From nuts and fruit to specialty cheeses and meats, cheese and charcuterie boards add a gourmet touch when entertaining or dining out. Here are some of the top places where you can find them in Birmingham.Continue reading “10+ places in Birmingham to get cheese and charcuterie boards, including Chez Fonfon”
The Flying Biscuit Café is headed to ‘ham! The Atlanta based breakfast and southern food chain will open in the Shops at the Colonnade on Hwy. 280 this summer. Here’s what you need to know about Birmingham’s newest breakfast joint.Continue reading “5 things to know about The Flying Biscuit Café breakfast chain coming to Birmingham”
Last week, while visiting Bessemer, Alabama, I made the newest pilgrimage for an Alabama Football fan. I visited the Nick Saban Booth at The Bright Star.
Did someone say multi-story laser tag? Stars and Strikes, a Georgia based family entertainment center, announced this week they’ll be setting up shop in the Hoover area in 2020. They’re bringing with them a huge arcade, bowling lanes, laser tag and over 100 jobs to the area!Continue reading “Stars and Strikes bowling, laser tag coming to Hoover in 2020”
Brät Brot announced that they’re back in business, and ready to re-open the doors as an adults-only establishment at their perfect Lakeview location. Let’s all celebrate the resurrection of Birmingham’s coolest greenhouse turned Gartenbar at the grand re-opening Tuesday, April 23. Ja!Continue reading “Beer me: Brät Brot in Lakeview will officially re-open Tuesday, April 23”
Cinco De Mayo is May 5th and we are already counting down the days. If you haven’t made plans yet, make sure to add Iron City’s Cinco De Mayo party presented by Birmingham Mountain Radio and Cuervo with Los Lobos and The Vegabonds to your calendar. Keep reading to find out all the specials and how to win tickets!
The first outdoor market of the year happens at the Market at Pepper Place on Saturday, April 13, 7AM-noon, rain or shine. Find out what’s in store this year at the Market.Continue reading “13 things happening at the Market at Pepper Place in 2019, including an OvenBird chef demo on May 4”
Don’t wait on Peter Cotton Tail to fill those Easter baskets for you. Instead, load ’em up with goodies and gifts from these local companies in Birmingham.
Celebrate Birmingham’s 10th annual Dining Out For Life ® event on Thursday, April 25. Join over 30 of Birmingham’s best restaurants as they partner together to raise funds for AIDS Alabama’s HIV services and programs. Find out where. AIDS Alabama has information here, too.
At Southern Organics, Stuart Raburn and his small but mighty staff grow Birmingham’s freshest supply of tilapia and all natural produce. How did this Birmingham entrepreneur maven shift from launching high-tech firms to high-end farming? Here’s what we found out on our behind the scenes tour at his Columbiana farm.Continue reading “TekLinks’ founder Stuart Raburn gets back to entrepreneurial roots with latest Southern Organics aquaponic farm (photos)”
Pepper Place’s outdoor market kicks off on Saturday, April 13th, so why not celebrate with a Birmingham Taste Tour? The first It’s Nice to Have You in Pepper Place taste tour is April 20th—Here’s what you can expect.
From its old buildings to its popular, local businesses, Avondale oozes authentic, Birmingham charm. Find out what changes are coming to the area, making it an even better and more convenient place to eat, drink, and play this summer.Continue reading “Excitement is brewing in Avondale. Here are 7 updates you don’t want to miss”
Crawdads, mountain lobsters, mudbugs and yabbies—whatever you call ’em, April is the month for crawfish boils in Birmingham.Continue reading “10 crawfish boils happening in Birmingham this April, including the 12th Annual Hope for Autumn Foundation Crawfish Boil”
Is Tuesday too early to be making weekend plans? Maybe… but hey, this weekend is pretty special. Sunday is National Beer Day—hold for applause—and I don’t know about you, but I’m really trying to celebrate this one. Here’s your ultimate guide to Birmingham breweries and all the events happening this weekend so you can celebrate too: