Ready for blast off! Huntsville’s US Space & Rocket Center has plans to give the iconic full-size replica of the space shuttle a face lift. After years of weathering, let’s take a look at the history of this Alabama landmark and what’s in store.Continue reading “The space shuttle in Huntsville is about to get a major glow up”
Site Selection, a national publication focused on economic development, ranked Alabama as number seven for top business climates in the U.S. This is the first year Alabama has cracked the top 10, tying with Arizona and beating out New York, California and Tennessee for the spot.Continue reading “Alabama ranks above New York + California as 7th for top business climate”
What’s lightweight, goes with anything and looks killer with a high ponytail? Your favorite baseball cap, of course. But as your wardrobe gets cozier for fall and winter, the summer go-to can look a little out of place. Fortunately, Aviate, the Birmingham-based, nationally loved lifestyle apparel brand, has the answer: the Jet Setter Collection. Even better, profits from the collection benefit the No-Shave November organization all month long.
“Since the beginning of human history, man has buried his waste in a hole in the ground.” That was Jessica Findley’s opening line in her $100,000 prize-winning pitch at the Alabama Launchpad Startup Competition in Huntsville last September. “We still do that today,” said Findley, co-founder and CEO of Neowaste. “One of the only places we haven’t innovated is waste management, which is so damaging to our environment.” But she is helping to change that.
The deadline to register to vote in Alabama is October 22. Here is the link to register! Also, more information about who’s running for governor, along with statewide and local seats up for grabs in Birmingham.Continue reading “The Bham Now guide to the 2018 midterm elections on November 6, including how to register to vote in Birmingham”
Take a break from the kitchen and gather the family for an unforgettable feast. The three-course Sunday Supper Special at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille features the Famous 7-Finger Pork Chop, a choice of six salads and a dessert trio for only $34.95.* Check it out on Sundays from 4 to 9 p.m. at Perry’s in Birmingham, and don’t forget the reservations.
Fixed wireless internet is here for rural parts of Jefferson county that don’t have access to broadband. That’s good for customers, but AT&T hopes it’s good for business investment in Birmingham and across the state, too.Continue reading “4 things to know about AT&T’s rollout of fixed wireless internet, as they expand it to rural Jefferson county and across Alabama”
We need to better understand how to help our kids navigate the digital world while helping them grow into happy, healthy and confident individuals. While that might seem like a tall order, Children’s of Alabama has just the seminar for you on October 5. Register here.Continue reading “Help your child navigate social media and mental health at Children’s of Alabama on Friday, October 5”
Rogue Tavern owner Travis McGriff hopes to open his 6,000 square-foot entertainment venue in October. Live music? Weddings? Parties? In Birmingham? We’re in. Bring it, Massie’s on 2nd!
Come rev some engines in Birmingham with GT Matt and get behind the wheel of an automobile that knows how to handle the road, especially in Birmingham. Matt is the Mustang Man at Adamson Ford, and he knows why drivers keep coming back to America’s classic performance car. Hint: vroom vroom!
Located at 1023 20th St South in Birmingham, Hotel Indigo recently completed a $5 million renovation to feature 63 rooms that are pet friendly. The boutique hotel also features the Rx Lounge, with a design nod to the building’s history as the Medical Arts Building.
Bird hopes its new GovTech platform will placate Birmingham, Homewood and all the other municipalities where the company operates in the U.S. Local governments can access it for free. Is this the answer to our scooter woes?Continue reading “As Birmingham and Homewood kick electric scooters to the curb, Bird introduces 4 tech products to ‘help local governments incorporate and manage e-scooters’”
Next week lanes and ramps are closing on both I-59/20 and I-65. Here are the details, Birmingham drivers.
Yeah, it’s more of a world-domination thing with Bird electric scooters. Why? To get people out of cars. Electric scooters are a thing, people. They’re everywhere!
Have you heard of Dr. Sarah Parcak, an Egyptologist, National Geographic Explorer, 2016 TED Prize winner and Birmingham local? Her Innovation Depot-based nonprofit, GlobalXplorer°, leads the global effort to find and protect our hidden cultural heritage. Learn how she does it at Bham Now’s BOLD Speaker Series event on Thursday, Oct. 18, at Cahaba Brewing Company. Buy tickets by Sept. 30 to get early bird pricing—only $15!Continue reading “Hear Dr. Sarah Parcak, Birmingham’s modern-day Indiana Jones, Oct. 18 at Cahaba Brewing, a Bham Now BOLD Speaker Series event”