It is one of the most memorable traditions in sports—honorary captains participating in the coin toss before the start of a championship football game. Presidents, heroes, hall of famers and celebrities are typically given the distinction. In Alabama, we take it to a higher level.
This time of the year is full of all kinds of magic in Birmingham. From watching the tree lightings around town to crunching on ginkgo leaves, there’s something beautiful around every corner. There’s no place in town more magical than Birmingham Botanical Gardens—and we went to go check it out.
When looking to expand your knowledge of business with a graduate degree, it’s important to find the program that best fits your needs. We spoke with three faculty members at Auburn’s Executive MBA program to learn more about what makes their program unique.
Time to go exploring. Sometimes it’s hard to find good gifts for the person who would rather be outside and on-the-go, but finding the perfect gift doesn’t have to be a trek. Here are five local spots to visit to get that perfect item for the outdoor enthusiast in your life, including experiential ideas.
Are toys on your holiday shopping list this year? You’re in luck because Birmingham is home to tons of great shops where you can score amazing gifts and support local businesses at the same time. Now don that Elf-ing hat (or fantastic Elf hat) and dive into this guide for all the top shops to find toys, gadgets and more.
Just in time for the holiday season, Birmingham-based Shipt announced this week that it’s adding another 50,000 shoppers to its national network. This is in addition to the 100,000 shoppers Shipt announced it would be onboarding nationwide in October.
Since celebrations are a little (ok, a lot) more low-key this year, we’re always looking for some fun ways to spice it up. We rounded up five festive drinks you can use to celebrate whatever you’re most looking forward to in these next several weeks. Cheers to staying in, and cheers to having fun while supporting local.
During a press conference today, November 23, 2020, State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Mary McIntyre shared updates on COVID-19 in Alabama. They discussed rising numbers and safety practices as we move into the holidays, along with a rough timeline for when the first round of vaccines will be administered.
The spirit of the holidays is alive at McWane Science Center. From their beloved Magic of Model Trains exhibit to virtual visits with Santa, here’s how they’re making the holidays merry and bright all season long.