6 Things that take longer than registering to vote


Don’t Panic there is still time to register! October 24th is the deadline for registering to vote in the state of Alabama. Whether you plan to register by mail, online, or in person, you have less than a week to do so. The online form takes less than 5 minutes to complete and is an immense time saver. Here is a quick reminder of 6 things that take longer than registering to vote.

  1. Driving home on 280 at 5’oclock


2. Driving home anywhere at 5 o’clock

Traffic takes longer than voting

3. Waiting in line at Chik fil A during the lunch rush



4. Finding Parking at UAB


5. Watching tonight’s episode of American Horror Story

6. Updating to IOS 10

It’s quick and easy! Don’t forget to register to vote before October 24th.

Get Ready, Set, Climb! New Climbing Gym to Open on 280

High Point Climbing and Fitness is set to bring a new experience to Birmingham. Located at 4766 U.S. 280, this new climbing gym will have a soft opening in November. This full set up for all of your climbing dreams is for kids and adults alike. It might just become your new favorite place to get adventurous.

They will offer several different climbing areas as well as rental capabilities for those in need of gear. There will be a rope room, rappel station, and even a special alcove to put expert climbers to the test. Inside, there will be a shop for both indoor and outdoor climbing gear as well. They will also have a Kids Zone with extra cushion to protect even the rowdiest of children. From day passes to memberships, you’ll have the opportunity to find the right fit for your climbing wants and needs.

The next two weekends, they will be hosting an open house to give you a sneak peek at their new facility. Check out their Facebook Page for more information on the Open House events.


Love butterflies? Make a difference this weekend. Purchase “butterfly plants” for your garden


They are beautiful and wonderful, but they desperately need special plants – let’s call them “butterfly plants” to survive.

Here is a good article on why these plants are so important.

You can make a difference this weekend by attending and purchasing special butterfly plants at the annual Birmingham Botanical Garden’s Fall Sale October 22-23.

Monarch - Photo by: Sara Bright
Monarch – Photo by: Sara Bright

Here is the “butterfly plant” shopping list from the BBG:

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Mobile, AL welcomes new Stephen King movie production

Attention Stephen King fans, Mobile, AL is hosting your favorite author’s new film production. Gerald’s Game, a 1992 novel, will be shot almost entirely in Mobile. Filming will last through November, plenty of time for you to try to make a trip to visit the set.

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