This week in Birmingham: December 14-20

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This week in Birmingham: dog ballet! – via artsbham.com

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”

The ultimate guide to tacky holiday sweater events happening around Birmingham

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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”

Shop small, shop local this Saturday in downtown Birmingham

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There’s something more going on this Saturday other than the big game! It’s Small Business Saturday!  With the rallying cry of Shop Small!, the event was first introduced Nov. 27, 2010, by American Express, in partnership, with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as a counter event to Black Friday and Cyber Monday events. Continue reading “Shop small, shop local this Saturday in downtown Birmingham”

A guide to Christmas concerts bringing fa-la-la-la fun to Birmingham

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What better way is there to get into the holiday spirit than with some Christmas music? During the month of December, Birmingham is hosting many seasonal music concerts that will provide you with some fa-la-la-la fun! Check out our guide to some of these fabulous events. Continue reading “A guide to Christmas concerts bringing fa-la-la-la fun to Birmingham”

AT&T’s Fixed Wireless rollout begins its second stage

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Will you be able to walk in a store and buy a home internet connection one day? via AT&T

While Birmingham might be excited about fiber finally lighting up, other areas of Alabama have little to no internet access… yet.  Thanks to a FCC program, Connect America, almost everyone in even rural areas of Alabama will have access to broadband.   Continue reading “AT&T’s Fixed Wireless rollout begins its second stage”

Birmingham sparks attention from Nylon magazine

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Big things are always happening in Birmingham. From a world-praised culinary scene and incredible art museums and galleries to unique, locally-owned shops and more, something new is always taking shape before our eyes. Birmingham has always been several steps ahead of most cities in the state of Alabama, and while locals have always known about the many treasures this town has to offer, the world is finally starting to truly take notice and realize, hey, that place is really cool! Continue reading “Birmingham sparks attention from Nylon magazine”

Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon hits Birmingham shelves November 13

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Nov. 13 – Today marks the day that whiskey connoisseurs around Alabama have been waiting for. Beginning at 9 a.m, Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon and the Buffalo Trace Antique Collection will officially be hitting ABC store shelves. But fans of the spirits have to act quick, because it will only be available for one day at select locations.  Continue reading “Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon hits Birmingham shelves November 13”

Pure Fitness’s top 5 tips to staying in shape during the holidays

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The holiday season tends to go hand-in-hand with overeating and not exercising. But just because it is a time of celebration, it doesn’t mean you have to lose your health.

Here are five tips from Pure Fitness to help you stay fit this holiday season: Continue reading “Pure Fitness’s top 5 tips to staying in shape during the holidays”