5 summer spa treatments and where to get them in Birmingham (You too guys!)

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Summer is here and it’s time to glow… with rejuvenated skin, hair and nails that is. Here are the top 5 summer spa treatments to get while the weather is hot in Birmingham and where to get them. (Don’t feel left out fellas, we didn’t forget you!)

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Sloss Music and Arts Festival rocks Birmingham July 14-15! Have you purchased your tickets?

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The countdown is on! Sloss Music and Arts Festival hits Birmingham on July 14-15 at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Are you ready for two jam-packed days full of live music performances, local vendors and makers, demonstrations and a whole lot of fun? Grab your tickets now!

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Grab your instrument and join one of these 3 community bands in Birmingham, including the Crestwood Community Band

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Crestwood Community Band performing at Cahaba Brewing Company. Photo via Stacey Gordon.

Did you know, Birmingham is home to many community bands? So grab your instrument and check out these three talented groups bringing music to Birmingham.

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Celebrate all things Lego at McWane Science Center’s Lego Day, happening June 16

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Remember those childhood days spent on the floor amidst a pile of colorful Legos? We do, too! Now you can relive those days and celebrate all things Lego during Lego Day at McWane Science Center on June 16. (And it’s just in time for Father’s Day weekend!)

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Shop Books-A-Million’s Father’s Day Finds for great gifts for every kind of dad

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Father’s Day is almost here (June 17th!), which means it’s time to start putting some serious thought into what to give dear old Dad this year.

Whether your Dad loves to read, cook or is simply the coolest Dad on the block, these terrific Father’s Day Finds make great gifts for every kind of Dad at Books-A-Million. Continue reading “Shop Books-A-Million’s Father’s Day Finds for great gifts for every kind of dad”

Tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, are rising in Alabama

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The carefree days of outdoor summer fun are becoming more risky as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the number of tick-borne illnesses in Alabama are rising (2,451 tick-borne illness cases reported in the state between 2004 and 2016). But before you get too ticked off, we have everything you need to know to make your summer safer. Continue reading “Tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, are rising in Alabama”

Make a hole in one at Hooligan’s Family Fun and 2 other mini golf places in Birmingham

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Mini golf at the Coyote Drive-In in Leeds. Photo via Coyote Drive-In Leeds.

Summer is alive and kickin’, which means school’s out, the days are long and you’re probably looking for ideas to keep your family entertained. Why not grab the fam and enjoy some mini golf at these three fun spots in Birmingham?

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The ultimate fan guide to the 73rd U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club

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2018 US Women’s Open Championship. Photo via golfdigest.

The 73rd U.S. Women’s Open Championship is in full swing as golfers prepare for their third day of competition. Here’s everything you need to know about the event this weekend. Continue reading “The ultimate fan guide to the 73rd U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Shoal Creek Golf and Country Club”