It’s fair to say that most folks who’ve spent any time in Birmingham have probably spent some time in Southside. Whether it’s restaurants and bars you’re after, religious institutions brimming with history or sports or parks you’re looking for, Birmingham’s Southside community has all this and more.
If anyone in the Magic City is having more fun than the Birmingham Disco Amigos, you’re gonna have to prove it to me. From the moment my kids’ Cub Scout troop followed them in the Homewood Christmas parade, I’ve had a secret fangirl crush on the whole operation.
You can connect with Birmingham at Cottages on Fifth—with your neighbors, with all that’s happening in Avondale, with Birmingham and the world. But you’ll have to act fast—there’s only one more of 10 total units remaining. Check out Cottages on Fifth here.
When I think of local honey, I get a warm and fuzzy feeling. There’s something about knowing that people near here, some who I know, have been tending to bees and producing honey to make our lives a little sweeter. Once I started digging a little deeper into the world of local honey, it got more and more interesting. Here is some of what I learned.
Fans of Amy Winehouse, rejoice. While the singer’s no longer here, her music lives on, and Wine Housed is bringing a tribute show to Birmingham that’ll knock your socks off. The one show is June 13 at 8PM at The Lyric. Get tickets now.
At least 11 climbers died on Mt. Everest this year, and that has a lot of people talking about what it takes to climb the world’s tallest peak. To find out more, I talked with two people from Birmingham who’ve been to Base Camp, and one who’s been to the mountain five times with two summit attempts. Here’s what they had to stay.
We’re big fans of the Crisis Center here at Bham Now. Not because we love crisis, but because we know life happens. When it does, it’s fantastic to know there are such talented, big-hearted humans ready to help the healing begin.
When we heard about the Crisis Center’s new Sexual Assault Support Services Mobile Unit, we had to find out more. What we found out made us soooo happy. Read on for all the details.
I’m about to let you in on a little secret: Chabad of Alabama makes, hands down, the best challah in Birmingham. The first time I ever heard about their challah a couple of years ago, they had me “cinnamon bun challah.”
The very next Friday, I ventured over to Chabad to check it out for myself. Since then, my family and I have never looked back. This past Friday, I went back to chat with the people who make it all happen. Now I’m ready to share their secret with you.
This year’s 23rd annual Rickwood Classic harkens back to the first-ever game the Birmingham Coal Barons played at Rickwood Field. The time was August 18th, 1910, and baseball mania was so high in Birmingham that much of the city closed its doors for business early that day. Over 10,000 fans came to watch the Coal Barons beat the Montgomery Climbers 3-2.