13th Annual Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook Off raised an estimated $350,000

 

Birmingham aL Excpetional Foundation Chili Cook Off 13th Annual
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This year’s chili cook-off rocked the socks off of those who attended. With over 100 different teams and more chili than you can imagine, it’s no surprise that over 12,000 people showed up for this fun tasting event. Thanks to the community support, The Exceptional Foundation was able to raise even more money than previous years.

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5 Bham Restaurants that do delivery

Thanks to Grubhub, some of your favorite restaurants are now only a click away from a fast delivery to your go-to spot. Whether you are relaxing at home or hanging out with friends, you can use their app or website to order a variety of Bham dining spots.

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Making AirWaves: Good People hosting 6th annual Riverkeeper benefit

From last year’s AirWave festival, via blackwarriorriver.org

The AirWave Festival is back! The festival, scheduled for Saturday, March 25, to benefit local riverkeeper organizations Black Warrior , Coosa, and Cahaba Riverkeeper is hosted again this year by Good People Brewing Company. Continue reading “Making AirWaves: Good People hosting 6th annual Riverkeeper benefit”

Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay gives us a sneak peak inside “foodie heaven” – The Pizitz Food Hall

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Described by the New York Times as “foodie heaven,” Bham Now photographer Larry O. Gay visited last weekend, the newly opened Pizitz Food Hall, which has been “rolling out” several of its new vendors over the past few days.

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8 Places to Celebrate National Margarita Day – Feb. 22nd

Grab a tasty margarita at any of these restaurants on this National Holiday! See their most popular margs and peep the specials they’ll have today.Birmingham, Alabama,events,

You can get a good marg anywhere in Birmingham, as you’ll notice in the neighborhood locations below. Find the one closest to you, or the farthest, or do a margarita trail and visit them all… As long as you have fun doing it (with a designated driver, of course).

Read on for 8 places to celebrate National Margarita Day!

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What you missed – #BOLDSpeakerSeries03 with Will Lochamy & Scott Register

When we think about people in the Birmingham area who are “Bold Movers”, Will Lochamy and Scott Register are two people who come to mind.

Thursday night, at Good People Brewing Co., Bham Now hosted its 3rd BOLD Speaker Series featuring the iconic Bham radio hosts of The Morning Blend  by Birmingham Mountain Radio.

Photo by Kristina O’Quinn

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Need Girl Scout Cookies? “Find Cookies Here”

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It’s Girl Scout cookie season in Birmingham – find a booth sale in your neighborhood

It’s been 11 months since the last Girl Scout cookie sale.  You just pulled out your last box of thin mint cookies, you stored in your freezer from last year’s booth sale. Like clock work, your stomach grumbles…. you know it’s that time of year again.  It’s Girl Scout cookie season!

This weekend, Girl Scouts throughout North Central Alabama will be holding GS cookie booth sales in front of local businesses.

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Birmingham’s Fife’s Restaurant recognized in Travel + Leisure’s “Best Cheap Eats” national guide

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Fife’s Restaurant named “Best Cheap Eats” by Travel + Leisure is located at 2321 4th Avenue North in downtown Birmingham

Fife’s Restaurant, a Birmingham culinary institution, has been recognized in the national online publication Travel and Leisure’s “Best Cheap Eats” guide.

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Birmingham claims three nominations for James Beard awards

It’s a big day for a handful of Birmingham culinary professionals. Five chefs and one restaurant have been nominated as semifinalists for the James Beard Awards.

These awards are considered to be the highest honor for food and beverage professionals in America. This is an exciting time for the food scene in Birmingham and Alabama, and I am thrilled for these folks!

James Beard Foundation Awards Birmingham Alabama
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