9 things to do this summer in Birmingham to stay cool but still have fun, including McWane Science Center

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Muggy. Steamy. Stifling. Brutal. Yep, summers in Birmingham are H.O.T. What can you do to make the sweaty days of summer more enjoyable? Check out these nine activities that will entertain you, while keeping you cool.

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Register your decision to become an organ donor at the Alabama Organ Center’s 3rd Annual Donate Life Gospel Celebration on July 28th

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Make life possible and register your decision to become an organ, eye and tissue donor when you attend the Alabama Organ Center’s 3rd Annual Donate Life Gospel Celebration, on July 28th from 1-3:00PM at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church in Birmingham.

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Reese Witherspoon heads to Birmingham this September to promote her book, Whiskey in a Teacup at the Alabama Theatre

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Reese Witherspoon. Photo via tipsonlifeandlove.com.

Reese Witherspoon is headed to Birmingham this fall to support her debut book, Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About life, Love and Baking Biscuits. Continue reading “Reese Witherspoon heads to Birmingham this September to promote her book, Whiskey in a Teacup at the Alabama Theatre”

4 things you need to know about the corn hole craze in Birmingham, including the Central Alabama Cornhole Club

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Cornhole is one of the fastest growing games sweeping across America. But did you know it is has a serious following in Birmingham? So get ready, aim and toss that corn bag! Continue reading “4 things you need to know about the corn hole craze in Birmingham, including the Central Alabama Cornhole Club”

Celebrate McWane Science Center’s 20th Birthday Bash with demonstrations, activities and cake, July 14-15

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McWane Science Center is celebrating its 20th year in Birmingham, July 14th-15th, and guess what? You’re invited to take part in this momentous occasion during their 20th Birthday Bash! Continue reading “Celebrate McWane Science Center’s 20th Birthday Bash with demonstrations, activities and cake, July 14-15”

6 Airbnbs with excellent reviews that are worth a stay in Birmingham

Relaxing at one of Birmingham’s top Airbnbs, The Urban Fun House. Photo via Airbnb.com.

Birmingham is a great city with tons of hotels. But let’s be honest–they can be a bit boring. Why not mix it up and stay at one of Birmingham’s best Airbnbs? Check out these six must-book Airbnbs in town.

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10 open houses happening in Birmingham this weekend, including a historic home in Highland Park

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Patience Itson and Todd Itson purchase their first home in Birmingham. Photo via Patience Itson.

Looking to buy a home? Or just want to check out some of the hottest homes on the market? Then attend these 10 open houses happening this weekend in Birmingham.

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2 new eateries open for business in Trussville, including Great Harvest Bread Co.

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Staff during training session at Great Harvest Bread Co. Photo via Great Harvest Bread Co.’s Facebook page.

Trussville’s revitalization is speeding up as new shops and restaurants are beginning to pop up across town. Here are two new eateries that are open for business. Continue reading “2 new eateries open for business in Trussville, including Great Harvest Bread Co.”

Top stylists from Hairfolk talk balayage, hair painting and more

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Devin Ford and Kristie Michaels, Stylists at Hairfolk. Photo courtesy of Hairfolk.

Are you looking to change the color of your hair? From the best color for your skin tone to what’s trending in tresses, top stylists Devin Ford and Kristie Michaels of Avondale’s newest premiere salon, Hairfolk, have all the deets! Check it out. Continue reading “Top stylists from Hairfolk talk balayage, hair painting and more”

How long can you ride the roller coaster at Alabama Splash Adventure? Here comes Coasterthon!

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Climb in. Buckle your seatbelt. And count down to the longest ride of your life. On July 13, the Alabama Organ Center is teaming up with Alabama Splash Adventure to host an eight-hour coaster marathon to raise funds and awareness for the Alabama Organ Center. Do you have the stamina to endure the ride?

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