Green peanut season: the best time to try the South’s favorite snack

Photo via Alabama Peanut Co. Facebook page.

It’s green peanut season in Birmingham! Boiled peanuts are a staple of Southern cuisine, but did you know that green peanut season is the best time to try this delicious snack?  I spoke with the peanut experts at Alabama Peanut Company in downtown Birmingham to learn more!

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Notable figures buried in Oak Hill and Elmwood Cemeteries

Paul “Bear” Bryant’s grave in Elmwood Cemetery, lavishly decorated by Alabama fans. Photo by Nathan Watson for Bham Now.

Did you know some of Alabama’s most notable figures are buried right here in Birmingham? I visited Oak Hill and Elmwood cemeteries to see the resting place of several influential Birmingham voices.

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Explore Birmingham’s historic theaters, past and present, from downtown to Five-Points South

Birmingham’s Galax Theatre. Photo via cinematreasures.org

Every night, the bright lights of the Lyric and Alabama Theatres are bound to dazzle both visitors and natives alike. I toured downtown to discover what remains of the 73 theaters that once made up the Birmingham Historic Theater district.

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