Grand Opening of King’s Home Thrift Stores in and around Birmingham, May 2-4th. 25% off, free food, giveaways and more!

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At the grand opening, each store will install the new signage with King’s Home Better store logo! Photo submitted

This weekend, May 2-4, King’s Home Thrift Stores in Birmingham, Pinson and Hanceville are cutting ribbons and celebrating their grand openings! All weekend, each store will have 25% off everything plus grand opening parties each day. Don’t miss all the food and fun for a great cause.  Plus, it’s FREE!

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Alabama Scenic River Trail to host nations longest paddle race this fall—a 650-mile journey in just 10 days. Can you do it?

Paddlers from all over the country will come to Alabama for the 650 mile race down the Alabama Scenic River Trail. Photo submitted

Get your paddles ready. The Great Alabama 650, a 650-mile paddle race down the Alabama Scenic River Trail, will take place this fall. Find out all the details, plus what’s up for grabs for the winners!

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4 steps to spring cleaning your beauty routine with Birmingham based Freedom Soap Company

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Spring cleaning is something I look forward to all year. I just love the feeling of cleaning out and cleaning up my space—that includes my cosmetics. Here are 4 ways to spring clean your beauty routine and make sure your products are eco-friendly just in time for Earth Day! Plus one must-try Birmingham based soap and skincare brand.

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Win VIP tickets to the Pop Up at The Pizitz April 26—Exclusive shopping from local boutiques, drinks, music, freebies and more!

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Add The Pop Up at The Pizitz preview party to your Friday night plans. 🥂 📸: @ShelbyYoungPhotography

A Friday night with food, female entrepreneurs, friends and more? Count me in. The Pop Up at The Pizitz is happening April 27-28, and we’re giving away one pair of VIP tickets for preview night Friday, April 26. Keep reading to find out how to win!

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5 tips on choosing the perfect framer including the Birmingham frame shop you need to check out

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Karen Clanton and Carla Hamilton of Four Corners Gallery exploring frame options for a gallery painting by a regional artist. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Maybe you picked up a unique print from an estate sale around Birmingham or your family is passing down a rare painting you’ve loved forever and can’t wait to hang on your wall—whatever the case, there’s a lot to think about before picking just any framing service. Here are 5 things to keep in mind when choosing your framer, plus learn more about Four Corners Gallery located in Inverness off 280.

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Ready for ‘La Bamba’, Birmingham? Win tickets to Iron City’s Cinco de Mayo party

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Find music, all you can eat Mexican food and more at Iron City’s Cinco de Mayo party! Photo via Iron City

Cinco De Mayo is May 5th and we are already counting down the days. If you haven’t made plans yet, make sure to add Iron City’s Cinco De Mayo party presented by Birmingham Mountain Radio and Cuervo with Los Lobos and The Vegabonds to your calendar. Keep reading to find out all the specials and how to win tickets!

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Where to watch Alabama and Auburn A-Day games + more sports including the Masters and Birmingham Legion this weekend in Birmingham

This weekend is a busy one for sporting events in the south. You’ve got A-Day Games happening in Tuscaloosa and Auburn; The Masters happening in Augusta, Georgia; Birmingham Legion heading to St. Louis; and the Birmingham Bulls entering the SPHL Playoffs in Pelham! Here’s your weekend guide to watching and celebrating #sports this weekend in Birmingham.

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Highly anticipated Magic City Art Connection happening April 26-28 at Linn Park. Win tickets!

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Prints for days at MCAC! Photo Submitted

On April 26-28, Linn Park will transform into something magical. Birmingham’s largest city center arts festival, the Magic City Art Connection (MCAC), will bring together artists from around the country, local musicians & performers, chefs and other Birmingham tastemakers for its 36th year in Linn Park. Find out how you can win tickets (or grab them now) and get an inside look at the festival.

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Calling all Birmingham techies, Innovate Birmingham’s summer enrollment ends April 19. Secure your spot today

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The Birmingham tech industry is growing… and fast. Tech start-ups like Mixtroz and Shipt are popping up all around the Magic City, so there’s surely no shortage in the jobs that follow. If you’re interested in finding an IT job, but don’t know where to start, Innovate Birmingham’s summer courses might just be the perfect way to get plugged in.

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The 2nd Annual Benton Nissan Titan Bass Fishing Tournament happening April 13, to benefit King’s Home—Register now for a chance to win up to $7500 and a new truck!

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Boats, trucks, and fishin’. Need we say more? The 2nd Annual Benton Nissan Titan Bass Fishing Tournament is happening Saturday, April 13 at Beeswax Park. Participants can win a Nissan Titan Crew Cab Truck, and 1st place wins $7500! Find out all the details, plus the amazing cause benefitting from the tournament.

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Before I die I want to _____. Here are your responses to the new Birmingham mural on Morris Ave plus how you can help paint the next one

Leave your mark on the Morris Avenue mural! Photo by Hannah Chambley for Bham Now

A new mural popped up this week in Birmingham and quickly stole the hearts of everyone who saw it—ours included.

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Your ultimate guide to 9 Birmingham breweries for National Beer Day, Sunday, April 7

Cheers! Salud! Cin cin! Photo via Trim Tab Facebook page

Is Tuesday too early to be making weekend plans? Maybe… but hey, this weekend is pretty special. Sunday is National Beer Day—hold for applause—and I don’t know about you, but I’m really trying to celebrate this one. Here’s your ultimate guide to Birmingham breweries and all the events happening this weekend so you can celebrate too:

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Guide to shopping local beauty and skincare products in Birmingham including Botaniko at FarmStand in Pepper Place

Finding new local businesses to support is one of my favorite past times— especially because I recently moved to Birmingham. Since I’m also a sucker for anything beauty related, I thought I’d turn my hunt for the best local beauty products/shops into something useful for everyone. So, here’s my guide for shopping local beauty products in Birmingham:

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