GOLF Magazine names Highland Park Golf Course to its 30 best U.S. municipal golf courses list

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Sunrise on Highland Park Golf Course on June 21, 2021. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Birmingham’s Highland Park Golf Course, the state of Alabama’s oldest public golf course, was recently named to GOLF Magazine’s list of the “30 Best Municipal Golf Courses in America.”

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5 ways to explore Highland Park + WIN a $250 gift card to Freddy’s Wine Bar

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Take a tour around Highland Park, including a stop at Bottega. Photo via Bham Now.

Highland Park is the place to be, with lots of greenery and historic charm. Plus, it has plenty of cool restaurants, bars and entertainment options, so you always have something to do. Keep reading to learn more about the neighborhood, how you can live there at Highland Towers, and how you can win a $250 gift card from Freddy’s Wine Bar.

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Love on Highland Park by picking up Your pup’s poop—Do Dah Day is May 15

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Do Dah Day 2021 is coming to Cahaba Brewing this Saturday, May 15, from 11AM-6PM, and Highland Park FIDO (Friends in Dog Ownership) is continuing its tradition of “flagging and bagging” to get ready for the big event even though it won’t be in the neighborhood this year. Keep reading to find out more about what pet owners can do to make Highland Park, the traditional home of Do Dah Day, more beautiful year ’round.

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What you need to know about Highland Park’s new Community Garden and how to secure a plot

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Fall looks good on you, Highland Park Garden. Photo via Taylor Babington for Bham Now 

I’ve been watching the construction of the Highland Park Community Garden for a while now. As a former resident of Birmingham’s Highland Park, I’m pumped to see this community garden open in one of my favorite neighborhoods.

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13 Halloween parties happening in Birmingham this October, including BOO 23 and The Rocky Horror Masquerade Ball

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Costumes from Birmingham’s 2017 Boo 22 event. Photo via Boo Halloween

October has officially arrived, which means it’s time to start filling your calendar with fun Halloween events. Check out these 13 Halloween parties that are sure to scare, excite and entertain you.

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Tiny before tiny houses were cool: 8 secrets of the 1920s-30s Cliff Court Cottages in Highland Park

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Tiny houses—are they in, are they out? When something is a classic, trends don’t matter. Tucked away in Birmingham’s historic Highland Park neighborhood, Cliff Court Cottages fit that bill. They’re tiny but not too tiny, and forever in demand.

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17 Birmingham walking trails, including Kiwanis Vulcan Trail and more

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Rotary Trail – photo from Freshwater Land Trust

We know Birmingham’s hottest days aren’t the best for getting outside. But you don’t have to limit your exercise to the gym during the scorching summer. Birmingham walking trails offer lots of places to get out and get moving—and, in many cases, lots of shade as well.

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Birmingham’s Rojo has won the 2018 Restaurant Neighbor Award for the state of Alabama

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Rojo owners Laney DeJonge and Clark Lopez

According to a news release from Rojo, the popular restaurant in the Highland Park area of Birmingham, has won the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s 2018 Restaurant Neighbor Award for the state of Alabama.

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Birmingham. We love the flowers. But we are in the middle of a drought

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The flowers and plants lining Highland Avenue in Birmingham’s historic Highland Park Neighborhood are spectacular and beautiful.  We absolutely love them and the city does an incredible job.

But, we are in the middle of a drought that is about to get worse.  This video of the flowers and plants being watered today (October 12) along Highland Avenue will likely be the last “watering” of these flowers/plants for a good while, especially now that the Birmingham Water Works Board is considering the implementation of strong water conservation measures.

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