We live in the Pinterest era. Everything from holiday decor to children’s birthday parties must be themed, homemade, and perfectly Instagrammable. However, how many of us really have space in our homes to store and create all of that? There’s a new business in Birmingham here to solve that problem.
A nationally recognized civil rights lawyer. A deputy director at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. A Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist. A NASA engineer. Some of our state’s best and brightest gathered at this year’s Alabama Colloquium—and it was incredible. Here’s what you missed.
It’s no secret that Birmingham, AL is home to some pretty outstanding artisans and small businesses. One type of good that’s booming in the Magic City? Hand-poured candles! Now that cooler weather has arrived, it’s time to get your living spaces smelling seasonal—here are 5 local candlemakers and their best autumn scents.
Pursing a master’s degree is never an easy thing, and neither is going back to school after you’ve been out in the workforce. Birmingham native Russ Chambliss, a local executive and 2006 graduate of the Executive MBA Program at The University of Alabama, filled us in on why it’s worth it.
If you’ve stepped foot outside this week, you may have noticed something—it’s not sweltering in Birmingham! While we may not be able to claim that it’s “chilly” quite yet, cooler weather is definitely on its way. If you’re planning on taking advantage this weekend with a hike or a picnic, bake these fall treats to bring along with you!
Attention all readers, book lovers, and small business supporters: Thank You Books is coming to Crestwood Village next month! This woman-owned independent bookstore will sell general-interest books for all ages, with an emphasis on literary fiction and poetry. Keep reading to get the scoop!
Happy October, Birmingham! Now that we’re in the double-digit months, it is PEAK seasonal Instagram pic season. If you’re itching to take those festive family photos, we’ve got just the pumpkin patch for you. 7 of them, actually. The best news? They’re all within an hour of Birmingham. Don’t forget your fall coffee for the road!
Happy October, Birmingham! The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means 3 things are at the forefront of everyone’s minds: (1) shopping, (2) saving for shopping, and (3) giving. The Junior League of Birmingham is here to help. Here’s how to Shop Save & Share at your favorite restaurants, gyms, spas and more.
Encompass Health is a big name here in the Magic City. This Birmingham-based healthcare company has over 300 locations in 37 states! Formerly known as HealthSouth, Encompass Health has been headquartered in Birmingham, AL since 1982. Fortune recently named Encompass one of their”75 Best Large Workplaces for Women.” Find out why!
Just because summer is over, doesn’t mean workout season is. If you’re trying to burn off that Halloween candy or turkey and dressing, but you’re tired of feeling like a hamster on a spinning wheel, ditch the treadmill! Here are 9 exciting workouts in Birmingham, AL that will have you feeling the burn in no time.
Game day gatherings are a staple here in Birmingham, AL. Even if your favorite team is a big fan of nail-biting 4th quarter comebacks, the most stressful part of game day can be feeding your guests. Ditch the time-consuming and expensive dishes—here are 3 easy, delicious, and cost-effective dips guaranteed to score big come game day!
Hear from a prestigious lineup of acclaimed speakers and tastemakers. Browse curated collections with antiques dealers and designers from across the United States. If this sounds like your kind of weekend, we’ve got just the event for you!
Call me #basic, but two of my favorite things in the entire world are coffee and autumn. This week marks both the beginning of fall and the best holiday around—National Coffee Day (September 29). We all know pumpkin spice is a little overdone, so here are 7 of the best (non-pumpkin spice) fall-flavored drinks at local coffee shops right here in Birmingham, AL.
Fall is in full swing here in Birmingham, and you know what that means—D.I.Y. season. That independent go-getter spirit is common in the Magic City, but when it comes to home repair, “do it yourself” doesn’t always turn out the way you expect.
If you live in Birmingham, AL, you are no stranger to road construction! It may seem like a headache during rush hour, but better roads mean a better Magic City for all. Get up to speed on why Jefferson County has been working so hard on our roads, and learn about what’s coming up in 2020!