Best Day Hikes in Birmingham

Hiking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors and stay socially distanced if your family isn’t quite ready to mingle with lots of others. Here are some of the best spots around Birmingham for a day hike! Red Mountain Park: Red Mountain park is one of our favorite places for hiking with 1,500 acres ... Read More

DeSoto Caverns Celebrates National Caves & Karst Day

DeSoto Caverns is celebrating National Caves & Karst Day this June 6, through festivities, specials, and fun! DeSoto Caverns is offering 25% off Gate tickets that day as well as buy one get one free for onyx animals, and 20% off rock candy specialty drinks, and more. The park will be showcasing demonstrations from a ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo to Host Soft Reopening Limited to Members Only

Beginning Monday, June 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Birmingham Zoo will host a soft reopening limited only to Members and donors of our Emergency Animal Fund. The Zoo will reopen to the public three days later, on Thursday, June 11. “We are excited to welcome our guests back to their Zoo,” says ... Read More

Summer Learning with the Birmingham Public Library

Registration for the 2020 Birmingham Public Library Virtual Summer Learning program is going on now! This year Summer Learning will be hosted virtually- completely online for the first time. But do not worry as BPL will still include fan favorites including local performers and amazing prizes. They will offer everything from STEM, fitness, Bubble Lady, ... Read More

Give your Home a Refresh!

We’ve all been spending way more time at home over the last few months and I don’t know about you, but all this extra time has made me focus on a lot of the things I want to change around my house, whether it’s updating bathrooms and knocking down walls or just finally getting to ... Read More

Summer Day Camp Options in Birmingham

  It’s been a wild and crazy ride the past few months and it’s left lots of local Moms wondering about child care options and camps, here is what we know is happening, many of these have adjusted their offerings and spots are very limited. Aldridge Gardens 3530 Lorna Road | Hoover | 205.682.8019 | ... Read More

Buying a New Home During The Coronovirus

Last month our Resident Realtors, Scott Boudreaux and Sophia Leece from LAH Real Estate gave us some tips on how to sell your home during the Coronovirus, this month they’re back and giving us the deets on how to proceed if you’re looking to buy during this weird weird time. Everyone is being affected in ... Read More

Birmingham Area Farmers Markets

Summer time means fresh veggies and fruits, and there are several markets still operating making it possible for you to get your fix! Here’s what we found! Birmingham Area Farmers Markets Alabama Farmers Market Open seven days a week, year ’round,  with the majority of vendors open from 6am-5pm. Located at 344 Finley Avenue, the ... Read More

5 Things to Know: Cahaba River National Wildlife Preserve

The Cahaba River National Wildlife Preserve is located in Bibb County, about any hour from Birmingham. This preserve boasts one of the largest habitats for the imperiled shoals lily (known around here as the Cahaba Lily) anywhere in the world. 5 Things to Know about Cahaba River National Wildlife Preserve 1. Go in late spring/early ... Read More

Birmingham Zoo Plans to Reopen in Phases with Restrictions

The Birmingham Zoo is preparing a plan to reopen amid changes to COVID-19 quarantine restrictions. The health and safety of our guests, staff, volunteers, and animals is paramount. The Zoo plans to reopen in phases, and in compliance with city, state, and federal guidelines and recommendations. Zoo administrators are preparing operational policies, practices, and procedures ... Read More