Will we ever see Carraway Hospital’s blue star “revolve” again?

Years ago, when travelers flew into Birmingham, their airplane flight path regularly approached and flew directly over Carraway Hospital. From one’s seat on the plane, you often felt you could reach out and touch  Carraway’s iconic revolving “blue star.”

For residents of Birmingham – you were home.

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Early Spring: beautiful photos of the Birmingham Botanical Gardens “blooming” by Bham Now’s Larry O. Gay

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

It’s March in Birmingham and everything is “blooming.”

Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay made visits to the Birmingham Botanical Gardens at the end of February and on March 1st to capture the gardens flowering after two straight weeks of spring-like weather.

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Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay gives us a sneak peak inside “foodie heaven” – The Pizitz Food Hall

Birmingham Alabama

Described by the New York Times as “foodie heaven,” Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay visited last weekend, the newly opened Pizitz Food Hall, which has been “rolling out” several of its new vendors over the past few days.

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Birmingham’s “Christmas Tree” Building – the Regions Center (slideshow)

Regions Center Birmingham

One of Birmingham’s best traditions during the holiday season is the Christmas lighting designs on the Regions Center building.

Last year, Alabama Newscenter’s Mike Tomberlin interviewed John McGowan, the Regions Center building head of facilities about how tradition began and its history.

Check out the article:

Regions Center is Birmingham’s most visible sign of the holidays

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The last “gasp” of Fall in Birmingham (slideshow)

Fall in Birmingham

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With evening temperatures predicted to hover around the mid-20s by Thursday of this week, photographer Larry O. Gay  was able to capture the “last gasp” of Fall with a beautiful set of photos taken around downtown Birmingham. Incredible.

Enjoy!