First, we had cat yoga. Then, we had happy hour yoga at local breweries. Now we introduce to you… Goat Yoga BHM, Birmingham’s first ever goat yoga experience! Find out where you can zen out on the farm and practice your poses with the cutest head buttin’ goats around.Continue reading “Birmingham, get bendy with Goat Yoga BHM”
Do you love animals? From Croonin’ For Critters to Do Dah Day, here are some pet-loving events coming up in Birmingham.Continue reading “7 pet-loving events in Birmingham, including Croonin’ For Critters on March 21”
Starting early Monday morning, Birmingham will experience one last cold snap for the winter of 2019.
This land is your land, this land is my land… this land was made for you and me. ~excerpt of lyrics from Woody Guthrie’s “This Land Is Your Land.”
Did you know that you, as a citizen of the state of Alabama, and nearly 5 million fellow Alabamians share ownership of more than 1.5 million acres of public land in our state?
Alabama’s first ever cat café is in the works. Guess where it will be opening? Birmingham! Get ready for Gatos and Beans.Continue reading “Gatos and Beans, Alabama’s first cat café, is coming to Birmingham”
In 1913, Miss Fancy became a Birmingham resident. She would live in our city for 41 years, but her legacy and imprint remain, still holding a big place in this city’s heart today.
It was a chilly and crazy-sunny afternoon in Avondale yesterday, but the feeling at Hand in Paw’s Avondale headquarters was all warmth—with happy smiles and wagging tails galore.
The event drew a crowd of dogs ranging in size from an enormous Great Dane to tiny King Charles Spaniels. Also in attendance were Hand in Paw’s donors, leaders, and friends, who ceremonially cut the ribbon to their beautiful new space. The renovated building is aptly named “The Beth Franklin Building” after the organization’s founder.
If you’ve ever lifted up a rock or rotting wood in pretty much any damp, shady spot in Alabama, you may have found a salamander or two.Continue reading “Five facts about salamanders in Alabama, plus one fun festival”
Do you get the same thrill from HGTV that other people get from ESPN? Do you love organizing things, and making your space just so? If so, you’ll want to get to know the folks at Closets by Design in Birmingham. They have a dedicated creative team that can help bring your organizational fantasies to life.
The show must go on! This weekend, despite the federal government shutdown, the 2019 Festival of the Cranes at the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge and at locations in and around Decatur, Alabama is ON!
For those who’ve made the midnight trek to Emergency & Specialty Animal Medical Center on Acton Road, take note. At the top of 2019, after-hours emergency services are no longer available at this location. But you still have three great options for urgent veterinary care in Birmingham metro. Bookmark this post for when you need it.Continue reading “3 emergency vet clinics in Birmingham metro, following closure of Acton Road emergency clinic”
Eating local is no longer just for you — it’s for your pets too! Birmingham is full of local businesses that are making their own wholesome dog treats and food. Find out where you can find it and what kind of options you have for your furry friends with our handy guide.Continue reading “6 local pet stores and Birmingham-based dog treat companies for your furry friends”
Tucked away on a side street in Avondale sits a place that’s home to a lot of joy. Since 1996, Hand in Paw has been bringing Animal-Assisted Therapy to tens of thousands of people. Now, thanks to generous donors, much hard and loving work, and new volunteers, they’re poised to touch even more lives.Continue reading “Animal-Assisted Therapy: Big changes are afoot at Birmingham’s Hand in Paw”
Want to meet the world’s largest owl or are you more into Spiderman? Red Mountain Park and Alabama Wildlife Center will be hosting special Halloween events Saturday for friends and families looking for a nature-friendly “spooky” day.