Yesterday, Ruffner Mountain released their list of events for February and March. Make sure to bookmark their calendar and check on it regularly. New activities are continually being added and updated.
Crestwood Coffee Company/Cafe is stepping forward to help Urban Standard staff recover after the downtown coffeehouse closed for repairs earlier this month because of a fire.
Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 25th, from 6:30am to 2:00pm, Crestwood Coffee Company/Cafe will be donating all tips to Urban Standard staff. Along with the tips given by patrons, Crestwood Coffee will also match the donated tips.
For twenty years, the Freshwater Land Trust has become one of the most respected and successful land trust organizations in the South. Throughout the years, they have saved and protected special places in the Magic City; including restored industrial sites transformed into green spaces to endangered darters found no where on earth but in our local springs and streams. This year, the land trust is providing the public with an unique opportunity to see firsthand these special places they have saved through their 2017 Sunday Hike Series.
Start 2017 off right this week
For 2017, start your tour of Freshwater Land Trust hosted hikes this Sunday, January 29th, 2:00 at the High Ore Line Trail.
Hundreds of Birmingham women, men and children are on their way to our nation’s capitol for the Women’s March on Washington, tomorrow, Saturday, January 21. Whether by car, plane, bus, with personal funds or on scholarship, they’re all packed and headed out to make a stand for their beliefs in women’s rights.
With fall football and beer behind us, winter can bring out our desire to feed our intellectual, introspective and sensitive side. Who’s ready for some opera?
Opera Birmingham is offering only two performances of 3 Decembers. Sung in English with projected English titles Opera Birmingham continues its successful chamber opera series with this intimate performance.
Alabama Power’s Renew Our Rivers program is one of those environmental service programs that quietly makes a difference in so many communities – it is unimaginable what our state’s waterways, lakes and shorelines would look like without it.
3 Days and Counting. You won’t want to miss your chance to explore a variety of Bham eateries and your favorite food scene. Starting this Friday, January 20th, this event will continue until January 29th. Enjoy 10 days of deals, dining, and discovery this Winter Restaurant Week. Continue reading “Bham’s Winter Restaurant Week is almost here”
We Birmingham women are not known for being shy, despite our sweet, southern reputation. Some, including Republicans and Democrats alike, are stepping out (literally) for their voice to be heard, on how they think women should be treated.
Local women who are headed to the Women’s March On Washington on January 21st met at Saturn Saturday afternoon to make signs for the protest. Under a colorful parachute, paint, glue and glitter were crafted into messages from the heart…messages of concern about women and minorities.
Three women explain in their own words, their motivations for marching, their expectations, and how they’ll get to the Washington, D.C. event.
Have you heard of archery tag? It might sound a little scary, but Justin Lyles of Always In Motion, LLC (A.I.M.) has made a business out of it here in Birmingham.
CEO Justin E. Lyles, started AIM…
“to provide an environment charged with FUN, innovation, and a passionate pursuit of purpose and action.”
Archery Tag mixes a historic sport with innovation offering archery tag in classic style of play, tournament style, and as a part of a group team building experience. A.I.M. works with grade schools, college campus’ and businesses. Always In Motion has a 75 mile travel radius around the Birmingham, Al area. They also serve the area beyond this radius for a nominal transportation fee.
For every hiker, there are trails at the top of their bucket list.
For example, in Alabama everyone has the Big Tree in the Sipsey Wilderness or the iconic Walls of Jericho on their list. These trails, if you begin them early enough in the morning, can be hiked in a day. For the longer hikes, the gold standard for our state is the Pinhoti Trail. The Alabama section is 171 miles. It’s our connector to the historic Appalachian Trail.