Buying art can be scary. It’s a decision that will, literally, be staring you in the face. You want to feel confident that you’ll love it in 5 years as much as you do today. I visited with the experts at Four Corners Gallery on 280 in Birmingham for tips on how to choose art that will bring you joy for years to come. ‘Hang’ with me to see what I learned.
Educating educators, funding classroom programs, hosting seminars and forums, granting state-wide financial support for humanities-based events enjoyed by over 1.3 million people in 2018. It’s all in a day’s work for Alabama Humanities Foundation.
You’ve probably heard about Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar, Birmingham’s underground bar that opened last summer. The Founder’s Station watering hole is bringing a distinctive vibe to the bar scene downtown. We spoke with the owner, Joe Phelps, to learn more about it.
There’s definitely no shortage of talented photographers in Birmingham. And seeing the city + the beautiful people in it through their lenses is one of our favorite things. We love sharing their work when we can. But we want to do more than just give credit in the captions. Here are 22 local photographers you need to be following on Insta—plus hear from a few about why they do what they do.
With over 40 different shops of all different types, Birmingham’s Pepper Place has so much to offer. We all love going to the market every Saturday, but there are so many more events coming up, check them out below!
It’s Wine Wednesday, the perfect day to share some news about a new wine store opening in Birmingham! Golden Age Wine, started by Brandon Loper and Trent Stewart, is located on Culver Road near Brick and Tin in Mountain Brook. Read on for more photos and info.
More than twenty years ago, Erle Morring gave Birmingham realtor Sylvia Crawford a call. He wanted to look at a home in Southside, and the RealtySouth agent happily showed it to him. Little did they know, this was the start of a decades-long friendship that would also lead to a new career for Morring.
Innovate Birmingham and Central Six AlabamaWorks are joining forces to get Birmingham working—specifically in tech. This fall, Central Six AlabamaWorks will launch their approximately 17 month long Information Technology Apprenticeship Program. And with the help of Innovate Birmingham, they’re getting local tech talent in the field, earning while they learn and on their way to a career in software development.