From a new nationally recognized sports bar to seeing some of our favorite local restaurants reopen, there’s a lot of movement in Birmingham. Here’s the weekly rundown of what’s reopening and new openings in the area.Continue reading “2 new Walk-On’s, Crestline Bagel + more opening their doors in Birmingham”
February 26 marks the return of the American Advertising Awards—the American Advertising Federation’s award ceremony that celebrates the sharpest and most creative minds in advertising. But they need your entries by January 29 to make it happen. Here’s everything you need to know.Continue reading “The American Advertising Awards are coming! Submit your nominations by Jan. 29”
There’s a new mural in Birmingham, and it’s sure to leave you feeling inspired. Take a look at Fairfield’s newest mural honoring Nipsey Hussle, Kobe Bryant and Chadwick Boseman and get to know the artist behind it all.Continue reading “Fairfield’s new mural honors 3 role models”
The Alabama Rivers Alliance has announced the complete lineup for the Wild and Scenic Festival—to be held virtually for the first time—on January 28.Continue reading “Exclusive: Alabama Rivers Alliance announces Wild and Scenic Film Festival Lineup”
It’s the story you’ve never heard, of an instrument that dances in the spotlight but lives in the shadows. January 22-31, go on a journey with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra (ASO) as they present with PNC Bank the virtual Southeast premiere of The Bowmakers—a new feature-length documentary. Purchase your tickets now and support this special fundraiser benefiting ASO.Continue reading “Discover the life of the bow in The Bowmakers, January 22-31, with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra”
Looking to get back into the dating scene at the start of the New Year? With COVID-19 limiting in-person contact, it can be difficult to meet new people. Luckily, we have some experts here in Birmingham that can help make it easier to date in The Magic City.Continue reading “How to date in Birmingham during the pandemic”
Birmingham is known for its outstanding medical care. In the latest accolade for the city, the Women’s Choice Award deemed UAB “Best Hospital” for six different areas. UAB joins many Birmingham medical care facilities to receive awards from the national organization.Continue reading “UAB joins local hospitals as awardees of Women’s Choice Award for “Best Hospital””
Local entrepreneur and owner of Eat. Drink. Ride Food Tour Joy King recently received a $10,000 grant from the Queen Bee herself as part of the #BeyGood Black-Owned Small Business Impact Fund. Keep reading to learn more about this initiative and the other local business who won the grant last year.Continue reading “Meet the Birmingham entrepreneurs who won an award from THE Beyoncé”
Heard the good news? Green Springs Highway is getting renovated. The Green Springs area has diverse restaurants and stores, offering unique flavors and history. We’ve shown how to shop at the local markets, but let’s dive deeper. Here is what you need to know about Green Springs.Continue reading “Green Springs is glowing up. Here are some iconic facts about the area.”
It’s been a few weekends since we saw a shade other than gray out the window, so heat up your mug of “positivi-tea” and prep for a light-filled long weekend in Birmingham, January 15-17.Continue reading “A cup of positivi-tea for the weekend with cool news + more, Jan. 15-17”
For more than 25 years, Williams Blackstock Architects has been working to change the face of Birmingham. They’ve done this with historic preservation and adaptive reuse projects, new buildings and projects at UAB. We talked with Principal Architect Joel Blackstock to get the behind the scenes story.Continue reading “These building projects changed the face of Birmingham—the behind-the-scenes story”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got eight open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!
When this nationally recognized sports bar said they were coming to Birmingham a few years ago, they weren’t winging it. With two restaurants already sizzling in the city of Hoover, Walk On’s Sports Bistreaux could be in the process of adding a third location in the city of Trussville. Let’s check out the deets.Continue reading “Walk On’s might be opening a third location in Trussville—here’s what we know”
On Wednesday, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced some big news for the state—Huntsville has been chosen as the preferred site for the future U.S. Space Force Command Headquarters. Read on to learn more.Continue reading “Huntsville may be the future home for the U.S. Space Force Command Headquarters”
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all doing our best to get back to normal. The main way is by following the three W’s—wear a mask, wash your hands and watch your distance.
Now, there is a fourth item. Get on the list to be notified when it is your turn to receive a vaccine.Continue reading “Check out how to sign up to receive the COVID-19 Vaccine in Jefferson County”