Sloss Fest, Sloss Fest FAM Hit High Notes

The inaugural Sloss Music & Arts Festival was a full-blown success, running like a seasoned, well-oiled machine on all fronts. Event organizers say the festival entertained about 25,000 people over its two-day run, giving the city an estimated $4.

Two Birmingham Restaurants Make Best Fried Chicken List

Everyone knows the best fried chicken in the country comes out of your mama’s old iron skillet. But if you’re out for a meal of the crispy bird, check out the two local locations named among America’s 75 best.

Alabama ‘Q Deserves a Place of Honor

So the state has created a new hall of fame to honor Alabama’s love of the smoked meat. The Alabama Barbecue Hall of Fame includes 29 restaurants across the state that have been open for at least 50 years.

Historic Redmont to Open in Hilton Curio Collection

Birmingham’s oldest hotel, located in the heart of the city, will reopen this summer following extensive renovation. The Redmont Hotel will be in the Curio Collection by Hilton, giving guests the flavor of a boutique hotel along with Hilton benefits.

Rickwood Field among USA TODAY’s Best

Catch a game at Regions. Tour the new Negro League museum.

Negro League Museum Set to Score

With its grand opening just a short time away, designers and construction workers are putting the finishing touches on Birmingham’s new Negro League baseball museum. The museum sits next to Regions Field, home to the Birmingham Barons.

More Praise Heaped on Regions Field

The hits just keep on coming. Regions Field, Birmingham’s new downtown ballpark, has accumulated accolades from across the nation since its opening in 2013.

Accolades for Affordability

In the past few months, Birmingham has had a hefty helping of accolades and awards for its stellar dining scene. Now we learn that the city is not only delicious, it’s affordable too.

Stitt Still Leading the Way

If ever there was a person in the Birmingham culinary community who could be called an icon, it surely is Frank Stitt. Eater.

Love Thy Neighborhood

Birmingham has won the bid to host the annual Neighborhoods USA conference in 2018. The announcement came during the 2015 meeting in Houston last month.