Birmingham – don’t be surprised when you see a vintage trolley roaming our city streets.
Something huge is brewing in downtown Birmingham. Next September marks the 10 year anniversary of Railroad Park’s opening, and over the past decade, the area surrounding the park has taken on a life of its own. Some big players in Birmingham have teamed up on a master plan for Parkside—keep reading to find out what’s coming.Continue reading ““A pivotal moment for the city of Birmingham.” Something BIG is coming to Parkside”
As the weather in Birmingham is finally cooling off, it’s time to say goodbye for now to many outdoor activities that we all love, like swimming at Oak Mountain. Because of this, it can be hard to find ways to stay active during the colder months, especially ways that make it fun.
Thankfully, there are plenty of indoor activities located around Birmingham that will get you up, on your feet and having a blast. Here are six locations with great indoor activities for this fall and winter season.Continue reading “6 indoor activities to get you moving in Birmingham”
Big things are happening in Bessemer. In addition to the new Amazon fulfillment center, Carvana has chosen Bessemer as the site for a new $40 million distribution center. Check out why it’s such a big deal.Continue reading “3 reasons why Bessemer’s new $40M Carvana dealership is a big deal”
REV Birmingham’s demonstration project, Upswing, continues to breathe life into Downtown Birmingham. If you haven’t stopped by, what are you waiting for?! The shops are open and events are scheduled throughout the year! On November 23 from 1PM-4PM Upswing is hosting REV Birmingham‘s biggest entrepreneur-focused event, The Big Pitch. For all you Shark Tank lovers, tickets are now available and this is an event you don’t want to miss!Continue reading “Check out Birmingham’s own “Shark Tank” competition, The Big Pitch, Nov. 23 at Upswing”
The international foodie and travel digital publication – Big 7 Travel has named Tony’s Hot Dogs in Pelham as the best place to find a hot dog in Alabama and America.
Do you ever feel like you’ve tried every good burger and BBQ place in town? Though places like Sam’s Super Samwiches and Dreamland BBQ will always have a special place in my heart, I’m excited that there’s a new favorite coming to Birmingham.
Originating in 1989 in Greensboro, NC, Cook Out has made a name for itself by having great, affordable food, with the motto “always fresh, never frozen.” Now, Birmingham will soon have its own Cook Out. Here are five reasons why you should get excited about the opening.Continue reading “Countdown to Cook Out: 5 reasons to get excited about Birmingham’s latest eatery”
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.Continue reading “Shoppe owners open new home store and café, General, in Forest Park”
Have you heard about the growing micro-retail trend? Inside a micro-retail space, multiple vendors display their products. So, imagine a mini-mall. Birmingham has several micro-retail shops with a wide variety of products. Check them out!Continue reading “Check out these 5 micro-retail shops around Birmingham, including Sozo Trading Co.”
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.Continue reading “Want to help make healthcare more affordable? Check out this job opportunity at Encompass Health”
For families staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Birmingham, small gestures of love, care and kindness go a long way. During their stays, the last thing they need to be thinking about is what will be for dinner each night. That’s why the monthly dinners at sRMHCA provided by the Birmingham La-Z-Boy team mean so much. It’s more than a meal. It’s a taste of comfort—a taste of home.Continue reading “Ronald McDonald House families get a taste of home at volunteer dinners. Here’s how you can help!”
At 3.3%, Alabama’s unemployment rate is at one of its historic lows.
During the past two years, Peter Genereux has been preparing to follow his dream–Oak Mountain Brewing Company. Now, he’s ready to get started. Pelham’s new brewery opens in March 2020. Here’s what you need to know.Continue reading “Sneak peek: Oak Mountain Brewing Company coming to Pelham, March 2020”
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.Continue reading “Get to know the Battle Mafia, the badass team behind Battle Republic. They’re hiring!”
The holidays are almost here, which means it’s time for gift giving. And there’s no better place to shop the magic + support the community than Market Noel, the Junior League of Birmingham’s annual holiday fundraiser. Get all the details on vendors and shopping hours. Plus, get the deets on exclusive special events you do not want to miss.Continue reading “Save the date: Shop 100+ local and national vendors at the Junior League of Birmingham’s Market Noel Nov. 20-23”