Today is a very special day—Birmingham’s birthday! On December 19, 1871, the beautiful city of Birmingham was incorporated by the state of Alabama. To celebrate Birmingham Day, we’re sharing 15 things you might not know about the Magic City.Continue reading “15 things you never knew about our city—just in time for Birmingham Day”
Each year, Vulcan Park & Museum hosts a new exhibit in their fabulous Linn-Henley Gallery. Since 2020 is the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Vulcan Park & Museum will honor the fight for women’s suffrage with a new exhibit,”Right or Privilege? Alabama Women and the Vote” which opens on January 17.Continue reading “Sneak peek at the new women’s suffrage exhibit at Vulcan Park & Museum, opening Jan 17”
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! To keep your holiday spirit merry and bright, visit Vulcan Park and Museum December 8-23 to experience one of the best light shows in Birmingham—the Magic of Lights: Vulcan’s Holiday Light Experience. Tickets available now!Continue reading “See Vulcan light up the Birmingham sky during the Holiday Light Show, Dec 8-23”
We’ve curated an assortment of unique gifts from Birmingham businesses so you can check everyone off your list. And don’t forget about the most special person in your life…YOU!Continue reading “12 holiday gift ideas from local Birmingham vendors from $20 to $200”
I just can’t get enough of Birmingham in the fall. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and the vibes are good. When the weekend rolls around, make sure to take advantage of all the city has to offer. Keep reading for an “ideal” Saturday in Birmingham.Continue reading “24 Fall-filled hours in Birmingham”
It’s officially SPOOKY season Birmingham! Halloween is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you wait until the last minute to find a costume.
The Magic City is a great place to get some inspiration. Here are 6 Birmingham inspired costumes that will have people asking for a photo-op all night long!Continue reading “6 Birmingham Inspired Halloween Costumes, including James Spann”
When is there not a good time to visit Vulcan? We just can’t think of any! He’s the largest cast-iron statue in the world and the unifying symbol of Birmingham. Here are 5 reasons to honor our 56-foot tall friend, including a new snack and beverage kiosk at Vulcan Park and Museum where you can enjoy cold drinks in the hot sun, and a glass of wine or beer as the sun goes down.Continue reading “5 reasons to raise your glass to Vulcan. New beer and wine options after 5PM on the weekend”
Austin Perine, the adorable superhero who’s been feeding the homeless since the age of four, is one of many Birmingham heroes who have been recognized for their civic pride and leadership by The Vulcans Community Awards. Nominations are now open for the 2019 awards, but hurry; the July 31 deadline is almost here. Find out more.Continue reading “Nominate Birmingham’s community heroes for The Vulcans Community Awards 2019. Hurry, the deadline is JULY 31!”
Vulcan Park and Museum, known for the largest and most extravagant Independence Day celebrations in the state, are planning the biggest one yet for July 4th, 2019! Get ready to be thrilled by a choreographed display of 2,500 fireworks in honor of Alabama’s bicentennial and our nation’s birthday. We’ve pulled together a list of the best viewing spots in Birmingham, parties and tips for making the most of the extravaganza.Continue reading “Your ultimate guide to the Fourth of July Alabama Bicentennial Fireworks Show at Vulcan Park and Museum. Watch parties, tips and photo contest!”
The 13 community members who were honored at the 5th annual Vulcans Community Awards are hardworking individuals who work tirelessly to make Birmingham a better place. Find out more about their stories here.Continue reading “The 5th annual Vulcans Community Awards were on November 1st. Here’s a recap and photo gallery”
Music, food and a great view were just part of the fun of the first Vulcan AfterTunes that took place on Sun., Sept. 23. Here’s a look at what went on during this much-anticipated event.
Have you staked out your spot for Vulcan’s July 4 fireworks show?
The ‘Big Guy’ (Vulcan) atop Red Mountain will light-up Birmingham’s cityscape again this year with the most spectacular, thunderous fireworks show to celebrate the Fourth of July. Continue reading “Vulcan will forever light up Birmingham’s night sky after July 4th”
From public servants and grocers to artists and architects, Italian immigrants came to Birmingham, AL, seeking the American Dream. Here’s a look at the lasting imprint Italians have had on the city of Birmingham. Continue reading “Italians leave an imprint on Birmingham”
Are you a professional in the Birmingham area who wants to get involved and give back to our community, while building skills, networking and enhancing that important resume. Look no further! Vulcan Park and Museum is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Junior Leadership Board. ⠀
Birmingham City Council is proposing to create a community zone that links Vulcan Park to the Homewood’s walkway project. Continue reading “City Council’s proposed walk-way will connect Red Mountain, Vulcan Park to Southside”