B-metro - The magazine of metro Birmingham living


Funny Girl

Whether standing up on a stage or chatting about a whole lot of nothing on a podcast, Amanda Goldstein Marks loves to share.

The L Word IRL

A group that fosters unique and radical  hospitality for LGBTQ women in Birmingham

Figuring Out the World, One Character at a Time

How Lauren K. Denton learned to love writing.

Modeling Diversity

Model, athlete, and nail artist Karneshia Shantel has never let spina bifida get in the way of her dreams.

Pepper Place

From food to design to everyday needs, Pepper Place has played a major role in revitalizing the city.

Russell and Amber in the ‘Ham

Things you should not miss

A League   of Their Own

The Negro Southern League Museum celebrates Birmingham’s rich history of African-American baseball.

All in the Neighborhood

Eight local establishments that reflect the spirit of some of Birmingham’s most beloved communities.

A Suburb That Doesn’t Feel Like One

After more than 20 years on Southside, Grant Tatum finds community, camaraderie and idiosyncrasy in his new home in West Homewood.

My Home

When Liesa Cole and Stan Bedingfield wanted to consolidate home and photo studio, they found just the right location, infused with the energy and vitality of downtown. We were working with local real estate broker Robert Crook. We looked at several buildings, but nothing seemed quite right. Either it was far too big, too small… Read More

An Edgewood Classic with Modern Flair

Matt and Laura Feld turn a Homewood fixer-upper into a neighborhood gem.