On Sunday, October 14th, Woodlawn Foundation partnered with sponsors Medical Properties Trust, Protective Life Corporation and Regions Bank to host dinner at two long tables lining 55th Place South in Woodlawn. With warm weather, delicious food and jazzy tunes, it was a beautiful time for a community gathering.
Moss Rock Festival, now in its 13th year, is Birmingham’s premier eco-creative festival. The event is held in The Preserve neighborhood in Hoover on the first full weekend of every November, making this year’s date November 3-4th. Come for the art and the beer garden, stay for the food trucks, guided hiking tours and fantastic music.
Did you know that Birmingham has its own local meal delivery service? Long before any other options came to town, The TakeOut Bham brought meal delivery to the Magic City, and they’ve been running the show ever since. Started in September 2010 , The TakeOut Bham was the first meal delivery service in Birmingham and the state. The customer service is fantastic, and they’re giving you guys a deal.
Did you know that by fifth grade, summer learning loss can cause some students to fall up to three years behind in school? In addition, it is estimated that by the year 2020, over 60% of the jobs in Alabama will require some form of post-secondary education. These numbers can seem scary at first glance, but learning about how United Way of Central Alabama’s Bold Goals Coalition program can help.
We’ve been talking about The Vulcans Community Awards all summer, and now they are upon us. In less than 2 weeks, Vulcan Park Foundation will host their annual awards night to celebrate 13 individuals in the Birmingham Area. Here’s why you should be there.
You know that photo that your mom loves? It may be time to get it off your phone and into a frame; and there’s no better time to do that than the holiday season. Did you know that you can have a hands-on experience with a seasoned team of framing professionals right here in Birmingham?
Suzanne Humphries recently made the move back to Birmingham after a few design stints in Atlanta and New York, just to name a few. She and her husband, a successful chef, both grew up in North Alabama and heeded the call of Magic City, where they are now pursuing personal projects.
In the past few years, the brewery scene in Birmingham has really skyrocketed. Craft beer is no longer a second option, it’s not seen as “fussy” or “fancy.” Local breweries have become places to relax and grab a beer with a friend, or a spot to settle in with your pup and groove to some low-key live music.
If you’re anything like us, you’ve been (not so) patiently awaiting the arrival of Alabama’s first-ever Dave and Buster’s. That’s right, Dave and Buster’s is moving into a new space in the Riverchase Galleria.
The Crestwood Community consists of 2 neighborhoods: Crestwood North and Crestwood South. The neighborhoods are separated by Crestwood Boulevard, which runs through the middle of them. The area is full of shops, dining and great neighborhoods.
In case you haven’t heard, Ono Poké has been bringing Hawaiian flavors to Birmingham for quite awhile — and we’ve been loving it. The poké (pronounced poe-kay) restaurant opened their first location at The Pizitz Food Hall and experienced great feedback from the community. It was only logical that they would soon expand.