Reese Witherspoon heads to Birmingham this September to promote her book, Whiskey in a Teacup at the Alabama Theatre

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Reese Witherspoon is headed to Birmingham this fall to support her debut book, Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About life, Love and Baking Biscuits. Continue reading “Reese Witherspoon heads to Birmingham this September to promote her book, Whiskey in a Teacup at the Alabama Theatre”

Update: Shipt goes all in, announces Birmingham expansion, promises 881 jobs

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Shipt is hiring! The company plans to bring 881 highly-skilled jobs to Birmingham. Photo via Shipt

The City of Birmingham, Jefferson County, the state of Alabama, along with Alabama Power, the Birmingham Business Alliance and Innovate Birmingham contributed to support Shipt’s expansion in Birmingham.

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Downtown Birmingham’s Commerce Center building to be Alabama’s first Hilton Tapestry Collection hotel, with 96 luxury rooms

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A promotional image from Hilton’s marketing campaign for their brand of hotels called the Tapestry Collection. Photo via Hilton Worldwide

There’s a new Hilton hotel planned for the historic downtown Birmingham Commerce Center building, formerly known as the Protective Life headquarters, located at 2027 First Ave. N. It will be the first of its kind in Alabama.

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4 things you need to know about the corn hole craze in Birmingham, including the Central Alabama Cornhole Club

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Cornhole is one of the fastest growing games sweeping across America. But did you know it is has a serious following in Birmingham? So get ready, aim and toss that corn bag! Continue reading “4 things you need to know about the corn hole craze in Birmingham, including the Central Alabama Cornhole Club”

Forever Wild turns 26. How Alabama established one of the greatest conservation programs in the state’s history

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Forever Wild’s Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. Photo from Alabamians for Forever Wild.

In 1992, Alabama had the least amount of public land set aside for conservation and wildlife in the South. The state of Alabama had no plan or programs to expand parks, nature preserves and wildlife areas. For more than a century, Alabama attempted to preserve and protect our natural treasures. It was crumbling and disappearing. Twenty-six years ago the people of Alabama changed that trend through the establishment of the Forever Wild program.

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Southern Research Institute’s new STEM Education Outreach Lab will host 50 high school students who will use it to conduct physical and life science experiments

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Off the heels of the DC BLOX’s economic development announcement on Monday, and then the kick-off of a week that celebrates creatives, risk-takers and innovators, Southern Research Institute cut the ribbon on its new STEM Outreach Lab. It’s part of the nonprofit’s aim to attract more people to work in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Continue reading “Southern Research Institute’s new STEM Education Outreach Lab will host 50 high school students who will use it to conduct physical and life science experiments”

Wild Things flower shop is open in Homewood, and 2 other flowery activities you’ll want to check out

If you’re not looking for it, Wild Things is easy to miss. Tucked away behind some shops on 18th Street South in Homewood, you may have to scurry through a little plant-covered alley next to Four Seasons Gallery to find it. But you’ll be glad when you do.

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3 reasons up and coming Birmingham business women should consider Momentum’s NEW Upward Early Career Program

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Looking for a way to boost your leadership skills and build critical networks? Read on to find out why Momentum’s new Upward Early Career Program might be right for you or someone you know. Application deadline is  Aug. 31. Continue reading “3 reasons up and coming Birmingham business women should consider Momentum’s NEW Upward Early Career Program”

Uber Eats launches in Birmingham today! Use code BIRMINGHAMEATS on the app to get $5 off your first order

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Uber Eats is here in Birmingham! Today, the app launches, offering food delivery services with menus from more than 40  restaurants. Use code BIRMINGHAMEATS on the Uber Eats app to get $5 off your first delivery!

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Celebrate McWane Science Center’s 20th Birthday Bash with demonstrations, activities and cake, July 14-15

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McWane Science Center is celebrating its 20th year in Birmingham, July 14th-15th, and guess what? You’re invited to take part in this momentous occasion during their 20th Birthday Bash! Continue reading “Celebrate McWane Science Center’s 20th Birthday Bash with demonstrations, activities and cake, July 14-15”

EDPA’s 2018 imerge on Thursday, July 12 features singer songwriter and entrepreneur Holly Williams

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Come out to Parkside and celebrate the future of innovation in Alabama at EDPA’s imerge event on July 12. But hurry, tickets are selling out fast! Mayor Randall Woodfin will kick off imerge by issuing a challenge to the Magic City and the state to keep innovation moving forward. Continue reading “EDPA’s 2018 imerge on Thursday, July 12 features singer songwriter and entrepreneur Holly Williams”

Who’s hiring in Birmingham? 32 new jobs with EBSCO, Regions Bank, and UAB

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Have you seen these newly-posted positions?

Whether you are a fresh post-grad or looking for a career change the Bham Now job page has you covered. We’ve delivered you a fresh list of the hottest opportunities in Birmingham. Don’t miss out on a potential job, check ’em out!

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