Happy Apollo Week, Birmingham! If you’re looking to celebrate that “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” we’ve got 8 ways to do it! Keep reading to find out.Continue reading “8 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing in Birmingham”
When you think about scuba diving in Alabama, there’s a good chance you’ll be thinking about the Gulf Coast shoreline and dreaming about that next beach vacation. But did you know there’s great scuba diving closer to Birmingham?Continue reading “Scuba diving and paddle boarding in a submerged quarry at Pelham’s Blue Water Park? Yes you can.”
Have you ever wanted to fly? Now’s your chance. From hot air ballooning to skydiving, here are six places offering adventures in the sky around Birmingham.Continue reading “6 places offering fun in Birmingham’s sky, including Southern Balloon Journeys”
Have you heard about YouthServe, Birmingham’s organization promoting youth volunteerism? They are connecting teens to volunteer opportunities in a variety of ways. We spoke with Jennifer Hatchett, executive director, and Vulcan Materials’ Janet Kavinoky, YouthServe board member, to learn more about it.Continue reading “How YouthServe is shaping future leaders in Birmingham through community service”
The wait is over.
Chef Dre Foster, owner of The Preservery Birmingham in Five Points South, will be opening her “elevated soul food restaurant with an international twist” on Sunday, July 21, 11:00 AM t0 3:00PM.
Birmingham’s Clairmont Avenue Trail in the Crestwood South Neighborhood officially opened this morning with a ribbon cutting, speeches by local leaders and music by the Crestwood Community Band.
Whether you’re looking for a canoe adventure or a relaxing float on an inner tube, cooling off at the river is some of the most fun you can have during a Birmingham summer. We’ve got five places to check out within two hours of downtown. Keep reading to find your next weekend expedition!Continue reading “Looking to beat the Birmingham heat? Here are 7 ways to cool off at the river this summer—tubing, kayaking and more!”
Cool off from Birmingham’s summer heat at Diamonds Direct Designer Showcase July 19-21. The Palm Springs-themed event will feature jewelry collections curated by ten designers, so there will be plenty of ice to go around. Keep reading for more details and to get a sneak peak at some of our favorite pieces!Continue reading “Vacay with palm trees + cocktails at Diamonds Direct Summer Designer Showcase happening in Birmingham July 19-21. Save 20% 💎”
Hey, you. With the drab toast and lukewarm coffee. A new weekend brunch menu just dropped at Topgolf Birmingham, and it’s filled with color, flavors and lots of choices. Bham Now stopped by to sample the menu—and hit a few balls, too. Here’s what we found.Continue reading “4 reasons you MUST try the new weekend brunch at Topgolf Birmingham now. Custom mimosas anyone?”
There’s lots to discover this weekend in Birmingham. Here’s what’s happening July 12-14.Continue reading “The Wizard of Oz, Art on the Rocks, AL Comic Con and more this weekend in Birmingham, July 12-14”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 34 open houses for you to check out this weekend — you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!Continue reading “It’s H O T Hot and so are these Open Houses for July 12-14”
Art Alive! takes the mystery out of the art-making process by letting you watch eight Birmingham artists at work. It’s an evening of food, music, fun, and art . . . and you don’t want to miss it.Continue reading “8 local artists to be featured at Art Alive! July 27 at Canary Gallery in Birmingham (benefit for AIDS Alabama)”
Birmingham’s downtown bar scene keeps growing, so we’ve compiled a list of the spots you need to check out. The research was stringent, but someone had to do it. Now you can plan your next downtown bar crawl (or decide where to go after work).Continue reading “A guide to Birmingham’s downtown bars”
Once upon a time, the Ensley community was a vibrant steel town in its own right. Now, a group called “Ensley Alive” is working to breathe new life into this once-vibrant part of town, celebrating both the past, present and future of the place they call home.Continue reading “Birmingham’s Ensley community is alive, y’all. Why you should check it out.”
No one captured more hearts and inspired the judges and audience of America’s Got Talent during Season 13, in 2018, more so than electric violinist Brian King Joseph.