3 reasons why you need to try Evelyn’s Southern Fare

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Evelyn’s Southern Fare owners Christie Lowe and Chef Chris Melville. Photo via Claire Hancock for Bham Now

Nestled in the heart of Mountain Brook’s English Village, Evelyn’s Southern Fare is the new chapter of a new local favorite. It’s time to re-introduce yourself to the restaurant formerly known as Bobby Carl’s Table on the corner of Cahaba Road.

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How to make the most out of HydroFest at Lake Guntersville, June 26-27

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Catch all the excitement at HydroFest. Photo via Lake Guntersville

Whether you’re a water sports fanatic or just want a weekend by the water, HydroFest is returning to Lake Guntersville and it is the place to be from June 26-27. Keep reading for your guide to making the most of it.

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5 popsicles you need to try this summer in Birmingham

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Beat the heat with fresh fruit popsicles in Birmingham. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Just last week there was a hot Twitter debate about the best ice cream truck orders, and chief among them was the mighty popsicle. If you’re in the group who favors them, you’re in luck because Birmingham has several gourmet popsicle spots for you to try this summer.

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Ever wondered what to do when you encounter injured wildlife? We’ve got answers

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The Alabama Wildlife Center takes in injured birds for rehabilitation. Photo via Alabama Wildlife Center

As we head into summer, Alabama wildlife is out and about. But it can be tricky to know what to do when you find an injured animal and how you can help them the best. We spoke with the Alabama Wildlife Center to get the scoop on what to do.

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Ready, set, go! Lace up for these 8 summer races within 2 hours of Bham

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Time to bust out your running shoes. Photo via Crisis Center Inc.

Runners, joggers and walkers, get ready because Birmingham has a full calendar of summer races. From your classic 5K fundraisers to intense trail runs, there’s a race for everyone of every athletic level.

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These 4 locally made seasonings will add a kick to your next meal

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Get ready for some mouthwatering spices and seasonings, all made in and around Birmingham. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

What’s better than supporting local businesses and making a good meal? We’ve got the scoop on four spices and seasonings made right here in the Birmingham area that will up your spice rack game.

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Fresh, Fried + Crispy is bringing 3 Birmingham restaurants to Netflix on June 9

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Fresh, Fried and Crispy will take a tour of Birmingham’s fried food. Photo via Little London Kitchen’s Facebook

Netflix’s new show, “Fresh, Fried and Crispy” airs this month with an episode dedicated entirely to The Magic City. Keep reading to get the scoop on “Fresh, Fried and Crispy” and when you can catch the episode.

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Craving a staycation? We’ve got you covered with 9 unique Airbnbs in Birmingham, starting at $49/night

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Concerts downstairs and a cool hangout upstairs. Photo via Airbnb

Things are heating up and we’re ready to head on our next adventure. Luckily, we don’t need a passport or plane ticket thanks to these 9 Airbnbs in Birmingham that’ll make you feel like you’re seeing the city through a whole new lens.

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7 of the oldest congregations in Birmingham, across 6 major religions

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“My house shall be a house of prayer for all people.” Photo via Sharron Swain for Bham Now

Continuing Bham Now’s series of “Birmingham’s oldest” in celebration of the Magic City’s 150th birthday, we’re talking about the oldest houses of worship across six major world religions. Keep reading to learn more about Birmingham’s oldest faith centers and as part of it, the area’s religious history.

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Birmingham Promise receives $7 MILLION in donations for local students

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From today’s announcement of the newest donations to Birmingham Promise. Photo via City of Birmingham

Birmingham Promise now has a massive $7M in donations to help Birmingham City School students. Thanks to three very generous corporate gifts, the program from the City of Birmingham will provide local students with scholarships, paid apprenticeships and more.

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Need Memorial Day plans? Check out these 14 events in Birmingham

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The tournament is a perfect place to bring your baseball loving kiddos this Memorial Day Weekend! Photo via SEC Baseball Tournament

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up soon, and Birmingham has a packed schedule. With concerts, cookouts, memorials and outdoor fun, you have plenty of ways to spend the long weekend. Keep reading to find your long weekend plans.

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COMING SOON: Construction begins on The Frank in Downtown Birmingham

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The Frank will be a great new living space in downtown. Rendering via Orchestra Partners

This June, the Frank Nelson Building in downtown Birmingham is getting a makeover. The office campus will transform into The Frank as part of Orchestra Partners’ newest project. Keep reading to get the scoop on the latest downtown Birmingham renovation.

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These 6 getaways + 1 giveaway will have you and your PTO ready for summer vacation

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Little River Falls in Dekalb County Alabama. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

I think it’s safe to say we’re all ready for Summer 2021. Bham Now has your summer fun covered with the ultimate summer getaway + giveaway, with five destinations ranging from mountain getaways to bright beaches. Pack your bags and don’t forget the sunscreen!

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These 3 outdoor luxuries at The Hill at Eastbury are an entertainer’s dream

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Spend an afternoon among friends and fresh air at The Hill at Eastbury. Photo via Riley Campbell for Bham Now

Summertime is here and everyone is heading outside with their friends to enjoy the sunshine and fresh air. For entertainers, The Hill at Eastbury is a dream with wonderful outdoor amenities to enjoy by yourself or with your crew. See how my friend Jessica and I spent our afternoon poolside there.

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