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:

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: 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 […]

Top Events #INOctober

Featured Events 77th Magic City Classic Legion Field October 27 The largest HBCU football game in the country will take place at Legion Field as Alabama A&M takes on Alabama State! Enjoy the game and other events including a parade, concerts and tailgating. More Info: Talladega 500 Talladega Superspeedway October 14 The top names […]

Alabama Booksmith Among the Most Unique Bookstores in the U.S.

What does it take to be named one of the Most Unique Bookstores in the United States? An entire bookstore, filled with books that have been signed by the same hand that wrote them. Jake Reiss’ Alabama Booksmith made the commitment to carry only signed copies back in 2012 and now serves customers from all […]

A Dozen Fall Food Events Guaranteed to Whet Your Appetite

People call Birmingham the Dinner Table of the South, and with good reason. To put it bluntly, we flat know how to eat. From soul food to James Beard award-winning fare, we do food like nobody else does food. So, it should come as no surprise that in the Fall, when the weather is just […]