According to a news release by the Black Warrior Riverkeeper, a recent analysis of data reported by industry indicates that nearly ten million pounds of toxic chemicals were dumped into Alabama’s rivers in 2015.
Big things are always happening in Birmingham. From a world-praised culinary scene and incredible art museums and galleries to unique, locally-owned shops and more, something new is always taking shape before our eyes. Birmingham has always been several steps ahead of most cities in the state of Alabama, and while locals have always known about the many treasures this town has to offer, the world is finally starting to truly take notice and realize, hey, that place is really cool! Continue reading “Birmingham sparks attention from Nylon magazine”
The Holidays are just around the corner. Its fun to give unique gifts that will be remembered and appreciated. Finding that perfect gift that is locally made by an artisan or manufacturer from Alabama just got a bit easier.
Alabama Sawyer, a Birmingham furniture company wins Garden & Gun’s2017 Made in the SouthAward. Alabama Sawyer received the “Home” category award and also the “Overall” category award, which carries a $10,000 prize.
In this Bham Now series, we seek out young professionals who have made the decision (sometimes personal, sometimes professional) to move to Birmingham from large, “cool” cities. With these brave uprootings, we want to find out how their Magic City experience has been thus far. In first-hand accounts, see how these young talents are taking in and shaping up our favorite city.
As Thanksgiving approaches, it means homecoming. It’s homecoming for several of Birmingham’s own bands, and it’s homecoming for many that grew up in Birmingham and moved away. The former group will have opportunities to perform special shows at home and the latter will be looking for things to do on Wednesday night before stuffing themselves with turkey.
Both will be covered.
It’s also an incredible week for fans of singer-songwriters and Americana. It will be impossible for those fans to see it all on Saturday. Choose carefully.
According to a Southern Environmental Law Center news report, earlier this month, groups released online maps showing the location and size of methane leaks from natural gas pipes beneath city streets of Birmingham.