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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7 local spots to find your perfect Christmas tree in Birmingham

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Christmas tree shopping is that much better with that quintessential shiny red truck. Photo via Beth Cunningham for Bham Now

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, Birmingham! Now is the time to deck the halls and trim the trees. If you’re on the hunt for that idyllic evergreen, never fear! Here are 7 places in Birmingham where you can pick out your perfect pine.

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5 holiday gift ideas for any budget at Four Corners Gallery in Birmingham (plus before/after photos)

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The shopping season has begun, and it’s time to pick the perfect holiday gift. Fortunately, Birmingham has fantastic local shops like Four Corners Gallery to help you find something for everyone on your shopping list.

Ranging from photo restoration to custom framing, the team at Four Corners has everything you need to give a gift from the heart and stay on budget. Contact Four Corners Gallery today and put a personal touch on your holiday gifts this year. 

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Your ultimate guide to the Alabama Theatre’s holiday film series this December

The theatre lobby always sports some of the most festive decorations in Birmingham! Photo via the Alabama Theatre

It’s Christmastime in the (Magic) City! One favorite Birmingham holiday tradition takes place every year at the Alabama Theatre. They’ll be playing holiday movies all month long in their stunning and historic venue.

It’s the perfect seasonal activity for coworkers, a memorable date night, or the whole family! Check out your ultimate guide to December at the Alabama Theatre right here.

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7 Cyber Monday deals to support Birmingham businesses from home

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A year pass to The Birmingham Zoo is a great and unique gift for the kids in your life this holiday season. Photo from The Birmingham Zoo Facebook page.

Every year as Black Friday rolled around, I used to be torn between staying cozy in bed or going out and braving the cold and crowds at The Summit. Then I learned about Cyber Monday, and now I stay in worry-free. But what about if you want a deal from a local Birmingham store?

Don’t leave your house yet, because we’ve scoured the internet and found deals you can purchase from the comfort of your couch while still supporting a local business. Here are seven Birmingham businesses offering online deals this Cyber Monday.

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Discover 10 holiday-scented candles that are hand-poured in Birmingham

Crave Candles Co. just launched their holiday collection, and their beautiful containers are sure to grab any guest’s attention this holiday. Photo via Crave Candles Co.

It’s beginning to—smell?—a lot like Christmas! Birmingham’s candle scene is bringing seasonal scents to homes all over the country. If you’re looking for that holiday scent to bring Christmas cheer into your home, or the perfect gift, look no further! Plus, supporting small and local businesses in Birmingham is the best way to holiday shop.

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8 family-friendly holiday events in Birmingham, including RMTC’s Holiday Spectacular

Red Mountain Theatre Company’s Holiday Spectacular. Photo via Red Mountain Theatre Company on Facebook

‘Tis the season, Birmingham! The holidays are just around the corner. Want to get the family into the spirit? Check out the events below.

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3 vineyards near Birmingham, AL that are nothing to wine about

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Looks like our kind of hangout. Photo via Corbin Farms on Facebook

Birmingham, AL has no shortage of delicious food, stunning natural scenery, and unique cocktail bars. However, something I never knew was thriving in the Magic City is the wine scene!

Fantastic blends that are bottled in Birmingham are enjoyed all over Alabama and beyond—and you can get an inside look.

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5 places to buy fresh flowers in Birmingham, including the NEW Magic City Flower Market

We’re big fans of fresh flowers here at Bham Now! Photo by Meghan Murphy

With the time change, many of us are getting home from work or school after dark. The winter blues are something many can relate to, but did you know it’s actually a real condition?

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that generally occurs during the fall and winter months. One way to combat it? Fresh flowers and houseplants! Here are five places to buy in Birmingham.

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