Everyone loves a parade. Check out videos of the best Do Dah Day 2018 Parade floats

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This year’s Do Dah Day 2018 was a huge success. A Birmingham original, thousands of people once again descended on the Highland Park neighborhood to have a good time and raise funds to benefit homeless animals in the Birmingham and Jefferson County areas.

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Relax! Regions Tradition’s Yoga on the Green has been moved to Saturday, May 19, 5:30pm

Shipt Yoga on the Green. Photo courtesy of the Brunos Event Team.

Regions Tradition’s Yoga on the Green has been moved to Saturday, May 19, 5:30pm because of potential inclement weather. Originally scheduled for today, there are no changes to the event just the date change. There will still be 90 minutes of yoga, door prizes, and a wine-down social hour.

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3 ways to watch the royal wedding from the other Birmingham, including the Elyton Hotel

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Photo via news.com.

The royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is just days away on Saturday, May 19. This means you have just a few short days to figure out how you’re going to view the royal wedding. Is your plan in order? Continue reading “3 ways to watch the royal wedding from the other Birmingham, including the Elyton Hotel”

Vulcan is turning 114! Get your tickets for the Birthday Bash on June 3

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It’s the event of the year for family fun at Vulcan Park and Museum! Help Vulcan blow out his candles at his 114th Birthday Bash, along with “V” (Vulcan’s six-foot plush mascot), Birmingham City Mayor Randall Woodfin and City Council President Valerie A. Abbott as well as other city officials. Ice Cream from Piggly Wiggly and Bud’s Best Cookies will be handed out after V blows out his candles!

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Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Smokey Joe’s Cafe provides an evening of non-stop dancing and singing. Don’t miss our special ticket discount

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Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Smokey Joe Cafe. Photo by Photos by Stewart Edmonds.

Last Saturday night, right before taking a seat to watch Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Smokey Joe’s Cafe, I asked the volunteer usher what to expect during the show.

She smiled mischievously and said. “Buckle up!”

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Fan Guide to the SEC Baseball Tournament, May 22-27, in Hoover

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For 21 straight years, the SEC Baseball Tournament has called the Birmingham area home at the Hoover Met. It’s that time of year again, so check out our comprehensive Fan Guide for everything you need to know to make this Memorial Day Weekend perfect from the top of the first to the bottom of the ninth!

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Escape with Birmingham’s Nicole Lamb to Red Mountain Theatre Company’s  Smokey Joe’s Cafe

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Smokey Joe’s Cafe cast members (L to R) Tray Wright, Nicole Lamb and Caprenia Anthony. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Birmingham native Nicole Lamb had this to say about the upcoming  Red Mountain Theatre Company’s production of Smokey Joe’s Cafe.

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Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9

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Steve Case, AOL co-founder is coming to Bham. Via whyy.org.

Birmingham has been labeled an up-and-coming hotspot for startup companies for some time. Now those across the country will see just what the Magic City is made of as local startups anxiously prepare to compete for $100,000 in seed funding when the Rise of the Rest bus tour rolls into Birmingham this week.  Continue reading “Local startup companies compete for $100,000 when the Rise of the Rest tour hits Birmingham May 9”

Do Dah Day is Birmingham’s ultimate animal lover’s party

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Do Dah Day.  Photo by Larry O. Gay for Bham Now

Nearly 40 years ago some animal-loving friends got together on Birmingham’s Southside and had a party.

From that fateful day, Do Dah Day was born. Now, four decades later, that neighborhood gathering has turned into one of the largest animal loving festivals in Birmingham and the entire state.

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It’s time to sign up for Workshops, Inc.’s 2018 Cornhole Cup on May 19

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Slots are filling up fast for Workshops, Inc’s annual Cornhole Cup! Register your team by following this link.

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Cornhole cup participants showing off their skills at the 2017 Cornhole Cup held at Cahaba Brewing. This year’s tournament returns to the popular local brewery. Photo via Workshops, Inc.

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