Did someone say multi-story laser tag? Stars and Strikes, a Georgia based family entertainment center, announced this week they’ll be setting up shop in the Hoover area in 2020. They’re bringing with them a huge arcade, bowling lanes, laser tag and over 100 jobs to the area!Continue reading “Stars and Strikes bowling, laser tag coming to Hoover in 2020”
The construction of a pedestrian bridge over Highway 280 may be one step closer to reality. The Mountain Brook City Council has approved a proposal that if finalized would create the Highway 280 Public Road Cooperative District with Homewood, Birmingham and Jefferson County.
HWY 280 has made a reputation for having the worst traffic in the city. However, after living off of the highway for over 20 years, I’ve never had that point of view, until this last month. Continue reading “Drivers of Hwy 280 are looking for less traffic and more results”
Looking to buy a home? Or just want to check out some of the hottest homes on the market? Then attend these 10 open houses happening this weekend in Birmingham.
Birmingham offers its people just about everything they could ever need: impeccable restaurants, great music, active nightlife and amazing shopping. Whether you are on the hunt for a gift, a new outfit or just in the mood to browse, there is a boutique for you in just about every neighborhood in this city.
A new indoor baseball/softball training facility is coming to Hoover. Are you ready to play ball? Continue reading “Hoover hits it out of the park with new baseball/softball training facility in the works”
When I first moved to Birmingham from Georgia, the hit “Move” by Ludacris was big. The lyrics are about Atlanta traffic on Interstate 20, but I soon learned the tune is perfectly appropriate for Highway 280 in the Greater Birmingham area. Hoover mayor Frank Brocato wants to change that, and he thinks a rapid transit system is the answer.
Springtime in the south: the crack of the bat, the roar of the crowd and the smell of hot dogs in the air. What could be more American than baseball and the SEC?
Where can one of the best Thai restaurants in Birmingham be found? If you ask locals, it’s served at Blue Pacific at Hoover Food Mart. Continue reading “Blue Pacific at Hoover Food Mart deemed one of Birmingham’s best Thai restaurants”
Hoover and football
Before I moved to Birmingham I thought of Hoover, AL as just the high school football stronghold of the state, maybe because of that TV show from a few years ago. Hoover is a thriving suburb of Birmingham, a small city with momentum that is continuing to see a surge of new housing, business centers and retail development.
McLeod Software is being given a one million dollar tax break/incentive as they plan to relocate the corporate office to Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Highway 280 in Hoover. McLeod is just one of the area tech firms that will be hiring in 2018. Continue reading “McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018”
Across the country, the majority of businesses are closed on December 25th. It’s to be expected. It’s Christmas Day.
The Stadium Trace Village plans got their blessing from the Hoover Planning and Zoning Commission earlier this week. See the details for this shopping center here.
A beautiful Autumn weekend in Hoover, at Moss Rock Eco-festival.
The first weekend in November come and see what Moss Rock Festival is all about!
November 4 & 5, grab your family and friends and discover the eco-creative festival. It’s a hybrid experience with nature, smart-living, art + design at its core…plus there’s great food and music. The weather is supposed to be perfect…perfect for a day outside enjoying this event!