National Go Fishing Day: Guide to 10 fishing spots in and around Birmingham

Summer fun for the whole family. Dylan Colwell with a Lake Purdy catch. Photo via Lake Purdy Fishing’s website.

Happy National Go Fishing Day, Birmingham! With the weather heating up and the days getting longer, what’s a better way to enjoy summertime than by getting out and casting a line? We’ve got your guide to 10 great fishing spots in the Birmingham area.

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10 places to find ethnic food in Hoover

One of the best parts of living in Birmingham? The food, obviously! My bucket list of restaurants to try is constantly growing, and thankfully I don’t have to travel too far from my house in Hoover to check them out. Here’s your guide to where to find the best ethnic food in Hoover – add a few of these to your restaurant bucket list!

Still dreaming about the Pad Si Ewe at Blue Pacific Thai. Photo by Cecilia Wood for Bham Now
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5 top resorts for your fall beach getaway with ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals. Book by July 28 to save up to 20%!

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“Sea La Vie” in Destin Pointe. Photo via ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals

Now is the perfect time to plan your fall getaway from Birmingham. Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a family gathering, ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals offers the best fall homes at top quality locations. Here’s our list of the five best places for you to call home this fall. Book before July 28 to save up to 20% off.

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Enjoy delicious eats and family fun during Asbury United Methodist Church’s BBQ & Chili Cookoff on June 22. Enter the cookoff for a chance to win cash prizes!

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Family fun with family and friends at Asbury. Photo via Asbury United Methodist Church

Get ready to loosen your belt, because Asbury United Methodist Church is gearing up for their BBQ & Chili Cookoff, happening June 22 from 5-8PM and everyone is welcome! Tickets can be purchased at the event $8 for adults and $5 for kids ages 5-10. Children ages four and under get in free!

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Ready for your heart to melt? See how Hand in Paw is making an impact at Children’s of Alabama

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Molly, therapy dog, in Hand in Paw’s Children’s of Alabama Simulation Hospital Room

Those of us with pets know the positive influence they can have on our lives. Petting a dog is a sure way to melt the stress away after a long day. Hand in Paw in Birmingham is bringing this positive energy to patients and their families at Children’s of Alabama.

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Happy 50th Birthday UAB! On June 16, 1969, the state of Alabama established the university

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Blaze statue at the UAB Collat School of Business building. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now.

According to UAB tradition and history,  on June 16, 1969, Alabama Governor Albert P. Brewer announced the establishment of The University of Alabama System which was comprised of autonomous campuses in Tuscaloosa, Birmingham, and Huntsville.

On that day, University of Alabama in Birmingham (UAB) became one of the three universities in the new three-campus system.

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Far & Wide names Birmingham’s Miss Myra Pit Bar-B-Q ‘top pick’ for best sandwich in Alabama

Far & Wide named Miss Myra’s Bar-B-Q’s BBQ Chicken Sandwich with White Sauce as “top pick”. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Far & Wide, the popular national digital publication, announced last week their “Best Sandwich in Every State list.” The winner in Alabama… drumroll please… the BBQ Chicken Sandwich with White Sauce.

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What’s new at The Pizitz Food Hall: Eats, drinks and more—Win a $100 Pizitz gift card!

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Dancing into the weekend at The Pizitz Food Hall! Photo submitted

So many new things are happening at The Pizitz Food Hall! Here’s your guide to the newest eats, sweets and drinks popping up—plus how to win a $100 gift card from The Pizitz Food Hall!

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Honoring Flag Day 2019: Birmingham business has been supplying flags for over 100 years

This special business is run out of 221 Oxmoor Blvd. in Homewood. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now.

Here in Birmingham, you probably see an American flag every single day, even if you don’t think much about it. You may see them lining the side of the road on your morning commute, or hanging outside your bank downtown, or waving in your neighbor’s front yard. June 14 is National Flag Day in the United States, and in honor of the day, we’re highlighting the business behind the flags.

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