Have you ever sat next to a Cahaba Lily? Try it at the Cahaba Lily Festival this Saturday. (Photos)

Sitting amongst Cahaba lilies. Photo courtesy of the Cahaba River Society.

Here is an idea for your bucket list. Visit the Cahaba Lilies (here are the directions). Bring a friend, loved one or family member and take a selfie sitting  amongst the lilies.

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5 u-pick strawberry farms just a short drive from Birmingham, and more

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Slather on the sunscreen and pack a cooler of drinks and snacks. U-pick strawberry season is still in full gear in Alabama for the month of May. Bham Now has the scoop on the strawberry farms within reasonable driving distance of Birmingham. Plus, we’ve got a sneak peek of u-pick options for June right here in Jefferson County.

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Relax! Regions Tradition’s Yoga on the Green has been moved to Saturday, May 19, 5:30pm

Shipt Yoga on the Green. Photo courtesy of the Brunos Event Team.

Regions Tradition’s Yoga on the Green has been moved to Saturday, May 19, 5:30pm because of potential inclement weather. Originally scheduled for today, there are no changes to the event just the date change. There will still be 90 minutes of yoga, door prizes, and a wine-down social hour.

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Alabama Splash Adventure opens May 19, plus other splash pads to visit this summer around Birmingham

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Springville Splash Pad. Photo via Elease Huckeba.

The school year is finishing up and the weather is getting oh-so hot. Where will you be spending the long summer days ahead? How about at one of the many exciting splash pads located around Birmingham?  Continue reading “Alabama Splash Adventure opens May 19, plus other splash pads to visit this summer around Birmingham”

Celebrate Itty Bitty Magic City’s 3rd birthday when you visit McWane Science Center

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Itty Bitty Magic City. Photo courtesy of McWane Science Center.

May marks the 3rd birthday of McWane Science Center‘s Itty Bitty Magic City. Celebrate this momentous occasion by letting your little one learn through play when visiting Itty Bitty Magic City at McWane Science Center all month long! Purchase your tickets to McWane Science Center. Continue reading “Celebrate Itty Bitty Magic City’s 3rd birthday when you visit McWane Science Center”

Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12

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Alabama as an emerging force in innovation

Since 2014, EDPA’s  imerge innovation awards ceremony has celebrated Alabama companies who are the most innovative in the state. Continue reading “Alabama Sawyer, Edifyonline and Wyndy talk about their experience in the Alabama Launchpad competition; imerge 2018 is July 12”

Could Morris Avenue be the Birmingham Retail Row? Check out Honeycreeper Chocolate, basic. and Heidi Elnora Atelier.

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Courtney Pigford of Honeycreeper Chocolate and Lacey Woodroof of basic. in front of their future Morris Avenue storefront. Photo via @abasicshop on Instagram

Visit Morris Avenue and you cannot help but notice the construction going full steam ahead on the 60,000-square-foot Founders Station. But there is a quieter transformation afoot. The Birmingham entrepreneurs behind Honeycreeper Chocolate and basic. have announced their dual storefront, opening this summer on the storied cobblestone street. They are leasing the space from Heidi Elnora, a local bridal designer whose boutique is next door. Could Morris Avenue become the Birmingham Retail Row?

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Amazon is ‘primed’ to locate in the Birmingham metro area, according to report

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According to a news report from the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ), Amazon.com Inc. is considering a site in Bessemer for a fulfillment center. The new facility will employ at least 1,500 and possibly up to 3000 people in the Birmingham metro area.

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Meet the Snyder family and learn why the Birmingham Barons Family Pack on Saturday night is the best value in the Magic City

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Snyder family watching fireworks at Birmingham Barons Friday night game.

Eight year old Clarke Snyder loves baseball. He has been playing the game since he was two, and for as long as he can remember his dad, mom, grandmother and little sister have been going to Birmingham Barons baseball games.

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James Beard award-winning Rodney Scott’s BBQ and Mile End Deli coming to Birmingham

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Eat up the details from Rodney Scott’s BBQ here.  (Via Andrew Cebulka)

Get excited all you Birmingham food lovers. Birmingham’s Nick Pihakis of Jim ‘N Nick’s is bringing a James Beard award-winning chef’s BBQ and Jewish Deli to the ‘ham.

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