East 59 Vintage & Café closed their original East Lake location this past year. No worries! The future’s looking bright for this local coffee shop. The family-owned business is opening a new location in Hoover in Spring 2020.Continue reading “East 59 Vintage & Café pursues a new beginning in Hoover”
We all know litter is bad for the environment, yet it continues to be a problem. Last week, Freshwater Land Trust, Osprey Initiative, River Network and the City of Birmingham installed a “Litter Gitter” in Valley Creek to help with the issue.Continue reading “Freshwater Land Trust installs “Litter Gitter” at Valley Creek”
If you like a good party and football (and who in Birmingham doesn’t), the Uptown Street Fest and Pep Rally on January 1, 2020, and the TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl on January 2 will get your New Year started right.
We’ve got all the details for you to make sure you have a fun-filled time, whether you’re local to the Magic City or coming in from out of town. Get tickets now. Also, enter our sweeps for a chance to win tickets to Monster Jam. Read on for all the details.Continue reading “A New Year Trifecta: Uptown Street Fest, TicketSmarter Birmingham Bowl plus WIN Monster Jam tkts”
When I think about the holidays, the words “healthy” and “fit” don’t exactly come to mind. Birmingham is a social city and a foodie town. Staying on track with your health might require a little extra nudge this time of year. For inspiration, I reached out to two associates at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama—below are some insider tips they recommend.Continue reading “Grace and Tamika share 5 tips to stay active in Birmingham during the holidays”
Big things are happening for Birmingham’s Red Mountain Theatre Company (RMTC)! On Wednesday, December 11 at 1:30PM, the nonprofit officially broke ground on a $25 million Arts Campus.Continue reading “Red Mountain Theatre Company breaks ground on $25 million Arts Campus in Birmingham”
For 200 years old, our state doesn’t look a day over 135. Alabama became the nation’s twenty-second state on December 14, 1819.
Do you know what that means? This Saturday we’re all invited to Alabama’s birthday party! Check out all the places in Birmingham where you can commemorate the big day.Continue reading “Happy birthday Alabama! Here’s where you can celebrate the state’s Bicentennial in Bham on Dec.14.”
Who in Birmingham isn’t guilty of looking at the leaders around us and wondering how they manage to squeeze it all in? Honoring Your Personal Bandwidth is a much-loved workshop that will help you create a unique life that meets your own personal needs. Ready to go? I know I am. Reserve your spot now.Continue reading “Honoring Your Personal Bandwidth. Find out how Jan. 9 at this Momentum Leaders workshop”
On December 4, over 3,000 leaders gathered at Highlands College for the Impact Leadership Conference. The conference was led by a gifted group of guest speakers who shared their expertise in leadership to all in attendance. Plus, check out the lessons from the nation’s top leadership experts, including three tips for change from a No. 1 New York Times bestselling author.Continue reading “3,000 Birmingham leaders attended the Impact Leadership Conference on Dec 4. See what they learned.”
“They know what to do.”
That’s how John Manion, curator of the Kaul Wildflower Garden at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, explains why native plants are important for our gardens and natural landscapes in Birmingham.
By now, you’ve most likely heard the news–after 42 years, Charlemagne Record Exchange is closing their doors. However, there is still time to experience the magic of Birmingham’s oldest record store. Create a lasting memory by visiting Charlemagne Record Exchange before December 31.Continue reading “Charlemagne Record Exchange is closing after 42 years. Visit this Birmingham legend before Dec 31”
Recently, Bham Now met Tracey Kennedy, a woman on a mission to help people love themselves organically through California Organics Body Care and her Change a Heart, Change a Life campaign. Read on to learn about her inspiring journey from the West Coast to Alabama.Continue reading “California Country Organics Body Care is changing hearts and lives in Birmingham. Find out why.”
If you’ve looked at even one Instagram story in the past week, chances are it was someone sharing their 2019 Spotify Wrapped. Depending on who you follow you probably saw Lizzo a few times. Actually—I don’t know who you follow, but I can still guarantee you saw tons of Lizzo.
So, how does your music taste match up to Bham Now’s? Take a peek at some of the team’s favorite music of 2019!Continue reading “Do you have the same music taste as our team? See who we listened to most in 2019!”
Shopping, wrapping, cooking, hosting—ah, the tasks of the season! Take a break from your holiday checklist with one of these unique local experiences you can book right here in Birmingham through Airbnb.Continue reading “6 unique experiences in Birmingham you can book through Airbnb”