Your guide to shopping 10 of Birmingham’s best antique stores like Urban Suburban and Hanna Antiques

I’ve always enjoyed things secondhand: hand-me-downs from my older sister, thrift shop accessories and all things antique. I’m new to the Magic City, so I figured I’d get acquainted by finding all of the best antique stores around town and call it work. Whether you’re an avid antiquer or you’ve never shopped secondhand before, Birmingham is full to the brim with hidden gems waiting to be found. Here are the top 10 antique stores in Birmingham you have to visit:

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7 ways to celebrate Galentine’s Day in Birmingham

Zoe’s window display decked out for Valentine’s Day. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

If you can’t tell by the red and pink aisles overflowing with stuffed teddy bears and boxes of chocolate at the grocery store, it’s almost Valentine’s Day. And that’s great, but let’s be honest, the real celebration starts the day before… on Galentine’s Day. It’s not quite anti-Valentine’s Day— which we also have a guide for if you’re into that—but more of a pre-game for it.

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