Wild Things flower shop is open in Homewood, and 2 other flowery activities you’ll want to check out

If you’re not looking for it, Wild Things is easy to miss. Tucked away behind some shops on 18th Street South in Homewood, you may have to scurry through a little plant-covered alley next to Four Seasons Gallery to find it. But you’ll be glad when you do.

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Sloss Fest: first festival in country to be sensory inclusive, partnering with Birmingham’s KultureCity

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Yeah, it’s a pretty big deal. | Photo courtesy of aLIVE Coverage via Sloss Music & Art Festival’s official Facebook

First of all, what the heck does ‘sensory inclusive’ mean?

‘Sensory inclusive’ is a bit of a buzz word at the moment, and for good reason. It means that the environment (arena/theater/festival, etc.) it is describing has been modified with – or those working there have been educated on – methods that are helpful to those attending who have autism, anxiety, or anything else that would cause them to be uncomfortable in situations with loud music, lots of people, flashing lights and more. Continue reading “Sloss Fest: first festival in country to be sensory inclusive, partnering with Birmingham’s KultureCity”