It’s National Tequila Day! Check out our guide for 8 spots to get your drink on in Birmingham, including specials

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Whether you like your margs on the rocks or frozen, Moss Rock Tacos and Tequila has something for everyone! Photo via Yellowhammer Photography

Everyone knows that tequila is a happy hour staple, so it’s no surprise that it has its own holiday. What better way to celebrate than to pour up and party? Check out our guide to some of our favorite cocktails in Birmingham to help you bring in National Tequila Day.

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Get fit this summer with these 6 outdoor fitness activities in Birmingham

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Pepper Place is a one-stop shop for everything trendy, and that includes workout classes. Photo via Pepper Place’s Facebook

Who says you have to join a gym to get the summer body of your dreams? Don’t get me wrong, Birmingham does have some amazing gyms and studios that will get you right; however, sometimes it’s cool to work out in the fresh air.

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Have a sangria summer with these 5 Birmingham cocktails

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This sangria is the perfect complement Slice’s delicious pizza. Photo via Slice Birmingham on Instagram

You can’t have summer without some fun, fruity cocktails. With so many options on the menu, it can sometimes be hard to choose. Well, we’re here to let you know that you can never go wrong with picking a sangria.

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Celebrate National Coconut Day with these 8 Birmingham bars and restaurants

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Secretly wishing we could trade places with that little flamingo right now. Photo via Cayo Coco Rum Bar & Restaurant

Happy National Coconut Day! It’s no secret that coconut shines in both sweet and savory dishes. This tropical fruit also makes its presence known in some of our favorite summer cocktails, and sometimes serves as a topping to some of our favorite desserts.

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Keep cool this summer with these 6 family friendly water activities near Birmingham

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Catch us at the water park all summer long. Photo via Alabama Adventure & Splash Adventure’s Facebook

Lately, the weather has consistently been a disrespectful 90 degrees and up. It’s at the point now where I don’t even want to step outside if water isn’t involved. I’m sure I’m not alone.

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7 restaurants in Birmingham serving up tasty fried green tomatoes

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When I dream of fried green tomatoes, this is literally what I see. Photo via Hannah Eans for Farrelly’s Southern Bar & Kitchen

Growing up, my grandma’s homemade fried green tomatoes were one of my favorite dishes. It wasn’t until I got older that I realized fried green tomatoes are a southern delicacy.

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Find fresh blueberries this summer at these 4 u-pick farms close to Birmingham

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We couldn’t be any happier that it’s almost blueberry season. Photo via Joanna Kosinska

Move over strawberries, it’s the blueberries’ time to shine. Everyone loves a nice, fresh blueberry—especially when you can pick it off the vine. If you don’t know where to start or want to try something a little different from your local grocery store, we’ve compiled a list of u-pick blueberry farms near Birmingham just for you.

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7 tips for safely biking through Birmingham this summer for all skill levels

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Cycling is a fun activity to get the whole family out of the house this summer. Photo via Redemptive Cycles

There is no shortage of fun ways to stay active in Birmingham. One physical activity taking the city by storm is biking. Whether you’re a beginner interested in picking up a new hobby or an experienced rider looking to get back out post-quarantine, we’re giving you some tips on how to safely bike in those Birmingham streets.

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8 outdoor date experiences to enjoy in Birmingham this summer

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Haley and Antonio Minifield sharing a scoop at Big Spoon Creamery in Avondale. Photo via Antonio and Haley Minifield of YNOT Images

With the weather in Birmingham getting hotter, it’s only natural that we’re wanting to be outside to enjoy it. It’s also the perfect time to explore the city with your significant other. So if you’re wanting to impress your new boo with views of the Birmingham skyline or go on a daytime adventure in the city with bae, keep scrolling down below.

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5 wing flavors in Birmingham that are a must try, including traditional buffalo wings

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We’re always in the mood for buffalo wings. Photo via Logan Jeffrey

No matter the occasion, wings are always acceptable. Not only are they a top tier finger food; but their combinations are unmatched. For where to get the most unique wings in Birmingham, check out our favorites below.

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8 Mexican restaurants in Birmingham that take taco Tuesday to the next level

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Street tacos. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you’re looking to indulge in Taco Tuesday, Birmingham doesn’t disappoint when it comes to authentic Mexican food. If you don’t believe us, pause and check out this list of 10 taquerías in Birmingham for authentic tacos. Whether it’s a fun girls’ night out or a quick pick-up at a food truck, we’ve found eight of the best places to celebrate Taco Tuesday every night of the week.

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9 adorable Birmingham pandemic pets that will make your heart melt

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Imagine coming home to these sweet faces after a long, stressful day of work. Mood instantly boosted. Photo via Jay Wennington

The pandemic has definitely taken its toll on a lot of us, and we’ve had to find creative ways to keep our minds busy to distract from all the chaos that occurred. Some of us discovered new hobbies. Some of us worked on our fitness. But a lot of us adopted pets.

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Award winning chef chooses Birmingham for new restaurant at Mercantile on Morris

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Pizza Grace is the newest tenant headed to Mercantile on Morris. Photo via Pizza Grace

There’s no such thing as too much pizza, and clearly the city of Birmingham agrees. This summer we’ll be welcoming Pizza Grace, a new pizza place and the latest confirmed tenant of Mercantile on Morris.

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Check out this outdoor classroom series inspired by an Avondale mural

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Know Your History mural outside of the Firehouse Community Center. Photo via Carmen Waldrop for Bham Now

If you’ve walked through Avondale recently, you’ve more than likely passed by the mural of Sun Ra, Fred Shuttlesworth, Spider Martin and Angela Davis. It’s no secret the significance the city of Birmingham played during the Civil Rights Movement. However, did you know that four of the most powerful figures during this movement have roots right here in the city of Birmingham?

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