Ramen: the ultimate noodle soup, my personal comfort food and the cure to any rainy day blues. Here are 6 places to find a warm bowl of ramen in Birmingham, plus our top menu picks from each.Continue reading “6 places to get ramen in Birmingham, including Bamboo on 2nd”
If you love being in the middle of all the action in Birmingham, there’s no better place to live one of downtown’s many lofts. Can’t wait for Mercantile on Morris or The New Ideal to be completed? Check out one of these five iconic lofts in downtown Birmingham.Continue reading “Want to experience the loft life? Check out these 5 iconic lofts in downtown Birmingham”
Prepaid2Cash is a Silicon Valley startup that made it onto our radar last summer following an investment from the Alabama Futures Fund (AFF). Since then, the AFF has stayed busy—keep reading to check out their four most recent ventures.Continue reading “From Silicon Valley to Birmingham. Alabama Futures Fund brings new businesses to the Magic City”
Back in 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency designated neighborhoods in the vicinity of 35th Avenue North as a Superfund Site. Areas that once thrived with industry turned out to have contaminated soil.
After a long delay, city leaders and the EPA have begun the cleanup process in North Birmingham. You can help spread the word.Continue reading “3 things you need to know about the EPA’s soil cleanup in N Birmingham”
I’ve never been the type of person who can sit at home on date night, but those Italian dinners and trips to the movies start to add up QUICK. Birmingham is the perfect city for an inexpensive date that’s just as fun, if not more, than a $100 one.Continue reading “Birmingham dates around $20 for couples on a budget”
UAB makes headlines once again—are we surprised? Michelle Gray, Ph.D. and Farah Lubin, Ph.D. rank on CrossTalk‘s list of 100 inspiring black scientists in America.Continue reading “UAB scientists make nationally-recognized list of inspiring black scientists in America”
We’ve almost reached the 500-day countdown to The World Games 2021 Birmingham. This event is going to be big. We talked with CEO Nick Sellers about The Games and the impact on our city. Check it out!Continue reading “The World Games 2021 CEO Nick Sellers on “huge opportunity” for Birmingham”
According to a national survey conducted by AdvisorSmith, Birmingham metro ranked 4th best in the large city category for firefighters to work.
We love catching a concert at Iron City or the BJCC, and it’s pretty hard to beat the historic Alabama Theater. However, if you’re looking for a place to enjoy live music on a whim pop into one of these spots for local tunes and national acts around Birmingham.Continue reading “9 places to hear live music in Birmingham every night of the week”
We have all you “knead” to know about the sweet new breakfast spot headed to Homewood. Maple Street Biscuit Company, Birmingham is ready!Continue reading “Maple Street Biscuit Company gears up for opening in Homewood”
On the first Tuesday of every month, at 6:00 pm, 10 to 15 dads meet up at a local Birmingham area restaurant. They have one thing in common.
Whenever I walk into the Heavenly Donut Company store on 4911 Cahaba River Road, I experience a flashback from the movie Field of Dreams.
Remember when Shoeless Joe Jackson asked Kevin Costner’s character… “Is this heaven?”
National Margarita Day is Saturday, Feb. 22. How will you be celebrating, Birmingham? If you need some ideas, here are 15 places in The Magic City to grab a delicious margarita…or two!Continue reading “15 places to celebrate National Margarita Day in Birmingham”
Grab that rod and reel. The Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk returns to Birmingham March 5-8 for its Golden Anniversary. Admission is free!Continue reading “Bassmaster Classic returns to Birmingham for 50th anniversary March 5-8. Free admission.”