Your grandmother probably passed down a time-honored Easter recipe or two (in my family, it’s pineapple ham and potato salad). But today, we’re so busy, who has time to cook? Order from one of these Birmingham favorites, swap out the to-go containers for your own serving dishes and Easter dinner is done!Continue reading “Easter made easy: 4 places to order for a “homemade” dinner at home, including Meals by Misty”
The first outdoor market of the year happens at the Market at Pepper Place on Saturday, April 13, 7AM-noon, rain or shine. Find out what’s in store this year at the Market.Continue reading “13 things happening at the Market at Pepper Place in 2019, including an OvenBird chef demo on May 4”
It’s Birmingham’s longest-running Earth Day celebration heading into its 22nd year. Here’s why one and all should come to Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Saturday, April 20, 11AM-3PM. This community event is free and open to the public.
Daryl Harris of Birmingham is one step closer to bringing a ride-sharing app for people who need accessible transportation to market. Learn how you can become a Moovmo driver.
When first-time home buyer Erin Helton first stepped into her Bluff Park home in 2013, she looked past the paneling and dated carpet. Instead she saw a home that was clean and well maintained, one that she could easily make livable, with the goal of doing more home renovations down the road.Continue reading “Bluff Park 1950s fixer upper gets redo from local online boutique owner. See before and after pics.”
Put “‘Southern’ Is Not a Style,” by New York Times writer Michael Venutolo-Mantovani on your reading list, Birmingham. The article highlights the style and community-minded spirit of Duquette and Morgan Johnston, owners of Club Duquette in Woodlawn.Continue reading “Local couple behind Club Duquette, a boutique in Woodlawn, featured in The New York Times”
Crawdads, mountain lobsters, mudbugs and yabbies—whatever you call ’em, April is the month for crawfish boils in Birmingham.Continue reading “10 crawfish boils happening in Birmingham this April, including the 12th Annual Hope for Autumn Foundation Crawfish Boil”
Do you like to sleep in on Saturdays, but don’t want to miss the farmers market? Will and Hayley DeShazo, a husband-and-wife team from Cahaba Heights, have created a solution, till. till is an online marketplace and delivery service for produce, meats and baked goods from Alabama farmers.Continue reading “Cahaba Heights couple launches local produce delivery service April 6”
Don’t miss the magic, Birmingham. Don your wizard’s robes, rep your house, and get tickets to “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert” on April 12 and 13. The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams’ unforgettable score as the movie plays on the big screen at the Samford University Wright Center. Tickets start at $29 for both performances, Friday 7PM and Saturday 2PM.Continue reading “Hey there, Hogwarts fans! Alabama Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert’ April 12-13”
When the big white tent goes up at Brookwood Village, it means one thing. Time for the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens Spring Plant Sale. Find out how 400 volunteers bring this plant extravaganza together, plus why the Preview Sale on April 11 is a hot ticket.Continue reading “How volunteers power the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens 50th Anniversary Spring Plant Sale on April 12-14”
Peer into a beating heart, or fly across the world. Then meet moon man Buzz Aldrin in hologram form. You don’t even have to leave Birmingham—you just have to be a student, faculty or staff member at UAB. Take a look at the new UAB Virtual Reality Studio in Lister Hill Library.
How well do you know the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama, or EDPA, in Birmingham? Bham Now serves up six quick facts about Alabama’s trusted source for economic development information (and big money startup dollars.)Continue reading “6 things to know about EDPA, the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama in Birmingham”
The Market at Pepper Place is gearing up for spring in Birmingham. Check out what’s coming up this April, including the schedule for a free business workshop series geared toward Alabama makers, growers—and anyone in the community who wants to grow their small business. For more information about the workshops and/or to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Continue reading “FREE small business workshops begin April 2, strawberries and more at the Market at Pepper Place”
Hard work and preparation has paid off Benjamin Holmes of Birmingham. The Woodlawn High School senior began working on his college applications this summer. Now the acceptance letters are in—all 31 of them. Combined, his scholarship offers total $1.3 million.
When Zhoria was in second grade, like many children her age in Birmingham, she struggled with reading. When asked to read aloud, she felt overwhelmed and had a hard time comprehending books on her grade level. Then Zhoria met Mary Margaret Yeilding and Polly Edwards at STAIR.