10 taquerías in Birmingham to find authentic tacos

Taco Morro Loco is a local favorite. Photo via @forking_goodfood on Instagram

Pop quiz. What’s a delicious food that is often referenced in Instagram captions and is also consumed by the billons in America every year? If you guessed tacos, you’d be correct.

However, the American version, while still delicious, is a pretty far cry from auténtico. Here’s where to find traditional tacos in the Magic City.

Continue reading “10 taquerías in Birmingham to find authentic tacos”

5 best spring break road trips from Birmingham. Win $250 gas card!

Sponsored

Such a dreamy view from Chattanooga’s Sunset Rock. Photo by Jeremy Rasnic Photo via Chattanooga Fun on Facebook

Spring break is almost here which (hopefully) means relaxation, exploration and FUN are all in your future. No matter where your compass is pointing, we’re sure you’ll have a blast. But just to be safe, we’ve gathered this trusty guide full of places to go, things to see and lots to do.

Want to win a $250 gas card to help get to where you’re going? Sign up for our newsletter to be entered into our Spring Break Giveaway, and keep reading for all the deets. Happy spring breakin’, Birmingham!

Continue reading “5 best spring break road trips from Birmingham. Win $250 gas card!”

Want to experience the loft life? Check out these 5 iconic lofts in downtown Birmingham

Residents in The Denham get natural light in every room. Photo via Matthew Niblet for Bham Now

If you love being in the middle of all the action in Birmingham, there’s no better place to live one of downtown’s many lofts. Can’t wait for Mercantile on Morris or The New Ideal to be completed? Check out one of these five iconic lofts in downtown Birmingham.

Continue reading “Want to experience the loft life? Check out these 5 iconic lofts in downtown Birmingham”

Birmingham dates around $20 for couples on a budget

I’m not crying, you’re crying. Marketing Coordinator Lexie Dillard soaking up a Birmingham sunset with boyfriend Chase Williams. Photo via Lexie Dillard.

I’ve never been the type of person who can sit at home on date night, but those Italian dinners and trips to the movies start to add up QUICK. Birmingham is the perfect city for an inexpensive date that’s just as fun, if not more, than a $100 one.

Continue reading “Birmingham dates around $20 for couples on a budget”

Birmingham On-Demand, the new micro-transit ride-sharing program is easy to use and growing

Sponsored

Community Foundation’s CEO Chris Nanni, Birmingham On Demand driver Sam Slaughter and Karli Matalka with the Community Foundation. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

The results are in. After a month and a half in operation, the pilot rideshare program, Birmingham On-Demand powered by Via, is off to a promising start.

Continue reading “Birmingham On-Demand, the new micro-transit ride-sharing program is easy to use and growing”

7 Birmingham-area businesses owned by people of color you should check out in 2020

K & J's Elegant Pastries
The sweet treats at this Alabaster bakery will have you craving a cupcake in no time. Photo courtesy of K & J’s Elegant Pastries on Facebook

Birmingham has no shortage of outstanding locally-owned businesses, and we love supporting them here at Bham Now. Check out 7 businesses around town that are owned by people of color (POC)—from yoga studios to restaurants and everything in-between.

Continue reading “7 Birmingham-area businesses owned by people of color you should check out in 2020”

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!

Continue reading “Where to find deals on baby gear in Birmingham”