Excuse me while I geek out about Alabama geology but there was a major discovery in southern Alabama. Scientists found a new species of fossil shark! You’ll be able to check out this new discovery for yourself at McWane Science Center in early 2020.Continue reading “Meet the new ancient shark species found in southern Alabama”
West End holds remnants of Birmingham’s history from before Birmingham was even a city. This neighborhood is where the magic all started and where it continues to shine! Let’s take a walk through the historic West End community.Continue reading “7 Things to Know and Love About Birmingham’s West End”
TrimTab Brewing Co., one of Birmingham’s favorite breweries, was named as one of the top 10 breweries in the country. A renowned beer expert evaluated thousands of breweries across America. Our very own TrimTab came out on top!Continue reading “Birmingham’s TrimTab Brewing Co. named as one of America’s Top 10 Breweries of 2019”
East 59 Vintage & Café closed their original East Lake location this past year. No worries! The future’s looking bright for this local coffee shop. The family-owned business is opening a new location in Hoover in Spring 2020.Continue reading “East 59 Vintage & Café pursues a new beginning in Hoover”
Mountain Brook Village’s food scene continues to grow. Year 2020 is looking bright for this neighborhood with the opening of Abhi Eatery and Bar’s second location.Continue reading “Mountain Brook Village welcomes new Abhi Eatery & Bar location”
Cheese lovers unite! Restaurant franchise, I Heart Mac & Cheese, is coming to Birmingham. They plan to open TWO stores in Birmingham and one in Tuscaloosa within the next year.Continue reading “Say Cheese! I Heart Mac & Cheese restaurant is coming to Birmingham”
We’ve curated an assortment of unique gifts from Birmingham businesses so you can check everyone off your list. And don’t forget about the most special person in your life…YOU!Continue reading “12 holiday gift ideas from local Birmingham vendors from $20 to $200”
A husband and wife duo are bringing elevated Southern cuisine to the Hoover area. This new locally owned restaurant specializes in some of your favorite dishes. I’m warning you now! Stomach growling and mouth-watering may occur.Continue reading “Hoover’s new restaurant, Farrelly’s Southern Bar & Kitchen takes a modern spin on classic Southern fare”
If you’re driving through Birmingham this holiday season, you may see that the local businesses have windows decked out in festive murals. Birmingham Art Crawl is celebrating another amazing year in the Magic City with its 5th annual “Deck the Ham” window mural contest.Continue reading “Birmingham Art Crawl’s Deck the ‘Ham Mural Contest Turns the City into a Winter Wonderland!”
Get ready Southside! One of the South’s most underrated fast-food restaurants is coming to you. Cook Out just announced their second Birmingham location. 🤯Continue reading “Who’s hungry? Say hello to Birmingham’s 2nd Cook-Out location in Southside”
The holidays are a time to relax, catch up with friends and enjoy the company of family. However, for many of us, this isn’t always the case. The holidays can easily turn into a marathon of cooking, decorating, shopping and giving—but not this year. Here are 10 ways to kick the holiday stress in Birmingham!Continue reading “10 Ways to Kick the Holiday Stress in Birmingham”
Get ready to shop ’til you drop Birmingham! The 10th annual Small Business Saturday is happening November 30 at the Historic 4th Avenue Business District. Skip the crazy Black Friday crowds and opt for shopping locally. After all, Birmingham is a city thriving with local entrepreneurs.Continue reading “10th Annual Small Business Saturday Happening Nov. 30 in the 4th Avenue Business District”
I just can’t get enough of Birmingham in the fall. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and the vibes are good. When the weekend rolls around, make sure to take advantage of all the city has to offer. Keep reading for an “ideal” Saturday in Birmingham.Continue reading “24 Fall-filled hours in Birmingham”
Come summer of 2021, The World Games will have Five Points West—along with the entire City of Birmingham—bustling with athletes from around the globe!
This neighborhood with a rich history has uplifting community leaders that are continuously enriching the area. Keep reading to see what makes Five Points West so unique to Birmingham.
REV Birmingham’s demonstration project, Upswing, continues to breathe life into Downtown Birmingham. If you haven’t stopped by, what are you waiting for?! The shops are open and events are scheduled throughout the year! On November 23 from 1PM-4PM Upswing is hosting REV Birmingham‘s biggest entrepreneur-focused event, The Big Pitch. For all you Shark Tank lovers, tickets are now available and this is an event you don’t want to miss!Continue reading “Check out Birmingham’s own “Shark Tank” competition, The Big Pitch, Nov. 23 at Upswing”