20 of the hottest toys this holiday season at Books-A-Million, including an X-10 Genesis Drone

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Find all the top holiday toys at Books-A-Million. Photo via Books-A-Million

The 2018 holiday season is upon us. Have you started your shopping yet? If toys are on your list this year, Books-A-Million has an amazing selection that will make you say “Wow!” Check it out.

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Move over Birmingham bakers, this DIY baked apple cider donut recipe will make you the most sought-after baker in town

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Donuts and smiles. Photo by Patience Itson for Bham Now

Nothing says fall better than apple cider donuts. Yum! So grab a donut pan and scoot on into the kitchen because this baked apple cider donut recipe is both easy and delicious.

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Join 1500 high school students at The Birmingham College Scholarship and Career Fair at Boutwell Auditorium on Nov. 1. Free transportation provided!

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Attention Birmingham high school students! It’s time to collect your ACT scores and high school transcripts and head to The Birmingham College Scholarship and Career Fair at Boutwell Auditorium on Thurs., Nov. 1. Continue reading “Join 1500 high school students at The Birmingham College Scholarship and Career Fair at Boutwell Auditorium on Nov. 1. Free transportation provided!”

4 new eateries are open for business in Trussville, plus 2 more in the works, including Edgar’s Bakery and Chicken Salad Chick

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New eateries are opening in Trussville daily, are you up to speed? Here are some places to dine that are officially open for business, plus some that are currently in the works.

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Birmingham Jewish community to hold vigil on October 30 at Temple Beth-El for victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue tragedy

The Birmingham community will join together for a vigil on Oct. 30.

In light of Saturday’s shooting at a Pittsburgh Synagogue that killed 11 people, leaders within the Birmingham Jewish community are holding a vigil to mourn the tragedy. The vigil will take place outside Temple Beth-El on Tuesday, October 30 at 6:30pm. Continue reading “Birmingham Jewish community to hold vigil on October 30 at Temple Beth-El for victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue tragedy”

Regional Director of Jack’s Restaurant Taylor Kitchens cycles across Alabama in one day to raise awareness for the Jack’s Family Fund on Oct. 27

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Grab a meal at Jack’s Restaurant. Photo via Jack’s Restaurant

In times of financial emergency or crisis situations, where do you turn? The Jack’s Family Fund, the philanthropic arm of Jack’s Restaurant, has been created for just these types of situations.

On Saturday, October 27, Taylor Kitchens, regional director of Jack’s Restaurant, will embark on a one-day bike ride across the state of Alabama with one goal in mind—to raise awareness and solicit donations for the Jack’s Family Fund. Donate now.

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7 local DJs and entertainment services spinning tracks in Birmingham, including DJ New Era and AJ Productions

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DJ New Era is in high demand in Birmingham. Photo via DJ New Era

Birmingham loves a good event or party, so is there any wonder it is full of many amazing DJs? Check out these local DJs and entertainment companies who are spinning tracks and making people dance all over Birmingham.  Continue reading “7 local DJs and entertainment services spinning tracks in Birmingham, including DJ New Era and AJ Productions”

Birmingham companies help those affected by Hurricane Michael, including Bresco and Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. Plus, find out where you can donate.

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Help from the American Red Cross provides smiles to those affected by Hurricane Michael. Photo via American Red Cross

It’s been a little over a week since Hurricane Michael—a Category 4 storm—ravaged the Florida Panhandle. Here’s a look at how companies and individuals across Birmingham are helping those affected by the storm and how you can too.

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13 trunk or treats in Birmingham this October, plus 4 extra Halloween events, including Boo at the Zoo

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The whole family can enjoy Boo at the Zoo at the Birmingham Zoo. Photo via Birmingham Zoo

Spooky costumes, oodles of candy and Halloween fun await you this month in Birmingham. Here are 13 trunk or treats to check out, plus a few extra Halloween events you won’t want to miss!

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Join Asbury United Methodist Church for fun, excitement and bottomless candy at their annual Trunk or Treat on October 28

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Great costumes and more can be found at Asbury United Methodist Church’s Trunk or Treat. Photo via Asbury United Methodist Church

Calling all ghosts, goblins, princesses and superheroes! Halloween is right around the corner and Asbury United Methodist Church is planning the perfect event for you and your family. On Sunday, October 28, Asbury will be hosting their annual Trunk or Treat from 4:30p.m.-6:00p.m.—and it’s sure to be full of fun and excitement!

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Interview with a Vampire and other terrifying reads available at Books-A-Million this October

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Books so good, you won’t be able to put them down!

October is in full swing. As the leaves begin to change colors, the air turns crisp and Halloween draws near, it’s time to wrap yourself in a cozy sweater, pour your favorite warm beverage and fall head-first into a spooky book from Books-A-Million. But be sure lock the doors and turn on all the lights, because these books may turn that pleasant imagination against you. Don’t say I didn’t warn you!

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Nearly 200 Birmingham students submit art and poetry for Earth Science Week at McWane Science Center October 14-20

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Little discoveries lead to big adventures at McWane Science Center. Photo via McWane Science Center

Earth Science Week takes place October 14-20, and McWane Science Center is gearing up for an exciting week of free events! Are you ready to explore and discover?

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