3 tasty recipes using a Birmingham classic you need to try now

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Classic seasoning, endless possibilities. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Temperatures are rising here in Birmingham, and you know what that means. Even more than fireworks and the crunch of cold watermelon, there’s one sound that screams “southern summer” above anything else: grills firing up. We’ve got 3 unique recipes you NEED to try this summer, using a fresh take on America’s favorite marinade.

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Your ultimate guide to voting in Jefferson County

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Wear that sticker with pride! Photo via Jefferson County on Facebook

Exercising your right to vote is more important than ever. We rounded up resources, deadlines and more from Jefferson County to help make it easy. The Chairman of the JeffCo Board of Registrars also walked us through safety and sanitation measures that will be in place this year. Check it out!

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Turkey Creek Nature Preserve: Adventures with Adamson Episode 3

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Sunshine and cool shoot locations—that’s about all we need. Photo via Bham Now

Your summer playground awaits. The best part? It’s just half an hour from downtown Birmingham. Our friends over at Adamson Ford lent us a sweet ride so we could go see it for ourselves. Find out all you need to know before you go right here!

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9 extraordinary nonprofits supporting women + girls in Birmingham

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Photo via Girls Inc. of Central AL on Facebook

We’re cheering “girl power,” and these Birmingham nonprofits are, too. They’re supporting women and girls in every aspect—from maternal health to mentorship to cancer recovery to domestic abuse resources and a whole lot more. Check it out and learn how you can support today.

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9 nonprofits supporting mental + physical wellness in Birmingham

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Supporting the people who support our community. Photo via Forge BCSC on Facebook

There’s no denying that 2020 has been a crazy year so far. Now more than ever, it’s vital to prioritize your wellbeing. Mental + physical needs look vastly different for everyone, but these Birmingham nonprofits are meeting those needs across the board. Keep reading to find out more + learn how you can support their work.

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Mark your calendars for these 8 virtual events in Birmingham

Sunsets over the Magic City’s vibrant skyline never get old. Photo via @bhamnow on Instagram.

As we continue to practice social distancing, more virtual events keep popping up to keep our community connected. Learn how to make cocktails from home just like the experts, join your friends for a virtual game night, find the perfect camp for your kids, and more with these 8 virtual events happening in Birmingham.

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Your ultimate guide to Birmingham’s craft breweries (VIDEO)

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Our very own TrimTab was named one of America’s Top 10 Breweries of 2019—and that’s just the beginning. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

Every good local knows that Birmingham’s beer scene is the best around. I’ve lived all over the southeast, and I can personally confirm our Magic City’s craft breweries cannot be beaten. We put together the ultimate guide to Bham breweries—check it out.

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7 more ways to support social justice in Birmingham right now

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It’s on us. Photo via @katyukawa on Unsplash

It’s been extraordinary to watch our Birmingham community come together over the past week. From floral memorials to peaceful protests to new murals on almost every corner, local citizens have shown solidarity in all kinds of ways. If you’re looking for tangible ways to get involved right here in Birmingham, check out these 7 social justice organizations that need your support today.

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Over 11 ways small Birmingham businesses are giving back in big ways—here’s how

Birmingham businesses are putting out positivity into our city every day. Photo via Hannah Chambley for Bham Now.

The size of the business may be small, but the same surely can’t be said for how much local shops and creatives care about Birmingham. Not only are these businesses giving back to our city, but they’re also encouraging relief efforts and campaigning for a positive change worldwide. Now you can join them in their efforts.

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6 ways you can support Birmingham’s seniors right now

Local Birmingham programs are offering a number of ways to help out our beloved elders. Photo via Collat Jewish Family Services Facebook Page.

Whether it’s delivering home essentials, sending some love with a heartfelt “kindness postcard”, or simply making a phone call to check-in, there are countless opportunities to assist our local seniors right now. Below are six Birmingham programs and activities with the mission to brighten the lives of senior citizens + how you can get involved.

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Get fresh foods & local produce from 7 urban farms, gardens + more in Birmingham

To-go, takeout and curbside pickup—Good Health Cafe and Juice Bar is serving up delicious, vegan eats. Photo via Good Health Cafe & Juice Bar on Facebook

Nothing beats farm-fresh food, and it tastes even better when it’s local. Here are 7 local places to find fresh produce and healthy eats in Birmingham.

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7 ways to support social justice in Birmingham right now

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Inspiring Action. Doing the work. Photo via Equal Justice Initiative on Facebook

I believe that every person is entitled to dignity and respect, regardless of race or color.” These words from the Birmingham Pledge summarize the mission that is at the forefront of minds all across the nation right now. If you’re looking for tangible ways to get involved right here in Birmingham, we rounded up 7 local social justice initiatives that need your support today.

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