Birmingham’s sports legacy is an interesting mix of things a lot of people know about and things that are familiar to very few. For instance, everyone knows about the intense rivalry between the University of Alabama and Auburn University. But, not everybody knows that the very first “Iron Bowl,” (though it wasn’t known as such then) took place in a field that would be at the corner of 31st Street South and Clairmont Avenue today, were it not for the BBVA Compass building that occupies that space now.
The city gets a National Monument, a new food hall, a luxury hotel and Topgolf. The opening of the new downtown Publix last week caused quite a sensation.
Maybe it’s a generalization that men are notoriously slow about making dinner reservations. Maybe it’s not. Either way, you might want to start now prompting your honey to call that special place you love to have dinner…especially the evening of Valentine’s Day.
Birmingham’s moments in the national spotlight were more than just 15 minutes of fame this past year. They felt more like a full feature movie with the city taking top billing.
Birmingham will be teaming with visitors from the University of South Florida and the University of South Carolina when the schools meet to face off December 29 at the Birmingham Bowl.
That’s an audacious headline. There are hundreds of fabulous shops in the greater Birmingham area. We narrowed the field by limiting our selections to gift shops at area attractions, so here are six we love:
Thanksgiving is upon us, and thus begins the season cooking, cleaning, cooking, buying, cooking, wrapping, stressing and cooking. But when you’re in Birmingham, it doesn’t have to be that way.
Who doesn’t love free or inexpensive things to do that are entertaining and educational? With the weather turning cooler, it’s time to be out and about spending time and not a lot of money.
When it comes to good burgers, Birmingham will never let you down. Our little big city is filled to the brim with burger shops for every price-point and every taste bud.
At this point many of us have heard the tale of Richella and Ben, the young couple from Birmingham, England who booked a flight to Vegas from the “wrong” Birmingham. Rather than booking their trip out of BHX – the airport in their hometown of Birmingham, England – the booked a flight out of BHM – our airport right here in the Magic City. Little did Richella and Ben know this small mix-up would soon turn into the best mistake of their life.