Celebrate Itty Bitty Magic City’s 3rd birthday when you visit McWane Science Center

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Itty Bitty Magic City. Photo courtesy of McWane Science Center.

May marks the 3rd birthday of McWane Science Center‘s Itty Bitty Magic City. Celebrate this momentous occasion by letting your little one learn through play when visiting Itty Bitty Magic City at McWane Science Center all month long! Purchase your tickets to McWane Science Center. Continue reading “Celebrate Itty Bitty Magic City’s 3rd birthday when you visit McWane Science Center”

3 ways to watch the royal wedding from the other Birmingham, including the Elyton Hotel

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Photo via news.com.

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is just days away on Saturday, May 19. This means you have just a few short days to figure out how you’re going to view the royal wedding. Is your plan in order? Continue reading “3 ways to watch the royal wedding from the other Birmingham, including the Elyton Hotel”

Huffman High student and Parker High School teacher win NextGen Competition

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Finalists of the 2018 NextGen Pitch Competition. Photo via Birmingham City Schools.

This past January, students and teachers across Birmingham entered the 2018 NextGen Pitch Competition in hopes of winning a $5,000 grand prize. The winners have officially been announced! Continue reading “Huffman High student and Parker High School teacher win NextGen Competition”

Mountain Brook, Homewood and other high schools around Birmingham rank high in college preparedness according to U.S. News and World Report

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Is your child a high schooler in Alabama? Then you’ll definitely want to check this out! In a study by U.S. News and World Report, several high schools in the greater Birmingham area were named as the best schools in Alabama. How did your child’s school rank on the list?
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Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9

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Steve Case, AOL co-founder is coming to Bham. Via whyy.org.

Birmingham has been labeled an up-and-coming hotspot for startup companies for some time. Now those across the country will see just what the Magic City is made of as local startups anxiously prepare to compete for $100,000 in seed funding when the Rise of the Rest bus tour rolls into Birmingham this week.  Continue reading “Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9”

Birmingham’s Chez Fonfon named best place to get a burger in Alabama by MSN

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Chez Fonfon staff with Chef Frank Stitt. Photo via Chez Fonfon.

Burgers. Big or small, casual or fancy, meaty or cheesy, they’re an American favorite. And they all pair great with ketchup! So where can you get the best burger in Alabama? According to MSN, it’s at Birmingham’s very own Chez FonfonContinue reading “Birmingham’s Chez Fonfon named best place to get a burger in Alabama by MSN”

10 things to consider when choosing a summer camp for your Birmingham kids

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Summer vacation is just a few weeks away, which means you are probably asking yourself what your kids will do all summer. If hearing the words “I’m bored!” for weeks on end has you stressing out, how about sending them to summer camp? If you’re not sure where to start, then consider these ten things when looking for the perfect camp for your kids.
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