Your guide to free food delivery at 4 Birmingham breweries

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We got all this delivered right to our table at Trim Tab. Oh, AND with no delivery fee using code “BHAMNOW” on Waitr. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you didn’t know already, you can get food delivered to your home, work and even Birmingham breweries by Waitr. Here’s everything you need to know including 4 Birmingham breweries that are food delivery friendly + what eats to order and new brews recently released. Oh, and Pro Tip: Make sure to use code “BHAMNOW” for free delivery when you order from Waitr. You’re welcome. 

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Dancing with the Stars of the Magic City is happening tonight, Oct. 10 at The Lyric in Birmingham—Get tickets + see the local celebs competing!

“I’ve always been really good at saying no to dancing in any situation, but it was hard to resist helping a charity as special as First Light… Alas, I now have to throw a professional ballerina in the air six times at the Lyric Theatre.” -Will Lochamy | Photo via Will Lochamy on Facebook

The 3rd annual Dancing with the Stars of the Magic City benefitting First Light is happening tonight at The Lyric Theatre in Birmingham tonight Oct. 10 at 6:30PM, and you don’t want to miss this year’s competition. Keep reading for all the details including a list of local celebs competing + how to get tickets.

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7 female bartenders you need to know in Birmingham

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These women kill it behind the bar at any time—but especially after 3PM. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

You know the places, and now you need to know the faces. Go behind the bar and get to know 7 of Birmingham’s most talented female bartenders. Find out where they’ve been, who inspires them and what to order the next time you go.

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Homegating in Birmingham. It’s a thing. Use code BHAMNOW on Waitr for unlimited FREE food delivery

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Two of these On Tap mini-burgers are definitely not enough. I need 10 to myself. Photo submitted

Forget 95 degree tailgating in Birmingham. Homegating is the next big thing. Now, you can get the full sports bar spread delivered right to your sofa using code “BHAMNOW” for free delivery for a limited time with WAITR.

We’ve got your homegating how-to’s. Plus, 5 of our top eats from On Tap Sports Cafe in Birmingham to have on your table when the game starts, including ravioli bites, “magic” wings and queso covered fries.

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How Tabby Brock found her fit at Ignite Cycle. Instructor auditions happening Oct. 3

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Ignite Cycle Instructor, Tabby Brock‘s signature move. We’re obsessed. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you know Ignite Cycle, you probably know Tabby Brock. She’s one of their fiery founding instructors known for her love of bass that’ll make your bones shake (don’t believe me? check her Spotify playlist.) and her press/tap move.

With Ignite Cycle instructor auditions being  just around the corner, I wanted to get the scoop on the instructor experience from Tabby herself. So keep reading for our Q&A + alllll the deets about Ignite Instructor Auditions happening Oct. 3.

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3 fall trends in interior design + how to incorporate them in your Birmingham space

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So many trendy fall fabrics at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries of Birmingham. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

I know it’s hard to think about the seasons changing when it’s still 90+ degrees in Birmingham.  But don’t let your weather apps fool you folks. Fall IS here. I don’t know about you, but I’ve already been thinking about all of the little ways to make my apartment fall-ready.

So in hopes of manifesting some cooler weather, I’m writing about a few of my favorite fall decor trends and how to bring them indoors when the outdoors is still a summer scorcher—Oh, and the best part: where to shop them in Birmingham.

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Moonstone Festival, a female focused music and arts fest, happening Nov. 16th at Sloss Docks. Win VIP tickets!

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The girl gang I’m trying to join. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Moonstone Festival, a one day music and arts festival is happening November 16th at Sloss Docks, and you don’t want to miss it. The festival will celebrate and support women musicians and artists—from national touring acts to local and regional names. Meet all of the talented ladies behind the festival, and find out how to win tickets here!

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Get 20% off 400+ Birmingham retailers during the Junior League of Birmingham’s Shop Save & Share fundraiser Oct. 2-13

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Look for these blue booklets at retailers around Birmingham… Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Give to something good and get something back.  The Junior League of Birmingham’s 14th annual Shop Save & Share fundraiser is happening Oct. 2-13. Don’t miss your chance to get deals at 400+ local retailers and give back to the Birmingham community at the same time. Purchase your Shop Save & Share cards now!

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4 u-pick vineyards to find muscadine grapes and wine around Birmingham

My grandfather’s muscadine vines. You can see a mix of both the gold and purple—scuppernongs and muscadines.

The end of summer was always a bittersweet time for me. On one hand, growing up, it always signaled the end of a three month long vacation. But on the other hand, it signaled the start of muscadine season—something I looked forward to all year long. 

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Turning art into wallpaper. How Laura Levie got her art on the walls of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama

So many amazing illustrations. This was part of the Flying Things wall covering at RMHCA. Photo via lauralevie.com

Birmingham is full of talented artists: photographers, muralists, painters, sculptors… The list goes on and on. From restaurant walls, abandoned buildings, art galleries and maybe even your dentist office—you’ll hardly find a place lacking a local artist’s touch. And now, you can bring the work of a Birmingham artist into your own home.

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Don’t miss Tacori at Diamonds Direct in Birmingham Sept. 13-14. Free gifts + 0% APR for 5 years!

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3 is better than one when it comes to Tacori rings. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Diamonds Direct is bringing bling to Birmingham, and this month they’re highlighting Tacori, the iconic California-based jewelry designer brand. Get all of the details about the event, plus more on their September specials here. 

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4 questions you’re too embarrassed to ask about Ignite Cycle in Birmingham. Win 10 FREE rides + merch!

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So the Bham Now team decided to field trip to the Ignite Cycle Studio in Pepper Place the other morning…

Ignite Cycle is gearing up to celebrate their 6 month anniversary, and we are PUMPED. You’ve probably heard about the new boutique cycling studio in Pepper Place. But if you haven’t checked it out yet, this story’s for you. We’re answering 4 questions you might not find on the FAQ—Plus, we’re giving away 10 FREE rides and Ignite Cycle merch to celebrate 6 months of killing the cycling game in Birmingham. 

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6 must-try dishes at The Pizitz Food Hall in Birmingham

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So yum. Beef pho from PhoPho at The Pizitz Food Hall

Chances are, you’ve been the The Pizitz Food Hall on more than one occasion. And if you’re anything like me, you probably have a go-to place with a go-to order that you pretty much never stray from. I get it—It’s easy to stay in your comfort zone when you find something you like, especially when it comes to food. But trust me, you’re missing out. Checkout these 6 must-try dishes on your next trip to the food hall. Plus, win $100 to spend at The Pizitz!

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Paramount. Life-changing. How Innovate Birmingham propelled 5 former candidates into Birmingham’s tech industry

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The consensus is the same for all of the candidates I’ve spoken with: The friendships developed at Innovate Birmingham last well beyond Demo Day. From L-R: Blake McCracken and Lee Panter. Photo submitted

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Innovate Birmingham is changing lives. But don’t just take my word for it. Meet 5 former candidates from Innovate Birmingham’s 7th Cohort, and see their success for yourself.

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