This weekend, Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) is hosting its first large public event since March 2020.Continue reading “BJCC hosting first large public event since the pandemic, thanks to enhanced safety measures”
Basketball fans rejoice! March Madness will return to Birmingham’s newly renovated Legacy Arena at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex for two events in 2023 and 2025. Here’s what we know.Continue reading “Birmingham set to host March Madness tournaments in 2023 + 25 at upgraded Legacy Arena. See renderings of the $123 million renovation”
Starting January 16 through February 29, thousands of student-athletes will be competing in and around the Magic City for Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) titles in basketball, indoor track, wrestling and bowling.
Hey sports fans! Who else is excited for Birmingham’s newest stadium? We have the latest designs on the new Protective Stadium – here’s what you need to know.Continue reading “Here’s a sneak peak at the Protective Stadium design”
Can’t you just hear the roar of the crowd in the new Protective Stadium? After all the years of talk, it’s hard to believe that it’s now officially on its way.
We’ve got the latest architectural renderings, and they bring the vision to life. Read on for all the details.Continue reading “We’ve got the sneak preview of Birmingham’s new Protective Stadium site (Photos).”
Be prepared Birmingham!
The Super Bowl of bass fishing is coming back to Birmingham in 2020 for its Golden Anniversary.
It has been announced that today the name for the new multi-use sports stadium in downtown Birmingham will be unveiled.
What will it be? As of this morning, April 11th it is still a mystery.
That was the most common statement used at today’s groundbreaking on the site of the new Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) Multi-Use Stadium.
Yesterday, the New Orleans Pelicans and the NBA G League announced that the Pelicans have acquired the right to own and operate an NBA G League team that will play in Birmingham at Legacy Arena for the 2022-2023 season.
It’s a $300 million project that includes a new stadium and a new Legacy Arena for the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.
Yesterday the Birmingham City Council met for seven hours, listening to citizens as they voiced their opinions for and against the city pitching in to pay for building a new open-air stadium.
With the passing of a car-rental tax to help fund a new $174 million stadium in Birmingham, the state nudges another piece of the financial puzzle into place.
On Wednesday the Jefferson County House delegation approved a 3% car rental and short-term lease tax to secure funding for a new stadium and upgrades to the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex.
While some see this as a victory, others do not.
Looks like we’re going with: You have to spend money to make money.