Winter may bring cooler weather and shorter days, but don’t write off the season completely. Christina Marxen, a business analyst with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama and a certified exercise instructor, gave us advice for safe Birmingham winter activities to keep us active over these next few months.
How you work out is important, but who you’re working out with can play an even bigger role in fulfilling fitness goals. We sat down with Orangetheory’s Executive Director of Fitness and a current member in Birmingham to see how the relationship between client and coach drives the motivation behind each class to a different level.
As the season of giving approaches, it’s easy to become overwhelmed trying to determine how and where to donate money. One of the easiest places to start is by simply switching your shopping habits so your dollars make a direct impact. Whether it’s by donating funds from each purchase or having an overarching mission statement to give back, these Birmingham businesses are fueling good into the world.
Have you ever looked at a painting and thought, “I wish I could just jump in?” The Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) is making this a possibility through their inaugural iteration of Wall to Wall, an interactive exhibit featuring four works created by Alaska-based artist Merritt Johnson.
Magic City Art Connection is joining Moss Rock Festival for a never-before-seen hybrid art event—MOSS MAGIC. Purchase tickets for the festival happening Saturday, November 7 through Sunday, November 8 in Birmingham.
If there’s one thing sloths know about work ethic, it’s when to take a rest. Don’t forget to stretch your legs this Tuesday while you browse through the week’s updated business news, events and open jobs.
For many of us, Halloween isn’t just a holiday, it’s a state of mind. If you’re the kind of person who wears black year-round or really appreciates an item that can’t be replicated in the art aisle of Target, browse an unusual selection of objects at these local Birmingham businesses.
Shark Tank seriously missed out on this one—Slutty Vegan, a junk food vegan-based restaurant, is an Atlanta success and now they’re looking for a home in Birmingham. We’ve got even meatier business news than that for your Tuesday roundup, in addition to open jobs looking a little lonely. See if your resume could keep them company.
Following Alabama’s amended safer at home order, hair salons were officially allowed to reopen May 11. We know of at least 13 so far ready to book and reschedule appointments. A few come from our mighty database—sign up now to have your business featured on Bham Now for free.
I’ve never missed the annoyance of someone unwrapping a mint in the middle of a monologue or a concert go-er two feet taller than me blocking my view more than I have now. While we wait for the return of live theater and music, Birmingham artists have been hard at work bringing the shows to us.
STOP—close that big box store app on your phone, because supporting local Birmingham business has never been easier! You don’t want to miss out on these dope deals like half-price bottles of wine and discounts on cleaning services.