The Mercedes-Benz Marathon will be kicking off the 2019 running season in Birmingham this Saturday, Feb. 9. It *might* be too late to start training for that one, but here are 10 other Birmingham races to set your sights on for 2019. Sign up and lace up your running shoes, it’s time to hit the pavement!Continue reading “10 running races you don’t want to miss this spring”
Interested in going to the Birmingham Home Show February 15-17? Well, we’ve got the scoop on how to win tickets and what to do when you get there. Find out more.Continue reading “Do you have a ‘funhouse’? Find out and win tickets to the Birmingham Home Show February 15-17”
If you’re craving a pop of color and local flavor after a long day, may we suggest heading down to The Lab Bar and Kitchen at the newly opened Hilton on 20th Street South and University.Continue reading “5 Insta worthy cocktails from The Lab Bar and Kitchen at the new Hilton in 5 Points”
The recently remodeled 18-hole golf course at Vestavia Country Club, a private club in the Birmingham Metro area, was named to the Golf Digest 2018 list of best new golf courses. It was the only remodeled golf course to make the list.
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.Continue reading “Birmingham, you’ve got to try these pound cakes by Simply Sonequa”
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.
Thanks to a few great family friendly Birmingham breweries, you can have your beer and child-rear too. Here’s our list of the best Birmingham breweries to check out when the kids are in tow.Continue reading “6 kid friendly Birmingham breweries to take your kiddos on a Saturday afternoon”
Local Birmingham start-up turned global lifestyle brand Aviate is making big moves with a major announcement today. Find out more.Continue reading “Birmingham brand Aviate announces expansion, jobs”
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.Continue reading “Record rainfall in Birmingham: How to spot water damage in your home, and who to call”
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!Continue reading “Year-long international film festival opening at Rojo January 29th. It’s free!”
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!Continue reading “5 ways to prepare for a Birmingham snow day that don’t include buying milk and bread”
DMB at Oak Mountain
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
Our live show pick of the week: Rainbow Kitten Surprise
Friday’s show is sold out. Check here to find available tickets.
Here’s the weekend lineup, Birminghampsters.
Friday, January 25
Soul Desert – The Nick -10 PM – $8
Steel Woods – Zydeco – 9 PM $12
The Band Camino – Saturn – 9 PM (SOLD OUT)
The Wildflowers Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Tribute Band – Workplay – 8 PM – $15
Rainbow Kitten Surprise – Iron City – 8 PM (SOLD OUT)
Saturday, January 26
Jeff Rosenstock – Saturn – 8 PM – $15
The Cheesebrokers – Workplay – 8 PM – $12
Ryan Tharp, Zach Austin and the Lonesome, The Smoking Flowers and Kaydee Mulvehill – The Nick – 10 PM – $8 – $10
What show are you looking forward to this week? Let us know!
Latoria Jones knows that women can make excellent firefighters. After all, the Birmingham Fire Lieutenant and mother of four has been doing it for 19 years.
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.