Exclusive preview of The Preservery Birmingham in 5 Points South, opening at the end of July

Chef Dre Foster, owner of The Preservery Birmingham. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

The wait is over.

Chef Dre Foster, owner of The Preservery Birmingham in Five Points South, will be opening her “elevated soul food restaurant with an international twist” on Sunday, July 21, 11:00 AM t0 3:00PM.

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15 Birmingham food trucks you should try

The perfect combination: live music and Fryer Truck fries. Photo by Marie Ghossein for Bham Now

Birmingham is home to delicious food—and some of it’s on wheels! No matter what you’re craving, Birmingham will have a food truck for you. Keep reading for just a few of Birmingham’s many food trucks you should plan to check out, plus their social media so you can find them yourselves! 

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Green Acres, Galley & Garden, Carrigan’s received 95 and above food service scores in June

Green Acres Restaurant
Green Acres in Irondale. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including Green Acres in Irondale, Galley & Garden on Highland Avenue,  Urban Standard on 2nd Avenue North and Carrigan’s Public House on Morris Avenue received 95 and above on their health inspection scores over the past 30 days.

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We got a sneak preview of the Denham Building mixed-use renovation, now you do too (PHOTOS)

The perfect mix of modern, historic, and industrial. Photo by Beth Cunningham for Bham Now.

It’s no secret that Birmingham is a dream location for developers. The city offers a host of historic buildings just brimming with residential and commercial potential. Bham Now got to go behind the scenes of the city’s newest mixed-use renovation, and we’re taking you with us.

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Need some iced coffee? Here are 10 Birmingham coffee shops to grab a cup.

Iced coffee mood. Photo by Cecilia Wood for Bham Now

Looking for a way to satisfy your caffeine addiction in our sweltering Birmingham summer?  You need to try some iced coffee! It’s a little milder tasting than its hot brewed brother and is such a welcome treat when the thermostat is hitting 90.  I went out looking and came up with 10 coffee shops to grab some around Birmingham. Here are a few of my favorites.

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Monday Night Brewing to open brewpub in Parkside District by 2020

Their motto? Weekends are overrated. Monday Night Brewing wants Birmingham to join them and stop living for the weekend. Instead they want us to enjoy every single day as much as we can. Photo via Monday Night Brewing Facebook

Some good news for your Wednesday: Another brewery is heading to Birmingham. CHEERS! The Monday Night brewpub is set to open in 2020—get all the details here!

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10 reasons every post-grad should move to Birmingham

Here’s a picture of me walking across a stage, shaking hands with my university’s President (hey Dr. Bennett), and being handed the most expensive piece of paper I’ll ever hold. I had no idea what I was doing with my life starting the next morning. Can you see the joy and fear mixing in my eyes?

I graduated from college in May 2019. Starting approximately June 1, 2018, I was asked this question over, and over, and over again. You know the one: “So, what’s next?” Now, this was certainly well-intended and asked out of genuine curiosity. However, for a senior in college with no clue what they’re doing for spring break, much less with the rest of their lives, it can be a bit panic-inducing. College students, post-grads: have no fear! I’ve got your answer to the dreaded question right here- keep reading to find out!

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