Before Seeds Coffee Co. came to the Lakeview District, there wasn’t a coffeehouse or breakfast place on the busy corner of 7th Avenue and 29th Street. Seeds Coffee Co. saw the need and filled it.
Birmingham has seen its fair share of history, haunted spaces, stories of the past that slowly rise to the surface, and strange occurrences with the paranormal. It would be hard to miss the eery stories of Sloss Furnaces and so many others. The legendary stories live on and we’re here to keep them alive. Who’s to say what is true and what is false? We invite you to decide for yourself.
On Sunday, October 14th, the 16th annual Breakin’ Bread came together to celebrate this region’s food and local cuisine. Hosted at its original location of Pepper Place, quite the crowd came out to support all the Birmingham foodies as well as the makers.
As the days grow shorter and the nights grow longer, some may start to wonder about all the space above us. Unknown to many, Birmingham offers the community multiple ways to observe the galaxies.
We all have our go-to stress-relievers and for those of us who love to drive, we have the perfect list. If you prefer the city or the woods, we can hook you up with that afternoon drive that is sure to help calm your nerves. Known for its idyllic landscape and quaint downtown, Birmingham has so many drives to offer those who need to get away.
On Sunday, Oct. 14, a host of local restaurants will descend upon Pepper Place for Alabama’s premier food, wine and beer festival. That’s right, folks – it’s time for the 16th annual Breakin’ Bread. Returning to its original home of Pepper Place, the festival, presented by Tito’s Handmade Vodka, will offer divine taste testing, delicious drinks and the all-new Buffalo Rock Makers’ Market featuring handmade art and creations from southern craftsman. Continue reading “Breakin’ Bread at Pepper Place on Oct. 14th is a feast-ivity you can’t miss with Southern food, locally made crafts and Birmingham community”
Listening to a storyteller can be enchanting. To hear their poems and their scars told in a beautiful way is awe-inspiring. This past week, BACHE hosted their Visiting Writers’ Series with special guest, Derrick Harriell. In hopes of uniting the resources of the universities in Birmingham, BACHE invites everyone in the community to come listen to a writer read their stories and share their life.
Last week, we asked for local artists that have recently released music, and Birmingham responded with bands too good not to share. We wanted to provide an additional list of all the great bands with Birmingham roots.
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.
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.
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.
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”
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”
Located a couple of blocks off Highland Avenue, stands Birmingham’s original beer garden – The Garage. Continue reading “The Garage, Birmingham’s original beer garden, in Southside is still as cool as ever”