Day one of the Sloss Music and Arts Festival is in the books. Here’s a look at what went down.
Update: Sloss Fest is back!
According to our Bham Now producers at Sloss Fest, security guards are moving all Sloss Fest attendees to the exits because of possible lightning strikes, as of 5:15 p.m. Aaaand, here’s the official word from Sloss Fest organizers at 6 p.m.:
We’re evacuating the site for your safety due to lightning within a 5 mile radius which has lasted for over an hour. Proceed to your cars & take shelter.
We hope to be clear within an hour. Keep your tickets for re-entry. pic.twitter.com/XIn7Lw5AnK
— Sloss Music & Arts Festival (@SlossFest) July 14, 2018
Where are you, Sloss Festers?! Hunkering down in your car? At Back Forty? Are you going to go back? Tell us what’s up on social media.
It was the hottest place to be in Birmingham for techies, innovators, entrepreneurs, social media marketers and marketing professionals this week. Continue reading “3 takeaways from Birmingham’s Sloss Tech, including Mayor Randall Woodfin’s poignant message”
How does big data change the way we watch, play, coach and work in sports? Ben Alamar, ESPN director of sports analytics, addressed that question Thursday during his keynote speech at Sloss Sport 2018, hosted by Knight Eady at Regions Field on Thursday. Part of Birmingham Innovation Week, the inaugural conference welcomed 200 attendees from across the Southeast.
Hi, Birmingham. Meet CityWalk BHAM. ALDOT wants your input on the park that’s going to be located on 10 blocks of public space from 15th St. N. to 25th St. N.
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Reese Witherspoon is headed to Birmingham this fall to support her debut book, Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About life, Love and Baking Biscuits. Continue reading “Reese Witherspoon heads to Birmingham this September to promote her book, Whiskey in a Teacup at the Alabama Theatre”
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of July 13.
The City of Birmingham, Jefferson County, the state of Alabama, along with Alabama Power, the Birmingham Business Alliance and Innovate Birmingham contributed to support Shipt’s expansion in Birmingham.
There’s a new Hilton hotel planned for the historic downtown Birmingham Commerce Center building, formerly known as the Protective Life headquarters, located at 2027 First Ave. N. It will be the first of its kind in Alabama.
Cornhole is one of the fastest growing games sweeping across America. But did you know it is has a serious following in Birmingham? So get ready, aim and toss that corn bag! Continue reading “4 things you need to know about the corn hole craze in Birmingham, including the Central Alabama Cornhole Club”
In 1992, Alabama had the least amount of public land set aside for conservation and wildlife in the South. The state of Alabama had no plan or programs to expand parks, nature preserves and wildlife areas. For more than a century, Alabama attempted to preserve and protect our natural treasures. It was crumbling and disappearing. Twenty-six years ago the people of Alabama changed that trend through the establishment of the Forever Wild program.
Innovation Week Is Like No Other
Off the heels of the DC BLOX’s economic development announcement on Monday, and then the kick-off of a week that celebrates creatives, risk-takers and innovators, Southern Research Institute cut the ribbon on its new STEM Outreach Lab. It’s part of the nonprofit’s aim to attract more people to work in the science, technology, engineering and math fields. Continue reading “Southern Research Institute’s new STEM Education Outreach Lab will host 50 high school students who will use it to conduct physical and life science experiments”
If you’re not looking for it, Wild Things is easy to miss. Tucked away behind some shops on 18th Street South in Homewood, you may have to scurry through a little plant-covered alley next to Four Seasons Gallery to find it. But you’ll be glad when you do.
Three prominent Birmingham non-profit organizations, Leadership Birmingham, Red Mountain Park and Goodwill added new CEOs this week.