Paper Doll Bar’s grand opening is this weekend, December 14 and 15 in the Birmingham Loft Entertainment District.Continue reading “Paper Doll Bar joins the downtown Birmingham bar scene”
Looking for a Christmas service to attend this year? From candlelight services to musical cantatas, we’ve got the ultimate list of where to go in Birmingham. Continue reading “15+ Christmas services happening in Birmingham this December”
It’s no secret that food waste is prevalent in the U.S. Experts estimate that we waste 30 to 40% of our food supply, which equates to 400 pounds of food wasted annually by the average American. How do we fix this? The Junior League of Birmingham is helping with their Second Servings initiative. Find out how.Continue reading “JLB Second Servings, a Junior League of Birmingham initiative, provides food to those in need”
That was the most common statement used at today’s groundbreaking on the site of the new Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) Multi-Use Stadium.
Tis the season in Birmingham, and that means you should be aware of new poisons potentially entering your home. Ann Slattery, a clinical toxicologist and director of the Regional Poison Control Center at Children’s of Alabama in Birmingham, sat down with Bham Now to talk about keeping your family safe during the holidays.Continue reading “Q&A: holiday poison safety with Ann Slattery of Children’s of Alabama Regional Poison Control Center”
Have you ever been to Kami-Con? This anime and Japanese-cultural convention is gearing up for it’s 11th conference February 22 through 24, 2019. The convention will be held right here in Birmingham at the BJCC.
While you shop for gifts this holiday season, don’t forget to buy something special for your pets. Here’s a look at where to shop for your furry friend, plus some top gift picks they’ll love.
Last week, the Urban Land Institute of Alabama (ULI) held its Trends in Real Estate 2019 Luncheon at Sloss Furnaces, featuring Anita Kramer, ULI Senior Vice President and a panel of local economic experts.
Here’s what to know about Nighthawk: AM, Unplugged, Bayleaf Authentic Indian Cuisine and Domestique Panache—all set to open in spring/summer 2019 in Orchestra Partners’ highly anticipated redevelopment of Five Points Lane in Birmingham.Continue reading “4 tenants opening in Five Points Lane in mid-2019, including Nighthawk: AM”
It’s time for your weekly roundup of jobs hiring in Birmingham! Check out the list below for 37 new jobs in the Magic City; I’m sure there’s one that is perfect for you.Continue reading “37 New jobs in Birmingham this week. Companies hiring include Brik Realty, Royal Cup, and AT&T”
“We drink from wells we did not dig,” by the Rev. Peter Raible, is the line that keeps coming into my head when I think of Giles Perkins. Last Sunday, he died from pancreatic cancer at age 51. This is a huge loss to the many people who knew and loved him. While most people in Birmingham probably never heard of Giles Perkins, all our lives – no matter our political leanings- are different because he was here.
This Friday, there’ll be a 2 pm memorial service for him at Railroad Park. While there have already been a number of great obituaries written for him, it seems appropriate to take a minute to share some highlights from his life.
And to say, from Birmingham to Giles: thank you. You left us a whole lot better than you found us.Continue reading “Giles Perkins: Birmingham’s better because you were here”
The sights and sounds of the Christmas season fill Asbury United Methodist in Birmingham this month. Mark your holiday calendar with exciting upcoming events, including a Christmas Cantata on December 16 and four Christmas Eve Candlelight Services on December 24. Continue reading “Join Asbury United Methodist Church for a Christmas Cantata and Christmas Eve Candlelight Services”
Can you remember the Christmas gifts you gave last year or in years past to friends, family or loved ones?
The holiday season is in full swing. Have you started shopping yet? From books and magazines to toys and games, you’ll find everything on your holiday shopping list from Books-A-Million’s Share the Magic Gift Guide.