Be the holiday party hero and get your gathering catered by Ashley Mac’s. Win $100 credit!

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Ashley Mac’s holiday catering spread will make you the office favorite—guaranteed. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

The holidays are officially upon us, Birmingham. Christmas trees are being decorated, twinkle lights are being strung and holiday parties are being planned.

If you’re still deciding on what eats to have at your festive gathering, go local with Ashley Mac’s! Here’s why we are drooling over their catering set-up, plus how to win $100 Ashley Mac’s credit and free catering delivery!

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7 gifts to buy at the Diamonds Direct earring event in Birmingham, from $232-$2025

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Get a glistening gift at the Diamonds Direct earring event! Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

Diamonds Direct is having the sale of the season this weekend, December 13-15 in Birmingham. Here are 7 gifts to buy at the earring event from $232-$2025 that will make the woman in your life sparkle.

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Perfect holiday movies + food pairings. And, WIN tix to the Brrrmingham ice rink!

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Christmas movies, cozy candles and convenient takeout. The best way to spend cold winter night. Photo via Unsplash

Spaghetti and syrup, anyone? Here’s your guide to 5 iconic holiday movies—when/where to watch them in Birmingham and the best food to order from Waitr inspired by each movie. Don’t forget to use code BHAMNOW for FREE delivery.

Not in the mood to be a couch potato? Keep reading to find out how to win tickets to Brrrmingham, the ice rink set up in Railroad Park!

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We used an AR app to drop furniture in iconic Birmingham spots. Recliner at Railroad Park anyone?

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Want to drop a sofa in front of the Rotary Trail? Now ya can. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

You know Bham Now is all about the latest and greatest tech in Birmingham. So it’s probably no surprise that as soon as we heard about a new AR app that lets you place furniture anywhere you want, we had to give it a go.

Checkout our AR adventure, having fun with furniture in a few iconic Birmingham spots. Find out how you can use this technology on your own to make decorating your home SO much easier.

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Use Waitr for food delivery by Friday, Nov. 22 and you’ll be helping Birmingham families in need.

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Make a difference in someone’s life this Thanksgiving with Waitr. Photo submitted

Looking for ways to help Birmingham families this Thanksgiving? Use Waitr for your local restaurant meal delivery by Nov. 22 and Waitr will give back to local families in need. Use code BHAMNOW for free delivery!

Find out more about Share Thanksgiving with Waitr, including how you can nominate a family .

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PHOTOS: 15 Market Noel vendors we can’t wait to shop in Birmingham Nov. 21-23

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We want you to have as much fun as the JLB crew is having at this past Market Noel! Photo submitted

Grab your shopping bags and Santa hats, Birmingham! Market Noel, the Junior League of Birmingham’s annual holiday fundraiser is right around the corner. 🎅🏼

More than 100 local and national vendors will set up shop at the Finley Center November 21-23 to sell goods and gifts of all sorts. Here’s a preview of what you’ll see and everything you need to know about special events, tickets and more!

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Score 20% off designer jewelry during the Diamonds Direct Winter Showcase in Birmingham, Nov. 22-24

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The holiday season is rolling into Diamonds Direct during their Winter Designer showcase happening November 22-24 in Cahaba Village. Save 20% on some of the nations top designers and the seasons sweetest sparkles. Find all the details here.

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3 items from Ashley Mac’s Holiday Menu we’re loving including a mouth-watering Boar’s Head Ham—Win one here!

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Don’t go to Thanksgiving dinner empty handed. Let Ashley Mac’s help make your holidays hassle free. Pick up delicious eats ahead of time, and leave the last-minute cooking for the turkeys.

See our top 3 dishes from Ashley Mac’s Holiday Menu to include in your Thanksgiving spread. Also, enter to win a Boar’s Head ham + a dozen sour cream biscuits! YUM.

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Your 5 step guide to a no-stress Friendsgiving in Birmingham—plus free food delivery!

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This is possibly the only instance where showing up empty handed to the party is encouraged. Friendsgiving has never been so easy. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Friendsgiving shouldn’t be a hassle. And now it doesn’t have to be. Here’s your 5 step guide to getting your Friendsgiving meal delivered by Waitr—including the best Birmingham restaurants to order from and the essential steps to avoid last minute potluck madness.

P.S. Make sure to use code “BHAMNOW” for FREE delivery when you order from Waitr! 💥

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Ronald McDonald House families get a taste of home at volunteer dinners. Here’s how you can help!

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Curt Morris, one of the owners at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Birmingham is personally invested in the company’s work with the Ronald McDonald House. Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

For families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham, small gestures of love, care and kindness go a long way. During their stays, the last thing they need to be thinking about is what will be for dinner each night. That’s why the monthly dinners at sRMHCA provided by the Birmingham La-Z-Boy team mean so much. It’s more than a meal. It’s a taste of comfort—a taste of home. 

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Save the date: Shop 100+ local and national vendors at the Junior League of Birmingham’s Market Noel Nov. 20-23

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Let’s be honest, it’s never too early to get a head-start on holiday shopping! Photo submitted

The holidays are almost here, which means it’s time for gift giving. And there’s no better place to shop the magic + support the community than Market Noel, the Junior League of Birmingham’s annual holiday fundraiser. Get all the details on vendors and shopping hours. Plus, get the deets on exclusive special events you do not want to miss.

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Taste testing 5 of Waitr’s weirdest eats delivered from local restaurants in Birmingham. Use code “BHAMNOW” for free delivery!

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That’s an awfully-big fork of seaweed salad. And yes, this is foreshadowing. 

We take ~spooky season~ seriously over here at Bham Now. But is it really Halloween if you’re not trying ~spooky foods~?! The answer is no, okay.

We’ve also got a thing for Waitr (if you couldn’t tell by now), and with their help, we convinced our team to try foods they’ve never tried—and honestly were a little scared of—from local Birmingham restaurants. Bone appétit. ☠️

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Your ultimate guide to Moonstone Music + Arts Festival happening Nov. 16 at Sloss Docks. Win tickets!

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Can you picture it? Stages, tents, artists, installations. It’s all happening on the grounds of Back Forty and Sloss Docks! Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

Moonstone Festival, a one day music and arts festival happening November 16 at Sloss Docks, is less than a month away. Here’s everything you need to know including who’s performing, local vendors attending, live art installations happening, afterparty deets and how to win tickets before the event!

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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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