Cooking and eating healthy around the holidays can be tough—the pie! the cookies! the casseroles!—but it doesn’t have to be impossible. We spoke with a few Birmingham foodies about staying healthy during the most wonderful time of the year.
I’ve been watching the construction of the Highland Park Community Garden for a while now. As a former resident of Birmingham’s Highland Park, I’m pumped to see this community garden open in one of my favorite neighborhoods.
I’ll admit it–I’ve been facing a conundrum lately. My 14-month-old is going into a full-on revolt when I put him in his carseat. I’m sure other parents can relate. So when I heard about a potential portable soothing option for baby, the Lullabuddy, I had to investigate. Here’s more about this musical gadget and the Birmingham resident who created it, Mae Robertson.
Do you love Alabama lakes? Did you know they are actually rivers? Alabama is connected by a vast network of rivers and streams that are a life-giving force, sustaining human and ecological communities here in Birmingham and across the state. Find out what The Nature Conservancy in Alabama is doing to protect our most precious natural resource.
Mark Thompson and Jay Draper, the owners of Birmingham’s beloved garden store, Shoppe, have opened General in the former Silvertron location. As a Forest Park resident, I had to walk over and check it out! Get the details below.
Kristen Farmer Hall and Victor King, the duo behind award-winning Birmingham restaurant The Essential, opened Bandit Pâtisserie in Homewood this morning. Of course we had to stop by and sample the goods. Learn more about it below!
National Health Care Supply Chain Week happened earlier this month. This week provides an opportunity to recognize the integral role supply chain professionals play in delivering high-quality patient care. This industry might also be the key to lowering ever-rising healthcare costs. We spoke with some of Encompass Health’s supply chain team in Birmingham to learn more about it–and got the scoop on a job opportunity available.
Battle Republic in Homewood is introducing a brand new workout concept to the Birmingham area. We heard they have some amazing coaches and staff (known as the Battle Mafia), so we wanted to get to know them a little and learn what Battle Republic means to them. Check it out below.
If you live in Birmingham, you’ve seen the work of Orchestra Partners across town. This real estate development firm is a little different from the rest, focusing on historical buildings and breathing new life into Birmingham’s core neighborhoods. Learn more about their team and the work they’re doing to make Birmingham a better place to live!
A chill is in the air and Halloween is upon us, Birmingham. What better way to celebrate than to go explore some of Birmingham’s very own spooky spots? Below is a list of places where things go bump in the night… get a friend, hop in the car, and check them out, if you dare!
Birmingham is a city in mourning today. We learned last night that the remains of Kamille McKinney, who was affectionately known as Cupcake, have been found. As a parent, it is hard to imagine the pain the family must be feeling. They are not alone in their grief–we are all hurting for them today.
Halloween is almost here! It’s time to get out the costumes and candy, Birmingham. Wondering what to do if you have a little one that’s not quite ready to trick or treat just yet? Check out the options below.