Press Releases

Local City Attraction Kicks-Off This Weekend!

Millions of lights and gravity defying displays with your favorite wildlife animals in the heart of Birmingham! Prepare for an evening of excitement as the Birmingham Zoo hosts 17 nights of holiday-centric fun during the annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo that kicks off tonight! Participants will watch in amazement as the festive dancing […]

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Enjoy a ‘Twist’ In Your Saturday Morning Routine at The Local Pepper Place Farmer’s Market

Wake up to the perfect morning and dance into your day of plentiful activities with Birmingham independent label, Communicating Vessels as they liven up the Farmer’s market this Saturday November 12th from 7am until noon at the Pepper Place! With local farmers and vendors on hand serving fresh homegrown vegetables and fruits as well as […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Roll Up Their Sleeves To Cleanup Schools

The hot weather didn’t stop Birmingham City Councilors from rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty for a great cause. City Councilors took part in a back to school cleanup day spearheaded by Hands on Birmingham to ensure that students in the Birmingham school system go back to beautiful and clean environments. School officials say it’s important […]

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Parents Anticipate the Restructuring of the After School Programs in the

Birmingham City Schools should not anticipate closing several after-school programs, but rather restructuring the programs that would be more beneficial to students. Dozens of concerned parents showed up at a Special Called Birmingham Board of Education Meeting at Parker High School to discuss finances and the management strategy of the after-school programs. This meeting trailed […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Valerie Abbott Calls on City Officials to Help Superintendent Lead Birmingham City Schools Out of ‘Failing’ Status

The African Proverb ‘It takes a whole village to raise a child’ speaks volumes with countless students during this season of graduation. As another school year comes to a close the City of Birmingham remains diligent in their efforts to develop cooperative partnerships with the Birmingham City School System to help students reach their full […]

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Birmingham City Schools Students Recognized as Top Competitors as Gates Millennium Scholarship Recipients

Having big dreams and gaining fuel to fund them is no small matter to many Birmingham City School students as they pack a punch relentlessly in pursuit of scholarship rewards. Stanley Louis II of Huffman High School along with Maya Quinn of Ramsay High School, officially tapped into their full potential as they recently received […]

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Earth Day Celebrations Spark New Yearlong Initiatives in Birmingham

New initiatives are sparking up all around Birmingham as residents look for ways to make good use of projects such as urban gardens. Through an initiative known as the Color Project residents in Ensley are not only learning more about gardening but they are also learning more about that the ongoing efforts to revitalize the […]

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New Rotary Trail Lights Up Downtown Birmingham

This is what a resurgent Birmingham looks like! On the heels of new hotels going up, and buildings being renovated, there’s now something else to add to the list of why Birmingham is truly a magic city. The new Rotary Trail was recently dedicated before hundreds of spectators eager to see Birmingham’s latest trademark. For more information about everything the […]

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Cooking With the Council: Birmingham City Councilors Take on New Role

Birmingham is rich in history, and much of that history is due in part to our “seasoned residents.” As the Birmingham City Council looks to continue building on that history, they are looking to learn from some of our senior citizens about their part in creating Birmingham’s past, and what they would like to see […]

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Avondale Growth Inspires Hope for Business & People

Avondale, been here lately? Well you should. This hot spot’s huge growth could be described as unusual or unexpected, but with eclectic design, modern cuisine, and an attitude of success, Avondale’s community isn’t just growing, it’s expanding at a pace that rivals most big start-ups. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is […]

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