“To the moon, Alice…!” That famous Ralph Kramden threat has nothing really to do with this bit of trivia—except the moon part. Area residents and visitors alike are largely unaware of the Moon Tree at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. This American sycamore, growing tall next to the formal rose garden, is one of the trees […]
More notice recently came Birmingham’s way in a special USA TODAY “Travel South” feature.
National Senior Games officials have selected Birmingham as the site of the competitions in 2017. The games attract thousands of athletes and spectators to what is billed as the largest sporting event for people over 50.