The Center for Surgical Research at The University of Alabama at Birmingham Welcomes You to Birmingham

The City of Birmingham is nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Appalachian Mountains and The University of Alabama at Birmingham, the new UAB hospital,and the Center for Surgical Research (N 33° 30.101 W 086° 48.311) is in close proximity to the heart of Five Points South and the Lakeview District, popular sites where our students find time to relax. Being the largest city in the State of Alabama, Birmingham has a myriad of local attractions, restaurants, shopping centers, and events that make it a place for non-stop enjoyment and leisure. Birmingham is also a central location for day trips to the mountains or the beach with your family and friends....Find out why Birmingham has always been the "Magic City"!

Everything UAB
Check out the University of Alabama at Birmingham's "Quick Guide" to Birmingham attractions and student life on the UAB campus.

And here is more stuff to see and do....

Alabama Ballet
The mission of the Alabama Ballet is to promote and foster the development of classical and contemporary ballet through high-quality performances, dance education, and community outreach.
Alabama Booksmith
Alabama Bound
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame makes its home in the historic Carver Theatre for the Performing Arts. The museum honors great jazz artists with ties to the state of Alabama.
Alabama School of Fine Arts
Alabama Theater
Built by the Publix Theater division of Paramount Studios, this movie palace opened on December 26th, 1927. The theatre, in Spanish/Moorish design by Graven & Mayger of Chicago, seated 2500 in a five story, three-tiered auditorium. Paramount's president, Adolph Zukor, named it the "Showplace of the South". The famous "Mighty Wurlitzer" pipe organ, with 21 sets of pipes, played for many years by showman Stanleigh Malotte...Closed in 1981...saved from demolition in 1987...Designated by the Alabama Legislature as the official State Historic Theatre...
Alys Robinson Stephens Center
Want music? Comedy? Dance? Check out the entertainment at the Performing Arts Center--something for everyone to enjoy!
Barber Motorsports Park and Museum
Racing fan? Check out racing at the Barber Motorsports Park--a 2.3 mile road course with 16 turns. The Park is also home to the Barber Motorsports Museum, featuring a collection of 850 motorcycles and 45 cars--the largest collection in the United States.
Birmingham Adult Hockey Association
Birmingham Amateur Radio Club
Birmingham Apartments
If you are looking for an apartment in Birmingham, here's another free service to help
Birmingham Area Guide

Looking for a place in Birmingham? Take a look at the Real Estate and Apartment Finder links
Birmingham Art
Birmingham Art Association
Birmingham Barons Baseball
For non-stop enjoyment with your friends or with your family, visit the Birmingham Barons at the Hoover Met...lots of games and lots of fun!
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
If you enjoy walking and the outdoors, check out the awesome greenhouse, walking trails, and Japanese and Rose Gardens at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens!
Birmingham Bicycle Club
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Enjoy the majesty of the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and how lessons from the past have inspired the present.
Birmingham Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Interested in visiting Birmingham?
Birmingham Facts and Figures

Quick facts and figures on Birmingham--the "Magic City."

Birmingham Figure Skating Club
Birmingham Free Press
Birmingham Grotto
The Birmingham Grotto of the National Speleological Society was charted to further the exploration, scientific study, and conservation of caves.
Birmingham Magazine
Birmingham Menus
Birmingham News
now available online to keep you up-to-date on news, weather, sports, upcoming events, and special features. Check out the "City Guide" link for information on Birmingham real estate, schools, entertainment, and communities.
The Birmingham Pledge
Birmingham Public Library
For leisure or for research, the Birmingham Public Library has great facilities and a quiet, friendly atmosphere to fit your needs.
Birmingham Quilters Guild
Birmingham Record Collectors
Birmingham Track Club
Birmingham Weekly Online
Birmingham Y.M.C.A.
Birmingham Youth Lacrosse League
Birmingham Zoo
Want to enjoy time in Birmingham with your friends or family? Picnic and stroll through the Birmingham Zoo...home to over 700 animals, including several endangered species. Also, enjoy the festival of lights at Zoolight Safari--an annual walking stroll at the Zoo held every December.
Black & White City Paper
Take a look at Birmingham's paper
BMW Motorcycle Owners of Alabama
Cahaba River Publishing
Childbirth Education Association of Greater Birmingham
Children's Dance Foundation
Crane Hill Publishers
F.O.P. Range
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
McWane Center
Enjoy an IMAX show with your friends! Or take a look at the hands-on science exhibits featured at the McWane for all ages.
Oak Mountain State Park
As Alabama's largest park, Oak Mountain provides 9,940 acres of pine-studded ridges and lush green hardwood bottoms. The park offers vacation cottages, golf, pro shop with snack bar, improved camping, picnicking, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, mountain bike trails, backpacking, a demonstration farm and horseback riding facilities. With the largest area and variety of outdoor recreational pursuits, Oak Mountain is sure to provide excitement for every member of the family!
Science Debate - Where we discuss/debate science
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Traumatic Brain Injury Model System
UAB Sports and Recreation
Baseball, softball, football,'s all right here on the official site for UAB Sports. Come and see the UAB Blazers in action!
Splash Adventure Water Park
Birmingham Area Television Stations
FM Radio Stations
ABC 33/40
CBS 42
NBC 13
WB 21

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