When the weather outside is getting chillier by the second, there’s no better way to keep the cold at bay then our favorite winter beverage, the hot chocolate. Nothing warms our hands (and hearts) quicker than a hot cup of cocoa, and these spots happen to serve some of the best cocoa in town.Continue reading “3 spots in Birmingham that serve life-changing hot cocoa, plus some honorable mentions”
This post is organized alphabetically. Good thing G comes before J and P, because when it comes to jazz and blues in Birmingham, how could I not start with …Continue reading “Listen to jazz and blues live at these 4 venues every week in Birmingham metro”
The opioid crisis in Birmingham is real, just like it is across the United States. Actually, did you know Alabama has the highest prescribing rates in the nation? According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Alabama’s prescribing rate was 121 per 100 people in 2016.
Given how common these drugs are, we all need to know what we can do. To find out more, I talked with three Alabama experts:Continue reading “The opioid crisis in Birmingham: ways you can help slow the epidemic”
In 2017, we released our first guide to The Pizitz Food Hall, which you can find here. Since then, there have been a few changes to Birmingham’s first food hall, and it’s our duty to keep you in the loop. Without further ado, let’s get into it: the updated guide to The Pizitz Food Hall.Continue reading “An updated guide to The Pizitz Food Hall”
Earlier this week, The Opus Group (Opus), headquartered in Minneapolis, in partnership with The McKinney Fund & Company announced the start of construction on a new 17-story, mixed-use student living community on the edge of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) campus.
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? Check out our list of open houses this weekend — you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!Continue reading “RealtySouth Open Houses – January 11-13 2019”
Finding a new favorite Etsy page is always exciting. Especially when the seller turns out to live in your very own town. Here are 13 local Etsy shops in Birmingham that are sure to make it onto your favorites list.Continue reading “13 local Etsy shops in Birmingham that will land on your favorites list”
Vulcan Park and Museum has partnered with the Alabama Bicentennial to bring 2 new exhibits to their Linn-Henley Gallery. Beginning on January 11, the gallery will showcase “Sharing Our Stories Through the Arts” which features art from Ramsay High School Students. Starting February 15, the exhibit will present “Alabama Justice: Cases and Faces That Changed A Nation,” which focuses on supreme court cases and justices based in Alabama that affected the nation.
Mile End Delicatessen serves Jewish comfort food including Brooklyn bagels and so much more. Popular in New York City and most recently in Nashville where they opened a new place in spring of 2018, Mile End Deli will be setting up shop near Railroad Park within the month.
Whole30 is a 30-day challenge designed to re-focus your eating. On it, you eat nutritious, real food, and then see what you might feel better keeping out of your diet for good. For those of you doing Whole30 in Birmingham, we’ve put together a guide to where you can shop, eat out, and get takeout to make the month a fun excuse to explore some new places.Continue reading “Whole30 in Birmingham: your guide to where to shop, eat out, or get takeout”
Florida based Via Airlines announced today that they are entering the Birmingham airline market adding new nonstop service between Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and the cities of Mobile (MOB), Austin (AUS), Pittsburgh (PIT), and Raleigh (RDU).
Chef Abhi Sainju is expanding his popular restaurant, Abhi, to the former Avo and Dram space in Mountain Brook Village. Abhi Eatery and Bar, which originally opened at The Summit, serves a menu featuring sushi, ramen, curry bowls, momos (dumplings) and more.Continue reading “Abhi restaurant plans to expand into former Avo and Dram building by Spring 2019”
Here’s what you need to know about Bayou Bros., The Wandering Coffee Co. and (coming soon) Cookie Destiny, three new businesses joining Birmingham’s food truck scene.Continue reading “3 new food trucks to check out in Birmingham, including Bayou Bros.”
Attention downtowners – Have extra space? Need cash? You might be sitting on Birmingham’s next hospitality cash cow – your guest bedroom.Continue reading “6 steps to make your home Birmingham’s next best Airbnb”
Let’s get ready to rumble Birmingham!