Birmingham’s Top Music Venues in 8 Beats

In the last decade or so, Birmingham has become known as something of a culinary center, and rightly so. From jambalaya to James Beard, we’ve got a lock on the eats and drinks. But, truly one of the best kept secrets of Birmingham is the music scene. This was brought to mind recently when one […]

Alabama’s Civil Rights Tour in 3 Days

Now, more than ever before, Americans are paying attention to the struggle. You know the struggle; we were at ground zero of it in the ‘60s, when Reverend Shuttlesworth and Dr. King walked our streets and languished in our jails, when so many fought so hard for that which should have been theirs to begin […]

Top Events #INFebruary

Even though we’re dealing with 6 more weeks of winter, there are several reasons to get out of the house this month. Whether you’re interested in running or enjoying a movie from the comforts of the Alabama Theatre, Birmingham has an event for you. Black History Month Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Each year beginning on […]

Sloss Fest 2018 Lineup + Schedule

The lineup and schedule for this year’s Sloss Music & Arts Festival has been released. Sloss Fest is an annual music festival held at Birmingham’s Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. The headline acts for this year’s Sloss Fest are Chris Stapleton, Arcade Fire, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, and Griz. For tickets and more […]

Top Birmingham Events #INJanuary

Attend more of Birmingham’s great events in 2018. January is packed with opportunities to see everything that Birmingham has to offer. College Basketball College basketball is back in action and Birmingham is no stranger to strong teams. Check out the schedules and cheer on our local athletes. Schedules: Birmingham-Southern Men • Birmingham-Southern Women • Miles Men • Miles Women • Samford Men • Samford Women • UAB Men • UAB […]

2017 #INBirmingham: A Year of Props, Projects, and Popularity

Years from now, historians will look back at 2017 and say, “Hokey smokes, what the heck happened in Birmingham, Alabama?” It’s been that kind of year. Read on to see for yourself. First off, we were recognized by just about every publication except Marvel Comics as being awesome. New York Times listed us among the […]

Zagat names Birmingham one of the Most Exciting Food Cities in America

Birmingham made a statement in 2017 when Food & Wine announced their relocation to the Magic City. Birmingham’s culinary options are on par with the finest food cities in the world. Zagat released their list of the 30 Most Exciting Food Cities in America and – featuring dining options like the Pizitz Food Hall, Highlands […]

A Snowy Day in Birmingham

A week later and we still can’t believe the snow that covered Birmingham last Friday. While our snow days may be few-and-far-between, Birmingham’s own showed they know how to make the most of the moment. Many of you took to Instagram to forever immortalize the event. Don’t forget to tag us in your Birmingham pictures […]

Going Bowling: What to do when in town for the Birmingham Bowl

Traveling to the Birmingham Bowl to watch South Florida take on Texas Tech? Come early, stay after! With all there is to do in Birmingham, there’s just no sense in coming to the Birmingham Bowl day-of. But, we know what it’s like visiting a new city, so for all you newcomers to the Magic City, […]

Top Birmingham Events #INDecember

Between new traditions, holiday classics and can’t-miss events, December is the month to show off the best of Birmingham to all your holiday visitors. Holidays at McWane McWane Science Center Enjoy the Christmas Holidays with various seasonal events including the Jingle Bell Breakfast, Polar Express PJ Parties and Winter Camps. More Info: Holiday Film Series […]