Month: October 2007

Who you gonna call?

It’s Halloween next week, so instead of joining the media and other capitalists in their orgy of orange and black consumerism, you could take David Nikel‘s line and just keep an eye out for ghosts around your area. His blog…

Tough on crime, especially today

Did you know today was United Streets of Birmingham Day? I didn’t (kthx for the tip). It’s a Police initiative to “provide a focus for all community safety activity across the City with a particular focus on burglary, robbery and…

Build ’em up, knock them down

Stef, creative dynamo behind 3Form is one of the people invited to be part of ‘City Team’- which is he says “basically about twenty people who they see as being good ‘ideas people’ to come up with good thinking about…

Architecture Weak

Within days of hearing that there won’t be an Architecture Week next year there’s some good news for those of us that appreciate the art – the Birmingham AHH (Architectural And Historical) blog is back with a super appreciation of…

Mooove with the times

It didn’t take long for Brasso the Bull to become part of Brummie folklore – and for “meet you by the bull” to supplant “meet you by the ramp” – but do you think he might be lonely? One thing…

The Key, no secret

Pogus Caesar‘s film ‘Francesca’s Key’ gets a public showing this Thursday (25th October) at the Library Theatre. The screening starts at approximately 7 p.m and is free. Francesca’s Key draws on local history to tell the mystical story of Francesca,…

Coach station finally to get refurb

Digbeth coach station is closing on Monday 12 November, and all coaches will arrive and depart from a temporary site “Birmingham Central Coach Station” – the former Audi car showroom over the road. Building of the new Coach Station is…

Mick The Meat

Mick the Meat — Best Deals On Wheels by mondoagogo Click through and zoom in to read all the signs… A Bull Ring classic.