Muggy. Steamy. Stifling. Brutal. Yep, summers in Birmingham are H.O.T. What can you do to make the sweaty days of summer more enjoyable? Check out these nine activities that will entertain you, while keeping you cool.
Birmingham is a great city with tons of hotels. But let’s be honest–they can be a bit boring. Why not mix it up and stay at one of Birmingham’s best Airbnbs? Check out these six must-book Airbnbs in town.
Own an electric vehicle (EV), or considering purchasing one? A growing number of electric vehicle charging stations across Birmingham make it more practical than ever to go electric. Here’s where you can charge your ride in the Magic City.
Happy 242th Birthday America!! Bham Now has compiled our top 10 list of 4th of July celebrations in and around the Magic City. This year, with the 4th landing on a Wednesday, some communities are celebrating our nation’s founding a week in advance.
Collard greens cooked into submission, mounds of mashed potatoes with gravy lakes and trays of crispy fried chicken. What? A James Beard Foundation semifinalist too? If you haven’t tried these meat and three restaurants in Birmingham, then get to it.
“Play hard, travel often,” the Aviate tagline goes. I think Aviate—Birmingham’s ever stylish, nationally loved apparel brand most known for their hats donning 3-letter airport identifiers—is onto something.
Birmingham’s restaurant and bar scene serves up quality, finely crafted and award-winning cocktails. Can’t decide what to order? Start with one of these bestselling cocktails.
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!