 visits for the price of 10 pre-opening offer.Continue reading “Gatos and Beans, Alabama’s 1st cat café, opening August 1 in Avondale. Mural photos!”
Touring Milwaukee, Wisconsin anytime soon? Skip, the Miller and PBR brewery tours. The first place you should visit is the new National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum’s and its newest occupant – Birmingham’s own Bobblehead Vulcan.
Jordan Lee Dooley is many things. She is a podcast host, a community builder, a small shop owner, a business coach- and a national bestselling author. She’s coming to Birmingham in August, and we’ve got the scoop!Continue reading “Bestselling author Jordan Lee Dooley announces book tour extension – and she’s coming to Birmingham on August 1”
Get ready for dragons, drums and fun! On Saturday, August 24, Mitchell’s Place will be hosting Birmingham’s first ever Dragon Boat Race and Festival from 8AM-1PM at East Lake Park. Here are five reasons you need to attend or to sign up to race.Continue reading “5 reasons you need to go to Birmingham’s inaugural Dragon Boat Race and Festival at East Lake Park on August 24. Admission is free!”
Birmingham is home to delicious food—and some of it’s on wheels! No matter what you’re craving, Birmingham will have a food truck for you. Keep reading for just a few of Birmingham’s many food trucks you should plan to check out, plus their social media so you can find them yourselves!Continue reading “15 Birmingham food trucks you should try”
If the idea of prime office space right in the heart of downtown with awesome street-level parking lot sounds good to you, you might want to keep an eye on the old Greyhound Station.Continue reading “Anybody want to work in the old Greyhound Station in downtown Birmingham?”
Move over baseball. We just discovered a new American pastime and its being played in the Bluff Park neighborhood of Hoover.
The sport? Women’s Whiffle Ball.
Some big names in Birmingham business and development have teamed up on a new project. Tom Carruthers, President of Red Rock Realty and Bruce Lanier, Founder and Owner of MAKEbhm have joined with Grant Brigham, Partner at ARC Realty. They’re bringing a new development to 3501 1st Ave South (formerly Old Car Heaven) later this year, and we’ve got all the details.Continue reading “We went behind the scenes of the new M2 development, the sequel to MAKEbhm”
There’s something undeniably romantic about travelling over Alabama’s historic covered bridges. They suddenly appear on scenic backroads and provide a beautiful reminder of days gone by. Check out our great road trip from downtown Birmingham that allows more than enough time to explore three historical bridges in Blount County over three to four hours. Photos and map below.Continue reading “Road trip alert! See 3 covered bridges on the Covered Bridge Trail in Blount County. Map and photos.”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 12 open houses for you to check out this weekend — you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!Continue reading “Got some extra time this holiday weekend? Check out these Birmingham Area Open Houses for July 5-7”
United Way of Central Alabama proudly supports a network of health and human service organizations in Central Alabama. Its financial investment amounts to over $38 million raised mostly during workplace campaigns. Most of these funds are distributed via agency allocations and grants to foster collaboration.
High summer temperatures mean one thing—pool time! Here’s where to find public pools around Birmingham.Continue reading “10+ pools to take a dip this summer around Birmingham”
When I moved to Birmingham from the UK, I was ecstatic to learn pro-soccer was on the way. I set about getting to know people I could join to watch future games and found Magic City Brigade, the Birmingham Legion FC supporters group who have unwavering loyalty to the team and provide a sea of noise within the stadium. Find out more about the Brigade and how they’ve developed a vibrant community for people who share a common love for soccer in Birmingham.Continue reading “Meet Magic City Brigade; Birmingham’s growing ‘soccer family’ of Legion FC supporters. 5 things you need to know”
Have you ever wondered what the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum looks like “before” the big show begins at July, 4, 9:00 PM?
We got photos.
Here at Bham Now, we want to wish all of you a good and safe 4th of July. To do so, we thought we’d share with you a few of our favorite things.Continue reading “Bham Nowers are getting ready to celebrate the 4th of July. How ’bout you?”