Exceptional Foundation’s 14th Annual Chili Cook-off; cold brews & hot chili

Chili cookoff. Via- Exceptional Foundation

Spring seems to be in the air. If you’re like me, you are ready to get outside and enjoy the warmer temperatures. It’s still a little nippy, so grab a windbreaker and some friends and head to one of the spring’s first outdoor festivals in the area.

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2nd Annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest 2018, 60+ breweries, food and music

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Join us at the 2nd annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest. via- Facebook.
Red Mountain Entertainment’s Birmingham Winter Beer Fest is back.  Act fast to get early bird pricing.

It seems hard to remember a time when there wasn’t a plethora of cool craft beers to search out and enjoy. Saturday, Feb. 3, at the BJCC, the hunt for your favorite brew will be even easier. Grab your crew and join us! Continue reading “2nd Annual Birmingham Winter Beer Fest 2018, 60+ breweries, food and music”

Birmingham’s fun places to watch National Championship game

Bama Fans. Via www.thegaurdian.com.

The final match-up is upon us. Monday, Jan. 8, the No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs are preparing to take on the No. 4  Alabama Crimson Tide in the College Football Playoff National Championship. It’s sure to be an exciting night across Birmingham. Here are a few places to watch the big game.

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Pedal tours get a greenlight for alcohol!

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Pedal tours are set to get about 70% more alcoholic – via TripAdvisor

When pedal buses such as Birmingham Pedal Tours first hit the streets, the City Council flat out refused to let them drink while riding.  The concerns the Council brought up were that the buses would slow traffic to a crawl even without drunk peddlers.  This week, City Council members Mike Fliegel and Julie Barnard proposed scrapping that restriction.  What does that mean for Birmingham beer enthusiasts?

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This week in Birmingham: December 14-20

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This week in Birmingham: dog ballet! – via artsbham.com

If you read this on Tuesday, December 12th, then go vote!  I won’t tell you who to vote for because you probably already know who you prefer, but just go and vote!  10 events and an anti-event are highlighted this week.  Let’s go ahead and get the anti-event out of the way: “All Birmingham Public Library locations are closed December 14 for Inventory Day.”  Now on to the fun stuff! Continue reading “This week in Birmingham: December 14-20”

Support oyster shell recycling and clean water this week at Good People

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Good People Brewing Company is supporting the Alabama Coastal Foundation to week – Photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

This week, the Alabama Coastal Foundation is asking people to “Connect to Your Coast” by dropping in at Good People Brewing Company and having a pint or two of Good People’s Urban Farmer.

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The rumors are true. Good People Brewing Company acquires Avondale Brewing Company

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Good People Brewing’s taproom – photo by Pat Byington, Bham Now

The rumors are true. Good People Brewing Company announced today in a press release that they have purchased Avondale Brewing Company from Avondale Holdings, a subsidiary of Orchestra Partners.

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Moss Rock Festival, an eco-creative celebration of nature, smart-living, art + design

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What Is an Eco-Creative festival, you might ask?

November 4 & 5, The first full weekend in the month, grab your family and friends and discover the Moss Rock Festival, a hybrid experience with nature, smart-living, art + design at its core…plus there’s great food and music!

Featured Artist, Tracie Noles-Ross,  Moss Rock Poster Design. Via – www.mossrockfestival.com.

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