Railroad Park just announced that ice skating is officially returning in time for the holiday season. You haven’t experienced downtown Birmingham until you’ve skated on its front lawn. The rink will be larger than last year’s rink and is open 7 days a week, starting Saturday, November 25th. For more info, visit Railroad Park’s website. While we wait […]
Every year, the holiday season seems to come at us faster and furiouser! We start talking about it at Halloween, and by the time the celebrated time arrives we’re all in a stressed out frenzy. But not here in Birmingham. Here, things are different. We embrace the holidays with just that right mix of things […]
What started as an artistic act of love a decade and a half ago has grown into a celebration of life on the day of the dead. Almost 15 years ago, Birmingham lost an icon, an artist, a father, and one of the most influential people in the struggle for civil rights. A staff photographer […]
Heard you were looking for your place in the world, (well, this side of the Big Muddy, anyway). I know the feeling. In so many ways, I’ve been looking for my place in the world, and really have found my groove just in the last ten years or so. I’ve decided that my biggest problem […]
The Magic City Classic is just around the corner. So, here’s the perfect guide to the five things you can do that will ramp up the magic in your Magic City Classic trip. #1: Get your history on. If you’ve not been to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, you owe yourself a visit. With a […]
It’s the happiest season of all. The Alabama Theatre announced the schedule for their 2017 Holiday Film Series. Tickets go on sale on Monday, October 2. The Holiday Film Series at the Alabama Theatre is an event that many families plan their holidays around. Each screening begins with a sing-along accompanied by the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ […]
Charge up your battery and choose your favorite filter. HuffPost has put together a list of the most Instagrammable (yes, that’s a word) spots in Birmingham. Some obvious choices are Railroad Park and the Alabama Theatre but other locations might surprise you. Head to the link below to see the full list. Click here to […]
Fall in Birmingham means food. No, we’re not talking about tailgate parties; we’re talkin’ festivals! From butterbeans to baklava, Birmingham hosts more food festivals during the glorious months of fall than you can shake a fork at. Here are 10 you won’t want to miss: 1. The Saint George Middle-Eastern Food Festival – September 14 […]
If you really love baseball then you probably know that if you really want to see the game played with passion you watch the minor league games. These are the guys for whom ending a game with a clean uniform is a sign of failure, who lay awake at night and imagine what it would […]
The variety of annual food and art events nourishes the Birmingham vibe. Here are some of the festivals and events on the schedule for the remainder of 2017 and those to mark your calendar for in 2018. Birmingham Restaurant Week – August 11-20. A wide variety of participating restaurants offers fixed prices on meals throughout […]
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