We came, we ate, we applauded: Birmingham Restaurant Week’s Harvest Brunch recap

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Photo by Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

Birmingham Restaurant Week brings together some of the city’s best brunch restaurants into one delicious, mouthwatering experience. And this past Saturday (Aug. 11), foodies across Birmingham headed to Woodlawn for the Harvest Brunch kick-off to get first dibs on the food and hype surrounding the event.

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Jim Henson and muppet Kermit the Frog got their start at Red Diamond in Birmingham

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Jim Henson with Kermit the Frog. Photo via Benno Friedman:Corbis.

You’ve heard of The Muppets. The well-known and beloved puppets created by the incredibly imaginative puppeteer, Jim Henson. But did you know that one of Henson’s most popular puppets, Kermit the Frog, actually got their start at Red Diamond in Birmingham? Continue reading “Jim Henson and muppet Kermit the Frog got their start at Red Diamond in Birmingham”