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10 Instagram Accounts That Make Us Love Our City

With the help of our readers, we curated some of the best Magic City Instagrams.

4 Local Food Festivals Not To Miss

Eat your way through Birmingham this month with our roundup of food-themed festivals.

6 Best Moments of Birmingham Fashion Week

The event took its runway showcase of local talent and national designers to new levels in its new venue, Boutwell Auditorium, this year. Here are just a few of the highlights of three nights of high-energy fashion.

Artist Spotlight: The Crosiers

Birmingham-based band The Crosiers, made up of Frank McClellan, Ben McClellan and Shane Jewell, blend Americana and folk in a way that’s instantly grabbing.

Try This: Strawberry Rhubarb Margaritas and Spring Rolls

Throwing a party tonight? Wow your guests with these two yummy recipes.

Listen: Secret Stages 2016 Mixtape

Get ready for Secret Stages by listening to our curated list of tracks from featured bands. The two-day music discovery festival is happening Aug. 5-6 in the Historic Loft District.

Why to be Excited Fashion Week is Indoors: Q & A with BFW Founders

Inspired by a trip to Charleston Fashion Week, Jeana Lee Thompson and Heidi Elnora started Birmingham’s own fashion week in 2011. The community embraced it, and it’s grown every year. Here’s what they have to say about this year’s runway lineup Aug. 25-27.

Wild, Wild West: In a Valley of Violence Opens Sidewalk Film Festival

A horror film director takes a comedic Western turn in In the Valley of Violence. And Sidewalk is showing it opening night.

Unforgettable: Rocker Chris Hendrix

Chris Hendrix is a boundary pusher, an experimenter. Over 27 years, he took ’80s hardcore punk music in his band Gross National Product to weirder and more intricate levels.

Original Jazz: Gary Wheat

In Gary Wheat’s jazz, you can hear strains not just of Lester Young, Duke Ellington, and Woody Shaw, but also of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Arnold Schoenberg, and Prince.