Archive for March, 2012


One Shot – Chris Hastings

Sunday, March 18th, 2012

The City Through The Lens – Do you have the perfect Birmingham Photo? Do you want the opportunity to see it in print? Then we’re looking for you. Each month’s winning photo appears in the magazine and the winning photographer receives $100 from B-metro! Email your submissions and contact info to robin@b-metro.com all submissions must… Read More

Where There’s Smoke | Broccoli War 2012 | The Number Game

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Where There’s Smoke… Dear Micah, I have recently discovered that my daughter is smoking.  She is 15 years old and this is not all right with me.  I have grounded her.  I have taken things away from her.  I have done all I know to do but she still manages to get cigarettes and smokes… Read More

A Bias, An Irony- Our (Education) Lottery

Friday, March 16th, 2012

Recent events have me considering my opinion on the lottery. And no, Milton McGregor’s acquittal has no bearing here. It was a year ago last month. Boss and I were on a road trip. As we pulled in to a gravel lot at a rural South Carolina gas station, he looked at me with a calm… Read More

SXSWi 2012

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

…the aftermath By Sarah O’Donnell So I went to SXSWi this weekend in Austin TX, and my mind is still trying to wrap itself around what happened to me and what exactly this gigantic (and I mean HUGE) experience means not just to me but in general. My current thoughts on SXSW 2012: remember, I’m… Read More

One on One March ’12

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

This month’s One on One conversation centered on connections. We paired up Audrey Pannell with Denise Koch. Both women work in the related but separate fields of public relations and event management. The conversation ranged from the ingredients of a great party to how social media is changing the world. Audrey Pannell currently serves as… Read More

10 Spots- for Breakfast

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

By Jason Horn Demitri’s BBQ The Homewood favorite is known for its barbecue and its chili, and you can actually get both for breakfast—the former in an omelet and the latter with eggs, salsa, and tortillas in huevos rancheros. The more conventional dishes are also sold, including what is perhaps the city’s most addictive French… Read More

Pair This: Nabeel’s Sautéed Shrimp & Tsantalis Blanc

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

The shrimp were sautéed in white wine, and folded into a tasty sauce—of authentic Greek Feta Dodonis, extra virgin olive oil, minced garlic, chopped parsley, and chopped basil.

Sweet Dreams

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Extend the evening with a dessert wine, nightcap at The Wine Loft. by Jan Walsh Photography by Beau Gustafson Forgo dessert for a dessert wine—or enjoy both at The Wine Loft. A stand out sweet wine at The Wine Loft is Chateau Gravas 2009. This French Sauterne is most often served as a dessert wine, due… Read More

First Dates

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

You’ve got to start  somewhere. By Paget Pizitz I liked The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. I mean, I really loved this movie. After I saw it, I started researching apartments in Sweden and dyed my hair brown. I did the same thing 10 years ago, but the Goth hairstylist misunderstood me and got it… Read More

Listen Up / March 2012

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

A Conversation with Brittany Howard from The Alabama Shakes by Todd Coder When I called Brittany Howard last month, she was taking dinner to her family in Athens, Ala. Two days before that, she was in Los Angeles with the Alabama Shakes as they made their television debut on Conan. What a difference a few days… Read More

Proctor U

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

National online proctoring company is happy to call Pelham home. by André Natta There is a great deal of talk all over the place recently about our regional tech scene. The announcement of a plan to spotlight tech companies in metro Birmingham by groups including TechBirmingham, the Birmingham Business Alliance and Birmingham Entrepreneur did a great… Read More