B-metro - The magazine of metro Birmingham living


Magic City Mix 2018

Our annual look at who is making music happen in bham

A Perfect Blueprint

Dean Robb and James Huckaby drew up a  great plan with their new Blueprint on 3rd. Written by Joe O’Donnell // Photography by Beau Gustafson It turns out this blueprint is more than a reproduction of a technical drawing, an architectural plan, or an engineering design. This blueprint is a reunion, and a bit of rebirth… Read More

Arts and Culture Preview

The Capitol Steps at the Lyric Theatre benefiting PARCA Thursday, September 27, 2018 At the Public Affairs Research Council of Alabama, working to inform and improve government in Alabama is serious work—and we’ve been doing it for 30 years. But sometimes you just need to laugh. Cue The Capitol Steps! The Capitol Steps have elevated political… Read More

Fabulous Figs

Figs may often be described as “common,” but their flavor is anything but.


Fiesta, Alabama’s largest celebration of Hispanic culture and heritage, turns 16 this year with a musical and cultural event in Linn Park on September 29, noon to 8 p.m.

B-Metro City Guide 2018

Sidewalk At 20

Our film festival all grown up

The Way Out

Nick Boler shares his story of growing up-and moving on-from Gate City.

The Farm

One couple finds a different path for their young family.

Personal Space

A one on one conversation with Josh Coleman 

Innovative Design, Timeless Character

The home of Aubrey and Jeanne Garrison at Greystone Crest tells a story at every turn.