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Photo courtesy of Lauren Fitch.

On March 31, locals will have the chance at the 2nd Annual Spring Fest to spend the day previewing some of Birmingham’s up-and-coming visual artists, musicians and bands. more

Feb 14, 2018 11:58 AM Avondale

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Photo courtesy of Grant Tatum.

On Thursday, March 15, the community is invited to the third annual Irish Flag Raising and The Great Birmingham Irish Toast in the Five Points South neighborhood. more

Feb 14, 2018 11:56 AM Neck of the Woods

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

On the last Friday of each month, a crowd of artists and locals gather for what in the last year has transformed into an increasingly popular night of mingling for the creative community. more

Feb 14, 2018 11:39 AM Happenings

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Photos by Alyx Chandler.

Longtime potter Katherine Tucker finds a place to throw at Civil Rights District studio. more

Feb 14, 2018 11:33 AM Business

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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Jack Brown’s, which has been in Birmingham for a more than four years, is well-known for its cult-like following of the beer list, Chris Brown, joint manager of Jack Brown’s Beer and Burger Joint, said. more

Jan 17, 2018 12:00 PM Lakeview

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Photo courtesy of Workshops, Inc.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, Comedy for a Cause is ushering in another year of comedians, hors d’oeuvres and a night out at Iron City Birmingham. more

Jan 17, 2018 11:55 AM Neck of the Woods

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Photo courtesy Vulcan Park and Museum.

Birmingham Revealed, Washington & Du Bois: “Two Opinions, One Goal” premieres at the Vulcan Park and Museum on Thursday, Feb. 1. more

Jan 17, 2018 11:00 AM Happenings

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Photo courtesy of UAB Department of Theatre.

On Feb. 27-28 at 7:30 p.m., and March 1-3, at 2 p.m., Birmingham is invited to UAB’s Alys Stephens Center to watch “Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays,” which will feature about 90 minutes of drama about love and equality. more

Jan 17, 2018 10:51 AM Happenings

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Photo by Lexi Coon.

Birmingham District Brewing part of The Battery redevelopment efforts on 2nd Avenue South. more

Jan 17, 2018 10:45 AM Sips & Bites

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

The mission at the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center (BHEC), according to Vice President of Community Programming Deborah Layman, “is to keep the history and the lessons of the Holocaust alive.” more

Dec 20, 2017 11:18 AM Highland Park

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Photo courtesy of Marco Morosini.

On the last Saturday morning of every month, Silvertron in Forest Park spices up usual its weekend brunch plans. more

Dec 20, 2017 11:11 AM Forest Park

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Photos by Alyx Chandler.

The Color Project works to encourage renewed sense of community in Ensley. more

Dec 20, 2017 10:56 AM Faces

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

They’ve since brought their love for po’boys to Birmingham, with The Rougaroux becoming a comfortable and popular spot for authentic Cajun and Creole food-lovers. more

Dec 20, 2017 10:15 AM Sips & Bites

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

The event curators, artists Walker Miller and Luke Porter, started making their own action figures about 4 years ago. Miller said he does the packaging and Porter sculpts them. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:35 AM Avondale

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Women Who Code Birmingham serves as collaborative space to learn about tech. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:27 AM Faces

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Photos by Sarah Finnegan.

Birmingham — more specifically, Crestwood — is about to get its first taste in a long time of a microbrewery. more

Nov 15, 2017 10:00 AM Business 3 Comments

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Alyx Chandler

The exhibit opening, which took place Friday, Nov. 10, the day before National Homeless Awareness week, was meant to shed light and start conversations about the people who are homeless in the city of Birmingham. more

Nov 13, 2017 3:53 PM Happenings

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Alyx Chandler

From animal bones to paper mache and from elaborate face paint to festive costumes and art, the Day of the Dead was alive in Birmingham at the 15th annual Dia de los Muertos Festival. more

Nov 3, 2017 5:56 PM Happenings

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Alyx Chandler

The city of Birmingham, the Alabama School of Fine Arts and Sloss Furnaces are partnering together to develop a master plan for arts and culture at the historic Sloss Furnaces National Landmark site. more

Oct 19, 2017 11:18 AM Lakeview

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Alyx Chandler

Dynamite Hill-Smithfield nonprofit works to bolster community-led development initiatives. more

Oct 19, 2017 10:59 AM Faces 2 Comments