Baseball is back in Birmingham! Check out what Regions Field has in store for summer

Baseball’s back, Birmingham and we’re pumped. Photo via Birmingham Baron’s Facebook

You thought Birmingham baseball was canceled this year? Think again! Beginning this weekend, Regions Field opens up the stadium for their new summer series. Keep reading to find out what they have in store for fun-filled summer weekends.

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What is Saharan Dust? When is it coming to Birmingham? Answers from CBS 42’s Ashley Gann

CBS 42 Meteorologist Ashley Gann describing incoming Saharan Dust Plume. Photo courtesy of Ashley Gann

Let us just admit it.  For the past week, we’ve been seeing maps of  the “Saharan Dust Plume” inching ever so slowly toward the continental U.S., in particular the Southeast and Alabama. The maps are quite frightening. 

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Watching the Onewheel trend continue in Birmingham

Railroad Park is the ideal place to weave around on your “skateboard of the future”. Photo by Ryan Black via Onewheel Riders on Facebook.

We’ve had our eye on a number of gadgets around Birmingham that make us feel like we’re living in the future. Some of them are even affecting the way we get around town. A relatively new development, the Onewheel, offers a speedy alternative to skateboards and scooters for those on the move. Plus, it’s social distancing approved, and we must say, it’s pretty cool.

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What you need to know about water safety from a Pediatric ER Dr.

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We love staying cool, but staying safe is even more important. Photo via @britozour on Unsplash

Ahh, sweet summertime is finally upon us. If you haven’t been outside lately, rest assured temperatures are on the rise in Birmingham. As the weather warms up, we all want to cool down. We caught up with an expert from Children’s of Alabama to get her best advice for staying safe while you splash.

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Reopening update: Vulcan Park and Museum, Topgolf, Birmingham Botanical Gardens and more are back

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View of Birmingham, AL from the top of Vulcan. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum

The Magic City’s biggest attractions continue to open up.  Last week, it was the Birmingham Zoo and Vulcan Park and Museum.  This week, Topgolf and the Birmingham Botanical Gardens are reopening on Monday, June 15th.

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Here are Alabama’s next 10 natural wonders and how you can help protect them

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White-topped pitcher plants and Forever Wild’s Splinter Hill Bog. Photo by Billy Pope.

Twenty-three years ago, the Alabama Environmental Council (AEC) ushered in one of the greatest periods of conservation in Alabama history. What did designating 10 Natural Wonders across the state achieve? Take a look.

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11 ways to enjoy a beautiful day at Railroad Park

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Railroad Park is the perfect place to spend a beautiful day. Photo via Railroad Park’s Facebook page

You’ve got a day to spend in Birmingham and Railroad Park is at the top of your list of places to go and things to see. We know you want to capture those great mems for the ‘gram and sample some of Birmingham’s best offerings.  Keep reading to find our top picks for 11 ways to enjoy a beautiful day at Railroad Park. 

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Birmingham Botanical Gardens is gearing up to welcome you back

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Smiling faces all around, because we get to go back to the Gardens! Photo via Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens

We’ve got some seriously good news to share. Birmingham Botanical Gardens will be reopening on Monday, June 15 and we can’t wait. Find all you need to know here, including updated hours, safety precautions, etc. We’ll see you there!

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Get fresh foods & local produce from 7 urban farms, gardens + more in Birmingham

To-go, takeout and curbside pickup—Good Health Cafe and Juice Bar is serving up delicious, vegan eats. Photo via Good Health Cafe & Juice Bar on Facebook

Nothing beats farm-fresh food, and it tastes even better when it’s local. Here are 7 local places to find fresh produce and healthy eats in Birmingham.

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9 things you need to know about swimming pools in + around Birmingham

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You won’t be able to swim this close to people at Birmingham-area pools this summer, but the picture looks so cool. Photo via Unsplash

Memorial Day weekend meant remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice, eating barbecue, and for some, swimming at newly-opened pools in the Birmingham area. If you’re ready to cool off, take a dip into this guide we put together for all you swimmers.

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