Birmingham Parks get National Recognition

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 […]

The Comprehensive Guide to Birming-hamburgers

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 […]

Highlands Bar and Grill named Most Outstanding Restaurant in America

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 […]

Top Events #INMay

The April showers are behind us and the clear pre-Summer weather means one thing: it’s time for outdoor events in Birmingham. To celebrate, we’ve put together a few of the top events on our radar. FEATURED EVENT U.S. Women’s Open Shoal Creek Golf Club May 31 – June 3 The ultimate test in women’s golf […]

U.S. Women’s Open in Birmingham

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 […]

Refuel with Birmingham’s Restaurants and Bars

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 […]

Top Events #INApril

Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Barber Motorsports Park Friday, April 20 – Sunday, April 22 Pack your picnic, bring a cooler and head out to Barber Motorsports Park for a weekend full of activities and racing. Names such as Helio Castroneves, Marco Andretti, Graham Rahal, Will Power and many more will be competing for […]

Birmingham recognized in Southern Living’s “The South’s Best”

Southern Living released the list of winners for The South’s Best, a reader-chosen selection of the top spots in the South. Several Birmingham staples were recognized in the 2018 awards. Among the top locations were Five Points’ Chez Fonfon for South’s Best Desserts and Highlands Bar & Grill for No. 10 on South’s Best Restaurants. See all of The […]

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 […]