Hiking 26.3 miles in one day is a life-changing experience, and not just for the person doing it. Make-A-Wish Alabama has a unique opportunity to bring wishes to life for children with critical illnesses in Alabama, all while challenging yourself in 2021. Read on to see how you can become a Trailblazer!
Another season come and gone… it’s hard to believe there are only a few days left in 2020. As we wrap up fall and head into winter, we wanted to take a look back on the season—and we’re sharing it with you. Read on to see what’s been buzzing in Bham!
Queue up the Christmas music and start up the car. Aside from Jolly Old Saint Nick himself, there’s nothing more “Christmas” than taking a trip around town to view the jaw-dropping Christmas light displays in The Magic City. We picked out a handful you don’t miss.
We’ve surpassed sweater weather and have moved straight into “heater constantly on with multiple layers” weather. As restaurants have mastered al fresco dining, we’re checking out how they’re pivoting to safely serve diners during the winter. From tents to heaters, let’s see who’s bracing for the cold in Birmingham.
In early 2020, YMCA Camp Cosby was looking at a banner year, but COVID had other plans. We reached out to executive director Steve Merifield to learn what camp was like last summer. Plus, we found out what parents and kids can expect if they decide to try again this summer.
Primitive. Ancient. Rare. These are the words that best describe Alabama’s three species of sturgeon, a fish that dates back 245 million years in fossil records. It’s likely that you’ve never heard of a sturgeon, much less seen one.
The poinsettia tree has been a beloved holiday tradition at Birmingham Botanical Gardens since 1963. Each year, a living poinsettia tree is assembled for the public to admire and enjoy. We dove into the history and got an inside look at how it’s built today. Check it out!
In our first story about animals returning to Alabama, we learned about black bears making a comeback in Northeast Alabama near Little River Canyon and Lookout Mountain area. In this, our second installment, we explore efforts to preserve and restore the red-cockaded woodpecker to our state.
This time of the year is full of all kinds of magic in Birmingham. From watching the tree lightings around town to crunching on ginkgo leaves, there’s something beautiful around every corner. There’s no place in town more magical than Birmingham Botanical Gardens—and we went to go check it out.
Time to go exploring. Sometimes it’s hard to find good gifts for the person who would rather be outside and on-the-go, but finding the perfect gift doesn’t have to be a trek. Here are five local spots to visit to get that perfect item for the outdoor enthusiast in your life, including experiential ideas.