Birmingham Brunches: The Porch Patio Edition including The Essential

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the quiet downtown atmosphere that The Essential has to offer. Photo provided by The Essential’s instagram

In Birmingham today, we might still be waiting on that colder weather, but when it comes we’ve prepared the best outdoor brunch locations that you are going to want to remember. Whether it’s between you and a good book, a dear friend or a collection of all your favorite people, these locations are sure to satisfy your autumnal brunch needs.

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12 Birmingham-based bands that are catching our attention

One of Birmingham’s own, Love Moor shares her musical talent with the world. Photo provided from Love Moor’s instagram

With a long history of music and the arts, Birmingham is consistently producing new artists who are passionate about their sound. We wanted to share some newer Birmingham-based artists that have recently produced work that we think you’ll enjoy.

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11 Bookstores Scattered across Birmingham that are Worth Checking Out

Jim Reed has been running Reed Books on 3rd Street for 38 years. Photo by Holly Moore

Calling all of Birmingham’s bookstore lovers: we were thinking of you when we created this list. We’ve highlighted interesting facts and tips that you won’t want to forget when looking for your next haunt.

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What you missed at Birmingham’s 17th annual Artwalk

This past weekend Morris Avenue hosted the 17th annual Birmingham Artwalk with many artists displaying their works. Photo by Jacob Blankenship

For the past seventeen years, Birmingham has hosted an annual Artwalk in the City Center Loft District. It is a two-day event with fun for the whole family: food trucks, performances, and art galore. It caters to the economical as well as the exorbitant. This display of regional talent is a much anticipated event that is sure to entertain, located from 2nd Avenue South to 2nd Avenue North between downtown and Southside. Continue reading “What you missed at Birmingham’s 17th annual Artwalk”

Get away from the world in Birmingham’s new basement bar: Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar

Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar located off of Morris Avenue is Birmingham’s newest basement bar. Photo provided by Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar

One of the newest additions to Birmingham’s bar scene is the clandestine Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar. The bar is located in the cellar of one of the oldest buildings in downtown Birmingham at 2015 1st Ave North. Continue reading “Get away from the world in Birmingham’s new basement bar: Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar”