Frommer’s names B’ham “one of the Deep South’s most interesting destinations…”

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It has been shining upon our sliver of magic in regards to food, beer, tech/innovation and tourism, in 2016, quite a lot. We are very proud to announce that yet another travel blog has recognized our Magic!

Photo by Wade Cline

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Don’t Miss the Red Hills Brewing Co. Events this Week!

December 8th – Red Hills Brewing Company made their brews available outside of the taproom! To do so successfully, the family owned brewery partnered with International Wines and Craft Beer for distribution help.

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Check here for the list of brews available.

The week, the brewery is celebrating the launch with some special events…

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Raise your Glasses for the Bham Winter Beer Festival – Feb. 4th

My favorite time of the year just got better with the anticipation of yet another Birmingham, AL. festival.

Unlike many events in the Magic City, that simply offer craft brews for purchase, this one revolves around the micro-brewery scene for a fun filled day – in more ways than one 😉

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“Think globally. Act locally.” Hand in Paw and Bham Now BOLD Series (slideshow)

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“Think globally. Act locally.”

Words to live by, and you can do just that, on Tuesday, December 6th, 5:30, at the Avondale Brewery by attending the Bham Now BOLD Series featuring Jim McClintock. (purchase tickets here)

Think Globally.

UAB world renowned explorer, researcher and author Jim  McClintock will be taking the attendees on a virtual tour of Antarctica.  He will bear witness to the rapid changes that are occurring in our southernmost continent and the living lab that is disappearing as a result of climate change.

Act Locally.

One of the Bham Now  BOLD Series special features is the opportunity, for the speaker to choose a charity in which a portion of the proceeds will be donated.  McClintock selected Hand in Pawone of Birmingham’s most amazing and kindhearted organizations.  Checkout the slideshow above and the videos about this program that serves nearly 100,000 of our neighbors in the Birmingham region.

It will be a special night globally and locally.

Please join us!

Here are Hand in Paw’s  Videos

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Do You Believe Birmingham’s Food Scene beat out New York’s and Chicago’s?

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According to Zagat, Birmingham has surpassed the ranks of some top cities across our nation. In their most recent assessment, “26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016,” they asked their editors around the country to “make a case” for a city with the biggest year in food. So, how’d we do?

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Swamp Monster BBQ – Brick & Mortar Finally Goes Up

“We Have Monster Butts” – SMBBQ Slogan

If you are new to the south, or just Birmingham for that matter, many local Bar-B-Que joints pride themselves on this saying. Vulgarity is not in question here, you know we southerns tend to have our funny sayin’s.

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Photo By: Swamp Monster BBQ – “Swamp Monster”

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