Small business Monday – spotlight on Party Boutique Kids

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Danielle Hines, owner of Party Boutique Kids. Photo via Danielle Hines

Have you got a child’s birthday coming up? Or maybe just want to celebrate a family achievement? Danielle Hines tells us how her business, Party Boutique Kids, can bring the party to you! Grab a bag of popcorn and enjoy this week’s edition of Small Business Monday! Continue reading “Small business Monday – spotlight on Party Boutique Kids”

Trim Tab’s Paradise Now gets acclaim

    Birmingham AlabamaBirmingham’s Trim Tab beers, including the award-winning Paradise Now – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

Trim Tab Brewery took home a bronze medal this year at the Great American Beer Festival!  The festival held competitions for 161 different styles of beer.  Competition was stout – nearly 8,000 different beers were submitted by over 2000 different breweries.   Continue reading “Trim Tab’s Paradise Now gets acclaim”

Extreme air sports – fly through the air while working out

Extreme air sports let us realize that dream of flying we’ve all had; soaring through the air and executing a perfect flip. Do you ever watch those Ninja Warrior shows, and wonder if you could beat the course? Now you can test your skills, and take flight at several extreme air sports venues around Birmingham.

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Come train like a ninja. Via – http://www.american ninjawarrior.com

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Top pumpkin patches around Birmingham

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Old Baker Farm, Harpersville, AL. Photo Courtesy of Shelby Reporter.

Cooler weather, changing colors, cozy sweaters and pumpkin spice everything. Fall is officially here! October brings lots of great activities to the magic city, but if you’re wanting a true fall experience, what could be better than a trip to the pumpkin patch? Here are some of the best patches around the ‘ham. Continue reading “Top pumpkin patches around Birmingham”

A happy ending for two Children’s of Alabama cancer patients

Hannah Acton and Logan Whitehead
Hannah & Logan via Children’s of Alabama.
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For these two Children’s of Alabama patients, Hannah Acton and Logan Whitehead, a story of disease turned into a story of love. After meeting at Smile-A-Mile as children, these two are now engaged. Read more about their story below.

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Smoked ‘Ham? Unlike some, Birmingham universities aren’t buying a blanket ban on tobacco use

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The Briary, considered one of America’s best tobacconists and located in Homewood – via cityvoter.com

Tobacco products are bad for you.  In many cases, they’re bad for people around you.  But until relatively recently, few universities actually taken steps to do something about tobacco use among their communities.  In Philadelphia, for example, four universities have begun a process to ban any tobacco products from their campuses.   Continue reading “Smoked ‘Ham? Unlike some, Birmingham universities aren’t buying a blanket ban on tobacco use”

Nate wind speeds forecast lowered for Birmingham – remain prepared

Some good news to report concerning wind gusts from Nate this morning.

Below are new maps and postings from the National Weather Service in Birmingham (NWS) that were released this morning on the impact Nate will have on the Birmingham region.  The maps were released at 8:11am.  The good news – the NWS has “lowered” their forecast for wind speeds.

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