Press Releases

Council Stands Firm on Business License that Was Revoked Over a Year Ago

Denies License and Permit Requests for “Side Effects” Nightclub Safety over economic development…That’s the message that Councilors are sending after denying resolutions relative to the applications for a Lounge Retail Liquor Class I License, Division I and Division II Dance permits to be used at Side Effects, an Adult Entertainment Club located at 400 2nd […]

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A Visual Recap of the September 29, 2015 Council Meeting

In case you missed it, here is a quick video looking at this week’s council meeting – 9.22.15.    www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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Business Owners Prepare Strategies to Capitalize on Western Area Framework Plan

Birmingham is seeing consistent growth in all areas on the city and many residents are looking for ways to capitalize on that growth. A framework meeting for the western area of the city was recently held to allow business owners and neighborhood leaders the opportunity to discuss the many variables of their partnership between dedicated […]

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Casting Call: Birmingham Anticipates the Final Renovation Stages of the Historic Lyric Theater

Cheers to the weekend! As many make plans to step into the bountiful nightlife amenities that Birmingham has to offer, get your movie pallets ready to soon take part in Birmingham’s age old past time theater, the Lyric. A former vaudeville and movie theater that was built in 1914, the Lyric is situated in the […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 9/28 – 10/2

These are the highlights of what The Birmingham City Council will be addressing this coming week, 9/25 – 10/2. For more information about everything the council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Birmingham City Council Meeting Highlights – 9.22.15

In case you missed it, here is a quick look at this week’s council meeting – 9.22.15.    www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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Soccer Game a Huge Win for USA & Birmingham

Almost 40,000 fans packed into Legion Field to watch the 2015 USA Women’s World Cup soccer champs beat Haiti 8-0. Officially, that is the largest crowd that has watched these talented players during their victory tour. The large fan support could end up contributing over $10 million to the local economy. But despite the money […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 9/21 – 9/25

These are the highlights of what The Birmingham City Council will be addressing this coming week. For more information about everything the council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Historic Soccer Game at Legion Field-Preview

Final preparations are being made at Legion Field for the soccer match between the recently-crowned Women’s World Cup champs and Haiti this Sunday Sept. 20th at 1:30 p.m.. City leaders worked hard to get this event that could have an economic impact of over $10 million. Over 45,000 tickets have been sold for this game […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Steven Hoyt Celebrates the Evolving Progress in the City of Birmingham and Urges the Media to Show Balanced Reporting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS RELEASE                       Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-908-7392 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL- Councilor Steven Hoyt believes the only way to continue to build Birmingham and promote the value of its rich southern amenities is through collaborative efforts with the media. In celebrating the consistent progress and development happening […]

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Birmingham City Council Meeting Highlights – 9.15.15

A quick look at this week’s council meeting for 9.15.15. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.  

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Marino’s grocery store expansion surges economic development in District 8 while addressing food desert concerns

District 8 houses some of Birmingham’s most valuable treasures of economic development. From the world renown Birmingham Crossplex sports facility to the bustling energy of diverse restaurants that touts Birmingham’s most robust cuisines, Birmingham’s west side is without a doubt scheduled for a comeback and business owners are taking notice. In the eyes of life-long […]

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An Inside Look: Birmingham City Council Highlights from the September 8, 2015 Meeting

Highlights from the 9.8.15 Birmingham City Council meeting. www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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Coming Up at the September 8, 2015 Council Meeting…

These are the highlights of what The Birmingham City Council will be addressing at the Sept. 8th council meeting.  For more information about everything the council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Birmingham City Council Highlights – 9.1.15

Highlights from the 9.1.15 Birmingham City Council meeting. www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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