In its latest edition, the nationally acclaimed outdoor adventure publication Outside Magazine recommended the 335 mile Alabama/Georgia Pinhoti Trail as one of the best long-distance hikes to take in the world this year.
Who carries quarters anymore? Certainly not me. And yet, parking in downtown Birmingham is nearly impossible if you don’t. However, the Birmingham City Council Transportation Committee just voted to approve a partnership with ParkMobile. In the near future, public parking could be one click away.Continue reading “Birmingham, meet ParkMobile–an app that could make parking a breeze”
As an amateur history buff, learning more about Birmingham’s storied past is one of the best parts of my job. So you can imagine my excitement when I learned that a prominent Birmingham developer discovered hundred-year-old antique letters inside an old hotel. I quickly arranged to visit the building and see for myself. Here’s what I learned.Continue reading “Birmingham’s Ward Neely discovers antique letters inside hundred-year-old hotel. Photos included!”
Hoover is rolling right along when it comes to new construction and businesses. Have you been keeping your eye on the city? We certainly have—here’s a roundup of what’s going on in Hoover .Continue reading “Discover 7 new Hoover businesses opened in the past month—including Clean Juice”
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is leading the way in a new anti-viral drug trial that will combat the coronavirus.Continue reading “UAB leads drug trial to combat coronavirus outbreak”
Does your child love music? The arts? Looking for that perfect stay-at-home weekday summer camp?
Forget all those heady issues the Alabama legislature confronts, what seems like every legislative session. You know the issues well… the lottery, gambling, prison reform, and Medicaid expansion. Put those sticky matters on the backburner. The big debate lawmakers are grappling with this spring in Montgomery?
Should the sweet potato be declared our state vegetable?
Back in the day, we gave you a guide to Birmingham’s 11 best hotdogs. But, with the recent (hopefully temporary) closure of Hot Diggity Dogs and a new decade we felt we needed a refresher on Birmingham hot dogs. Take a look at where you can find Birmingham’s take on the ballpark favorite.Continue reading “No two Birmingham hot dogs are alike. 9 local spots that have a hot dog for everyone.”
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The 4 P’s of great Italian food: pizza, pasta, prosciutto, and prosecco. Find it all—and more—on 2nd Ave right here in downtown Birmingham. We went behind-the-scenes, and we’re bringing you with us! Check it out.Continue reading “Saluti, Birmingham! Lé Fresca is open—take a peek inside”
It’s Valentine’s weekend and there’s lots to do! Here’s what’s happening around Birmingham, February 14-16.Continue reading “Llamagrams, vampire bunnies + more this Valentine’s weekend in Birmingham”
The deadline to hand deliver your voter registration form to vote in the March 3rd statewide primary election is Friday, February 14th.
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 20 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!
Chances are you know about Penny Savings Bank. It’s the first black-owned and black-operated financial institution in Alabama. The bank backed and supported black-owned businesses from 1890 until it’s closing in 1915. Fast forward, in 2018 The Penny Foundation was born out of that same thread. See how it’s growing Birmingham businesses today.Continue reading “The Penny Foundation is supporting black-owned businesses in Birmingham. Check out how.”