Birmingham’s CrossPlex Village received $9 million to start construction. See how this development will improve Five Points!
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for August 18th.
Add a little bounce to your weekend. Enter to win FREE tickets to Sidewalk Film Festival’s carnival-themed bash.
Earlier this week Birmingham Mayor William Bell had a confederate monument in downtown’s Linn Park covered up, and now the Attorney General is suing the city of Birmingham over it.
After a 1,007 day hiatus, UAB football is coming back. Birmingham eagerly awaits the return of the UAB Blazers. In order to make the wait a little easier, Bham Now prepared the ultimate fan guide to UAB football. We’re counting down to September 2nd, how about you?
Welcome to Movers & Shakers.
In this new Bham Now series, we seek out young professionals who have made the decision (sometimes personal, sometimes professional) to move to Birmingham from large, “cool” cities. With these brave uprootings, we want to find out how their Magic City experience has been thus far. In first-hand accounts, see how these young talents are taking in and shaping up our favorite city.
This Saturday, August 19th, Otey’s Tavern is hosting Boiling N’ Bragging, an event to benefit the Critical Care Transport program at Children’s of Alabama.
She represents District 4, but Mary Jean Baker LaMay wants to improve opportunities for all of Birmingham’s 99 neighborhoods.
Her ideas include: GED courses, job training and computer labs at city facilities. Addressing poverty as a way to impact crime and unify Birmingham is also important to her.
“Smoke City.” In the 1960s, that is what truckers used to call Birmingham when they reached the outskirts of Alabama’s largest city – the self proclaimed “Pittsburgh of the South.”
Results for Alabama’s special election primary are in.
Read about the exciting new development for students and young professionals on 20th Street!
According to ESPN FC, the United Bid Committee (US/Canada/Mexico) for the 2026 World Cup announced a proposed list of 49 cities under consideration to host games for the world’s largest sporting event.
Birmingham’s Legion Field is on the list.
In a city like ours, there is always plenty to do. Do you have plans this upcoming week?
Meet two of the cutest adorable and adoptable pets yet. Tom and Chief need a new home. Let's help them find one!