Mark your calendar, Birmingham, street markets are headed your way

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The Market at Pepper Place. Photo via Facebook.

Birmingham is known for many things. Its strong history in steel. Its killer restaurant and culinary scene. A whole lot of Southern charm and hospitality. But what it’s also known for is its incredible markets. Get ready for some amazing Saturday markets coming up in the ‘ham! Continue reading “Mark your calendar, Birmingham, street markets are headed your way”

Same-day delivery available at select Birmingham Target locations on February 1

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Photo via ciobulletin.com.

Great news Birmingham Target fans! After recently acquiring Shipt – a membership-based grocery delivery startup located in our very own city of Birmingham – Target will officially launch its same-day delivery service on February 1. That’s less than a week away. Score! Continue reading “Same-day delivery available at select Birmingham Target locations on February 1”

Let’s give it up for Jefferson County school cafeterias with perfect health code scores

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Greenwood Elementary. Photo via school’s Facebook page.

When you send your child to school, there are many things you hope for as a parent. Are they safe, are they learning and doing well in their classes, are they fitting in and making friends? But another area of concern is whether your child is in a clean environment. Continue reading “Let’s give it up for Jefferson County school cafeterias with perfect health code scores”

Firefighter and rescue paramedic, Derrek Oldham, helps keep Birmingham safe

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Hoover Fire Department, Station 8.

You’ve seen them racing by in their brilliant red rescue trucks. You’ve watched them on the news being recognized for their heroic bravery. But have you ever stopped and really thought about who these brave men and women are that work as firefighters and paramedics and how much they do for our city? Continue reading “Firefighter and rescue paramedic, Derrek Oldham, helps keep Birmingham safe”

BHM26.2 announces The Black Jacket Symphony as musical entertainment for race after-party

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Photo via BHM26.2’s Facebook page.

BHM26.2, Birmingham’s newest race series, has just announced some exciting news. Party of the Year! will be the musical entertainment for the race’s official after-party at Railroad Park. Brought to you by The Black Jacket Symphony, this show will feature top party hits from the past five decades and today. Continue reading “BHM26.2 announces The Black Jacket Symphony as musical entertainment for race after-party”

Birmingham, here’s how to lower your energy bill this winter

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It’s been a few years since Alabama has experienced such a harsh winter. And with temperatures in the teens and even single digits, along with more than one snow storm (seriously, Alabama?), heaters are being run at all times. Unfortunately, running your heat regularly can cause your energy bill to dramatically increase. Continue reading “Birmingham, here’s how to lower your energy bill this winter”

Birmingham, stay safe and warm with these icy weather tips

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Photo via US National Weather Service’s Facebook page.

The sun is finally shining over Birmingham today. Hurray! While it will hopefully melt all the ice that accumulated during the hard freeze that took place across the city and surrounding areas last night, the air is still frigid outside and ice still remains. To stay safe and warm during, yet another, Birmingham cold snap, check out these icy weather tips.  Continue reading “Birmingham, stay safe and warm with these icy weather tips”

The ultimate January guide to library events happening in Birmingham

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Staff at the Hoover Public Library show excitement for books and upcoming events. Photo via Hoover Public Library.

Birmingham is home to a number of incredible public libraries – each with their own calendar filled with exciting events! For the ultimate January guide to library events happening around the ‘ham, read on! Continue reading “The ultimate January guide to library events happening in Birmingham”

Shop La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Inventory Overstock Clearance Sale in Birmingham ending January 29th

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La-Z-Boy owner, Curt Morris, and staff prepare for Inventory Overstock Clearance sale. Photo by Hunter Nichols.

Looking for big savings on furniture and room décor? Then hurry to La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries for incredible deals on quality furniture items during their Inventory Overstock Clearance Sale! Here’s everything you need to know about the sale: Continue reading “Shop La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries Inventory Overstock Clearance Sale in Birmingham ending January 29th”