The national online reservation service, OpenTable, has named Highlands Bar and Grill in Birmingham one of the 10 best restaurants in America for 2014. The award is based on the opinions of more than five million restaurant reviews submitted by OpenTable diners in all 50 states.
National Senior Games officials have selected Birmingham as the site of the competitions in 2017. The games attract thousands of athletes and spectators to what is billed as the largest sporting event for people over 50.
MovieMaker magazine recently named Birmingham’s Sidewalk Film Festival among 25 of the coolest film festivals in the world. The world.