Looking to save on your back-to-school shopping? Here’s what you need to know before you hit the shops during tax-free weekend.Continue reading “6 things to know about Alabama’s tax-free weekend + Several things you didn’t know were included”
There’s definitely no shortage of talented photographers in Birmingham. And seeing the city + the beautiful people in it through their lenses is one of our favorite things. We love sharing their work when we can. But we want to do more than just give credit in the captions. Here are 22 local photographers you need to be following on Insta—plus hear from a few about why they do what they do.Continue reading “22 Birmingham photographers you need to be following on Instagram”
United Way of Central Alabama’s volunteer arm is rebranding.
Hands On Birmingham is changing its name to United Way Hands On.
With over 40 different shops of all different types, Birmingham’s Pepper Place has so much to offer. We all love going to the market every Saturday, but there are so many more events coming up, check them out below!Continue reading “Upcoming events at Pepper Place in Birmingham.”
The City of Leeds continues to gain momentum. Here’s a look at what’s opening in the area.Continue reading “3 new openings in Leeds, including Mum’s Unique Consignment Boutique”
It’s Wine Wednesday, the perfect day to share some news about a new wine store opening in Birmingham! Golden Age Wine, started by Brandon Loper and Trent Stewart, is located on Culver Road near Brick and Tin in Mountain Brook. Read on for more photos and info.Continue reading “Golden Age wine shop/bar focused on natural wines, sustainability opening July 19 in Mountain Brook Village”
Studio by the Tracks in Irondale is opening up their own Studio Store, and we couldn’t be more excited!
Everyone’s invited to their grand opening. Read on for all the details.Continue reading “Studio by the Tracks’ Studio Store grand opening is July 27, 10-3 in Irondale. We can’t wait!”
More than twenty years ago, Erle Morring gave Birmingham realtor Sylvia Crawford a call. He wanted to look at a home in Southside, and the RealtySouth agent happily showed it to him. Little did they know, this was the start of a decades-long friendship that would also lead to a new career for Morring.Continue reading “More than a transaction: how two Birmingham realtors built a twenty-year friendship after a home buy”
Innovate Birmingham and Central Six AlabamaWorks are joining forces to get Birmingham working—specifically in tech. This fall, Central Six AlabamaWorks will launch their approximately 17 month long Information Technology Apprenticeship Program. And with the help of Innovate Birmingham, they’re getting local tech talent in the field, earning while they learn and on their way to a career in software development.Continue reading “Earn while you learn: Innovate Birmingham to team up with Central Six AlabamaWorks for IT Apprenticeship Program. Apply by July 26!”
In light of the recent tragedy that happened on July 12, we decided to compile a list of tips on how to stay safe for local cyclists.
Bikes are definitely a big thing in Birmingham and pretty much everyone has ridden a bike before. But most people don’t follow correct bike safety before taking one out for a ride.Continue reading “5 Tips for cyclist’s safety in Birmingham.”
Move over Indiana Jones – Birmingham’s own real life adventuresome archaeologist Sarah Parcak has published her story!
Red Mountain Theatre Company’s latest hit, Matilda The Musical is performing at the Dorothy Jemison Day Theater until August 4, and it’s hilarious! From the creative and twisted genius of Roald Dahl, comes the inspiring story of a smarter than average little girl who dreams of a better life in this Tony Award-winning musical.Continue reading “Matilda brings her spectacular magic to Birmingham’s DJD Theater. See the hilarious, feel good musical until August 4. Use code: Matilda7 to save $7”
It’s time to find out who’s hiring in Birmingham. We have 35 great career opportunities this week, so be sure to click that apply button and land that new job!Continue reading “Job hunting? Here are 35 companies hiring in Birmingham, including the Emmet O’Neal Library and ServisFirst Bank”
Abstaining from alcohol–even just temporarily—is becoming increasingly common. Whether you’re taking a brief break from boozing or not drinking for personal reasons, Birmingham has several options for you.Continue reading “Where to find alcohol-free cocktails in Birmingham, including Seedlip spirits at LeNell’s”
Happy Apollo Week, Birmingham! If you’re looking to celebrate that “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” we’ve got 8 ways to do it! Keep reading to find out.Continue reading “8 ways to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing in Birmingham”