FOOD & DRINK
Archaeologists begin moving graves to make way for new Birmingham Zoo exhibit
Archaeologists have begun exhuming human remains from an abandoned cemetery on the grounds of the Birmingham Zoo, now that the state has approved plans for relocating the graves. Zoo officials received a permit from the Alabama Historical Commission to dig up and move the graves to make way for a...
Indulge in Delicious Drinks and Delectable Bites at Cocktail Tuesday & Happy Hour Event!
Prepare your palates and mark your calendars for a unique event that's sure to delight all cocktail connoisseurs and food enthusiasts. We are excited to announce the Cocktail Tuesday & Happy Hour (4-7) - December, 12 at Village Tavern.
A legendary Alabama broadcaster says goodbye. For now.
After spending more than 40 years on TV, with more than 30 years covering sports and news in Alabama, WVTM morning news anchor Rick Karle said goodbye to his TV audience this morning. Karle spent much of his career as sports director and anchor at Birmingham’s WBRC, before making the switch to the news anchor chair at NBC 13 four years ago. Over his career Rick Karle racked up 24 Emmy awards.
This Place in Helena, Alabama, is Offering Culinary Delights Fit for Royalty
Discover the charm of Steakhouse of Helena in this article. This restaurant has a variety of delicious dishes, like succulent Filet Mignon and refreshing Salmon Salad. It's no wonder it's becoming a local favorite. Discover the stories behind the great reviews and experience the amazing service and affordable prices that make Steakhouse of Helena a must-visit restaurant in Helena, Alabama.
Why Village Tavern Should Be Your Next Dining Destination
Recently, I had the pleasure of dining at Village Tavern, a cozy and relaxing spot that's perfect for any occasion. From the moment I walked in, I was greeted by the friendly staff who went above and beyond to ensure my experience was nothing short of perfect.
Unleash the Magic: Join us for the Spectacular Bessemer Christmas Parade and Experience a Universal Christmas Wonderland!
🎉🎄 Hey hey hey, my awesome friends! Guess what? The Bessemer Christmas Parade is coming to town! 🎁🎅🏻. Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 9, 2023, at 2:00 pm because this parade is going to be EPIC! 🎉🎉🎉
Pastor Chris Hodges’ son wins on Wheel of Fortune
The family of Alabama’s largest megachurch has crossed paths with one of Hollywood’s most mega game shows. Michael Hodges, son of Church of the Highlands founding Pastor Chris Hodges, is a “Wheel of Fortune” game show winner. Hodges, from Birmingham, appeared on the program that aired...
Unwind with Margarita Monday & Happy Hour at Mudtown Eat & Drink - December 11
In the spirit of the festive season, we're thrilled to announce the upcoming event - Margarita Monday & Happy Hour (3-6) - December, 11 at Mudtown Eat & Drink. This is your chance to kick back and enjoy a relaxing day with some great deals on your favorite beverages.
5 things to know about Miracle, a Christmas pop-up bar in Birmingham
Forget visions of sugarplums. Our December dreams lean more to mulled wine, coffee liqueur, blanco tequila and Barbados rum. If you feel the same way — in moderation, of course — a holiday pop-up bar is the place to be. Miracle, a Christmas pop-up, is underway in Birmingham...
Step into Style at the Midnight Sneaker Ball - A Night of Celebration and Empowerment!
Prepare to lace up your favorite sneakers and step out in style at the Midnight Sneaker Ball! Set to take place on Sat, Dec 09 from 7pm to 11pm, this one-of-a-kind event is guaranteed to be a night to remember. The venue? The chic and trendy Lounge 5 on 18th Street North, Bessemer, AL 35020.
Half Off Happy Hour: Unwind with Half-Priced Drinks at Chuck's Fish Birmingham!
Attention all food and drink enthusiasts! A fantastic opportunity is coming your way this December. The event you've been waiting for, the "Half Off Happy Hour," is taking place at none other than the renowned Chuck's Fish Birmingham.
This Place in Helena - El Tejano: A Culinary Journey Through Authentic Mexican Flavors
El Tejano in Helena, Alabama is defying expectations with its outstanding Mexican cuisine. This restaurant is a local favorite, as evident from the reviews on TripAdvisor. El Tejano offers a variety of fajitas, from classic chicken to innovative pineapple. It's a culinary journey beyond the ordinary. In this article, I'll share my experience with their popular dishes, including the unique flavors, dining ambiance, and why people keep coming back for more. Discover the secrets behind El Tejano's success in bringing Mexico's flavors to Helena. Join us!
This Place in Helena, AL, is Offering a Culinary Journey through Home-Style Delights
Home Plate Cooking in Helena is a great place for tasty, home-style meals without any hassle. This restaurant has a diverse menu that caters to various tastes and has received positive reviews on Tripadvisor. The lasagna is a popular dish known for its comforting taste. Some people recommend adding herbs to enhance the flavor even more. At $12.99, it's a popular choice for those wanting a satisfying meal.
How to Combine Caution with Convenience When Shopping Online For Gifts
Even during inflation, economists expect sales from the 2023 holiday shopping season to meet and exceed previous years due in large part to consumers shopping online. Consider that it’s hard to top the convenience that comes from shopping online from the comfort of your home to making trips to brick-and-mortar locations.
PHOTOS: Oak Mountain Middle School's Toys for Tots shopping trip marks 25-year tradition
SHELBY COUNTY, Ala. (WBMA) — Oak Mountain Middle School held its annual Toys for Tots student shopping trip. Shelby County Schools said the tradition has lasted 25 years and has raised $650,000. Take a look at this year's trip via the attached photo gallery.
NEW OPENING—Shop Shun Black Boutique on Lorna Road in Hoover
Shop Shun Black Boutique held its ribbon cutting today, December 8 in Hoover. You know what that means? It’s time to shop! Read on for some must-knows about the store. Formerly located on Village Parkway in Helena, the boutique is now open in Hoover’s Loran Brook Village shopping center on Lorna Road.
Unwind and Indulge at Happy Hour - December 11 at Cabo Coastal Grill
Looking for a way to kick off your week with some fun? We have just the event for you! The much-anticipated "Happy Hour" is happening on Monday, December 11 at Cabo Coastal Grill.
Who can finish ‘The Trashcan’ at this Alabama diner? You might be surprised
Wayne Salem doesn’t think there’s much say about The Trashcan. The dish — a double serving of hashbrowns piled with sautéed onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, cheese, and spicy ground sausage — is one of the signature dishes at Salem’s Diner, the tiny eatery nestled in the strip of shops in Homewood’s Old Curve Shopping Center.
This chicken joint was ranked #1 among national fried chicken chains
In a recent article for Far & Wide, the publication ranked the top 15 fried chicken chains in the country. Coming in at number one is a spot you can find right here in downtown Birmingham—Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken. Gus’s serves hot + spicy fried chicken.