Blueberries, blackberries, peaches, tomatoes, yum! Muscadines? Those will be ready late summer. Check out these u-pick farm locations about an hour’s drive (or less!) from central Birmingham. We’ll start with Jefferson county, then move on to locations in Blount, Chilton, Cullman and Shelby Counties.
We know Birmingham’s hottest days aren’t the best for getting outside. But you don’t have to limit your exercise to the gym during the scorching summer. Birmingham walking trails offer lots of places to get out and get moving—and, in many cases, lots of shade as well.
Get out your calendar. The first day of summer begins June 21 and that means it’s time for a season of Birmingham summer festivals.
For parents, there will always be a debate about the best way to do things when raising your children. One never-ending debate among parents is whether to send their kids to a high school that is public or private. If you are leaning toward private school, here are five of the top-rated private high schools in Birmingham. Continue reading “5 top-rated private high schools in Birmingham, including The Altamont School”
I know it can be intimidating to walk into a new yoga class, whether you’re a long-time practitioner trying a different studio or a first timer. I’ve practiced yoga regularly since 2011 and have taught since 2014, but I still get nervous when I try someplace new! But the guide to Birmingham yoga classes is here to help. Continue reading “12 Birmingham yoga studios you need to know about including Areo Joe’s aerial yoga”
Want to experience Birmingham in a brand new way? Discover it on two wheels with these nine local cycling groups in the Magic City.
When it comes to buying a home in Birmingham, there’s so much information out there. It seems like Google is not always your friend. Real estate, mortgages, closings, the list goes on and on. Get into your next home hassle free with these must-know tips.
The Alabama heat is in full force this year—what better way to chill out than with something cool and creamy? Welcome to your ultimate guide for the best milkshakes in Birmingham, both high-end and low-cost!
Brunch. Is there anything better than when two words combine to make a more delicious one? While many places offer brunch on Sundays, we’ve got the list of Birmingham’s hottest spots that serve it all weekend long! Continue reading “Want brunch all weekend long? Birmingham offers it at Roots and Revelry, Five and many more!”
So you’re not exactly Jackson Pollock or Frida Kahlo. So what? You don’t have to be a master to be an artist, and Birmingham offers plenty of art classes to refine (or find!) your craft. Continue reading “Develop your inner artist with Birmingham’s guide to art classes this summer”
A new farmers market is set to open in Mountain Brook, June 2. Check it out plus others around Birmingham all summer long.
Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 13. If that sentence just sent a wave of panic down your spine because you haven’t bought a gift yet, do not fret. Bham Now presents the 2018 Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Market at Pepper Place. Open from 7 a.m. to noon this Saturday, the market has gift options for every taste and budget.
There are lots of great places in the Birmingham area to grab a quick bite or a leisurely meal. We found some new spots that you might not have tried yet and some that will be open very soon. Always nice to have new choices!
Packing and moving…at some point in your life both of these things will likely be necessary. You might have heard accounts of stressful, even problematic moving experiences.
Those stresses can be eased with good planning, preparation, and with help from a professional moving company.
Ugh, my car is filthy. Ew, my nails really need a manicure. Mmm, I could really go for a snack. You may have had thoughts like these as you head downtown for a meeting or some other reason. But when you don’t have time to head over the mountain, where can you go for services like these that are close by? Find out by checking out this ultimate service guide to downtown Birmingham. Continue reading “The ultimate service guide to downtown Birmingham”