Birmingham’s highly acclaimed Sidewalk Film Festival is less than a month away. It’s a weekend where you can take a break from the endless search through Netflix’s queue and get a taste of the latest films in the independent film industry. With over 200 films on deck, Sidewalk attracts talent from all over. MovieMaker magazine […]
Looking for a place to celebrate our upcoming Sales Tax Holiday? (here’s a hint: it’s in Birmingham) The 2018 Alabama Sales Tax Holiday (a.k.a. Tax-Free Weekend) approaches. Beginning Friday, July 20th at 12:01 A.M, and ending Sunday, July 22nd at 12:00 midnight, Alabama will, for the 13th time, waive the sales tax on specific school-related […]
It’s that time of year again, when we feel a little restless in our flip-flops, when we can sense the approaching beat of one of the essential live music experiences you can have this side of the Mississippi. Yep, it’s almost time for Sloss Fest (a.k.a. the Sloss Music and Arts Festival). And, as in […]
It’s summer in the South, a time when we all turn out thoughts to one of the only truly American foods – barbecue. If you ask any Southerner about barbecue and they’ll have an opinion. A strong one. Aficionados of Carolina-style barbecue swear by a vinegar-heavy, thin sauce. Texans will argue that folks from the […]
Don’t just take our word for it. The folks over at BuzzFeed have been pretty impressed with Birmingham, too. From sports and food to nightlife and the outdoors, enjoy this list they created that features lots of the coolest things we have to offer. Then turn off that device and come experience them all for yourself.
The praise for Birmingham isn’t limited to the city sights and restaurants, our green spaces are also getting recognition on the national stage. Birmingham has no shortage of trails, waterways, golf courses and parks. To get in touch with Birmingham’s great outdoors, we gathered a list of the activities and locations. Southern Living Magazine names […]
Sometime between about 1890 and 1905, an inventive cook somewhere in the United States put a piece of Hamburg Steak (which was already a thing) between two pieces of bread and called it a hamburger. We’ve been in love with it ever since. If you had to choose one food that Americans can’t resist, the […]
At long last, Frank & Pardis Stitt’s Highlands Bar and Grill is named Outstanding Restaurant by the James Beard Foundation after 10 consecutive years of being nominated for the award. The exciting night started early for the Highlands team as their long-time pastry chef, Dolester Miles, was named Outstanding Pastry Chef. Highlands Bar and Grill […]
Come watch the best women in golf hit the links. And while you’re here, see if it inspires your own game. This May 28th through June 3rd, somewhere around 150 of the greatest women in the sport of golf will descend upon the legendary Shoal Creek Club for the 73rd U.S. Women’s Open Championship. They’ll […]
Feed your greed for speed The hair at the nape of your neck standing on end, heart pounding, palms sweating, it must be love. No, wait, it’s not love it’s Indy. That’s right; this April 20th through 22nd the world’s best Indy drivers and their crews descend upon the technically challenging, 17-turn, 2.3-mile Barber road […]
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