It’s been a little over a week since Hurricane Michael—a Category 4 storm—ravaged the Florida Panhandle. Here’s a look at how companies and individuals across Birmingham are helping those affected by the storm and how you can too.
We’ve been talking about The Vulcans Community Awards all summer, and now they are upon us. In less than 2 weeks, Vulcan Park Foundation will host their annual awards night to celebrate 13 individuals in the Birmingham Area. Here’s why you should be there.
Gripping tangos, modern soundscapes, a new composition by Alabama native Martin Kennedy—and Steve Vai? One of the great guitarists of all time? You bet. Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s annual Sound Edge Festival expands the definition of a night at the symphony to our surprise and delight. Grab your tickets for three evenings of music at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center in Birmingham, Oct. 30, Nov. 1 and Nov. 2.Continue reading “Steve Vai to rock with Alabama Symphony Orchestra at Sound Edge Festival 2018. Get tickets for 3 unique performances Oct. 30-Nov. 2.”
Move over Churchill Downs and Talladega. Bham Now was on hand yesterday to witness the most exciting, quirkiest and unusual race in the South… the UAB annual Gurney Derby.
Perhaps no one in Birmingham has had a better front row seat to witness the Magic City’s renaissance, both downtown and in the surrounding areas, than Urban Land Institute Alabama member and former longtime director of the Auburn Urban Design Studio, Cheryl Morgan.
It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 26 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.Continue reading “Job hunt got you down? This list of 26 new jobs at companies like Southern Research, AT&T and Somerby in Birmingham will lift your spirits!”
Last week in part 1, Barby Toro shared her story of emigration from Cuba. Now, in part 2, Luis Toro tells us about his Colombian heritage. And it all leads to Wasabi Juan’s, home of the sushi burrito, in Birmingham.Continue reading “Celebrating Hispanic heritage with Barby and Luis Toro of Wasabi Juan’s, part 2”
Halloween is just two weeks away! Do you have your costume yet? No? The horror! Here are some costume ideas that are perfect for Halloween in Birmingham.
On Sunday, October 14th, the 17th annual Breakin’ Bread came together to celebrate this region’s food and local cuisine. Hosted at its original location of Pepper Place, quite the crowd came out to support all the Birmingham foodies as well as the makers.
Earlier this week, Bham Now featured a story about illegal garbage dumps and rampant problems with litter within our communities in Alabama. On Saturday, October 20, between 8am to 1:00pm, you have a chance in Birmingham to combat these problems by participating in the Fall City-wide Cleanup.
You know that photo that your mom loves? It may be time to get it off your phone and into a frame; and there’s no better time to do that than the holiday season. Did you know that you can have a hands-on experience with a seasoned team of framing professionals right here in Birmingham?
Suzanne Humphries recently made the move back to Birmingham after a few design stints in Atlanta and New York, just to name a few. She and her husband, a successful chef, both grew up in North Alabama and heeded the call of Magic City, where they are now pursuing personal projects.
Spooky costumes, oodles of candy and Halloween fun await you this month in Birmingham. Here are 13 trunk or treats to check out, plus a few extra Halloween events you won’t want to miss!
As the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, some may start to wonder about all the space above us. Unknown to many, Birmingham offers the community multiple ways to observe the galaxies.
The Jewish community has played an important role in shaping Birmingham. Because I grew up here with a Jewish Dad and a Christian Mom, I’ve always loved hearing these stories about Jewish influencers.Continue reading “10 Jewish Influencers in Birmingham, including one who (sometimes) dresses like a unicorn”