Every year, before college football becomes a months-long weekend endeavor, the people of Birmingham and like-minded visitors gather together to watch a few movies.
Photo by Kenwyn Alexander St. Paul & The Broken Bones are the biggest thing to come out of Birmingham in ages.
Southerners love desserts, and we’re talking more than just banana pudding and pecan pie. As a matter of fact, the Alabama State Legislature recently named the highfalutin Lane Cake as the official state dessert.
The World Games is an athletic event of global proportions. For the most recent chapter in their 35-year history, nearly 3000 athletes from more than 100 countries gathered in Cali, Colombia to compete in 26 different sports.
Craft beer has been heralded as one of the main features that’s helped revitalize our little big city. And luckily for us, there’s plenty of it to go around in Birmingham.
Whether it’s a vacation, or you’re just passing through, it’s easy to be leisurely here in Birmingham. No matter what your idea of a good time is, you’ll find plenty of activities to suit your lifestyle—or something new you’ve always wanted to try.
Cycling culture has been on the rise in Birmingham for quite some time now, and with the recent addition of our very own bikeshare program it’s now more popular than ever. Zyp Bikeshare is a citywide collective of bicycles in downtown Birmingham that you can rent, ride, and enjoy whenever you’d like.
If you are a convention planner, chances are you’re looking for a vibrant, affordable, entertaining, and hospitable place to gather your delegates. Well, you’re in luck. Birmingham is often referred to as “the friendliest and most affordable city in the South.” And, while that might not be an official accolade, it’s certainly a believable one.
Following an extensive $20 million renovation, the 120-room Redmont Hotel reopened last month in downtown Birmingham. It’s a gem of a place and is Alabama’s oldest operating hotel.
Not everybody wants to go to the beach for Spring Break. Some people want to stay home, and some people like the bright lights of a big city away from home. Birmingham can be just the ticket for all of the above. Take the break in your hometown, if that’s Birmingham, or come see what’s shakin’ in Alabama’s largest city.