Look, everyone has their go-to comfort food. For some it might be chicken and dumplings, or their grandmother’s mac and cheese, or maybe even a Big Mac combo. For my family, it’s Mexican food. If you’re in the same boat and feeling a little stressed lately, never fear. We’ve got your curbside + delivery Mexican fix right here.Continue reading “10 restaurants in Birmingham where you can get Mexican food curbside”
The world is coming to Birmingham—just a little bit later than originally planned. The World Games Birmingham has been rescheduled to take place on July 7-17, 2022. Nick Sellers, CEO of The World Games Birmingham, provided insight to Bham Now about the decision. Keep reading for more details including the event’s positive outlook.Continue reading “The World Games Birmingham announces new dates for July 2022—including insight from Nick Sellers”
It’s no secret to any local that Birmingham is the Magic City in more ways than one. In the wake of a global pandemic that’s put our whole world on pause, neighbors and strangers alike in Birmingham are being as generous and kind as ever. Read about three of them and focus on the good today.Continue reading “3 Birmingham stories that will put a smile on your face today”
Did you know there’s a movie set on an island in the Alabama River that was abandoned after shooting wrapped on a blockbuster film? We wanted to check it out for ourselves, and our friends over at Adamson Ford got us there in style. Come tag along on our latest adventure!Continue reading “The Town of Spectre: Adventures with Adamson Ep. 1”
We are fortunate that our Magic City is filled with smart, creative people who are finding ways to help Birmingham’s healthcare and hospitality workers now. As you can imagine, both are facing new challenges, for different reasons. Keep reading to find out how you can get involved.Continue reading “5 unique ways to help Birmingham’s healthcare + hospitality workers now”
Just when we were getting into the swing of a new decade, COVID-19 halted things in the blink of an eye. There’s nothing we can really do about it besides practicing social distancing and slathering on gallons of hand sanitizer. Whether you’re just getting to know someone or social distancing from your long-time partner, there’s still hope. You can still strike up a romance. It just requires a little creativity.Continue reading “Single and can’t mingle? Dating in Birmingham during a pandemic + 3 virtual date ideas”
Stuck at home with your kids during the COVID-19 pandemic? To help keep my fellow Birmingham parents from hearing the dreaded “I’m bored” for the next few weeks, here’s a list of activities to keep your kids entertained.Continue reading “8 ways to entertain Birmingham kids bored at home”
Week one of social distancing down and we need a drink. Y’all know Bham Now loves supporting local business, so we’re mixing our cocktails with spirits made right here in the Magic City. Check out our top three quarantini recipes and learn how you can make your own!Continue reading “Quarantini, anyone? We’re getting creative with Birmingham spirits”
The show must go on, even when it can’t. We know how much hard work and effort were put into local productions that are now postponed or canceled. However, the best way to ensure we get to see future shows is by giving back now.
Not only do these performances feature renowned and global actors, they also feature your children, coworkers, friends, family and Birmingham community. Bham Now is offering FREE promotion for local non-profits. This information will be used to create useful guides on Bham Now.Continue reading “Help save local Birmingham theaters—here’s how”
What happens when a holiday hits the same week as a pandemic? We bring you four ways to celebrate while practicing safe social distancing right here in Birmingham. Check it out! 🍀Continue reading “How to have great craic on St. Patrick’s Day while social distancing”
We’ll use any excuse to celebrate here at Bham Now. National holidays? Happy hour? Sign us up. March 14 is National Pi(e) Day in the U.S.—check out 3.14 ways to celebrate right here in Birmingham.Continue reading “3.14 ways to celebrate National Pi(e) Day in the comfort of your own home”
Grumpy cats are a favorite in the world of the internet. We found Birmingham’s 7 grumpiest cats—the best news? They’re all adorable and adoptable. Read on to meet them and to find out how you could win $100 to the animal rights nonprofit of your choice!Continue reading “Do you have Birmingham’s grumpiest cat? You could win $100 for charity.”
NOTE: BIRMINGHAM BOTANICAL GARDENS ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens is rolling out brand-new reasons to support one of the Magic City’s greatest treasures. The partnership between the City of Birmingham and the Friends allows the Gardens to be enjoyed sunrise to sunset, every day of the year. Learn how you can be a Friend for 10% off with the code SPRING2020.Continue reading “7 ways (+ even more reasons) to “friend” Birmingham Botanical Gardens this year”
Want to support a great cause? Then mark your calendar for these upcoming charity events taking place in Birmingham this March and April.Continue reading “Get out and enjoy these 15 charity events in Birmingham”