Where to find deals on baby gear in Birmingham

Target and Walmart both offer car seat trade-in programs. Recycle your old one (at certain times of the year) in one of these stores for a discount or gift card. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now

Anyone with a baby—or baby on the way—knows that a little bundle of joy requires a LOT of gear. Carrier, stroller, car seat, crib, high chair… the list goes on. The costs can add up quickly—here’s where you can find some deals in Birmingham!

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Adopt, don’t shop! Rescue pups by breed in Alabama

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Pet adoption puts smiles like this on everyone’s face—human or doggo. Photo via Bama Bully Rescue on Facebook

New year, new pup! If you’re considering bringing a new furry friend into your home, rescuing an animal in Alabama is a wonderful way to do it. One misconception about becoming a rescue dog parent is that you can’t choose that one breed you really love. These breed-specific rescue organizations prove that idea wrong.

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MLK Day in Birmingham—honor history in the place where it happened

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Photo via Birmingham Civil Rights Institute on Facebook

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated all across the country, but few places have the opportunity to truly experience history firsthand as Birmingham residents do.

Every year, the nation honors Dr. King and all of the brave men and women who dreamed alongside him. Read on to find out how to celebrate, honor and remember right here in Birmingham.

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Your guide to Fearless Fest, a wellness festival in Birmingham Feb. 29-March 1

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Annie Damsky and Emilie Maynor of The Fearless Om. Photo by Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

The wellness community in Birmingham is thriving, and now’s the perfect time to get plugged in. Don’t miss Fearless Fest, a wellness festival in Birmingham, happening Feb. 29-March 1.

Keep reading for a guide to the weekend—including ticket info and deets on 18+ classes and 12+ local vendors attending!

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5 openings + expansions coming to Homewood, including Neighborhood Nutrition

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If there’s a chance of meeting this little ball of fluff, I will see you there. Photo via @magiccity_bham on Instagram

Homewood continues to thrive! This popular area just south of Birmingham proper has been expanding for a while now, and it looks like they’re not slowing down anytime soon.

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50+ places that opened in Birmingham during 2019. Plus, what’s opening in 2020

How gorgeous is this sunset over the Birmingham skyline. No wonder they call it the Magic City. Photo via @bobthebanker1977 on Instagram

Birmingham business is booming. Here’s a look back at some of the biggest Birmingham openings from 2019. Plus, look ahead at the most anticipated openings coming in 2020.

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A Birmingham Dietician’s top 10 tips for a healthy new year

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Make your healthy life a whole lot easier by using Till, Birmingham’s only online farmer’s market. You can get fresh, local produce delivered to your doorstep in a snap.

After spending the last two months indulging in the allllll the holiday treats that Birmingham has to offer, we’re feeling like it’s time for a reset. The best advice comes from medical professionals, of course, so we asked an expert.

A local Registered Dietician Nutritionist (RDN) gave us her best advice for starting 2020 out on a healthy foot. Find her tips right here, as well as how to make them work in Birmingham.

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Need New Year’s Eve plans? Don’t miss the Downtown Get Down

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Celebrate the last night of the decade downtown. Photo by Lauren Bedford for Bham Now

Happy New Year’s Eve, Birmingham! If you’re on the search for last-minute plans to ring in the new year, look no further. Cocktail bars across downtown Birmingham are teaming up to host the Downtown Get Down, and we’ve got the details.

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Grab a last minute gift at these 11 Birmingham women-owned shops

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FarmStand by Stone Hollow Farmstead at Pepper Place. Photo by Terri Robertson for Bham Now

If you’re like me and procrastinate on gift shopping until the last second, here’s your holiday shopping miracle. You can finish up your holiday shopping AND support local, women-owned businesses in Birmingham at the same time. Find the perfect gift for anyone on your list at these 11 Birmingham shops!

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Perfect holiday movies + food pairings. And, WIN tix to the Brrrmingham ice rink!

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Christmas movies, cozy candles and convenient takeout. The best way to spend cold winter night. Photo via Unsplash

Spaghetti and syrup, anyone? Here’s your guide to 5 iconic holiday movies—when/where to watch them in Birmingham and the best food to order from Waitr inspired by each movie. Don’t forget to use code BHAMNOW for FREE delivery.

Not in the mood to be a couch potato? Keep reading to find out how to win tickets to Brrrmingham, the ice rink set up in Railroad Park!

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Homewood year in review—7 new businesses that launched in 2019

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Lauren Scott showing off her Golden Gloves at Homewood’s most unique 2019 addition. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

2019 was a big year for Homewood business. The area has been booming in recent years, and it continues to attract new concepts and big names alike. Check out some of the most exciting recent additions—and make your holiday shopping list while you’re at it!

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