B-There! St. Patrick’s Day Festivities & more




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3/12/2014 – 3/18/2014 




Feeling lucky? This weekend is for celebrating with several St. Patrick’s Day events, including the 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in our neighborhood of Five Points South. Plus, don’t miss our annual Top Flight Lawyers Party happening tomorrow night at the Premier Group Airplane Hangar! 
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Birmingham’s 10 Most Beautiful Women
Accepting entries through March 19

B-Metro Magazine is on the lookout for the ten most beautiful women in Birmingham to be featured in our annual Beauty Book. To enter, please send the following to bmetrobeautifulwomen@gmail.com:

  • Headshot
  • Full body shot
  • Full name, phone #, email

Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and be a current resident of the Birmingham metro area. The top ten will have their photo taken by one of our professional photographers to be featured in our 2014 Beauty Book.


Texas de Brazil
Now Open
Uptown District

Texas de Brazil, the nation’s premier Brazilian steakhouse, is now open in Uptown. The unique menu, featuring Southern Brazilian cuisine served with the generous spirit of Texas, is sure to carve out an exciting experience on the Birmingham dining scene. The new restaurant features an open-view grill in the dining room as well as a bar and lounge area.
More info here! 


American Idol Watch Party
Tonight from 6:30 – 9 PM
Asian Rim Restaurant – Colonnade

Have you been watching Idol this season? Join the Birmingham community in supporting Jess Meuse, one of three finalists from Alabama. A video feed from Fox 6 and 103.7 The Q will be on hand, and Asian Rim will feature dinner specials along with two special cocktails for Jess–the Asian Dragon and the Blue Eyed Lie.
Learn more here!


George Thorogood and The Destroyers
Tonight at 8 PM
Iron City

The legendary George Thorogood and The Destroyers are celebrating 40 years of performing rock and roll. A mainstay on classic rock radio with hits like “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer,” “Move It On Over,” and “Bad To The Bone,” the band has kept up performing for a loyal fan base, and after 40 years, there is no sign of slowing down.

Get tickets here! 


UAB’s Festival of Ten-Minute Plays
Now through March 15
Alys Stephens Center

This popular 11th annual festival is presented by Theatre UAB and features eight new plays that are off the grid in originality. Each play is super short and is written, directed, and acted by students, staff and faculty.

Get your tickets here! 


B-Metro’s Top Flight Lawyers Party
March 13 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Premier Group Airplane Hangar

You’re invited as we recognize the best of our legal community at our annual Top Flight Lawyers Party inside an airplane hangar. We will hold a brief awards ceremony recognizing our 2014 Rising Stars and Lifetime Achievers at 6:30 PM. Guests will enjoy no cover charge, complimentary food & drink, private planes & luxury vehicles on display, a putting contest, and the chance to win a two-night stay at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel.

 RSVP here! 


Have you checked out our March issue yet?
These action-packed stories will bring out your adventurous spirit

            View From the Top               Rush!                   Ride the Divide 

Good People

March 13-16 and 20-22

Theatre Downtown

Good People is the Tony-nominated story of Margie, a down-on-her-luck single mother living on the mean streets of South Boston. However, when fate brings her face-to-face with an old boyfriend from high school, she may have a chance to get herself out of the gutter once and for all.

 Click here for tickets! 

I Hate Hamlet
March 13 – 23
Virginia Samford Theatre

In this hilarious comedy, a young actor whose television career is in limbo is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet on stage. However, there’s one problem: he hates Hamlet! His dilemma deepens with the entrance of John Barrymore’s ghost, who arrives intoxicated and in full costume to the apartment that once was his. This fast-paced comedy will have you rolling in the aisles!
Get tickets here


Birmingham Revealed! Series
March 13 at 6:00 PM
Vulcan Park & Museum

Join Vulcan Park & Museum after-hours to unwind in the park. Explore the museum, mingle with friends, and enjoy cocktails and refreshments as the sun sets over Birmingham. Each event will offer unique programs exploring the people, places and events that have shaped our dynamic city.

More info & get tickets here! 


Shamrock Shindig

March 14 at 6:00 PM
Avondale Brewing Co.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this annual fundraiser held by The Arc of Jefferson County Junior Board. The event includes great food, drinks, music by DJ Mark Goldstein, and amazing door prizes. All proceeds benefit The Arc, which serves people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Click here to learn more & get tickets! 


Russell Marine Boat Show
March 14 – 16 from 12 – 6:00 PM
The Summit

If you are looking for that perfect boat, wanting to upgrade, or just like to look at what’s new with the latest models, then don’t miss the Russell Marine Boat Show. The show features 2014 models from Sea Ray, Chris Craft, Hurricane, Godfrey Pontoon and Nautique, including the 2014 “Boat of the Year.”
More info here! 


Kiwanis Club Pancake Day
March 15 from 7:00 AM – 12 PM
The Exceptional Foundation

This 30th annual Pancake Day fundraiser hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Homewood-Mountain Brook offers a fun morning for the whole family. Along with breakfast, attendees will enjoy performances by the HHS Star Spangled Dancers and Big Top Clowns, face painting, a bounce house, an appearance by local chef John Krontiras of Nabeels’, and a silent auction.
Learn more here!

Rumpshaker 5K
March 15 at 8:00 AM
Sloss Furnaces

This 6th annual 5K race has a funny name, but supports a serious cause. Since 2009, the Rumpshaker 5K has raised over half a million dollars to fight colorectal cancer, and this year’s race is expected to be the biggest and best ever. As always, this event is a fun family friendly experience for all ages.

Registration info here! 


St. Pat’s Festival

March 15 from 12 noon – 10:00 PM
On Tap Sports Cafe – Galleria

Music, field games, and authentic Irish food are coming to On Tap Sports Café’s first annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. This free event brings the ‘Luck of the Irish’ to Hoover with a block party to include authentic bagpipe players, Irish dancers, a fiddler, and more.  

Let ’em know you’re coming here! 


St. Patrick’s Day Parade

March 15 at 1:30 PM
Five Points South

The 30th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade is presented by REV Birmingham and Five Points South. Come early on Saturday to grab lunch from any of the participating merchants who will be offering food and drink specials through March 17. Visit one of the indoor music venues or just grab a great spot to watch the parade with the family.
Click here for a full parade schedule!

Rotaract Club Decennial Celebration
March 15 from 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Regions Field Banquet Hall

Join The Rotaract Club of Birmingham and area professionals to commemorate the Club’s ten year anniversary at The Decennial. This black-tie event features hors d’oeuvres, wine & beer, and live music by New Orleans rock band Flow Tribe overlooking beautiful views of the city. The Club’s next signature service project will also be officially announced at the event.
Click here for more info & tickets


B-Metro LIVE Social Media Broadcast

Salon Suites Grand Opening Party

March 20 from 5 – 8:00 PM
Salon Suites – Colonnade

Join B-Metro in celebrating the grand opening of Salon Suites in the Colonnade Shopping Center. The event is free and open to the public, and guests will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres & drinks from local restaurants, mini salon services, and the chance to win deluxe door prizes.

B-Metro will be joined by local bloggers Abby Hathorn (Vintage Inspired Passionista) and Tracy James (ChicMadeSimple) as we broadcast the event LIVE on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
RSVP here!

An Evening With Carol Wall
March 20 at 6:30 PM
Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Carol Wall, author of Mister Owita’s Guide to Gardening, will speak at a cocktail party benefiting Susan G. Komen North Central Alabama and the Botanical Gardens. The novel is a heart-warming memoir of friendship and survival between Wall and her neighbor Giles Owita. They both hold long-buried secrets that, when revealed, will cement their friendship forever.

 Click here to learn more & purchase tickets

Positive Maturity’s Top 50 Over 50
Nominations accepted through April 28

Top 50 Over 50 is an annual list recognizing individuals 50 and older for their success and/or lifetime achievements in business, personal life and civic engagement.  Winners will be honored July 31, 2014 at the Cahaba Grand Conference Center in Birmingham and will be featured in B-Metro‘s August issue.

Read the full list of guidelines & nominate here! 


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