P!NK Live at Legacy Arena at the BJCC

The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex announced today that the P!NK Live 2024 Tour will make a stop at Legacy Arena in Uptown Birmingham on Saturday, November 16 for a 7:30pm show along with special guests GROUPLOVE and KidCutUp. Tickets go on sale this Friday, March 1 at 10am at ticketmaster.com. For more info and show […]

AL.com: James Beard Award-winning Nashville chef opening Birmingham restaurant

Nashville chef Sean Brock opened the original Joyland fast-food restaurant in East Nashville in 2020. He has partnered with the Pihakis Restaurant Group to open a second location in Birmingham in April 2024. Original article by Bob Carlton at AL.com. Photo by Emily Dorio; used with permission from the Sprouthouse Agency. James Beard Award-winning Nashville […]

Business Alabama: Choosing the right meeting planner

Alabama experts offer tips for finding the right person to facilitate your planning Original article published on BusinessAlabama.com on Feb. 14, 2024 by Gail Allyn Short Whether it’s a board meeting, a gathering of shareholders, a team-building excursion or a conference, convention or expo, organizing professional gatherings like these require logistical planning, savvy and steady […]

FOOD & WINE: Our Favorite Places to Eat, Sleep, and Explore in Birmingham

A visit to Alabama isn’t complete without barbecue. Original article by Andee Gosnell | Photo credit: Jacob Boomsma / Getty Images Where To Stay With locations peppered throughout the south’s trendiest cities, including Asheville and Charleston, it’s no surprise the Grand Bohemian Hotel, a Kessler Collection property, planted roots in Birmingham’s posh Mountain Brook neighborhood. If […]

 The Exceptional Foundation Hosts 20th Annual Chili Cook-Off March 2 

The Exceptional Foundation will host the 20th Annual Chili Cook-Off – one of Birmingham’s most beloved fundraisers and traditions – on Saturday, March 2 at Brookwood Village from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Guests will enjoy live entertainment, kids’ activities, beverages, and all-you-can-eat chili as more than 150 teams compete for our grand prizes, judged […]

Main Street Now 2024

See you in Birmingham, Alabama, for the 2024 Main Street Now Conference from May 6-8! Register today to join commercial district revitalization leaders from across the country for three days of insightful education sessions, unique special events, immersive mobile workshops, and memorable experiences in Birmingham, the Magic City. Whether you come from a downtown in a small town or a […]

2024–2025 ‘Broadway in Birmingham’ Season Announcement

Chicago, Annie, Six, Les Misérables, Beetlejuice, and TINA – The Tina Turner Musical will hit the BJCC Concert Hall stage BIRMINGHAM, AL ― The American Theatre Guild, the largest not-for-profit touring Broadway presenter in the nation, unveils its highly anticipated 24–25 Season for the BJCC Concert Hall. The BROADWAY IN BIRMINGHAM Series will include the […]

Birmingham Stallions 2024 UFL Schedule Released

Your Birmingham Stallions’ 2024 schedule is out! The Stallions kick off the first year of the newly-former United Football League (UFL) on March 30 in Arlington, Texas, versus the 2023 XFL-champion Arlington Renegades, and their first home game of the season is April 13 against our rivals from Memphis, the Showboats! Check out the Stallions […]

Kami-Con Returns to Birmingham for 15th Year

11,000+ visitors expected for Alabama’s largest anime and gaming convention BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (February 6, 2024) – The Magic City is set to welcome over 11,000 attendees for Kami-Con, a three-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, gaming, anime, comics, television, and movies. Celebrating its 15th year, Kami-Con will be held February 9-11 at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) […]

Passenger Traffic Takes Off at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Total Passenger Traffic Up 14% For Calendar Year 2023 By: Kim Hunt | Birmingham Airport Authority BIRMINGHAM, AL (January 30, 2024) — If you’ve traveled through Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) recently, you may have noticed more traffic than in recent years. The airport finished 2023 with a 14% increase in total passenger traffic, with 3,056,215 […]