Well, Birmingham Legion FC fans, you don’t need to run out and purchase that rain poncho tonight.
This past December 2018, heavy rains and winds blew down a large pine tree on top of the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve greenhouse. Constructed only a couple of years ago, the purpose of the greenhouse was to grow native trees and flora and plant them within Forever Wild’s Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. Its untimely destruction was a huge setback for the preserve financially and ecologically.
This coming weekend, March 8-10, will be huge for sports fans throughout the Birmingham metro area. The Magic City will be hosting four major sporting events, including the NCAA Division I Indoor Track National Championship at the Crossplex and the inaugural game of the Birmingham Legion FC.
Numerous non-profit organizations and media outlets throughout Birmingham and Alabama are stepping forward to support the victims of Sunday’s tornados in Lee County and surrounding areas.
It is river conservation’s ultimate block party.
Remember your New Year’s fitness resolutions? Me either. Frankly, I’ve exhausted every excuse of why I “can’t” workout. My favorites are “it’s too cold outside” and “I can’t afford to join a gym right now.” But, I’ve completely run out of ways to avoid getting in shape.
Continue reading “Your March guide to free workouts in Birmingham including yoga at The Pizitz”
The forecast for the month of March—not including this week,
Starting early Monday morning, Birmingham will experience one last cold snap for the winter of 2019.
In the 1920s, Birmingham employed the skills of a true urban planning visionary, Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. We see his mark today in places like Ward and Rushton Parks, but his full-fledged master plan? It fell through the cracks. Today, the Red Rock Trail System is bringing it back, one trail at a time.Continue reading “Reviving the urban planning wisdom of Birmingham’s 1925 Olmsted plan with the Red Rock Trail System”
Several Birmingham area restaurants, including popular “joints” such as Al’s Deli and Grill in 5 Points/UAB area, Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint in the Lakeview District and Fat Mama’s Lunchbox in Woodlawn received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.
Meet Ethan Major, CamRon Hamilton, and Aaron Grant—three of the most inspiring young men you will ever encounter.
A mural honoring Mark Lindsey, aka, Onewheel Jesus has been drawing attention on Historic Morris Avenue in downtown Birmingham.
Titled “Don’t ever stop” the mural memorializes Lindsey, who passed away this month.
Innovators from around the state are heading to Selma Thursday, February 28 to find out which Alabama startups will get a piece of the $150,000 pie up for grabs at the next Alabama Launchpad Competition. Find out why the EDPA chose to host the competition in Selma and where it’s headed next.
You always hear about father/daughter dances but what about mother/son dances? That’s exactly why the King’s Home created the Queen’s Ball, happening Friday, March 1, 7-9PM at The Club in Birmingham. It will celebrate the mother/son bond and benefit the King’s Home too.
It is the biggest mystery in every household. Where can you recycle household hazardous waste? Thanks to the Alabama Environmental Council we finally have an answer.
Our forests, rivers and public lands in Alabama are chock full of opportunity for adventure. But, did you know they offer more than a great place to fish, hunt or hike? They actually help you stay healthier! Read on to find out how.