Photo courtesy of Bourbonham

Bourbonham, which event curator Brian Guibeau describes as Birmingham’s premier bourbon and barbecue fundraising event, will kick off 2019 on Jan. 20, from 2-6 p.m. at the Haven, located at 2515 6th Avenue South. more



Photo courtesy of Yolaine Joseph

Three years ago, when Ramsay High School teacher Yolaine Joseph began to sell some of her all-natural skin care products, Five Point’s Golden Temple Health Foods and Cafe got on board. more

Five Points South


Photo courtesy of Eve Parker

On the first Saturday of each month, the Avondale branch of the Birmingham Public Library hosts a free Ukulele 101 lesson for all ages, taught by Eve Parker, an outreach storyteller and decades-long employee at the Avondale branch. more



Photo by Alyx Chandler

When The Arc of Central Alabama moved its day programs into a new campus on Crestwood Boulevard about four years ago, Vice President of Development Mary Frances Colley said, the building included a huge residential kitchen. more



Photos by Kamp Fender

Twenty-year Birmingham resident Debra Riffe keeps a 10-foot-long burlap bag at her home with her, as a reminder of who her great-grandfather was and how picking cotton affected his life and the lives of those around him. more



Photos by Lexi Coon

When longtime bartender and cocktail competitor Laura Newman moved to Birmingham a year and a half ago, she had no idea she was about to make history. more

Sips & Bites

It takes a certain kind of art to draw drivers’ eyes off their next turn and onto a particular sign or storefront. more



Sarah Finnegan

Check out our list of some of downtown Birmingham’s favorite brews and breweries here. more

Sips & Bites


Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Walking into Saturn for a show feels a lot like boarding a spaceship. Or more specifically, a loud, acoustically-sound spaceship. more

Sips & Bites


Photo by Sarah Finnegan

If you’re from Birmingham, it’s hard to imagine a more famous culinary duo than James Beard Outstanding Pastry Chef winner Dolester Miles and chef Frank Stitt of Highlands Bar & Grill, also named this year’s James Beard Outstanding Restaurant. more

Sips & Bites


Photo courtesy of David A. Smith/DSmithScenes.

As Brian Teasley, creator and owner of the Saturn Birmingham venue, said, “Birmingham is definitely a more viable place to have a band than, say, 15 years ago.” more



Photo by Alyx Chandler.

Chef Andrea Foster’s entrance into the restaurant industry has been “a whirlwind romance,” she said, despite the fact that it stemmed from tragedy. more

Five Points South


Photo courtesy of DJ BLK Alchemy/ Shanté Wolfe-Sisson.

Tori Wolfe-Sisson teaches Trap Yoga, which is a yoga class with trap music. more



Photo by Lexi Coon.

Every Sunday at 5 p.m., allies and members from the local LGBTQ community meet in front of the Birmingham Aids Outreach (BAO) building at 205 32nd St. S. to gather and run together. more


Heather Taylor likes to joke that her pugs loved the Cahabones treats so much that she bought them the whole company. more

Forest Park


Photos by Kamp Fender.

On Saturday, Dec. 1, the “Brown Sugar Nutcracker” will make its inaugural debut. more


Positively Funny Improv ensemble is moving its theatre shows to a new space in Lakeview. more


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Photo by Lexi Coon

EastWest Kitchen and Bar originally opened up in June 2017, and Conklin said since then, they’ve kept their menu largely the same due to its popularity. more

Sips & Bites

O’Henry’s in Highland Park is celebrating five years of business. more

Highland Park


Photo by Sarah Finnegan

Ground Floor Contemporary is located at 111 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S. more

Central City