Entries from July 27th, 2007

Election ’07: A call for questions

July 27th, 2007 · 5 Comments · Alabama, Birmingham, Election '07, The Terminal, update

Election Questions Request

Click here to submit your questions. Click here to view the original request for questions. Click here to learn why we’re doing it. Photo credit: Bob Farley/f8photo

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The Junction will be jumping this Saturday

July 27th, 2007 · Comments Off · 35218, Alabama, Birmingham, Events

Tuxedo Junction Statue

Tomorrow Tuxedo Junction will be jumping with the sights and sounds of the 22nd annual Function at The Junction festival in Ensley. The festival is named for the Erskine Hawkins hit that serves as the unofficial song for the city of Birmingham. Click here to view the festival schedule as of July 24.

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Random Shots: Christmas in July at Workplay

July 26th, 2007 · Comments Off · 35233, Alabama, Birmingham, Events, yp

Workplay Christmas In July

Considering how hot its been around here, it’s nice to have a reminder of the cooler weather that’s supposed to be coming later this year. It’s also a great reminder about this Saturday’s Christmas in July event, organized by YP Birmingham and WorkPlay. Photo credit: AndrĂ© Natta

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The Radio Carousel: Citadel Broadcasting’s Daniels last day Friday

July 26th, 2007 · Comments Off · Alabama, Birmingham, Media

The man that brought Birmingham Hot 107.7 and FM sports talk while overseeing the fading of The X’s signal is leaving… for ATL. The Birmingham News says that Dale Daniels will be taking a job outside of the radio market industry after resigning from his position as market manager for Citadel Broadcasting, effective Friday. Our […]

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The library is looking for Alabama authors

July 25th, 2007 · 2 Comments · 35203, Alabama, Birmingham, Books

The Birmingham Public Library is in the early stages of planning its second annual Local Authors Expo. This year’s expo will be held on November 30 and December 1. The event’s official site has information from last year’s expo to give visitors an idea of what to expect. Their blog post provides contact information as […]

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Vestavia School Board considers desegregation settlement

July 25th, 2007 · 2 Comments · 35216, Alabama, Birmingham, Education, Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills High School

The Birmingham News is reporting that the Vestavia Hills School Board will discuss a possible settlement during tonight’s regular meeting of a legal battle over the system’s wanting to have voided a 1970 court ruling ordering desegregation in the town’s system. Those that live in the Oxmoor Valley section of Birmingham have been speaking out […]

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Random Shots: A rooftop view

July 25th, 2007 · Comments Off · 35205, Alabama, Birmingham, Random Shots

Rooftop looking at The Hotel Highland

Workers on top of the parking deck at Five Points South on Monday, in the shadow of the newly remodeled The Hotel Highland (the former Pickwick Hotel). The property reopened earlier this week. Photo credit: Bob Farley/f8photo

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From the Stationmaster: We’re still “remodeling” & looking for writers

July 25th, 2007 · Comments Off · 35203, The Terminal, update

So I’ve been having conversations with some older, more established publications outside of our market trying to resolve some of our technical issues that would allow us to provide additional features to you on the site. I just wanted to take a moment to apologize for the delay in postings in recent days due to […]

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