Category: clickbait

As Digbeth’s Silicon Canal flows slowly to the self-operated lock of recuperation, Jeyklan Hyde investigates new disruptive businesses and collectives coming out of the edgelands of Brum. From her hub of a boutique flat-roofed pub, she meets Brumtreprenuers taking traditionally …

Out of the Woods: why Brum’s edgelands are the hottest place for new tech start-ups Read More »

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We normally use this intro to set up the article, to tell you why Danny is writing about what he’s writing about, but this time he raises the curtain on that himself. What we can do is say that even …

Danny Smith: Danny does Digbeth Read More »

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At Paradise Circus we try our hardest to compete for web clicks, and we’ve noticed that glowing reviews of bars in the city centre must go down well considering how many the Evening Mail publish online. What time and when …

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Christmas comes but once a year, apart from for Roy Wood, who must have a terrible time getting his bins collected. Like everyone else in Brum, are we right, we’re here all week. Try the rotting fish in the black …

Danny Smith: The seven wonders of Birmingham Christmas Read More »

Like a Treehouse of Horror one, from a later series, switch over now… Birmingham IS The Simpsons

If you haven’t already, listen to this audio recording right now. What do you hear? Some people hear the name of the car race that was held on the streets of Birmingham city centre in the 80s, where as some hear the …

People hear two different things from the same audio clip and the internet is going bananas Read More »

Like Neville Chamberlain before you, you have the opportunity to hold in your hand a piece of paper. And, per page at least, it could have fewer lies on it. Why not buy 101 Things Birmingham gave the World right …

101 Things Birmingham Gave the World No. 81: Books about Birmingham Read More »

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To set some balance, another Twitter thing, where people are challenged to post a thing one ‘loves’ for each like a post can get. We could have gone on, but no-one liked it.

It’s a Twitter thing, where people are challenged to post an ‘unpopular’ opinion for each like a post can get. We had a go… it cost us a few followers.

Signs and symbols used as a code to mark listed buildings in Birmingham before a suspicious fire or a demolition order have been revealed, and now ‘experts’ have explained how to protect yours. Look out for these drawing on walls, …

Break the Brum listed building code Read More »