There is something exciting about trains. The monotonous clickity clack. The alarmingly loud, yet inviting, bellow of the whistle. A conductor that hollers out, “All aboard the…” Wait. Birmingham has a passenger train? The answer to this question is yes, the Magic City does have a passenger train, and it’s called the Crescent. Continue reading “From Birmingham to New Orleans on the Crescent Amtrak”
Brrr! Birmingham is in the midst of a mighty big cold snap with temperatures running below freezing. Continue reading “Attention Birmingham pet owners! Here’s how to protect your pets from the cold”
I have too many books. Some people will immediately shout, “but there’s no such thing as too many books!” My shelves (and floor, if things get really bad) disagree. So every now and then, I have to get rid of the ones I know I will never re-read. If you’re looking to make a new start in 2018 and clear out your or your vinyl, DVD, CD, or book collection, look no further than this guide!
New Year’s Eve is this Sunday, and all the parties in Birmingham just keep on calling our names. Trying to find the best one to attend? We’ll bet that it’s listed below. There is something for all budgets, personalities and fanciness levels. Good luck choosing just one to attend!
Most importantly, don’t drink and drive. Yes, we are going mom-mode on you. Use Uber, Lyft, a Yellow Cab ((205) 222-2222) or a BFF DD. Let’s have fun and ensure that we and the people around us will have a safe night.
After indulging in all those tasty treats this holiday season, you may be looking for a way to shed those extra pounds. With 2018 just days away, the New Year is the perfect time to start your journey to feeling, looking and being healthier and more fit. Birmingham has just what you need! Continue reading “Birmingham, get in shape in 2018 at these fitness hotspots”
After spending time with family and friends, watching Alabama and Auburn bowl games and eating all those holiday goodies, it might be time to jump back in to a healthy routine. There are some simple ways to do just that. Check out these Birmingham healthy meal options, and our tips to start 2018 on a healthy foot.
My family has a Christmas tradition: bacon and orange rolls for breakfast. That leaves us all feeling a little woozy from the sugar high, but we still love it! If you’re looking to recover from your own Christmas tradition, check out this week’s guide to what’s going on in Birmingham! Continue reading “This week in Birmingham: New Year’s edition!”
Are you looking for a Christmas service to attend? Here are some happening around Birmingham that you will definitely get you in the spirit. Continue reading “Christmas church services happening around Birmingham”
If you read this on Tuesday, December 12th, then go vote! I won’t tell you who to vote for because you probably already know who you prefer, but just go and vote! 10 events and an anti-event are highlighted this week. Let’s go ahead and get the anti-event out of the way: “All Birmingham Public Library locations are closed December 14 for Inventory Day.” Now on to the fun stuff! Continue reading “This week in Birmingham: December 14-20”
Did you say yes to the ring? Then it’s time to plan your wedding so you can say I do. To make the planning process easier, check out our list of top bridal shops and wedding venues around Birmingham. Continue reading “The must-know guide to Birmingham’s top bridal shops and wedding venues”
Across the country, the majority of businesses are closed on December 25th. It’s to be expected. It’s Christmas Day.
Chanukah is a celebration about resisting assimilation and the survival of the Jewish people against all odds. Continue reading “Chanukah 5778: It’s gonna be lit!”
With so much to do and see in Birmingham during the holidays, it’s hard to choose. See all the fun events here!
It’s that time of year again – the holidays. That means it’s time to get tacky and hit the holly-jolly ugly sweater events happening around the ‘ham through the month of December. Here’s a list you don’t want to miss! Continue reading “The ultimate guide to tacky holiday sweater events happening around Birmingham”