Blount County Covered Bridges: Adventures with Adamson Episode 2

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A day spent adventuring through some of the most stunning countryside Alabama has to offer. A historic trail that feels like a step back in time. We teamed up with Adamson Ford to bring you the perfect day trip to kick off your summer. Read on for an inside look + your very own road trip map!

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15 environmental nonprofits who need your support now, including Alabama Audubon

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Our outdoors enrich life for everyone. Photo via Cahaba River Society

Our local nonprofits need our support now more than ever. With the weather warming up and social distancing continuing, people are spending tons of time in our stunning Birmingham outdoors. These local environmental nonprofits are making sure it stays beautiful—but they need your help. Check it out!

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It’s Stroke Month, and this advice from a Birmingham expert can save lives

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Photo via Brookwood Baptist Health

May is American Stroke Awareness Month. We sat down (virtually, of course) with one of the top stroke experts in the state to share what Birmingham residents need to know when it comes to stroke symptoms, treatment and care. Learn all about it here!

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Yoga, planting, growing and more—experts at the Gardens show you gardening is for everyone

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Take a tour of the Gardens with Molly Hendry. Keep reading to watch! Photo via Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Planting, gardening and growing can be quite intimidating for beginners. If you’re looking for an easy way to get started, some local Birmingham pros put together resources to help you on your way. Whether you’re a master gardener or you’ve never grown so much as a lima bean in your life, these experts have you covered. The best part? It’s all right here for free, thanks to the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Don’t miss out!

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we got advice from the pros

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Photo via Children’s of Alabama

The month of May plays host to both Mental Health Awareness Month and National Nurses Week. Children’s of Alabama is expanding its behavioral health center in order to provide the best care for Birmingham families. We caught up with several behavioral health nurses to get an inside look + their best advice.

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Ready to spice up your life? This Birmingham hot sauce startup delivers

It’s easier than ever to bring the heat into your own home. Photo via Unsplash

These days, you can get absolutely anything delivered to your doorstep via subscription service. In a world where convenience is key, this Birmingham startup is adding some flavor to the subscription box game and we are here. for. it. Read on to get all the details!

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Is needlepoint making a comeback in Birmingham? I had to try it for myself

Read on to learn more about this Birmingham embroiderer. Photo via Mend on Facebook

What do banana bread, tie-dye, whipped coffee and embroidery have in common? They’re all some of the hottest quarantine trends of 2020. With more time at home, people are getting creative with ways to pass the days here in Birmingham. I tried out one said trend—read on to see how it ended up! Plus, find other Magic City residents who are old pros.

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Support over 100 Birmingham nonprofits, including 7 children + family services

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Photo via Make-A-Wish Alabama on Facebook

Local nonprofits provide vital support in Birmingham for citizens of all ages. These organizations are dedicated to supporting local children + families, and they need our help to continue the important work they do. Check out how you can be a part of it.

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Here’s how to adopt animals in Birmingham right now

Who doesn’t want to wake up to these faces? Photo via GBHS on Facebook

There’s never a bad time to welcome a new furever friend into your home. Local humane societies are working around-the-clock to make sure their animals are cared for as they wait to be adopted. Here’s how you can provide a home to an animal in need today—and get a new best friend in the process.

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What does COVID-19 mean for Birmingham businesses? We asked, you answered.

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With the arrival of a global pandemic comes a new reality for citizens and businesses alike. We checked in with the community in and around Birmingham and asked how businesses were responding and being affected. Here’s what you had to say.

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7 Birmingham nonprofits providing shelter for those in need + how you can help

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There’s nothing quite like coming home. Photo via Habitat for Humanity

How easy is it for us to take for granted having a safe place to lay our heads at night? For many members of our Birmingham community, that is not part of their reality. Here are seven local organizations helping to provide shelter and care for those who need it most.

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Here’s how you can get Jefferson County business done right now, from permits to tags + more

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Take care of business from the comfort of your own home. Photo via Unsplash

Even though time may feel a bit warped right now, there’s still plenty of business that needs to occur. Tags must be renewed, bills must be paid, marriage licenses must be issued, etc. Jefferson County is making it easy for residents to get what they need online. Find a whole list of how-to’s right here.

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