There are a lot of tiny digital antennas like the one you see to your left already set up in New York City for TV tech start-up Aereo. Now, thanks to an infusion of $38 million in financing, they’re about to create similar setups in 22 more cities, including Birmingham.
Entries Tagged as 'press release'
January 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · technology, television
Operation New Birmingham gets its new president and CEO – and its a familiar face. The decision also means that Main Street Birmingham also gets a new person at the helm. Sounds like a busy Monday to us…
April 29th, 2010 · Comments Off · Take a moment
The local chapter of Alabama Power‘s Service Organization announced its participation in the construction of a new Habitat for Humanity home in Birmingham’s Wylam community to start this Saturday, May 1. The press release points out that the new home will be built to LEED standards by the organization’s Magic City chapter and other partners in less than one [...]
June 2nd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Business
Birmingham’s Century Plaza announced that it is now closed, leading to a number of stories in town and perhaps some ideas about what should be happening next with the property…
March 10th, 2009 · Comments Off · Events
A tradition since 1978, this year there will not be a Writing Today conference at Birmingham Southern College due to “these uncertain economic times.”
May 5th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Media
Tune in to WERC 960 AM this morning before 11 a.m. and you can say you were listening the first day that Steve Shannon and Leah Brandon were on the air together in The Magic City. The radio veterans started their run on the heritage AM station at 7 a.m. The Birmingham Business Journal posted [...]
May 1st, 2008 · Comments Off · music
The Dayton Daily News reported yesterday that Curtis Long, the executive director of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, had resigned his position there (effective June 20) to become the new executive director of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. A joint press release already posted here announces that the 44-year old Los Angeles native will begin his duties [...]
February 25th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Media, politics
The Alabama Republican Party wasted no time in sharing their response to last night’s report on CBS’ 60 Minutes about allegations that former governor Don Siegelman’s prosecution was politically motivated (even though we weren’t necessarily that fast in posting these links ourselves – we’re still upgrading the site). Check out Wade on Birmingham’s recent post [...]