When Sonequa Murray fired up her oven in 2012 to bake pound cakes for a bake sale, she had no idea she was actually igniting her own wildly successful baking business. Read more about the woman behind the apron and her delicious cakes—just in time to make your Valentine’s Day order.
Who’s going to win a Birmingham ADDY this year? We’ll find out February 22, when the sharpest creative minds in the Birmingham metro showcase their 2018 advertising efforts at the Birmingham American Advertising Awards. Find out more.
Rain, rain, go away! Birmingham logged one of the wettest months on record since 1895. Is your house protected from water damage? We talked to a local specialist at AFS Foundation & Waterproofing Specialists to find out more.
If you’re in need of some cultural inspiration, stop by Rojo Birmingham in Highland Park. The Alabama Multicultural Organization’s year-long international film festival, Alabama International Cinema, kicks off Tuesday, January 29th. No need to register. Bonus: It’s free. Bonus Bonus: Rojo has some of the best tacos around!
Brrrrrrrrrmingham. I’m sure you’ve heard the word on the street—it just might snow Tuesday. Not only is there a chance of snow, but a chance of accumulation up to four inches. Sound the trumpet, alert the press— Birmingham snow day watch 2019 has officially begun!
Dave Matthews Band released dates this week for their upcoming 2019 summer tour, including a stop at the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre Tuesday, May 7.
The 2019 tour stop will be the jam band’s 10th stop at the outdoor arena in Pelham. Read more about DMB’s history and setlists at Oak Mountain here.
DMB is coming off their 9th studio album Come Tomorrow’s big No. 1 debut on the Billboard 200 chart in 2018. The band will kick of their North American leg of the tour in Pensacola, Fla. April 30.
Tickets go on sale February 22. Pre-sale begins February 19 at 10 AM. Click here for more ticket information.
Alabama coming to Bham October 4, tickets go on sale Friday, January 25 (That’s TODAY!)
Legendary country band Alabama is coming to the BJCC as part of their 50th anniversary tour. Tickets are currently on pre-sale and will open to the public TODAY Friday, January 25 at 10 AM. Get your tickets here.
Tickets still available for Tuesday Vince Gill show
Country favorite Vince Gill will perform at the Alabama Theatre Tuesday, January 30 after cancelling his first Birmingham tour date in November. There are still tickets available here.
Our live show pick of the week: Rainbow Kitten Surprise
It was a whirlwind week in Las Vegas for Birmingham startup AerBetic at the International Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month. where the company quickly became an international standout with a new wearable device for diabetics.
The I-59/20 road closures are about to rock our collective worlds. Starting Monday, and progressively getting worse until it gets better, nary a soul in Birmingham will be left without a touch of road rage trying to navigate in and around Birmingham.
Unfortunately, the I-59/20 bridge and road closures have arrived, prompting the Alabama Department of Transportation to activate their road closure hotline. The purpose of the call center, which will be fully manned by ALDOT employees 24/7, is to help confused drivers navigate around the road closures. The closures will constantly change the detour routes, making this a fun game of whack-a-mole for us all!