Birmingham Zoo Launches New Membership Level for Foster Families

The Birmingham Zoo is offering Foster families the opportunity to become Zoo Members! This new member level was created to support Foster families by inviting them to visit the Zoo throughout the year with added benefits not included with regular daily admission. Zoo membership grants exclusive perks and access to special member events, discounted programs ... Read More

Got Snow? Make Snow Ice Cream!

I don’t know about you but one of my favorite things about snow when I was a kid was making “Snow Cream.” Of course living in the DEEP South kept us from enjoying this treat often, but it’s one of those things that we had just enough that I remember it and look forward to ... Read More

Consignment List Fall 2016 Birmingham

Mother of All Consignment Sale Lists: Spring 2019

Alabaster: Renewed Threads Alabaster First United Methodist Church Thursday, March 14th Friday, March 15th Saturday, March 16th Times TBA Sale Info Gardendale: Kingdom Kids Consignment Gardendale Mt.Vernon United Methodist Wednesday, February 20th  – 8am – 6pm Thursday, February 21st – 8am – 7pm Friday, February 22nd – 8am – 5pm Saturday, February 23rd – 7am ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun Jan 25th – 27th

Top picks for Weekend Fun in the ‘Ham! Birmingham Bulls Hockey – Pelham Ice Complex Vs Roanoke As You Walk Through the Door, Your Hearts Starts Pumping! The irresistible lure of HOCKEY and the buzz of a packed house causes your ADRENALIN to surge. The music is PUMPING, the lights fade and the smoke swirls ... Read More

Shutdown Assistance for Government Employees in Birmingham

The partial government shutdown that started Dec. 22  has left hundreds of thousands of federal workers on the job without a check or furloughed at home waiting for resolution. In Alabama, there are 5,500 employees at federal agencies without funding and subject to the shutdown. There are many businesses offering assistance for those impacted, here’s ... Read More

Energy Saving Tips for Cold Weather

By Scott Butler: LAH Real Estate The Cold Weather is here and when the temps go down, those heating bills go up. Here are some ways to help cut costs during the winter months. Let the Sunshine In: Open curtains during the day and let the sunlight heat your home. Then, close them at night ... Read More

Beaker Bash 2019: Carnivale

At McWane Science Center, science is a celebration full of magical experiences, forces of nature, and fun. So, we feel it is only fitting that we theme Beaker Bash 2019 to illustrate the incredible wonders of science. As such, we are excited to unveil to you our theme for the 2019 event: “Carnivale”. This February, ... Read More

Martin Luther King Jr Day at the Birmingham Zoo

In the spirit of service, the Zoo will be hosting a Food Drive in partnership with the Community Food Bank of Central Alabama on Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Monday, January 21, 2019. Guests are encouraged to bring a non-perishable or canned food item* and will receive half-price admission* to the Zoo.  While you’re here, watch a ... Read More

Build A Bear Offering $5.50 Bears for National Hug Day

Celeberate National Hug Day with a beary special offer and your local Build A Bear Workshop! You can make select furry friends for just $5.50 each with a special in-store National Hug Day offer on Sunday, January 20 and Monday, January 21, 2019! Feel firsthand how bear hugs come in all shapes and sizes by ... Read More

Friday Five: Top Picks for Weekend Fun January 18th – 20th

What’s happening around the Magic City this weekend? Read on for some great events that will be fun for the whole family! Birmingham Bulls Hockey – Pelham Civic Complex Vs Pensacola Ice Flyers As You Walk Through the Door, Your Hearts Starts Pumping! The irresistible lure of HOCKEY and the buzz of a packed house ... Read More