These 6 getaways + 1 giveaway will have you and your PTO ready for summer vacation

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Little River Falls in Dekalb County Alabama. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

I think it’s safe to say we’re all ready for Summer 2021. Bham Now has your summer fun covered with the ultimate summer getaway + giveaway, with five destinations ranging from mountain getaways to bright beaches. Pack your bags and don’t forget the sunscreen!

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A bevy of creative ways to enjoy Birmingham’s tomato bounty [PHOTOS]

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A rainbow of tomatoes. Photo via Snow’s Bend Farm’s Facebook page

Got a backyard garden brimming with tomatoes? Been to the local farmers market or a grocery store like The Pig and seen them? Tomatoes are everywhere in Birmingham this year. We reached out to find out what y’all are doing with the bounty. Have a listen to Home Grown Tomatoes while you feast your eyes on all these tasty possibilities…

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Try this easy Rotel cheese dip recipe that uses Two Mamas Salsa from the Piggly Wiggly on Clairmont Avenue in Birmingham

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Easy, cheesy dip made with a salsa from Alabama. Photo by Jen Daniel for Bham Now

Everybody loves Rotel cheese dip, but this one has a twist. It features Two Mamas mild salsa that’s made in Alabama. You can find it at the Piggly Wiggly on Clairmont Avenue in Birmingham.

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Vulcan is turning 114! Get your tickets for the Birthday Bash on June 3

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Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum
Photo courtesy of Vulcan Park and Museum

It’s the event of the year for family fun at Vulcan Park and Museum! Help Vulcan blow out his candles at his 114th Birthday Bash, along with “V” (Vulcan’s six-foot plush mascot), Birmingham City Mayor Randall Woodfin and City Council President Valerie A. Abbott as well as other city officials. Ice Cream from Piggly Wiggly and Bud’s Best Cookies will be handed out after V blows out his candles!

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Need Girl Scout Cookies? “Find Cookies Here”

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It’s Girl Scout cookie season in Birmingham – find a booth sale in your neighborhood

It’s been 11 months since the last Girl Scout cookie sale.  You just pulled out your last box of thin mint cookies, you stored in your freezer from last year’s booth sale. Like clock work, your stomach grumbles…. you know it’s that time of year again.  It’s Girl Scout cookie season!

This weekend, Girl Scouts throughout North Central Alabama will be holding GS cookie booth sales in front of local businesses.

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