Alabama is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the United States. Although we have 66 known species and subspecies of snakes, only 6 are venomous. Learn more about Alabama’s 6 venomous snakes and how to react if you encounter one in the wild.Continue reading “Guide to Alabama’s 6 venomous snakes and how to react if you see one”
Lakeview and Pepper Place are booming! These popular districts are home to many of our Birmingham favorites, from working out to eating out and a whole lot more. 4 new additions are coming to the area soon, and we. can’t . WAIT.Continue reading “4 new openings in Lakeview + Pepper Place, including Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream”
Shopping local for this year’s Halloween costume is a great way to support Birmingham businesses and do the planet a favor at the same time.
It reduces the environmental waste caused by fast fashion and leaves you with re-wearable pieces. Check out these authentic ideas put together from local vintage stores.Continue reading “3 vintage inspired costume ideas from Birmingham shops.”
This will be a big deal for the 2,500-11,000 public transit riders who come through each day—and for anyone who works in downtown Birmingham. Here’s why we can’t wait.Continue reading “Birmingham Central Market opens for business October 30, 11AM. 3 reasons we’re delighted”
Looking for weekend plans? Then check out this list of 55 events happening in Birmingham, October 18-20.Continue reading “55 weekend events in Birmingham, October 18-20, including a FREE Weezer concert”
Magic City Dentistry is a dental office like no other. Meet two of the hygienists that make Magic City Dentistry so special!Continue reading “Meet two hygienists at Magic City Dentistry in downtown Birmingham who make going to the dentist fun”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 41 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!
Open House: REDMONT 10/20 14:00-16:00
2320 CREST RD
6164 sq. ft.
4 bedrooms 3 full/1 half baths
For more info, contact Stephanie Robinson at 205-229-6247 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
As residents of Birmingham, we all know we have some of the best food around. And it’s always nice to see our culinary scene recognized on a national level. Most recently, Food Network’s Dom Tesoriero stopped by the Magic City for his Youtube series, “Dom Eats Local“. Where did he go? What did he think? Find out below.Continue reading “Food Network star Dom Tesoriero visits Birmingham”
The Wright Center at Samford University is the hottest place to catch a show. Think of it as the BJCC and the Alabama Theatre rolled into one.
With cold weather rolling in, you’ll crave something warm and comforting—like meatloaf and mashed potatoes. On Friday, October 18, celebrate National Meatloaf Day with a belly-satisfying dish at these five spots in Birmingham.Continue reading “Celebrate National Meatloaf Day, October 18, at these 5 spots in Birmingham, including John’s City Diner”
I don’t know about you, but as soon as temperatures get below 75 degrees, all I want to do is go get some fresh air and enjoy the sunshine. Autumn is a favorite season for many, and for good reason! If you’re looking to get in the autumn spirit, check out these 5 outdoor activities within an hour of Birmingham, AL.Read more
Although public school programs are often unable to purchase the amenities they need, donations are a great help. See how Closets by Design revolutionized the cosmetology program at Birmingham’s George W. Carver High school.Continue reading “How Carver High School transformed their cosmetology department”
I’ve been a student of the Holocaust since a 7th grade family history project at Mountain Brook Junior High School. Anne Frank’s diary and family interviews brought to life events I’ve spent decades trying to understand. The people at the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center share a similar passion, and they’re hosting Alexandra Zapruder for an event you really don’t want to miss.
Thursday, November 7, from 6-8PM, we’re all invited to UAB’s Hill Student Center to hear Alexandra Zapruder, author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust, speak. Let me tell you why this is sure to be a night to remember. Register for this free event here.Continue reading “3 reasons anyone who’s interested in the Holocaust should go see Alexandra Zapruder at UAB Nov. 7, 6-8PM”
Fall-inspired treats? Gimme! From cookies and ice cream to candy apples and galettes, here’s where to find some tasty treats around Birmingham.Continue reading “5 spots around Birmingham offering tasty fall treats, including Cookie Fix”
This is a big deal Birmingham.