Your ultimate guide to Birmingham Restaurant Week 2019: Celebrate 10 years of BRW August 16-25

Sponsored

Dreamland BBQ serving up some Birmingham classics. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

The 10th annual Birmingham Restaurant Week presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is taking over the city August 16-25, 2019. Almost 60 restaurants are offering killer deals all over Birmingham, AL—how will you ever know where to start? We’ve got you covered.

Continue reading “Your ultimate guide to Birmingham Restaurant Week 2019: Celebrate 10 years of BRW August 16-25”

Journey to Paris at the 2019 ASO Maestro’s Ball September 6, 6PM at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center

Carlos Izcaray, Randall Woodfin and others enjoying a previous year's Maestro's Ball.
ASO Maestro Carlos Izcaray, Mayor Randall Woodfin and others at a previous Maestro’s Ball. Photo supplied

If you love the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, you need to know about the 2019 Maestro’s Ball. It’ll be an evening of food, drinks, music and more Friday, September 6, 6PM at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center.

If you know you want to go, click here, go to Maestro’s Ball, and click on the black “More Info” button to email for tickets.

Continue reading “Journey to Paris at the 2019 ASO Maestro’s Ball September 6, 6PM at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center”

More than a party: United Ability’s Vino & Van Gogh Wine and Art event on August 22 is life-changing. Tickets limited.

Sponsored

Lucas Teske at United Ability. Photo courtesy of Amy Teske

This year’s United Ability’s Vino & Van Gogh Wine and Art fundraiser is more than a party for event co-chair Amy Teske. It is an opportunity to give back and say thanks to a special organization.

Continue reading “More than a party: United Ability’s Vino & Van Gogh Wine and Art event on August 22 is life-changing. Tickets limited.”

Birmingham’s Hatton Smith launches Campesino Rum. Follow our taste tour for local bars serving it now.

Sponsored

Campesino’s a kick your feet up kinda drink.

National Rum Day is Friday, August 16, and it couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. Campesino Rum, Birmingham’s hottest new spirit, just hit the shelves and the hype is real. We toured 7 downtown bars with Campesino founder, Hatton Smith, to taste for ourselves. Keep reading for all the drink deets—Plus, taste it for free at Campesino’s inaugural launch party happening Friday from 5-7PM at LeNell’s!

Continue reading “Birmingham’s Hatton Smith launches Campesino Rum. Follow our taste tour for local bars serving it now.”

Farm fresh and delish. Eat to your heart’s content at ASAN’s Graze Birmingham, September 8, 5-8PM at Avondale Brewing

Graze Birmingham is the annual fundraising event for ASAN.
Sampling the local flavors at Graze: Birmingham. Photo from ASAN via Facebook

If you’re a fan of fresh, local food, you’re gonna want to check out Alabama Sustainable Agriculture‘s 5th Annual Graze: Birmingham. It’s Sunday, September 8, from 5-8PM at Avondale Brewing, and it’s gonna be soooo tasty.

If you know you want to go and sample the fare of 17 chef and farm pairs, reserve your spot now. Suggested price for adults is $45 and for kids is $10 — there’s also a sliding scale.

Continue reading “Farm fresh and delish. Eat to your heart’s content at ASAN’s Graze Birmingham, September 8, 5-8PM at Avondale Brewing”

Party in the streets! Woodlawn Market to host first-ever night market August 10

Street dance is a common sight at the Woodlawn Market! Photo via Facebook.

Woodlawn Market is an urban street market in the heart of Historic Woodlawn. They are halfway through their 6th season, and on Saturday, August 10, they are hosting their first-ever night market from 5-9pm! Find all the details here.

Continue reading “Party in the streets! Woodlawn Market to host first-ever night market August 10”

5 reasons to attend imerge2019 on August 28. Celebrate Alabama’s past, present, and future role in the space race

Sponsored

Astronaut standing on surface of moon
Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr, poses next to the US flag during the Apollo 11 mission (Photo via NASA)

The Economic Development Partnership of Alabama (EDPA) will host its third annual imerge event on August 28, at Iron City, in Birmingham, Alabama.

Continue reading “5 reasons to attend imerge2019 on August 28. Celebrate Alabama’s past, present, and future role in the space race”

Recap: 4 things you missed during the 3rd Annual Birmingham Burger Fest

Sponsored

Junior Board, Alabama Chapter of the ALS Association. Photo by Morgan Worsham

The grills were on fire at Avondale Brewing Company during the 3rd Annual Birmingham Burger Fest on July 27. Here are four things you missed during this exciting and totally scrumptious fundraiser benefiting the Alabama Chapter of the ALS Association.

Continue reading “Recap: 4 things you missed during the 3rd Annual Birmingham Burger Fest”

It’s your last chance to check out Art on the Rocks at the Birmingham Museum of Art on August 9. Win tickets!

Sponsored

Photo by Birmingham Museum of Art

It’s your last chance to check out Art on the Rocks this summer on Friday, August 9th! There’s no better place to discover amazing art, listen to great music and have a good time with friends.  Keep reading to learn how to win tickets.

Continue reading “It’s your last chance to check out Art on the Rocks at the Birmingham Museum of Art on August 9. Win tickets!”

The best of Birmingham’s first Freedom Fest: See what you missed (Photos)

Giant letters? YES. The best photo-op at Freedom Fest. Photo via @neena_rani on Instagram

The first annual Freedom Fest happened this past Saturday, July 27, and it was a hit. See some of the best moments in photos from Birmingham’s newest music + empowerment festival.

Continue reading “The best of Birmingham’s first Freedom Fest: See what you missed (Photos)”

Alabama Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association hosting event at Birmingham District Brewing Co. on August 1st.

Sponsored

Photo via Heart of Alabama Walk to End Alzheimer’s Facebook

The Alabama Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee is throwing Beers for Alz, a free event on August 1st from 5:30-8:30PM at 20 Midtown hosted at Birmingham District Brewing Co. Read on to learn more about the event.

Continue reading “Alabama Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association hosting event at Birmingham District Brewing Co. on August 1st.”