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Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

Monday, August 4th, 2014

At its four locations across the Magic City, Covenant Classical Schools & Daycare establishes roots in a values-driven education, allowing its little learners to develop strong minds and good character.

A World of Wyndham

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Wyndham Vacation Rentals has condos with ocean views and private homes packed with amenities that are great for a peaceful retreat so that you can relax and enjoy all there is to do on the Alabama Gulf Coast.

Best in Blooms

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

“I always did flowers when I entertained, and then people started asking me to do flowers for them,” explains Dorothy McDaniel. “It became evident after about a year that I was either going to have to go into business or go out of friends.”

Mission: Collaboration

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

There’s something remarkable about Frances Ross Nolan and Leigh Reynolds Byers of Nolan Byers PC. They aren’t your run-of-the-mill lawyers; this duo of powerful women share a spirit that cannot be contained and a compassion for their clients that cannot be compared.

A Professional Approach

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Linda Dobbins Dance in Mountain Brook has developed a pre-professional/professional training program that yields extraordinary results in the world of entertainment and the arts.

Festival Season Fever

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Easily, one of the biggest festival cities in the U.S. is the town always up for a celebration: New Orleans, LA. The cool, spirited vibe of New Orleans invites year-round travel and has hosted some of the country’s leading festivals for decades.

Saying “I Do” with a View

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

For the past four years, Vulcan Park and Museum, the ultimate Magic City landmark, has been offering up an elite number of high-quality, all-inclusive Valentine’s Day wedding packages to couples looking for something distinctively local for their big day. The result is down-to-earth ambience amidst sky-high views of the city—a complete wedding from start to end for less than the cost of a wedding cake.

Hello, Sally!

Monday, December 2nd, 2013

At 66 years old, acclaimed actress Sally Struthers has done anything but wind down her acting career. Now performing as the lead in the national touring production of the Broadway classic Hello, Dolly!, Struthers continues to fulfill her calling as a true entertainer. In the midst of her travels, Struthers took some time to speak with B-Metro about her experience with the show, which hits Birmingham’s BJCC stage December 6-8, 2013.

A Surgeon’s Legacy

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Every doctor has a story. A story peppered with specific moments—some powerful, some seemingly insignificant—that ultimately drive a doctor towards his chosen medical field. Says Dr. James C. Grotting, renowned plastic surgeon and founder of his private practice here in Birmingham, “My story is perhaps a little bit different.”

Go Pink, Get Fashion

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

10/10/2013: Support breast cancer research and bid on exclusive designer fashion at this year’s “Gus Mayer Goes Pink” first-ever silent auction

Four Spirits

Friday, September 13th, 2013

by Tom Gordon The Four Spirits memorial is now wrapped in blue tarp and awaiting its unveiling on Saturday, and workers were expected to take some additional measures this afternoon to stabilize the main part of the 3,000-pound, bronze and steel sculpture. “I believe it will be fine, but it’s better to put that extra… Read More