What means the beginning of fall more than a Festival? Maybe a Farmer’s Market? This Saturday, September 24th, Alabama Farmer’s Market will be the place to be.
They all have been honored by the esteemed Explorers Club. Congratulations, James McClintock!
UAB’s James McClintock, Explorers Club Fellow
Whether you are a regular or a beginner, there are many Birmingham yoga studios that offer classes just for you. From Aerial Yoga to practicing in the great outdoors, here are a few Birmingham studios for the yoga lover in you.
When you drive around the state of Alabama, one of the most popular “vanity” car tags is this one:
Most people don’t know that the organization in charge of these car tags have been around for more than 20 years, supporting environmental education programs throughout the state.
Birmingham Girl Scout Maddie Hoaglund is going for gold – the Girl Scout Gold Award. And the winner will not only be her, but also Alabama’s State Parks, our environment and the people of Alabama.
In today’s al.com Hoaglaud penned an opinion piece about the “Love Your State Parks Day” event she has organized at Oak Mountain State Park, raise awareness about the upcoming vote on the State Parks Constitutional Amendment, and to say “thank you” to all the people that work at the state parks.
Check out Hoaglaud’s op-ed – here
And don’t miss the Love Your State Parks Day at Oak Mountain State Park on Saturday, September 24th.
Last night, the Cahaba River Society (CRS) released a statement assessing the Colonial Pipeline gasoline leak in Shelby County.
According to multiple media reports, Colonial Pipeline says it will be finishing the construction of a temporary pipeline that will bypass a leaking section of its main gasoline pipeline in Shelby County. The company is hoping to have the temporary pipeline on line this week.
On the heels of the most recent sewage spill in the Black Warrior River, some people have asked a great question ‘How does this happen?’. So, I went to my resources and here’s what I found.
Northport, near Tuscaloosa, announced another major sewage spill this year in the Black Warrior River. People flushing diapers, rags and garbage are the culprit.
Police say these clowns could be putting their lives in danger. abc33/40
People donning clown costumes in Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama are causing a scare. Stupid? Funny? Weird?
Fact #1: It exists! The Okra Festival is held annually, the last weekend in August, in Burkville, Lowndes County, AL about 20 miles west of Montgomery. When I heard about it, I had to go, as fresh okra is one of my favorite things and the festival rated as one of the top things to do in August in Alabama, other than drink iced tea and sit under a fan.
It’s that time of year again, folks. Time to celebrate the fact that we are half-way to St. Patrick’s Day on the ol’ calendar. I haven’t heard a better reason to throw one back. Join the fun in 5 points! More here.
I’m sure you have seen them. The groups of kickball teams sporting their matching shirts and socializing all across Birmingham. I bet you thought, “I wanna do that!” Well, GoKickball is the place for you. This premier kickball organization hosts kickball seasons in our city during the Fall, Spring, and Summer.
If you are looking for a great way to meet other Birmingham folks, get together and have a good time, this sport is for you. They offer different levels of competitiveness, so whether you are a novice or a kickball king, you’ll find the perfect team. With awesome, local sponsors, such as Innisfree Irish Pub and Moe’s Original, you’ll get select discounts during your season too!
Registration for Fall closes today but don’t worry Spring isn’t too far away.
Check out their website for more details.
Birmingham has a wide variety of trails that give you that break from city life you might desperately need. Whether you are a runner or just like to enjoy some time in nature, here are some great trails for you.
Want to feel the energy of a neighborhood revitalization? Or, just want to have a great time? Either way, come out and experience the Woodlawn Street Market with over 50 local vendors including produce and locally made items to satisfy your stomach and your eyes.
This Saturday, September 10th 10am-4pm. Free!