Car races have history in Alabama, and there are even aerial races (though nowhere near the Magic City), but what about drones? FPV, or first-person view, drone races have become increasingly popular across America. Continue reading “Alabama interest in FPV racing soars to new heights”
Lakeview might just be your go to district after this guide. Whether you are a newbie or a regular, check out some great places to hang out in this neighborhood.
Sometimes, after a long week at work, all you want to do is let your inner child run around screaming until it needs a snack and a nap. But in a slightly more refined way that comes from being a taxpayer with a horizontal driver’s license. Maybe not so much screaming. If Chuck E. Cheese (Charles Entertainment, really) is where a kid goes to be a kid, where does a grown up go to get childish in Birmingham? Continue reading “Get Childish in Birmingham”
This upcoming week promises lectures, movies, alcohol, and festivals! As always, there are more events on our dedicated event calendar, and any band name links should be assumed to involve auto-playing music, so be careful if you’re reading at work! Continue reading “Birmingham Top Things to do: July 26th through August 1st”
Welcome to the 2nd installment of the Bham Now Guide to Birmingham statues and monuments. This edition features statues that are symbols of our community.
Catch a sunset or see the lights at one of Birmingham’s top viewing destinations. Our city doesn’t have a bad side, so pick a spot and enjoy!
As a poodle owner (and lover), I know the importance of finding someone who your fur baby feels comfortable with giving them a trim. Luckily for you, Birmingham has plenty of pet loving local groomers with impressive portfolios.
I don’t know about you, but as soon as I get my first bug bite, I know that summer has officially arrived.
Children’s of Alabama wants you to stay safe by preventing those pesky bites and treating any bad ones. Dr. Joseph Jolly of Greenvale Pediatrics offers his expertise on bug bites. Let’s see what he had to say.
Trust me, I know it is hot and humid right now. However, fall weather is right around the corner, and that means running outside will soon be bearable again!
If you need some extra motivation to put on your running shoes, then here’s five different Birmingham 5Ks to start training for now!
Avondale has become quite the place to be in the last few years. Do you still have some exploring left to do? Well, we’ve got the guide for you.
Birmingham won’t have a total eclipse on August 21st, but we’ll be pretty close, with over 90% of the sun blocked. This makes preparing to watch the eclipse important! So how do you prepare? Continue reading “Bham Now’s guide to viewing the eclipse”
Are you an avid tennis player who plays competitively? Or one of those people who just plays for fun with friends? Maybe you want to play tennis, but have no idea how? Our guide to tennis courts in Birmingham lets you skip the research and go straight to the game.
This week in Birmingham is big. How big? Try fighting-with-cardboard, two-festivals, Game-of-Thrones-Season-Premiere big! Remember: band links have music, so be careful if you’re reading this at work! Continue reading “Birmingham top ten: July 12-18”
I grew up in a small town in North Alabama. The fact that I had a Wal-Mart less than ten minutes from my house was a blessing. But, now that I live in Birmingham, I have found tons of great options for grocery shopping. In fact, so many I did not even know where to begin when it came to finding the best healthy grocery stores. But, after a couple of years in Birmingham, here’s the list I’ve put together of grocery stores I often shop at to fill my pantry for the week.
Oh, Magic City Con, how I love you. Any place where all things geeky, all things strange, weird, wonderful, subversive, and joyful meet is my kind of place, and Birmingham caters to its enthusiast residents.