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  • Anthony Ray Hinton free after 30 years on death row for murders he didn’t commit
    Anthony Ray Hinton free after 30 years on death row for murders he didn’t commit
    After almost 30 years of sweating it out on Alabama’s death row convicted of two murders he didn’t commit, Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, walked out of a Birmingham county jail a free man on the morning of April 3, according to CNN. Hinton...
  • Steve Emerson apology: Muslim in Birmingham information inaccurate, update on feedback
    Steve Emerson apology: Muslim in Birmingham report on Fox false, backlash update
    Steve Emerson has issued an apology for discussing Muslim populations in Birmingham, Britain, this week on a Fox News segment. In an update to this story, E! Online reported this Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, that hundreds of Twitter users soon spouted...
  • Steve Emerson apology: Birmingham a Muslim city? Controversial comment prompts apology
    Steve Emerson Muslim Birmingham apology: Fox News guest sorry, mistaken message
    Steve Emerson is providing an apology on Twitter after calling Birmingham, a city in Britain, “totally Muslim.” Only minutes after Fox News guest and American commenter said the inaccurate remark, he was slammed online both here in the...
  • Eli Tea Bar opens in Birmingham
    Eli Tea Bar opens in Birmingham: Clearly a great place for tea
    Elias Majid has a mission for Eli Tea Bar in downtown Birmingham. Majid, who we met with last week in his new tea room, says"We're bringing transparency to tea".Within moments of stepping into the sleek, contemporary designed tea...
  • Bird and The Bread New Years
    Celebrate 2015 at The Bird and The Bread
    The Bird and The Bread in Birmingham is celebrating its first New Years Eve with a special three course menu and three seatings, December 31. From steak to seafood to vegetarian friendly dishes, guests can reserve a seating time, and then choose...
  • Barber Motorsports Museum
    World's largest and best motorsports museum is in Alabama
    On April 25, 2014, The Guiness Book of Records officially declared that Birmingham, Alabama is home to the world's largest motorcycle and motorsports collection anywhere. Called theBarber Vintage Motorsports Museum, the collection contains...
  • The Magic City
    Amendments confusing language revealed for 2014 election
    You are not alone if the language in the proposed Statewide Amendments to the Alabama Constitution confuses you. It reminds one of going to the doctor and hearing a long, scientific name for your condition, only to find out that it is a common...
  • Chow Down at Mug Shots Grill and Bar
    Chow Down at Mug Shots Grill and Bar
    Have you heard about the burger sensation that is sweeping the south? This examiner recently had the chance to pop in at the MugShots Grill and Bar, located in Birmingham, Alabama. Boy, was it a good time!“Having a good time!”~MugShots...
  • Mad Hatter bistro opened last week, afternoon menu coming soon
    Don't be late for an upcoming date: Afternoon tea at Birmingham's Mad Hatter
    We're mad about the Mad Hatter and we can't wait for their afternoon tea service to arrive.The Mad Hatter, located in downtown Birmingham, bills itself as a bistro/bar/tea room, and it truly has something for everyone. With an Alice-in...
  • Chuck's Eat the Street
    'Chuck’s Eat the Street' watches as ‘Boy Meets Birmingham’
    On Thursday night’s Cooking Channel episode of “Chuck’s Eat the Street,” Chef Chuck Hughes ventured to Birmingham, Alabama on this episode titled, “Boy Meets Birmingham.”Chuck’s first stop in this town was...
  • Roasted Duck Breast
    The Bird and The Bread pairs well with Kendall-Jackson
    Take two wine industry heavyweights, put them together for an evening and what do you get? A delightful four-course meal, complemented and contrasted by a thoughtfully chosen wine with each course.The evening started in The Bird and The Bread...
  • Presbyterian Church Founded Black College.
    Stillman College, Presbyterian Church Founder, Black College
    In 1876 the Presbyterian Church was the founder of Stillman College that is located in Tuscaloosa, AL. The purpose of the college was to train ministers. In 1937 it was enlarged to become a junior college, and in 1948 a four year college Stillman...
  • The Bird & The Bread
    The Bird & The Bread hosts Kendall-Jackson wine dinner
    Birmingham based The Bird & The Bread, a restaurant dedicated to locally sourced food and drinks, will host its first Master Winemaker Dinner with Kendall-Jackson family wines, Wednesday, July 30th at 6 p.m.This event marks a homecoming of...
  • National Fudge Day in Birmingham
    National Fudge Day in Birmingham
    June 16th is National Fudge Day. Although for some, some, that might be everyday.Places to get your fudge onEdgar’s Bakery locations: The Shops of the Colonnade, Pelham, Patton Creek, Cadence...
  • SmilingEggs
    Hoover: The Egg & I
    The Egg & I is a breakfast spot worth visiting. We ate here back in March when we were on our house hunting expedition. Fortunately we found a house just ten miles away so we can return again soon. I got the Strawberry, Banana and Walnut...
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