It’s official. Bham Now has moved into our first permanent home, located on historic Morris Avenue. So why did we land on one of the oldest (yet hippest) streets in town? Read on to learn more & get a sneak peek at our office!Continue reading “New Year, New Office. Say hi to Bham Now’s new home on Morris Avenue! [Photos]”
As a history geek, I’ve been obsessed with the photos of O.V. Hunt for years. In the early 1900s, he captured some of the best photos of Birmingham—at least in my opinion. I picked out a few of my favorites to share what Birmingham looked like through Hunt’s lens, over a century ago.Continue reading “See Birmingham in the 20th century through the lens of O.V. Hunt [Photos]”
When COVID hit back in March 2020, the City of Birmingham closed arts, cultural and sporting organizations across the city. Some of these have opened back up and others will soon. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “13 arts, culture + sports organizations opening back up, including the Negro Southern League Museum”
It happens everytime you welcome and host a visitor to Birmingham.
This week, I was given an interesting assignment at Bham Now.
Find all the Clock Towers in Birmingham.
Are you needing a little help in using Google for work? A free training seminar (Yes, we said free.) will be held on Aug. 6 at the Birmingham Public Library. Register now, because classes are filling up fast! Continue reading “3 things you can learn at the FREE Grow with Google training on August 6 at the Birmingham Public Library”
Do you know what’s happening at Birmingham’s many public libraries? Now is the time to discover what they have to offer during National Library Week, April 8-14, 2018. Continue reading “Connect with Birmingham’s public libraries during National Library Week, April 8-14”
Last week , as the world paused to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) was busy helping researchers pay tribute to the man who led the 1960s civil rights movement, much of it from Birmingham.
Birmingham is home to a number of incredible public libraries – each with their own calendar filled with exciting events! For the ultimate January guide to library events happening around the ‘ham, read on! Continue reading “The ultimate January guide to library events happening in Birmingham”
Last month, Floyd Council was installed as the new executive director of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL). Council will oversee all operations of BPL’s 19 library locations and manage 285 employees.
For the 10th consecutive year, The Rotaract Club of Birmingham is helping Birmingham-area students prepare for the upcoming school year by hosting a School Supplies Giveaway on Saturday, August 5 at 10 a.m.
Thanks to a $95,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, the Birmingham Public Library (BPL) will be able to purchase laptops, software, tools, safety equipment and fund stipends for Teens Engineer BHM, an after-school robotics program.
Both scientists and science enthusiasts alike will be spending Earth Day marching for the importance of science in day-to-day life. As one of 390 sister marches across the world, Birmingham will be doing their part for science advocacy.
“Southern Exposure” is a series of documentary shorts on various Alabama environmental topics by independent filmmakers.