Unique to Birmingham, every year runners at the Mercedes Marathon are greeted at several “cheer stations” by joyful ministers and parishioners from churches along the route. Yesterday, Bham Now collected a series of photos from South Highland Presbyterian Church, Independent Presbyterian Church and the Cathedral Church of Advent of our city’s own brand of Sunday morning race day evangelism.
Are you a chocolate lover? If not, maybe that special someone is. Or maybe treating ourselves on Valentines Day to a really decadent chocolate treat is just the medicine we need!
Over the past six months, Bham Now has written and photographed murals throughout Birmingham. Last month, we were distraught when we learned several murals in Avondale and Woodlawn were vandalized. From that story, Bham Now readers told us about a couple of remarkable murals in Norwood and Ensley.
This week while researching for a story about lost pets, microchipping and web sites that help reunite lost pets with their humans, I ran across an article about a Birmingham woman who lost her beloved pet Mitzy on the day she was moving away for a new job.
I didn’t think it would find me. I thought I’d be able to escape its wrath. I’d protected myself, after all. I’d gotten the shot that was supposed to save me. Still, I was cautious. I tried my best to outrun it. Tried to shield myself from the horror it would inflict upon me and those around me. But it caught me, making me stumble as it coiled itself around me. I was too weak to scream and fight against it.
The flu had finally found me. Continue reading “Flu 2018: schools closing, hospitals crowded, Bham Now staff down and out”
We’ve only got a few days left until the most romantic day of the year: Valentine’s day. Has Cupid’s arrow already struck you? Is there a special someone in your life? If so, there’s no better day to show them you love them. And there’s no better WAY than with these Birmingham Valentine date ideas.
Decorating your home is no easy task. It requires lots of decisions and a great deal of trial and error, not to mention a rather large sum of money.
But what if you could get furniture and accessories for your home without the huge expense, while also getting complimentary one-on-one design help from an interior design specialist?
Lucy’s Coffee & Tea, one of Birmingham’s most beloved coffee shops is celebrating their 25th Anniversary today.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of February 9.
Do you love the mountains and the lifestyle of Denver, Colorado like I do? Are you a Disney fanatic or a patriotic history buff who loves Philly cheese steaks and maybe the Philadelphia Eagles?
Well, Frontier Airlines made it much cheaper to get to your favorite destinations FROM BIRMINGHAM!
As you walk down 41st St. S. or enjoy a bite at the Avondale Common House in Birmingham, you might notice an old two-story brick building with 19.IOOF.O2 inscribed at the top. A sign that a secret society met here?
When checking out at a store – grocery, pharmacy, etc. – you are often asked if you would like to donate $1 to a specific cause. While you may feel that a single dollar won’t make much of an impact, in truth, it really does add up. Continue reading “Bojangles’ Inc. presents United Ability with check for nearly $25,000”
What are Alabama’s most important job producing industries? Automotive manufacturing or the steel industry? Perhaps agriculture and forestry? Chances are, the recycling industry would not make anyone’s list.