For all of the stuff written about Birmingham being a “City of Perpetual Promise” there are few opportunities to check out the piece of work that led to this moniker for Birmingham, AL. Until now…
Entries Tagged as 'history'
December 27th, 2010 · Comments Off · history
December 21st, 2010 · Comments Off · Sports
So former UAB starting quarterback Joe Webb didn’t get to start Monday night’s game for the Minnesota Vikings against the Chicago Bears, but he did get a chance to do the “Birmingham Walk” – though we may never see footage. They cut away after he ran the ball in for his first NFL touchdown in the third quarter.
November 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · music
Alan Hunter shared some great news for fans of the long-time entertainment venue WorkPlay via Facebook and email early Tuesday afternoon. The foreclosure sale scheduled for November 17 was postponed by the bank due to a pending deal. We’re pretty sure the 16,000+ fans of Save WorkPlay are excited…
The Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail saw new signs added to its initial route this weekend. Find out a little more about the project.
October 14th, 2009 · Comments Off · Election '09
The newest – and youngest – member of the Birmingham City Schools board got some love shown to her today by her hometown paper.
December 12th, 2008 · Comments Off · Holiday
Photo: Mr. Bingle – gairid1791/Flickr We seemed to make a big splash last year for the holidays with our digital message to readers. I thought it might be a good idea to revisit the main reason for the enjoyment – an appearance by Mr. Bingle. It’s OK if you don’t know who he is; here’s [...]
November 24th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Sports
The way temperatures were late last week here in Birmingham, it would be easy to let your mind think about a sport not normally associated with The Magic City – hockey (easy for us Northerners anyway). Well, NHL great Frank Mahovlich recently sat down with the folks at NHL.com to talk about his time in the [...]
August 18th, 2008 · Comments Off · A look back
1910: Rickwood Field opened with a 3:30 PM game. The Birmingham Barons defeated the Montgomery Climbers 3-2. 2005: Singer Bo Bice underwent emergency surgery for a blocked intestine. Courtesy: