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  • 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...
  • Radish from Pepper Place
    Downtown: Pepper Place Saturday Market
    After having unpacked boxes all week, I was glad to get out of the house. So, the first weekend in May we decided to find the Saturday Market at Pepper Place. I am grateful for our phones and GPS as there were a lot of turns to take from our home...
  • East Building, Birmingham Public Library Central Branch
    Birmingham Public Library Central Branch to further reduce hours
    The Central Branch of the Birmingham Public Library (BPL), located in downtown Birmingham, is further reducing hours to the public due to air cooling issues. Saturday hours are now 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., previously 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on...
  • BPL sets temporary hours due to heat issues
    Birmingham Public Library sets temporary hours due to heat issues
    The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) Central Branch announced new temporary hours this due to heat and air issues. The hours are expected to be in place for six to eight weeks, depending on the progress of repairs to the air conditioning unit...
  • The Bird & The Bread
    Celebrate Michigan Wine Month at The Bird & The Bread
    A newcomer to Downtown Birmingham, The Bird & The Bread is no novice when it comes to good food and wine. Owner Kristin Jonna is a veteran in the realm of fine wine, and co-owns Vinology in Ann Arbor, and Vinotecca in Royal Oak.At The Bird ...
  • WWE Monday Night Raw in Birmingham will feature an Ultimate Warrior tribute
    WWE Monday Night Raw results: Ultimate Warrior remembered in Birmingham
    According to an April 14 report from the Los Angeles Times, the WWE will pay tribute to the Ultimate Warrior on tonight's episode of WWE Monday Night Raw, less than a week after the pro wrestling icon passed away from a heart attack at the age...
  • Museum of the Jewelry Quarter in Birmingham glitters as Victorian ghost factory
    Museum of the Jewelry Quarter in Birmingham glitters as Victorian ghost factory
    Surrounded by their vintage machinery, hand tools and work stations, the ghosts of jewelers past seem almost palpable at Museum of the Jewelry Quarter in Birmingham, England.The Smith and Pepper Company specialized in bangles and bracelets from...
  • Cruise historic canals in narrowboats at Birmingham, England
    Cruise historic canals in narrowboats at Birmingham, England
    Forget Venice, with just 43 miles of canals. Birmingham, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, retains 100 miles of waterways flowing through eight historic canals.No longer heavy-laden with goods, the historic canals are recreation webs for...