Jones Valley Teaching Farm—the Birmingham-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young students learn through hands-on, food-based lessons—is planning to build a new community learning center in downtown Birmingham. Here’s what we know about the upcoming Center for Food Education.Continue reading “Jones Valley Teaching Farm plans $7.58M Center for Food Education in Birmingham”
Bien joué! Even the Moulin Rouge isn’t as popular as Birmingham’s favorite French restaurants. Chez Fonfon and Chez Lulu are turning their signs around to Ouverts and saying “Entrez” to indoor dining.Continue reading “Parfait! Chez Fonfon + Chez Lulu reopen”
Over 200 million years ago, most of Alabama was covered in a shallow sea. When the water washed the sandstone away, ancient iron ore veins were left behind. Today, that iron ore is holding up a massive natural bridge. We went to check it out for ourselves, thanks to our friends over at Adamson Ford.Continue reading “Natural Bridge Park: Adventures with Adamson Ford ep. 6”
Ignite those cravings—Cinnaholic is officially open! Plus SO much more this weekend in Birmingham, September 25-27. Here’s what’s happening.Continue reading “Cinnaholic OPENS, college football kicks off + more September 25-27”
Good luck storming the castle Birmingham! Eat in the Streets is coming to Pepper Place, September 25-26, with a showing of The Princess Bride on Friday evening.Continue reading ““As you wish.” Eat in the Streets is coming to Pepper Place Sept. 25-26, with a showing of The Princess Bride”
It’s no secret that Birmingham’s beer and cocktail scene is A-1. Now that it’s fall, some of our favorite breweries and bars are getting into the autumn vibe. We rounded up fourteen fall-inspired drinks you’re going to want to try this season. And yes, there are some pumpkin spiced flavored ones, too!Continue reading “Fall-inspired beers + cocktails to try in Birmingham”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 17 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!
The Altamont School has a well-earned reputation as a student- and parent-centered independent 5-12 school. Nowhere is that more evident than the recent school renovations on their campus as well as the health and safety measures taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Continue reading “See how The Altamont School’s renovations are a game-changer during COVID-19”
Birmingham, according to many of my friends from Mobile and Fairhope, the best and classiest place to secure wine and light gourmet meals is Red or White.
Well, guess who just set up shop this week in the old V Richards/Whistling Table building in Forest Park… Red or White.Continue reading “Sneak peek: Red or White, the new wine shop inside the old V. Richards in Forest Park”
We gave you a guide to the best craft breweries in Birmingham, and Birmingham Pedal Tours brought the best way to enjoy them. And now Birmingham Pedal Tours partnered with Ride Fiik to bring scooters back to Birmingham!Continue reading “Scooters Are Back in Birmingham! Here’s What You Need to Know”
If you’ve ever grabbed a bite at The Pizitz Food Hall, you might have wondered what it’d be like to live at the popular building itself. So did we. So, we spoke with two long-term residents to learn about all the perks The Pizitz has to offer.Continue reading “Wonder what it’s like to live at The Pizitz? Ask Melanie and Kevin.”
Turns out, not having any dirt to grow fresh produce won’t soil your plans. Hydroponics, the method of cultivating plants without soils, has landed in downtown Birmingham at Yellow Hammer Farms. But, this isn’t your typical landscape.Continue reading “Hydroponics advances in Birmingham as Yellow Hammer Farms prepares to open”
You don’t hear a ton of scary stories involving AFib. For good reason—it’s quite common, and these days, it’s treatable. That is, if you know how to identify it. We caught up with a Birmingham specialist to get his best health tips for the heart. Check it out!Continue reading “AFib treatment could save your life—but you may not know you have it”
Mid-March, most religious organizations moved online. In the Jewish world, the big question was “What about Rosh Hashanah?” Each fall, the Jewish New Year is usually a time for the largest in-person gathering of the year. Temple Beth-El Birmingham got creative with the holiday. Now they have concrete takeaways for other faith communities as they begin to plan their own upcoming holidays. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “How this Birmingham synagogue reinvented its New Year celebration + takeaways for other religious holidays anywhere”
I’m not sure there’s an occasion in life, that isn’t brightened up with the infusion of a little love from Steel City Pops. Starting October 16, they’ll be offering their first-ever in-person pop-making classes in Birmingham, and you’re invited. Keep reading for all the details.Continue reading “Sign up to make your own pops with Steel City Pops—first class Oct. 16”