Are you looking to get active while supporting a good cause? Then sign up for one of these cause-worthy runs happening this Nov. and Dec. in Birmingham.
“Shield bugs” is one name, which describes the appearance, like an ornate piece of medieval armor. We call them “stink bugs” stateside, but perhaps the French named it best. “Punaise diabolique.” Devil bug! Whatever you call it, if you’ve got them in your Birmingham home, please don’t squash them. Your nose can thank us later.Continue reading “Stink bugs in Birmingham: by any other name, they’d stink the same”
Driving slowly and distraction-free while toting your trick-or-treaters from house to house on Halloween may seem like a no-brainer for drivers, but these tips will help you creep it real down those Birmingham streets.
Halloween is just two weeks away! Do you have your costume yet? No? The horror! Here are some costume ideas that are perfect for Halloween in Birmingham.
It’s pumpkin time again—and you’re in luck! This weekend marks open season for many amazing pick-your-own pumpkin patches around the greater Birmingham area. Which patch should you visit? Continue reading to find out!
One morning in May, a ruby-throated hummingbird hovered on the outside of my breakfast room windows and peered in at me, as if to demand, “Hey, where’s my feeder?”Continue reading “Feed Hummingbirds for their Winter trip . . . and encourage them to come back next Spring”
Zyp bikes have been in Birmingham for a couple years now, but if you’re still wondering how to use them, we’ve got you covered. Here’s everything you need to know about how to rent and ride a Zyp bike—and where to find them.
If you’re looking for free WiFi in the Birmingham-metro area, here’s our list of 27 spots (some with multiple locations) where you can park yourself and your laptop.
You can find some of the best ethnic food in Birmingham along Green Springs Highway in Homewood. Come along with me for a food tour.Continue reading “12 ethnic food places to try on Green Springs Highway, including Red Sea Ethiopian and Mediterranean”
So, you think you know some trivia?
Well, consider this your definitive guide to all places you can go in Birmingham to get your trivia game on. Continue reading “Your definitive guide to playing trivia in Birmingham”
Packing lunch boxes. Carpooling to school. Homework. It’s back to school time in Birmingham. How can you help your child and your child’s teacher have the best school year yet? Bham Now has pulled together 12 tips to help you through.Continue reading “12 ways to support teachers and schools in Birmingham this fall, including how to send them on a beach trip”
For everything Birmingham students need to know before heading back to school for the 2018-2019 school year, check out this guide. Continue reading “Are you ready for the first day of school Birmingham? Ensure you’re ready with help from this must-know guide!”
Yes normal, regular bars are fun but throw in a theme and that regular bar becomes an instant party and popular hangout. Check out these theme bars that are quickly becoming the most popular late-night hangouts in Birmingham.
Downtown Bham Nowers! It’s noon, you’re hungry for a break and you’re ready for lunch. Where to? From Avondale to Lakeview, here’s your ultimate guide for where to eat lunch near downtown Birmingham.
Muggy. Steamy. Stifling. Brutal. Yep, summers in Birmingham are H.O.T. What can you do to make the sweaty days of summer more enjoyable? Check out these nine activities that will entertain you, while keeping you cool.