Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Photo via history.com.
“I have a dream.”
This infamous quote has captivated the world since it was first stated in 1963 by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Now, as part of its observance of the 50
th anniversary of King’s assassination, the Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference is hosting their annual Keeper of the Dream Awards Banquet on April 4. This year, the organization will honor Apple CEO Tim Cook with its 2018 Human Rights Award. Continue reading “Apple CEO Tim Cook to receive 2018 Human Rights Award by Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference” Photo via Sonic’s Facebook page.
Nugget ice (a.k.a. “pebble”, “pellet”, “chewable” or even “Sonic” ice) has a near-cult following in Birmingham. Do you know where to find this amazing ice?
Continue reading “Hey nugget ice fans, here’s where to find the best ice in Birmingham” Stock photo.
Living in Alabama, you probably know of some pretty funny town names located in our state – Slapout, Flea Hop, Lick Skillet… just to name a few. But there are also some business names around Birmingham that may strike your tickle box. Here are some of them.
Continue reading “Enjoy some laughs with these funny business names in Birmingham” Photo courtesy of cfbham.org.
Are you seeking a way to help fund your local pet organization? Then submit your application for a Remy Fund grant through the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.
Continue reading “The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham seeks applications for Remy Fund grants now through April 30” Record Store Crawl 2017. Photo via Facebook.
Are you a record fan? Then join fellow vinyl enthusiasts and crate diggers at Birmingham’s Record Store Crawl on Saturday, May 19.
Continue reading “Join vinyl enthusiasts at Birmingham’s Record Store Crawl on Saturday, May 19” Sponsored Photo courtesy of AMOR. Are you a coffee enthusiast? Then attend the Alabama Multicultural Organization’s Alabama Coffee Fest and discover glorious aromas, delectable tastes, scrumptious pastries, live music and more. It’s all happening from 9am-12pm at Cahaba Brewery on April 21, 2018. Continue reading “Unite with other coffee lovers at the Alabama Multicultural Organization’s Alabama Coffee Fest April 21” Stock photo.
Easter is almost here, which means Peter Cottontail is hippity hopping towards Birmingham. Where can you find him? Check out this springtime guide the 411 on the Easter Bunny’s whereabouts this year.
Continue reading “Follow the bunny trail to find the Easter Bunny in Birmingham” Sponsored Photo courtesy of the McWane Science Center. McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since first opening its doors 20 years ago. Explorers of all ages flock year-round to see, hear, touch and experience the wonderful world of science in one of the South’s most unique venues. Continue reading “Discover the wonderful world of science during McWane Science Center’s Spring Fever event happening now through April 15” Sponsored Mutt Strut 2017. Photo courtesy of Hand in Paw. Hand in Paw’s Mutt Strut is back again for it’s 9 th Annual 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. And this year, they’ll be throwing it back to the flyest decade ever – the 90’s. You can almost hear miles of doggy tails wagging in excitement! So dust off your walkman, pull on those neon biker shorts, grab your pup and support a great cause. Continue reading “Grab your pup and support Hand in Paw at the 9th Annual Mutt Strut: 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run” Sponsored Photo courtesy of Magic City Art Connection. Discover an explosion of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes and aromas at this highly anticipated Spring arts festival, and one of Birmingham’s largest, attracting 12,000 visitors over its three days.
Continue reading “Find art at Magic City Art Connection’s 35th annual festival in Linn Park, April 27-29” UAB’s women’s bowling team. Photo via Facebook.
Strap on your bowling shoes and cheer on the UAB women’s bowling team because they have some big news!
Continue reading “UAB’s women’s bowling team qualifies for USBC National Championship” Sponsored Photo courtesy of Motivated Movers.
Is it time to move? Have you scheduled Motivated Movers yet?
Continue reading ““We take service to heart” Motivated Movers in Birmingham” Photo via James Spann’s Facebook page. Update:
So far, the weather has been rather calm in Birmingham. But don’t let your guard down. Jefferson County and surrounding areas are currently under a tornado watch until 11pm.
Continue reading “Weather update: tornado watch in effect for Jefferson County” Sponsored Photo courtesy of Topgolf.
Does your child show an interest in the game of golf? Are you seeking a place for them to learn while having fun? Then sign them up for Topgolf’s Spring and Summer Academies!
Continue reading “Birmingham kids learn to golf at Topgolf’s Spring and Summer Academies” Photo courtesy of Shake Shack.
Burgers. Fries. Shakes. If your mouth’s watering then get ready to be mega excited when you learn that Shake Shack is officially opening in Birmingham this summer!
Continue reading “The first-ever Shake Shack in Alabama opens this summer in Birmingham”