The Fourth of July is underway! Get ready to don that red, white and blue during these celebrations taking place in and around Birmingham.Continue reading “Celebrate the Fourth of July at these 12 events happening around Birmingham.”
Got a couple hours to spend in downtown Birmingham? How ’bout a self-guided walking tour on Morris Avenue. If you haven’t been there lately, you might be surprised by the changes.
The other day when our home internet was out, my kids and I hopped in the car and headed down to see what we could see. Here are 10 things we found.Continue reading “Got a couple hours to spend in downtown Birmingham—how ’bout a self-guided walking tour of Morris Avenue? (PHOTOS)”
As a result of a recent major sewage spill and fish kill, caused by Tyson Foods/River Valley Ingredients 220,000-gallon wastewater spill two weeks ago, Birmingham area residents have growing concerns about swimming safely in our rivers, lakes and streams.
I will always remember two statements made by Scott Pruitt, owner of the just opened Oversoul Brewing in Helena, Alabama, during an impromptu tour with Bham Now. He said:
Birmingham based theatrical teacher, performer, and director, Michael Flowers, discusses the upcoming Red Mountain Theatre Company production of Matilda the Musical, a feel-good family musical about an extraordinary little girl with extraordinary powers.Continue reading “Popular Birmingham director Michael Flowers brings Roald Dahl’s beloved Matilda the Musical to life, opening on July 12. Save $7 now with Matilda7 code”
Where can you go for an exciting road trip close to Birmingham? Put the pedal to the metal on your way to these four summer-friendly spots within one hour of Birmingham.Continue reading “4 summer drives to take for an exciting day trip within an hour of Birmingham”
Hoover’s Stadium Trace Parkway continues to add more businesses. This week saw the grand opening of Culver’s, a Wisconsin based family-favorite restaurant chain, opposite the recently opened ALDI grocery store. More businesses are on the way as Stadium Trace Village takes shape. Find out what one local resident had to say.Continue reading “Here’s your update on Stadium Trace Village in Hoover. Culver’s Restaurant opens. Big Whiskey and others coming soon”
Did you know there are actual mermaid classes for adults in Birmingham? Check it out this weekend and more June 21-23.Continue reading “Swim like a mermaid, enjoy a peach fritter sundae and more this weekend in Birmingham, June 21-23”
What’s the perfect summer snack? Ice cream. Nothing is better than when you take that first bite on a super hot day. Here’s a list of our favorite places to get ice cream, sorbet, shaved ice and more this summer to help you stay cool.Continue reading “Here’s your summer guide to 21 delicious ice cream shops in Birmingham”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 38 open houses for you to check out this weekend — you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!Continue reading “Plenty of time to find your new home on the longest day of the year. Open Houses for June 21-23”
Be prepared Birmingham!
Until I started on this story, I didn’t know much about human trafficking in Birmingham. I’d heard that I-20 was a big trafficking highway. But I always associated that with kidnapping and Amber alerts. Once I started talking to people, I learned a lot of things that surprised me.Continue reading “Human trafficking in Birmingham: it’s not what you think. What it is and what we can do to stop it.”
Humble and grateful are the two best words that describe this year’s United Ability Journey of Hope honoree Ed Robinson, longtime board member and President of HRH Metals in Moody, Alabama.
Looking to step up your hostess game? Need a unique gift idea? Want to impress your next houseguest? You’re in luck! The newest boutique addition to Mountain Brook opens today, and you’re not going to want to miss it.Continue reading “Illuminated brings luxury candles from all over the world to Birmingham (PHOTOS)”
As a Brit living in Birmingham, I was tremendously happy to discover a new food trailer in town that serves traditional British comfort foods. I was even more excited to find out Little London Kitchen invites hungry patrons to eat on their 1968 British double-decker red bus! I couldn’t wait to try it out – here’s what I found.Continue reading “A little taste of home as I try out Little London Kitchen’s British street food on their red double decker bus, ‘The Duchess’. PHOTOS!”