Top Events #INFebruary

Featured Itinerary Romantic Weekend Get away for a few days to spend some quality time with each other. Covering everything from delicious food and wines to good times and views, our 3-day itinerary sets the mood for a romantic weekend in Birmingham. See the full itinerary. Featured Events Birmingham Iron Kick-Off Starts on February 10 Legion […]

New Year, New Eats – Restaurants Opening Soon in Birmingham

2018 was the year that a Birmingham restaurant took home the top prize. After being a finalist for 10 straight years, Highlands Bar & Grill won the James Beard Award for Most Outstanding Restaurant. However, that was only one story in a year full of praise for Birmingham’s culinary scene. Food enthusiasts and top chefs […]

Top Events #INJanuary

Featured Itinerary Civil Rights Tour The Birmingham Civil Rights District is now a National Monument. If you haven’t walked this district and heard the stories of the many brave people who walked those streets to break down the walls of segregation, don’t put it off any longer. We’ve laid out a 2-day itinerary to help […]

Top Events #INDecember

Featured Events Birmingham Bowl Legion Field The teams are set. The Memphis Tigers are taking on the Demon Deacons in the Birmingham Bowl on December 22. Started in 2006, the Birmingham Bowl is one of fourteen bowl games owned and operated by ESPN Events. But, as the only bowl in the country aligned with both […]

Highlands Bar & Grill an “Essential” American Restaurant

For the second straight year, Highlands Bar & Grill was named to Eater’s list of 38 Essential American Restaurants. It’s an accolade that gets added to a long list of praise for the Frank Stitt-owned restaurant – including two James Beard awards earlier this year for Outstanding Restaurant and Outstanding Pastry Chef. See the full […]

Thrillist: Bottega One of the Best Italian Restaurants in America

Another Stitt-owned restaurant is receiving praise as Bottega is named one of the 25 Best Italian Restaurants in America by Thrillist. Describing the restaurant as “the confluence of Italy and the deep south,” Thrillist praises the unique combinations of ingredients from separate continents. Click here for Thrillist’s full run-down of great Italian fare: https://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/best-italian-restaurants-in-america

Top Events #INNovember

Featured Events Veterans Day Parade Downtown Birmingham, November 12 Join us as we honor our veterans, and celebrate the freedom that their dedication and sacrifice afford us every day. Stand and be counted. Parade begins at 1:30pm with a new route around Railroad Park. More Info: http://nationalveteransday.org/ Dia de los Muertos Pepper Place, November 2 This […]

A Dozen Places to Brunch at the Dinner Table of the South

When you’re in the hub of all this Southern culinary goodness, you know you’re bound to have plenty of brunch options. And let’s face it, there’s nothing better on a Saturday or Sunday morning than some hot, delicious, breakfasty eats. Next time you’re in town (or if you happen to be so fortunate as to […]

Take this Outside: 7 Trails & Hikes in Birmingham

The leaves are changing and you’ve been hit by that inevitable itch to get outside. Whether you’re looking to pass an entire day or desire a nice stroll while you sip on your pumpkin spice latte, you’re never too far from an outdoor escape in Birmingham. There’s a reason that Outside Magazine named Birmingham One […]

Live Fast and Turn Left, Directions to Your Talladega Experience

If you’re a NASCAR aficionado, there’s little we can tell you about Talladega Superspeedway that you don’t already know. You already know its legends. You know how, from its first race in September of 1969, it was hailed as the most competitive, fastest, most intense stock car track in the world. You already know that […]