The Magic of Birmingham

BSHRM invites you to connect or reconnect to the Magic City. Find what you’re looking for and experience Metro Magic. The area’s rich past, and its promising future. Learn about the advantages of living and working in a “Big city with a small town feel”.  That’s Birmingham, southern hospitality is alive and well in the ‘Ham! Take a moment to check out what Birmingham has to offer. For your convenience, it’s all here. Visit the Web sites we’ve included and take a tour of Birmingham. There is something for everyone.  Enjoy!

You’ll find links to the following sites and sounds around town. Let us know what you think or if you have questions. Feel free to contact us at…


The City Scene – Nightlife, or what we like to call, “Hamming it up”

The Outdoors – Our parks, lakes, and recreational areas (Oak Mountain State Park is awesome)

Shopping /Style – Got you covered, Girls!

Dining Out – Restaurants, “Famous for” (that would be Barbeque)

Healthcare – including the nationally known and ranked UAB Medical facility  

Sports – Roll Tide! and War Eagle! are the phrases you’ll hear – but there is more. How about ‘Dega?

Real Estate and Housing Market – wonderful, affordable, communities/neighborhoods abound

Churches – worship services of almost any faith or persuasion. Traditional or contemporary.

Education – Great school systems in Jefferson and Shelby Counties
Colleges/Universities – Alabama, Auburn, UAB, Birmingham Southern, Miles, to name a few.

Entertainment for the Family – festivals galore, concerts, sporting events, Theme Parks

Business and Economic News/Happenings – the spotlight on Birmingham business & opportunity


Come be part of the magic and make Birmingham, your career destination of choice!


Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitor’s Bureau


City of Birmingham, Al (The official Website for Birmingham, AL)


Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce


Birmingham City Pages


News in Birmingham


Birmingham City Guide,AL


Birmingham, AL Metro Guide


Birmingham, AL City Resource Directory


Find a meet up group – Start a meet up group


The Birmingham News


“The Bama” – A blog about all things Alabama (post articles, “rants and raves”)


“Indeed” – Forums, jobs, salaries, trends


Birmingham Business Directory & Community Portal


Visit Birmingham Alabama


Things to do in Birmingham Alabama


Local Workforce Data


Through the Chamber Website, there are several statistical reports available including:
1) The 2009 Economic Analysis and Inventory of Development Projects
2) Alabama Labor Market News
3) Mapping Alabama’s Future- Labor Market Intelligence in Planning and Decision Making


Shelby County Websites:

Hoover Chamber of Commerce

Shelby County Alabama Web Portal

Shelby County Reporter

Shelby County Arts Council



Over the Mountain Journal

Birmingham Weekly

Black & White


Thicket…Alabama Redefined

Business Alabama

About Town - Birmingham’s Social Scene

Better Business Bureau

Birmingham Works!

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