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Sweet School Alabama
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s song, Sweet Home Alabama forgot to mention how sweet the University of Alabama in Birmingham is! How could such a quintessential song leave out this state treasure, you ask? That will remain a mystery of the ages. UAB is a great school for those who know exactly what they want to do and are looking to specialize in a field, but it is also great for those who want to experiment with a range of different classes. What UAB is best known for, however, is its stellar medical school and facilities, and the research done within. The school’s mascot is Blaze the Dragon, but maybe it should be Blaze the Dragon Who Wears Scrubs!
Sweet Apartments Alabama
Renting an off-campus apartment in Birmingham, Alabama is a great way to get to know the area, experience freedom, privacy, and independence and make Alabama feel like a sweet home. If you are looking for an affordable and adorable apartment, take a gander at Birmingham’s Southside. A great tool for learning how to find an ideal off-campus apartment is our apartment search guide! Most of the places on Southside are not only charming, but are within walking or biking distance of campus! Living close to campus comes in handy in Birmingham since public transportation is not top-notch. This doesn’t mean that public trans doesn’t exist, however, and students do take advantage of the BJCTA buses and the eco-friendly DART trolleys.
Sweet Home Birmingham
What is it about Birmingham that makes renting an apartment so sweet? The fact that it is such a multicultural place, filled with the hustle and bustle of constant activity, doesn’t hurt. There is always something going on downtown, and Five Points is filled with bars and restaurants. There is also plenty of shopping in Birmingham at places like Brookwood Village Mall, the Summit, and the Galleria. Besides making themselves look fashionable, students like to celebrate their weekends by hanging out at places like The J Clyde pub, or the Blue Monkey at 1318 Cobb Lane South, for dancing. After having lived in a Birmingham apartment, the song “Sweet Home Alabama” will take on a whole new meaning for you.
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What's a good neighborhood for families in Birmingham?
There are some great areas in Birmingham but for people with kids who are trying to find a good neighborhood with good schools, the best areas are definitely Homewood, Vestavia Hills, or Hoover. There are pockets of super places around the city but those are the most consistent and bigger ones.
What's a good neighborhood for a 28 yr old single male to move to?
Homewood will be a nice place to live, it is popular with the younger generation because it is closer to city center, and there is a university and some parks.
What kinds of outdoor activities are either in or around Birmingham?
Birmingham has many outdoor adventure activities such as paintballing, four wheeling, and hunting, during season. It also has a plethora of parks. Oak Mountain State Park, for example, has a small beach to relax on, wildlife observatories, golf course, and biking routes. With the remains of an entire iron working factory on its grounds, TanneHill Park is a historical park with large numbers of deer, beautiful rivers, and a creek. Ruffner Mountain Nature Center is a nature preserve of over 1,000 acres.