FOOD & DRINK
Savor the Flavor: 8 Must-Visit Cafes in Birmingham
This article presents a curated list of 8 cafes in Birmingham. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please feel free to leave your comments below!
Poetry from Daily Life: Seeing with the eyes of a poet
This week’s guest on “Poetry from Daily Life” is Charles Ghigna — Father Goose, who lives in Homewood, Alabama. Charles has been a writer for fifty years and loves to “celebrate life through the eyes of children.” Charles has authored more than 100 books and 5,000 poems. He has given readings at The Library of Congress and at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. One unique fact about Charles is that he does not own a cell phone. Recent books he loved writing are Little Hearts, Red Comet, 2022 (“because it encourages kids to get outside”) and The Father Goose Treasury, Schiffer Kids, 2023 (“because it includes 101 favorite poems by the poet that introduce kids to to poetry.”) ~ David Harrison.
Get into the Holiday Spirit with Metro Kids' "A Castle Christmas"
Prepare to be swept off your feet by the magical season spirit as Metro Kids present "A Castle Christmas". This annual Christmas Musical is a heartwarming tradition that brings joy to audiences of all ages.
Indulge Your Sweet Tooth at Birmingham's Top 3 Candy Stores
In this article, we explore three delightful candy stores in Birmingham. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these sweet spots yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Indulge in a Plant-Based Gastronomic Adventure at "Dining with Plants"
Unleash your culinary curiosity and step into a greener world at the "Dining with Plants" event! This gastronomic adventure is set to take place on Sun, Dec 03 from 7pm - 11pm. Nestled in the heart of Downtown, Birmingham, AL, USA, this event promises an unforgettable evening of plant-based indulgence.
Join David Smith for a Festive Night of Pop Culture Trivia!
Get ready to flex your pop culture muscles this holiday season! The "Holiday Pop Culture Trivia with David Smith" is set to take place on Mon, Dec 04 · 7pm - 10pm. This exciting event will be hosted at the Events at Haven, 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL, USA 2515 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233.
Why Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen Should Be Your Next Dining Destination
If you're a fan of Caribbean cuisine, Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is a must-visit. This local specialty restaurant offers a variety of fried and grilled dishes, with their local lobster and fried fish served with a special sauce being a crowd favorite.
Epicurean Delights: Birmingham's Top 4 Breakfast & Brunch Destinations
In this article, we explore four delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Birmingham. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? We'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Birmingham restauranteur Raquel Ervin opening new restaurant in Five Points
In a recent Instagram post, local chef Raquel Ervin announced that SLIDE Café‘s new location in Five Points will celebrate its grand opening this Saturday, December 2. Ervin is best known as the chef behind SMOKE Bistro at The Pizitz Food Hall and former SLIDE Café in Irondale.
Jon Batiste and wife, Suleika Jaouad, discuss ‘unvarnished vulnerability’ at center of ‘American Symphony’
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — In one sense, 2022 should have been one of the best years of Jon Batiste’s life. Batiste, a New Orleans-born pianist and Oscar winner who came to national renown as the original musical director of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” in 2015, had just released “We Are” to critical praise, […]
Deck The Halls - Sunday, December 3, 2023 - 12 pm - 6 pm @ Oak Grove High School
Deck The Halls - Sunday, December 3, 2023 - 12 pm - 6 pm @ Oak Grove High School. Oak Grove High School 9494 Oak Grove Pkwy Bessemer, Al 34244. A Christmas marketplace with 70+ vendors for everything from jewelry, makeup, woodworking, home decor, food trucks, boutiques, + more. Free...
Legendary R&B/Soul Group, The O'Jays, to Perform in Birmingham for Final Tour
The music scene in Birmingham is set to light up this weekend as the legendary R&B/Soul group, The O'Jays, grace the city with their melodious presence. With a career spanning more than six decades, The O'Jays have been a beacon of rhythm and blues, soul, and electrifying performances worldwide. This weekend, they are bringing their magic to our city.
Alabama meteorologist offers winter weather safety for pets
Lower temperatures have made their way to Alabama. With the onset of chilly conditions, local forecasters are reminding residents to consider the welfare of their pets. They say freezing temperatures can be uncomfortable and dangerous for animals, especially those who reside outdoors. Matt Grantham, a meteorologist with the National Weather...
Birmingham bar’s signature cocktail has New Orleans flavor: ‘It’s delicious’
Let’s raise our glasses to the Old Fashioned, a cocktail that dates back to the 1800s and — despite its name — never really goes out of style. A craze for Cosmopolitans may turn into a rage for Appletinis or a thirst for Jalapeno Margaritas, but the Old Fashioned remains a staple: smooth, potent and appropriate for drinking at any time of year.
Naughty or Nice? Christmas Pop-Up Bar Opens at The Westin Birmingham
Naughty or Nice? Christmas Pop-Up Bar Opens at The Westin Birmingham. Santa is coming to town, and he’s bringing a limited-edition treat to Birmingham! Casey’s Sports Grill at the Westin Birmingham is asking, “Are you naughty and nice?” this holiday season with the opening of its holiday pop-up bar.
Grammy-Winning Fred Hammond and Gospel Superstars Set to Ignite Birmingham in Unforgettable Night of Worship
Mark your calendars for Sat, Dec 02 at 7pm and prepare for a night of soul-stirring music and worship at the BJCC East Exhibition Hall, 2100 Richard Arrington Boulevard North, Birmingham, AL. The Worship Live Tour is set to be an unforgettable experience that will have you clapping your hands and lifting your spirits.
Black Friday shopping at the Riverchase Galleria
HOOVER, Ala. (WBRC) - The Riverchase Galleria was crowded Friday for Black Friday shopping. Hundreds of folks were looking for great deals, low prices and a chance to check a few items off of their Christmas list. People were hoping from store to store and some of the shoppers Aajene Robinson spoke with said they were able to get their items faster than expected.
Lane Parke hosts grand opening
Lane Parke, the newest addition to Mountain Brook Village, held its grand opening on Nov. 9. The 120,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space sits on 14 acres and features dozens of retail shops and restaurants. According to Tori Krupa with Crawford Square Real Estate Advisors, the event included...
Holiday happenings around the corridor
‘Tis the season, and there are plenty of holiday events planned for December. If you’re ready to get into the spirit of the season, 280 Living can fill your calendar with festive finds from around the area. Santa at the Summit. Need a photo with Santa? You can find...
Celebrate the Holiday Season in Style at Lillie's Cup Holiday Tea
As the holiday season approaches, the much-anticipated Lillie's Cup Holiday Tea is set to bring festive cheer to Birmingham. This delightful event is scheduled for Sun, Dec 03, from 2pm to 4pm at the stunning Arlington House & Gardens, located at 331 Cotton Avenue Southwest, Birmingham, AL 35211.