Happy Plates Restaurant Review

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: BarTaco

OPEN: “11:00 to late” daily GOOD FOR KIDS: Yes DATE NIGHT: Definitely PRICES: $2.50 – $10 each item but you’ll want more than one if you get tacos. PARKING: Limited parking in front of restaurant. More parking on the street. ADDRESS: 1017 Oxmoor Road, Homewood. 205-875-8226. Bartaco, a popular restaurant chain started in Nashville, ... Read More

13 Nights of Halloween on Freeform

Gather your little ghosts and goblins, make up a batch of Witchy Popcorn and settle in for some scary movie fun with Freeforms 13 Nights of Halloween kicking off in just over a month! Thursday, October 19 7am/6c Last Man Standing 7:30am/6:30c Spooky Buddies 11am/10c The Middle 11:30am/10:30c The Middle 12pm/11c The Twilight Saga: Breaking ... Read More

Coach Mommy: The Benefits of Dance

By: Shellie Chambers Program Director, 3rd grade and up The Dance Foundation It’s that time of year to look for activities to engage your child.  Dance is a great choice for all ages!   Not only do dance classes offer physical benefits like increased coordination, strength, flexibility, and poise, research shows that dance classes also develop ... Read More

Birmingham Area Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Patches and Halloween Happenings

Birmingham is packed full of some serious fall fun and we’ve got the ultimate guide for some Spooktacular events. From Pumpkin Patches, to Fall Festivals and library happenings, there’s plenty here to keep you and your little monsters busy! Pumpkin Patches in Birmingham: Old Baker Farm – Harpersville – September 30th – October 31st. Just ... Read More

Birmingham Collects Donations for Houston

If you’re looking for ways to help the people and families impacted by Hurricane Harvey, there are several options in and around Birmingham! Mayor William Bell announced Monday that there will be a collection drive in Birmingham Wednesday starting at 7 a.m. The collection drive will take place from Wednesday through Sunday from 7 a.m. ... Read More

Happy Plates Restaurant Review: Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar

OPEN: Lunch and Dinner. 11am – 10pm GOOD FOR KIDS: Yes! Kids will love this place! DATE NIGHT: Yes! PRICES: $10 – $30 PARKING: Parking Lot ADDRESS: 105 Summit Blvd Located at the Summit Shopping Center, Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar is a one-of-a-kind dining experience, thriving on its ability to fuse two niche products seamlessly ... Read More

5 Tips for viewing the Solar Eclipse with your Kids

As you may have heard, a total solar eclipse will hit the skies on August 21st, 2017. While Birmingham isn’t in the total phase of this solar eclipse, it can be observed here as a partial eclipse. Total solar eclipses occur when the New Moon comes between the Sun and Earth and casts the darkest ... Read More

Consignment List Fall 2016 Birmingham

Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists: Fall 2017

It’s Consignment Time in Birmingham! Time to put that wire hanger stash to good use.. Receiving has kicked off or kicks off very soon for many of these sales, so make sure to follow on through to the actual sale site to get all of the information you might need if you’re planning to sell! ... Read More

5 Things to Know Before Visiting Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek Nature Preserve is one of Alabama’s top swimming holes. It is located in Pinson, AL just minutes from downtown Birmingham. It has over seven miles of hiking trails, is home to federally protected species, and is a great way to cool off in an Alabama summer. 1. The first thing you’ll want to ... Read More

Back to School Tax Free Weekend for Alabama

It’s time to save on Back To School! This weekend, beginning Friday, July 21st at 12:01 am (CST) and running through midnight, Sunday, July 23rd, shoppers can save on back to school needs. Here’s a list of some of the items that will be tax exempt. A complete list of what is included and what ... Read More