Rojo, Iron City Pizza, Black Market, received 95 and above food service scores in January

Iron City Pizza at the Pickwick Plaza near Five Points South. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Several Birmingham area food service establishments, including Rojo on Highland Avenue, Five Points South  Iron City Pizza and Black Market Bar and Grill received 95 and above on their health inspection scores in January 2019.

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Babes Who Brunch ✯ End of Summer Luau

SAT AUG 31!

Join Rojo Birmingham and our presenting sponsor Tito’s Handmade Vodka as we bid farewell to summer this Labor Day Weekend with a very special luau-themed 🌴 drag brunch (w/ two shows!) featuring the stellar BABES WHO BRUNCH cast: Cierra Symone Campbell, Victoria Taylor, Safaree Campbell Starr, Audrina Taylor and Lotus DiArmani.

The side room and portions of the patio at Rojo will be transformed into a lively tropical oasis 🏝️ loaded with Tiki and luau decor…plus there’ll be lots of fun games, high-octane performances, amazing giveaways and a NEW specialty cocktail 🍹 menu powered by Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Plus, meet + greet with the BABES after both shows. Showtimes are 11:30 am and 1:30 pm. Seating times are 11 am and 1 pm.

Table and seat reservations are strongly recommended. #RSVP at babeswhobrunchbham@gmail.com.

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Rojo Presents Babes Who Brunch ✯ July 13

Summertime 😎 + Babes Who Brunch = #thegoodlife! 🙌

Chill with BABES WHO BRUNCH on Saturday, July 13th. It’s the hottest drag brunch in town! Featuring ahh-mazing performances from Cierra Symone Campbell, Victoria Taylor, Safaree Campbell Starr, Audrina Taylor and Lotus DiArmani!

SHOWTIMES AT 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM.
First seating at 11:00 AM.
Second seating at 1:00 PM.
Meet and greet with the BABES following each show.

All shows will begin promptly, so please arrive early for seating. Table reservations are highly encouraged. #RSVP in advance by email at babeswhobrunchbham@gmail.com.

#ahhmazing #babeswhobrunch #thebrunchlife #brunchdoneright #babeswhobrunchbham

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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Join us on our Taco Trail, your guide to the 9 best tacos in Birmingham

Two customers share their love for tacos at Chronic Tacos. Photo by Anne Holmes for Bham Now.

We know it’s been a long week, Bham. If you missed Taco Tuesday, no worries! We’ve got your guide to the 9 best tacos in Birmingham for you to get your weekly taco fix. Check out these trucks and restaurants around the city with our Taco Trail:  Continue reading “Join us on our Taco Trail, your guide to the 9 best tacos in Birmingham”

8 World Cup predictions from local soccer experts, including the Birmingham Legion

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Photo of the American Outlaws section at the U.S. vs Haiti Women’s friendly 2015 at Legion Field

In just a few hours, the productivity of the entire world is about to decrease for an entire month. It is not because of war, famine or a breakdown in the global economic system.  Today, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals in Russia begins.

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Rojo, Cantina, Lucy’s and Rougaroux among neighborhood restaurants receiving their inspection scores in the past 30 days

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Rojo owners Laney DeJonge and Clark Lopez

Several popular Birmingham neighborhood restaurants received their health inspection scores over the past 30 day, since Bham Now last reported scores in mid-May.

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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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Alabama’s river heroes

It’s a celebration!  The Alabama Rivers Alliance celebrated 20 years of river protection last weekend at Camp McDowell

Last weekend, the Alabama Rivers Alliance celebrated its 20th Anniversary by recognizing community and state “river heroes” at their annual Alabama Water Rally at Camp McDowell.

The highlight of the three day event was the River Celebration Awards Banquet which honored organizations and individuals who have made outstanding contributions toward river protection in Alabama.

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