StyleBlueprint recently posted an article listing 13 Instagram accounts dedicated to showing us the fun, yummy, and beautiful moments of Birmingham. See their list below (plus a few additions of our own!).
Grace Bowes, a senior at @samfordU worked hard and was rewarded with a sweet internship at ESPN headquarters in CT this summer.
Birmingham Girl Scout Maddie Hoaglund is going for gold – the Girl Scout Gold Award. And the winner will not only be her, but also Alabama’s State Parks, our environment and the people of Alabama.
In today’s al.com Hoaglaud penned an opinion piece about the “Love Your State Parks Day” event she has organized at Oak Mountain State Park, raise awareness about the upcoming vote on the State Parks Constitutional Amendment, and to say “thank you” to all the people that work at the state parks.
Check out Hoaglaud’s op-ed – here
And don’t miss the Love Your State Parks Day at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, September 24th.
@Kathleenhamrick is a smart, attractive young lady. But, she’s more! She’s about to hit the trails for a 150 mile run through the Amazon to raise money to help the uninsured in Birmingham. Come support her tonight!
Get tickets here.
Seems there has been an uptick in Alabama of these so-called “clowns” sightings from Brighton to Auburn, disrupting schools and causing problems in otherwise peaceful neighborhoods.
Does it surprise you when someone says negative things about Birmingham?
For me, I’ve experience 3 years at Samford where students from Nashville, Atlanta, Chattanooga, etc. think of Birmingham as “outdated” or “slow”.
But we have our own way of pushing through the stereo types.
Want to know what Bham Now is about? Come to our FIRST event -‘The BOLD’ Speaker Series and find out. Get tickets here.
Last night, the Cahaba River Society (CRS) released a statement assessing the Colonial Pipeline gasoline leak in Shelby County.
This week is National Hazing Prevention Week and UAB’s Panhellenic Council, the umbrella organization over the women’s fraternities and sororities, is taking a stand. With 3 in 5, college students subjected to hazing each year, UAB Greek Council is taking the initiative to end the violence.
From the new kid on the block to a prestigious, highly ranked University, UAB has taken #ChooseUAB to the next level. The University of Alabama at Birmingham has come a long way. Each year, the Blazer community asserts their immense educational accomplishments. With new facilities and new programs, they continue to grow to attract the best of the best.
According to multiple media reports, Colonial Pipeline says it will be finishing the construction of a temporary pipeline that will bypass a leaking section of its main gasoline pipeline in Shelby County. The company is hoping to have the temporary pipeline on line this week.
6. When they always seem to show up anyways
*Professor doesn't show up for 19 minutes*
"Guess we finna bounce and-"
— Baeowulf. (@jamKartel) September 12, 2016
We’re kicking off a new series where we find and gather the unique arts and crafts inspired by all things local. Here is a list – in no particular order – of 25 Birmingham art prints that you need in your life!
Whether you’re dressing up your walls or gifting to a friend, I dare you to go through this list without purchasing one of these beautiful prints.
Just because it’s Tuesday doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Join Cantina Tortilla Grill, tonight from 5pm – 9pm, while they celebrate their Fall Fiesta. With new menu items and a new seasonal margarita, you won’t want to miss out.