We’re doing a little throwback to the time a basketball legend once called The Magic City home. Yep—we’re talking about the one and only Michael Jordan. Let’s take a look at his time spent here in Birmingham and his brief time spent as a Birmingham Baron.Continue reading “A trip down memory lane: Michael Jordan’s time in Birmingham”
During his time playing for the Birmingham Barons, Kenneth “Kenny” Coleman got to play with Michael Jordan. Yes, that Michael Jordan. Now Coleman is back in town and ready to lead the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA) in exciting new directions. I had the pleasure of sitting down with him on his third day on the job to talk about the Magic City, his vision for the BBA and a few of his local favorites. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “This onetime Baron is the new president + CEO of the BBA”
You thought Birmingham baseball was canceled this year? Think again! Beginning this weekend, Regions Field opens up the stadium for their new summer series. Keep reading to find out what they have in store for fun-filled summer weekends.Continue reading “Baseball is back in Birmingham! Check out what Regions Field has in store for summer”
Whether it’s a friend’s birthday, a bachelor party or just wanting to have a dudes’ night, Birmingham has a ton of ways to party with the guys. Here are a handful of ideas to help you make the most out of your guy’s night out.Continue reading “Your guide to a guy’s night out in Birmingham”
It’s officially SPOOKY season Birmingham! Halloween is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you wait until the last minute to find a costume.
The Magic City is a great place to get some inspiration. Here are 6 Birmingham inspired costumes that will have people asking for a photo-op all night long!Continue reading “6 Birmingham Inspired Halloween Costumes, including James Spann”
For the 7th straight year in a row the Birmingham Barons led the 10 team Southern League in attendance.
Join the Birmingham Salvation Army’s junior board, Echelon, to celebrate Christmas in July at the Birmingham Barons stadium on July 25th. Expect to hear your favorite Christmas tunes and catch Santa vacationing in the Magic City. Proceeds raised from this event will support The Salvation Army Education & Workforce Development Center. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Several ticket options are available.
Well, the college football season may have ended with a “thud” for Alabama Crimson Tide fans (they are welcome to join UAB’s parade!), but have no fear, for the first time ever, the Birmingham metro area will have 4 professional sports teams playing almost simultaneously this winter and spring.
Need a great holiday gift idea? Buy that special sports crazy friend or member of the family, tickets or gear from their favorite Birmingham professional team.
Who says only Babe Ruff, the Barons fun-loving canine mascot, can attend baseball games? Nothing beats hanging out at the ballpark with friends, family and man’s best friend.
Happy 242th Birthday America!! Bham Now has compiled our top 10 list of 4th of July celebrations in and around the Magic City. This year, with the 4th landing on a Wednesday, some communities are celebrating our nation’s founding a week in advance.
If you love baseball, the upcoming 46th Annual Southern League All-Star game hosted by the Birmingham Barons is a modern day “Field of Dreams.”
Yesterday, tropical depression Alberto moved out of Birmingham just in time to give baseball lovers a chance to enjoy the 2018 edition of the Birmingham Barons 22nd Annual Rickwood Classic.
Take me out to the ballgame, as the old song goes. The Birmingham Barons return to their historic home, Rickwood Field, on May 30 for the 22nd annual Rickwood Classic. Featuring the Barons versus the Chattanooga Lookouts, the gates open at 11 a.m. and the first pitch is at 12:30 p.m. You can get tickets here.