Don’t miss 89 year old Bob Cissell’s magical Christmas display made from salvaged tree limbs

Bob Cissell, creator of one of Birmingham’s most original Christmas displays. Photo courtesy of Cissell’s family

Thanks to Verna Gates and the Wacky Tacky Light Tour, we have discovered the most original Christmas display in the metro area.

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Strong Greek influence helps make Birmingham a true Magic City

Birmingham, Greek Food Festival, Greek Orthodox Church, Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church
Greek Food Festival. Photo via Facebook.

Birmingham, known as the Magic City, is the largest city in Alabama. Home to a vibrant downtown, burgeoning loft community and world-class culinary scene, Birmingham is one of the most livable cities in the nation.

But did you know that Greek culture has been a huge influence in the city since its founding in 1871? Continue reading “Strong Greek influence helps make Birmingham a true Magic City”