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”
In the era of Lizzo and Tik Tok’s (R.I.P Vine…it’s an app for those who aren’t familiar), it’s kind of hard to keep up with the latest slang. Whether you’re a millennial (1981- 1996) or a Gen-Zer (1997-2010s), there’s always new lingo to learn. Shout out to the Bham Now team for their input and keeping me up to date. Let’s test your knowledge Birmingham! How much millennial slang do you really know?Continue reading “Can you pass this millennial speak test Birmingham?”
It’s officially SPOOKY season Birmingham! Halloween is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you wait until the last minute to find a costume.
The Magic City is a great place to get some inspiration. Here are 6 Birmingham inspired costumes that will have people asking for a photo-op all night long!Continue reading “6 Birmingham Inspired Halloween Costumes, including James Spann”
Downtown Birmingham is continuing to develop and the city is on the upswing! If you’ve driven past the corner of 2nd Ave North and 19th Street North, you’ve probably noticed a few shipping containers hanging out on the sidewalk.
That cute little corner is called Upswing and you’re going to want to check it out before it’s gone!Continue reading “Upswing brings retail back into Downtown Birmingham, including 5 local shops”
East Pinson Valley is one of those parts of Birmingham that you might not get to much unless you live here…like me! It’s home to some hidden gems you’re gonna want to check out.Continue reading “7 things to know about East Pinson Valley, including a local oasis, Turkey Creek”
It’s that time of year again! I feel a food coma coming on. Trucks by the Tracks presented by American Family Care is happening Sunday, October 13th from 11AM to 5PM. Birmingham’s best food trucks gather at Railroad Park to create a foodie’s paradise. Here’s all you need to know about the event!Continue reading “Get your grub on at Birmingham’s Trucks by the Tracks at Railroad Park, Oct. 13th from 11AM-5PM”
Zyp bikes were dope. Now they’re a nope. It was recently announced that the Zyp Bikeshare program is coming to an end in Birmingham. Did your jaw drop? Because mine did! The green bikes were introduced by REV in 2015. They’ve become a staple among the city’s landscape. So now what? Here’s everything we know (so far) about what to expect.Read more
As climate change and sustainability continue to become defining issues of our generation, you may be wondering what you can do to help right here in Birmingham.
Don’t get me wrong. It’s a BIG planet, but adopting an eco-friendly lifestyle doesn’t have to be scary or require moving into a tent. Just remember that positive impact starts with baby steps you take every day. Here are 10 easy ways to go green in Birmingham right now!Continue reading “10 simple ways to go green in Birmingham, including thrifting”