Are you an early riser? Morning person? Or did you stay out all night till dawn?Continue reading “Here comes the sun. Jaw dropping places to watch sunrises in Birmingham.”
You’re probably tired of hearing “the new normal” and I get it, but that’s the best way to describe things nowadays. We rounded up nine restaurants and businesses getting ready to open their doors in the Birmingham area this fall. Check ’em out and see how they’re dealing with our, dare I say, new normal.Continue reading “9 new openings + reopenings in Birmingham, including Sloss Furnaces”
The Girls on the Run Birmingham 5k Tutu Run is a fun and festive run that is open to the community and serves as the culminating event for more than 400 girls who have participated in the Girls on the Run program in Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Talladega counties this spring. Join us for a fast, flat race course followed by family friendly festivities! Tutus optional! For more information about Girls on the Run and to register visit www.gotrbham.org.
I’ve always had a fascination with the unknown and unexplainable. What better day than Friday the 13th to explore just that in a city with a rich history and eccentric cultures. Check out these 5 places in Birmingham that’ll give you goosebumps.Continue reading “Check out these eerie Birmingham sites that’ll give you goosebumps”
The Rotaract Club of Birmingham is holding their annual Foundation Ball on February 1. The Foundation Ball is a gala fundraiser that helps support their work in the community.
We’re giving away THREE pairs of tickets to this amazing event, so keep reading to see how you can win tickets to the Foundation Ball 2020.Continue reading “Have a ball! Win tickets to the Foundation Ball for the Rotaract Club of Birmingham Feb 1.”
The City of Birmingham, the Parks and Recreation Board and The World Games 2021 recently came to an agreement about which Birmingham venues would host events for the upcoming World Games. Here are five locations where you can witness The World Games, July 15-25!Continue reading “5 Birmingham venues approved for events during 2021 World Games”
Birmingham’s Sidewalk Film Festival is back August 19-25 for its 21st annual festival. Here’s your guide to venues and films playing all weekend long. Tickets available now!
Sidewalk Film Festival showcases the work of more than 250 filmmakers and welcomes over 15,000 film lovers to Birmingham annually. Since its debut in 1999, filmmakers from across the country and around the world have come to Birmingham to screen their work at Sidewalk
Here’s an overview of where and what will be live on the big screen throughout the event:Continue reading “The ultimate venue guide to Birmingham’s 21st Annual Sidewalk Film Festival. Use ticket discount code BHAMNOW15!”
The Alabama Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association 2019 Walk to End Alzheimer’s
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”
There’s just a little over a month until Sloss Fest hits Birmingham on July 14-15. And we’ve got the full lineup for all you Sloss Heads out there. Continue reading “Sloss Fest hits Birmingham July 14-15. Have you checked out the full lineup yet?”
So you’re not exactly Jackson Pollock or Frida Kahlo. So what? You don’t have to be a master to be an artist, and Birmingham offers plenty of art classes to refine (or find!) your craft. Continue reading “Develop your inner artist with Birmingham’s guide to art classes this summer”
The Sloss Fest lineup is out and we finally know what we’re in for, aside from sweltering hot temps and a music-filled weekend in Birmingham, Alabama.
The current revival initiatives and tactics in Birmingham are simple; restore yet maintain the city’s historic districts.
According to al.com, Sloss Furnaces will soon be the site of a new “world class” arts tech hub!
So I was looking through our calendar (plus a couple of my own sources, just to make sure I hadn’t missed anything), and noticed something: this upcoming week has a TON of incredible concerts! Birmingham nightlife is picking up steam as we head into summer, and a surprising amount of it is free. So apologies to those who don’t like music (you monsters!) for my recommendations this week (which aren’t ALL music, but there’s a lot)!
As the weather warms up, so does the event roster! This week’s top ten brings the heat with everything from music to octane to gumbo, and it’s all here at your fingertips. Careful with our band links if you’re at work!