When it rains it pours, especially in Alabama. But, when the sun shines again, make sure you take advantage of those beautiful spring days at one of these Birmingham outdoor classes.Continue reading “Spring hikes, classes + more at Birmingham nature spots”
If you love scavenger hunts and outdoor adventures in Birmingham, geocaching (pronounced geo-cashing) may be just the sport you’ve been waiting to discover.
Keep reading to find out what people love about geocaching and how you can get involved.Continue reading “5 reasons you should try geocaching in Birmingham if you love being outside”
During the past two years, Peter Genereux has been preparing to follow his dream–Oak Mountain Brewing Company. Now, he’s ready to get started. Pelham’s new brewery opens in March 2020. Here’s what you need to know.Continue reading “Sneak peek: Oak Mountain Brewing Company coming to Pelham, March 2020”
The City of Pelham, just 15 miles away from Birmingham, has approved development agreements for a massive mixed-use project that could enter construction as early as this fall. Find out about The Canopy at Oak Mountain, including residential dwellings, retail, restaurants and more.Continue reading “Major mixed-use development approved across from Pelham Civic Complex and Oak Mountain Amphitheatre”
August is the perfect month (temperature-wise!) to explore the wonderful nature programs at Oak Mountain State Park.Continue reading “6 nature events at Oak Mountain State Park this month, including hikes, turtles, and reptiles”
Just in time for summer, Outside Magazine’s online publication is highlighting several of our favorite local and nearby natural wonders in their United States of Adventure series.
School is wrapping up and summer is just around the corner! Do you know how you’ll fill those long summer days? Forget the sprinkler and ditch those kiddie pools—there’s a new inflatable water park open for business at Oak Mountain State Park. Here’s what you need to know before you get your bouncy jumpy on.Continue reading “The inflatable water park at Oak Mountain State Park is now open”
Our forests, rivers and public lands in Alabama are chock full of opportunity for adventure. But, did you know they offer more than a great place to fish, hunt or hike? They actually help you stay healthier! Read on to find out how.
For skywatchers anxious to see the ‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Total Lunar Eclipse on the evening of January 20, the Weather Channel forecast for Birmingham is clear and very cold.
Save the date. On Sunday, January 20, starting at 8:36PM, Birmingham will experience its only lunar eclipse for 2019.
When family and friends head to town for the holidays, you need a plan to entertain them. Bham Now created this guide with a little help from our friends the Toros, owners of Wasabi Juan’s in Birmingham, who often host family from Miami over the holidays. We even made a map for you at the end.Continue reading “7 ways to entertain company in Birmingham over the holidays, including sushi burritos at Wasabi Juan’s”
Do you hear that? It’s sleigh bells! You know what that means—Santa is coming to town! Here’s where you can find him in Birmingham this holiday season. (And you don’t even have to go to the mall!)
Where can you find the best color-explosive fall drives around Birmingham? Here are six that will make you say “Wow!”
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.
Calling all anglers! This week marks National Fishing and Boating Week, and on Sat., June 9, you’ll have the chance to reel in some fish – for free! Continue reading “Free fishing day in AL, plus a Family Fishing Rodeo and great fishing spots near Birmingham”