Two Miss Fancy statues are coming to historic Avondale Park

Miss Fancy mural at Avondale Brewery
Miss Fancy is an icon for Avondale Brewery. Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now

Good news—Leslie Smukler, the Avondale resident who found Miss Fancy’s original statue, received all the funding she needed to restore Miss Fancy’s statue to Avondale Park. But did you know about Friends of Avondale Park and Bryan Council’s efforts to build an eleven-foot-tall Miss Fancy statue? Keep reading to find out.

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15 things you never knew about our city—just in time for Birmingham Day

Sunset view of Birmingham skyline
Our favorite birthday to celebrate and our favorite city to call home. Photo via Railroad Park on Facebook

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.

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