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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
Looking to finish out the college football season watching the Memphis Tigers take on the Demon Deacons? 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, […]
Meats and threes, steam tables, buffet lines steaming with food prepared the way we love it down here—the aroma of cornbread baking, greens bubbling in a pot with a big old hunk of ham hock, creamed Silver Queen corn. If your mouth isn’t watering yet, then you might not be the audience for this blog […]
Head somewhere new this holiday season. Home to hundreds of shopping destinations, Birmingham is the perfect place to find a gift for everyone on your list. Pair that with the best dining in the South and an assortment of holiday events, and your visit becomes a mini-vacation. To plan out your shopping experience and to […]
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