Want to support Birmingham restaurants, pubs and shops from your home? We just launched Bham Now’s Local Business Guide with over 394 local businesses offering special deals, curbside pickup, online ordering and delivery options. Find out more and add your business for free!Continue reading “Open for business! Over 394 local deals, curbside pickup and delivery.”
Since we’re stuck at home, we might as well spice things up a little bit. Adding some decor, plants, or even switching furniture around can make a room feel brand new. Check out these Birmingham businesses pulled from our growing database that features 400 businesses and counting!Continue reading “Spice up your home decor with these local Birmingham spots doing curbside + delivery”
Due to social distancing, Easter will be a bit unconventional this year. That doesn’t mean you can’t have a delicious meal. Here’s where you can get oh-so tasty Easter-inspired food via curbside pickup and delivery around Birmingham.Continue reading “5 Birmingham spots to order an Easter meal via curbside pickup + delivery”
Anyone else in need of a little pick-me-up? We are trying to think positive thoughts, which includes daydreaming of all the things we will do once we can leave the house. Here are the activities the Bham Now team is most looking forward to post-quarantine in Birmingham.Continue reading “Week 4: What’s at the top of Bham Now team’s to-do list post-quarantine.”
It’s almost National Beer Day, Birmingham. Although we’re all stuck inside, that doesn’t meant we can’t celebrate and support Birmingham’s local breweries. Check out these three ways to help support breweries on National Beer Day.Continue reading “3 ways to support Birmingham’s local breweries on National Beer Day, April 7”
As everything around us seems to be changing with the novel coronavirus and COVID-19, we know a lot of people’s income has fallen in Birmingham. Unexpected changes like that can leave even the best-prepared among us feeling bewildered, so we’ve put together some resources to help you begin to navigate these strange new waters.Continue reading “8 things you can do now if your income has fallen in Birmingham”
We get it. Now is the perfect time to finally cut bangs. Maybe you’re just in desperate need of a trim, but until businesses open again we’re stuck with our kitchen scissors. Slow your roll before breaking out that box-dye and hear what the experts from local Birmingham salons suggest first.Continue reading “Golden rules of quarantine haircare from 3 Birmingham stylists”
At the request of Mayor Randall Woodfin, the Birmingham City Council extended the city’s current shelter-in-place ordinance to April 30.
Continue reading “Shelter-in-Place extended in Birmingham. Only walking, running and biking allowed in parks.”
“Shelter in place simply means stay at home, don’t go out except for essentials,” stated Woodfin at the March 3rd news conference. “Now each of us have a responsibility and a duty to our families, neighbors and communities to do what we can to reduce the spread of COVID-19.”
Looking for ways to fill your kids’ Easter baskets while maintaining social distancing? Then check out these local shops around Birmingham.Continue reading “7 local Birmingham shops offering Easter basket treats and trinkets”
I’d consider brunch a necessity and quarantine isn’t going to stop me from enjoying some. Sure, I won’t be able to grab brunch with friends, but getting it curbside will do the trick. Most of these restaurants were pulled from our database featuring over 390 local businesses! Now let’s get to brunchin’.Continue reading “15 local spots in Birmingham to get brunch curbside”
Look, everyone has their go-to comfort food. For some it might be chicken and dumplings, or their grandmother’s mac and cheese, or maybe even a Big Mac combo. For my family, it’s Mexican food. If you’re in the same boat and feeling a little stressed lately, never fear. We’ve got your curbside + delivery Mexican fix right here.Continue reading “10 restaurants in Birmingham where you can get Mexican food curbside”
It’s just like the ice cream man when you were a kid, except this time the truck is filled with tacos, hot chicken and all your local Birmingham food truck favorites. Maybe there are some perks to this social distancing thing after all?
PSSST a lot of these restaurants were pulled from our fabulous database featuring nearly 400 local businesses! Sign up your Birmingham business and be featured on Bham Now for FREE.Continue reading “Local food trucks are rolling their way to YOUR neighborhood—find out where”
Testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available throughout Alabama, through the Alabama Department of Public Health and several private facilities. Here’s everything you need to know about testing for Coronavirus in Birmingham.
And as always, wash your hands!Continue reading “How to get tested for COVID-19 in Birmingham”
Maybe it is life without my beloved Birmingham Legion, F.C., but when I saw the latest 2020 U.S. Census response rate broken down, city by city in the Birmingham metro area, my blood boiled and I felt a little competitive.Continue reading “Birmingham is behind neighboring cities in 2020 Census response. Can we catch-up? Yes.”
Social distancing making you feel out of the loop? Here’s a peek at what’s going on in Birmingham.Continue reading “Hope, solidarity and a virtual race—all happening in Birmingham”