Sponsored Photo via @SukiFoundation on Facebook Have you heard of SliceFest? It began in 2012 as the anniversary celebration of Slice Pizza & Brewhouse, and it’s grown into an annual music festival encompassing Birmingham’s thriving Lakeview District. Sarah Katherine “Suki” Bateh is one local child facing the neurological effects of Rett Syndrome. Through her namesake SUKI Foundation, many more children now have hope. Two Birmingham stories about community and growth—perhaps they were meant to go together. Continue reading “SliceFest on June 16 raises funds for SUKI Foundation for Rett Syndrome treatment and cure. Get your tickets now.” BVAA Compass Soccer Field groundbreaking at UAB. Photo from Birmingham Legion Facebook.
Soccer is growing faster than ever in Birmingham. Need evidence? Check out these 5 big stories.
Continue reading “5 ways Birmingham Legion, UAB, BUSA and Vestavia Hills SC are rapidly expanding soccer in the Magic City” Photo by Julie Senter, UAB Photo
Ask Dr. Eric Jack what makes a person successful, and you will quickly understand the character of the man. Jack, who was recently named president elect of the Rotary Club of Birmingham for 2018-19, answers the question by recalling the qualities of Abraham Lincoln, Nelson Mandela and Mother Teresa. He speaks of everyday people who sacrifice to serve their families and communities, as well as leaders, followers and frontline employees.
Continue reading “Meet Eric Jack, the Rotary Club of Birmingham’s 2018-19 president elect” Photograph of the Avondale Mill in Avondale, published in Views of Birmingham (1908)
It is not an unusual sight to see old warehouses and industrial buildings being brought back to life around Birmingham…or brand new buildings going up.
Continue reading “Commercial real estate: more historic revitalization, new UAB buildings” Photo via Fortune Finders.
Want to make more money? You may think larger, more powerful cities are where you need to go, but that may not be the case. Birmingham may actually be your best bet!
Continue reading “Birmingham named America’s highest-paying city by Trulia” Hatchling Gopher Tortoise, photo by Mark Bailey
Recently, a couple of Alabama turtle species, the Gopher tortoise and Diamondback terrapin garnered support from Governor Kay Ivey and UAB.
Continue reading “Governor Ivey and UAB support Alabama’s turtles”
photo via Kristina O’Quinn for Bham Now
On Saturday, March 24th, more than four hundred cyclists rolled away from UAB’s Kirkland Clinic for the 4th Annual Magic City Cycliad. Be sure to check out the photo gallery at the end of this post!
Continue reading “Magic City Cycliad raises over $225,000 for cancer patients” UAB’s women’s bowling team. Photo via Facebook.
Strap on your bowling shoes and cheer on the UAB women’s bowling team because they have some big news!
Continue reading “UAB’s women’s bowling team qualifies for USBC National Championship” Chris Osborne Birmingham has another champion to call our own. Chris Osborne won 2 out of 3 divisions in the Amputee Long Drive Championship.
Continue reading “Birmingham’s new champion; local man wins national golf competition” Say It in 6 screenshot from UAB’s website.
If you had to tell your story in just six words, could you do it?
Continue reading “UAB announces winners of ‘Say It in 6’ competition” UAB Towne House, photo via Pat Byington, Bham Now
As you drive around the southside of downtown Birmingham, it seems every building belongs to UAB. You’ve probably seen a few outdated buildings on the UAB campus that just don’t compare to the sleek, new and improved ones.
Continue reading “UAB to demolish 7 buildings on campus; list and ideas for replacements” Special Operations Surgical Team members to receive the Bronze Star. Photo courtesy of UAB.
Five Special Tactics Airmen will receive the
Bronze Star Medal – the military’s fourth highest combat medal – for extraordinary heroism during a ceremony at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The ceremony will take place at 11a.m. on February 13, 2018. Continue reading “Special Operations Surgical Team to receive Bronze Star Medal at UAB”