Abstaining from alcohol–even just temporarily—is becoming increasingly common. Whether you’re taking a brief break from boozing or not drinking for personal reasons, Birmingham has several options for you.Continue reading “Where to find alcohol-free cocktails in Birmingham, including Seedlip spirits at LeNell’s”
Happy Apollo Week, Birmingham! If you’re looking to celebrate that “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” we’ve got 8 ways to do it! Keep reading to find out.Continue reading “8 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing in Birmingham”
Whether you’re looking for a canoe adventure or a relaxing float on an inner tube, cooling off at the river is some of the most fun you can have during a Birmingham summer. We’ve got five places to check out within two hours of downtown. Keep reading to find your next weekend expedition!Continue reading “Looking to beat the Birmingham heat? Here are 7 ways to cool off at the river this summer—tubing, kayaking and more!”
Summer’s in full swing here in Birmingham. But don’t fret— you still have time to sign up for these fantastic summer camps at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. If you find yourself asking, “Is it time to go school supply shopping yet??” You’re in luck— no matter their age or interests, the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens probably has a summer camp option that your kiddos (and you) will get excited about.Continue reading “5 summer camps at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens– including a family camp that you’re not going to want to miss”
Birmingham is home to delicious food—and some of it’s on wheels! No matter what you’re craving, Birmingham will have a food truck for you. Keep reading for just a few of Birmingham’s many food trucks you should plan to check out, plus their social media so you can find them yourselves!Continue reading “15 Birmingham food trucks you should try”
There’s something undeniably romantic about travelling over Alabama’s historic covered bridges. They suddenly appear on scenic backroads and provide a beautiful reminder of days gone by. Check out our great road trip from downtown Birmingham that allows more than enough time to explore three historical bridges in Blount County over three to four hours. Photos and map below.Continue reading “Road trip alert! See 3 covered bridges on the Covered Bridge Trail in Blount County. Map and photos.”
Have you ever wondered what the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum looks like “before” the big show begins at July, 4, 9:00 PM?
We got photos.
We love our wine at Bham Now. We also love it when we can get a special on Wine Wednesday in Birmingham. There’s nothing better to get through the midweek slump!Continue reading “Craving a glass of vino? Here are 8 spots with Wine Wednesday specials in Birmingham. Cheers!”
In honor of this holiday week, I did the research so you don’t have to! Here’s your handy guide to happy hour deals all across the city.Continue reading “13 can’t-miss summer happy hours in + around Birmingham”
We all know that Birmingham has one of the top food scenes around. We also happen to have several places where we can take our pups with us to enjoy some delicious eats!Continue reading “10 places to dine with your dog in Birmingham. Adorable pup photos included”
Whoever said grilled cheese is a kid’s meal, has clearly never met me. I don’t know about you, but give me a grilled cheese and I’ll be satisfied.Continue reading “The best places in Birmingham to get grilled cheese.”
Community gardens dot the landscape of Birmingham and its surrounding areas. In addition to welcome patches of green, they also bring healthy food, community, education, habitat for pollinators and joy.Continue reading “10 community gardens in Birmingham bring fruit, veggies, pollinators and joy (PHOTOS)”
Looking for a way to satisfy your caffeine addiction in our sweltering Birmingham summer? You need to try some iced coffee! It’s a little milder tasting than its hot brewed brother and is such a welcome treat when the thermostat is hitting 90. I went out looking and came up with 10 coffee shops to grab some around Birmingham. Here are a few of my favorites.Continue reading “Need some iced coffee? Here are 10 Birmingham coffee shops to grab a cup.”
Summer is officially here–and we’re officially feeling it in Birmingham. Although I’m a huge fan of getting outdoors, when the heat index is over 100 degrees it might be best to stay inside.Continue reading “8 places to take your kids when it’s too hot outside in Birmingham, including Bart’s ArtVenture”
I graduated from college in May 2019. Starting approximately June 1, 2018, I was asked this question over, and over, and over again. You know the one: “So, what’s next?” Now, this was certainly well-intended and asked out of genuine curiosity. However, for a senior in college with no clue what they’re doing for spring break, much less with the rest of their lives, it can be a bit panic-inducing. College students, post-grads: have no fear! I’ve got your answer to the dreaded question right here- keep reading to find out!Continue reading “10 reasons every post-grad should move to Birmingham”