As concern for our environment continues to grow, many companies are taking important steps towards more sustainable practices. With household names like Apple, Google and Nike at the forefront, we’re taking a look at three Birmingham companies working towards carbon neutrality.Continue reading “Carbon neutrality: Who’s doing it in Birmingham + how you can help”
Birmingham, are you ready to lead the way in technology innovation? Your startup could benefit big time from the Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator and there’s no one better to lead the way. Applications are open now until April 5.Continue reading “CEO of Instagift, Nate Schmidt, leads Birmingham Techstar program”
Today, Mayor Randall L. Woodfin and Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Lisa Herring announced the commitment of $3 million by Alabama Power Foundation, Altec\Styslinger Foundation, and Regions to the Birmingham Promise tuition assistance program.
The benefits of a community garden span far past having fresh produce—just ask the volunteers and members at the Lovelady Center. Last spring they started work on a community garden, and it’s blossomed into a lasting impact.Continue reading “Lovelady Center volunteers help feed 600 women and children from community garden”
This is a big deal Birmingham.
Today at the Power of Leadership luncheon sponsored by Alabama Power, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced America Online (AOL) co-founder Steve Case chose the Magic City as one of the cities on his upcoming Rise of the Rest 7.0 bus tour.
Birmingham is one of only five cities around the nation named on the tour.
This is the type of initiative that could really set us apart, Birmingham: growing the Southeastern tech ecosystem by promoting diversity and finding economic opportunities.
It’s been a few years since Alabama has experienced such a harsh winter. And with temperatures in the teens and even single digits, along with more than one snow storm (seriously, Alabama?), heaters are being run at all times. Unfortunately, running your heat regularly can cause your energy bill to dramatically increase. Continue reading “Birmingham, here’s how to lower your energy bill this winter”
This upcoming Saturday, October 21st, people throughout the South will travel to Little River Canyon National Preserve to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the park.
Welcome to the 2nd installment of the Bham Now Guide to Birmingham statues and monuments. This edition features statues that are symbols of our community.
Pop quiz. How many natural lakes do we have in Alabama? Answer: zero
How can that be?
While you may have seen AL Power’s signature utility trucks repairing stoplights and streetlights before, you might not know that these lights are actually owned by the utility provider, and that they’re getting an upgrade. Alabama Power is on track to replace the city of Birmingham’s street lighting with cool, clear LED lights, shifting away from the typical gas-discharge street lighting characterized by warm light. But how is our city involved?
Technology is making its impact on more than startups within Birmingham.
According to the BBJ, a new technology centered home development is set to begin construction in Ross Bridge this summer – Reynold’s Landing.
A can’t miss event!
On Thursday, April 13th, 5:30-7:30 at Avondale Brewing Company, Bham Now will be holding it’s fourth installment of the BOLD Speaker Series.