BHAM to the Max


The Other Awards

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

The Unsung Heroes of the ’Ham  

Offender Alumni Association

Monday, April 1st, 2019

Support for the recently incarcerated.    

Building Up

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

Ensley kids are schooled in community development. 

Romantically Challenged

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Because, Valentine’s Day.      By Max Rykov // Illustration by Hannah Adamson Ah, Valentine’s Day! The most obligatorily romantic day of the year! Depending on when you’re reading this monthly magazine, you’re either: trying to figure out some way to not screw it up this year, trying to avoid it, protesting it, or desperately trying… Read More

A New Year and a New You

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Because the old one wasn’t really working. 

A Christmas Tale

Wednesday, December 5th, 2018

A Fictionalized, Non-Historically Linear, Birmingham-Based Nativity Story 

Getting Engaged

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Those who make time to connect with the homeless deserve a seat at the table.

Under the Bridge

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

Can there at least be a park?

Flowers in Dynamite

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Developing community through urban agriculture. By Max Rykov // Photo by Beau Gustafson Maybe if those wretched things were more architecturally appealing, I wouldn’t roll my eyes so hard every time I drove by one. But they aren’t, so my body will continue its automatic reflex at the sight of any new luxury apartment development in… Read More

A Surge of Enthusiasm

Wednesday, August 1st, 2018

Pro basketball is alive and well in Birmingham.

Wait a Minute

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Let’s rethink the way we compensate waiters.