When I first moved to Birmingham from Georgia, the hit “Move” by Ludacris was big. The lyrics are about Atlanta traffic on Interstate 20, but I soon learned the tune is perfectly appropriate for Highway 280 in the Greater Birmingham area. Hoover mayor Frank Brocato wants to change that, and he thinks a rapid transit system is the answer.
Has there ever been a more appropriately named fundraising event than this past Saturday’s Freshwater Land Trust Too Hot to Hike: A Beer and Bus Tour of the Red Rock Trail? With temps in the low 90s and stifling humidity, the air conditioning and beer on the bus made for a pleasant afternoon that was educational and fun.
There’s just six more weeks until the Secret Stages music discovery festival hits Birmingham on August 3-4. And the excitement of music fans is building as 17 bands from the official music lineup are finally revealed.
Sushi lovers, this one’s for you! We’ve got your guide to the best sushi in Birmingham, complete with ratings for your favorite sushi bars and restaurants. Continue reading “Your ultimate guide to the 12 best sushi bars in Birmingham, including the new Rock n Roll Sushi at the Colonnade”
According to the UAB Reporter, UAB professor James McClintock has been named the inaugural recipient of the 2018 SCAR Medal for Education and Communication. Awarded by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), the honor recognizes McClintock’s decades-long educational efforts emphasizing Antarctic climate change and impacts on marine biology.
Tiny houses—are they in, are they out? When something is a classic, trends don’t matter. Tucked away in Birmingham’s historic Highland Park neighborhood, Cliff Court Cottages fit that bill. They’re tiny but not too tiny, and forever in demand.
Welcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of June 16.
Yesterday, Dorothy Levy, one of the founders of United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham, which is now United Ability, celebrated her 106th birthday at United Ability’s LINCPoint Adult Day Program.
Birmingham’s food scene is not the only one bursting with creativity, the music scene is growing with the addition of The Bham Loft Show! It is a monthly show featuring musicians, artists, writers, centered around creativity. Created for the community, by the community, you will want not want to miss the next show.
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”
The closing of the beloved V. Richard’s gourmet grocery in Forest Park’s tiny downtown left a hole on Clairmont Ave. for several years. With bated breath, locals have been anxiously awaiting the opening of Whistling Table. That day is here. Whistling Table, owned by Mac Russell, is now open and serving breakfast and lunch.
A look at Whistling Table
Are your kids ready for ATVs? Here are three things to know about operating ATVs from Children’s of Alabama:
We know it’s been a long week, Bham. If you missed Taco Tuesday, no worries! We’ve got your guide to the 9 best tacos in Birmingham for you to get your weekly taco fix. Check out these trucks and restaurants around the city with our Taco Trail: Continue reading “Join us on our Taco Trail, your guide to the 9 best tacos in Birmingham”
Birmingham’s startups are doing B I G things and we want you to know it. Check out the highlights here.
If you caught my last article on Caribbean restaurants, you got a sneak peak at some of Birmingham’s Latin gems. Hungry for more, I went to the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival this past Saturday, where I got to eat even more Caribbean food! Check out the pictures I took of the parade: Continue reading “Shots from the Magic City Caribbean Food and Music Festival Parade at Linn Park (photo gallery)”