Bham Now is adding more events to ‘the BOLD’ speaker series. You can join our meet up page here and get updates as we add them.
Exclusive: This afternoon, Bham Now reporters spotted inside the window display at Zoe’s In Forest Park, the popular southside Birmingham vintage consignment store, presidential candidates Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.
Both uncharacteristically smiling and tolerating each other, is there hope for a civil debate on the issues before November? Stay tuned….
This weekend, Alabama Wildlife Center Executive Director Doug Adair authored a strong op-ed supporting Constitutional Amendment 2 – an amendment that will protect and permanently fund Alabama’s State Parks.
BuzzFeed recently posted an article detailing the “most hipster neighborhood” in each state, and Birmingham represented!
To be fair, Where Is Williamsburg? Should be credited to locating our Avondale. Where Is Williamsburg? is an app for “trendy folk” to use when traveling so they can find like-minded people and communities – even in states they wouldn’t normally think like-minded people would inhabit.
According to J.P. Dice at WBRC, “At the earliest, we will not see rain until late October and with the dry and windy conditions fire warnings are in effect across the state.” From WBRC
For the first time in history, the UAB Blazers will welcome the South Alabama Jaguars in a matchup at Legion Field on Sept. 21, 2019. UAB will then head to Mobile to for the matchup in 2020.
On October 4th, Fat Sam’s Sub Station announced the end to their sandwich making era. After 26 years of serving the Birmingham community, they will be closing their doors on October 15th. After the untimely passing of Salman Shatara, otherwise known as Fat Sam himself, his family has decided to close the restaurant in order for their sons to focus on their education and careers. Gone but never forgotten, here are a few posts that sum up your love for Fat Sam’s.
Free craft beer and fine wine tasting festival in Birmingham? Count. Us. In.
Have you ever walked down the beverage aisle of your local grocery store and wondered just what IS a Little Sumpin Sumpin, Dale’s Pale Ale, Two Hearted Ale, Vanillaphant or Bearded Lady? Here’s a chance to indulge your curiosity and sample over 50 craft beers from around the world along with many fine wines for FREE!
Whether you’re a washed up athlete who still wants to prove your athletic prowess or you’re just an average Joe with a slight anger issue who wants to blow off some steam, trampoline dodgeball is the sport for you. It is the perfect combination of two favorite childhood pastimes.
At Bham Now, we are beginning a new weekly feature to keep our readers up to date and informed about the outdoors. Every Friday, we will be publishing nature stories, articles and events that have appeared in various media outlets and websites throughout Alabama
We also want your assistance. In the coming weeks, if you see a nature/outdoor story or event that looks interesting, feel free to send that link to Pat@BhamNow.com .
So let’s begin.
If we did this coffee guide right, you should see a few names you’d like to try out and hopefully a few you haven’t heard of. Birmingham is home to the coffee lover and avid coffee patron so this list will give you a chance to reach your favorite drink potential. If you are looking for a new place to study, or just get your morning brew, here are a few more coffee shops for you to consider.
ICYMI: Birmingham’s National Public Radio station, WBHM 90.3, has switched up its programming.
Although WBHM has discontinued some old favorites, they have added three more favorites to the lineup.
Read on to learn more about the new programming, courtesy of AL.com.
Rattlesnakes, earthquakes, wacky animals and bugs.
If you are curious about nature and the world around you, drop by the Homewood Public Library on Sunday, October 9th, between 2:00 to 4:00 to meet highly acclaimed Alabama children nature writer Heather Montgomery for a public book signing.
Here comes the sun UAB.
This week, UAB announced that it is home to the largest solar energy system in the city of Birmingham. The solar panels are on top of it’s Campus Recreation Center which can be seen from Red Mountain and surrounding buildings.
The 100 panel solar system was installed by Birmingham-based Vulcan Solar Power.