You anxiously check your phone. It’s 4:45 PM. You’re feeling the pressure of how you’ll get your ride in before it gets dark. This is the time of year when the sun sets early and occasional frigid temps can threaten the cycling routine you worked so hard to keep the previous months. Some retreat indoors and some hit the darkness, head-on. Continue reading “Would you cycle at night in Bham?”
Yesterday, Mayor William Bell delivered his “State of the City” address, spoke to The Women’s Network, then visited the Pratt City Library to speak to the public – highlighting the growth of Birmingham from many different aspects.
Thursday evening, newly elected Birmingham neighborhood officers gathered at Boutwell Auditorium for an installation ceremony. Representatives of Birmingham’s ninety-nine neighborhoods listened as Mayor William Bell, city council president Johnathan Austin and councilor Valerie Abbott congratulated and thanked them for their service to the city.
Bham Now has compiled a list of links from television, radio and newspaper stories that have been published online in the past 12 hours. With the help of photographer Larry Gay, we’ve also created a special photo gallery.
As one of the last acts of his presidency, President Obama today proclaimed two places in Alabama as National Monuments, establishing the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument and the Anniston Freedom Riders National Monument.