Archive for July, 2012


Magic City Mix: B-Metro’s Music Issue PARTY!

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Join us at Bottletree Cafe for B-Metro’s “MAGIC CITY MIX”, B-Metro’s annual Music Issue Party! B-Metro invites you to be our guest for a night of exciting new music. Some of the brightest stars on Birmingham’s burgeoning music scene take the stage at Bottletree to bring the 2nd Annual Music Issue to life.  Starting at… Read More

Manhattan South: 5th Anniversary Party (You’re Invited!)

Monday, July 30th, 2012

B-Metro will be on hand to help Manhattan South celebrate FIVE years of fashion fabulous here in the ‘Ham! To mark the occasion, Manhattan South is hosting TWO trunks shows from HONESTY Jewelry and SHE REIGNS on Thursday, August 23rd from 12:00PM – 7:30 PM!  Starting a 5:30 the party kicks up a notch with… Read More

B-There! This Week’s Birmingham Events News

Wednesday, July 25th, 2012

Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Upcoming  Metro Events    7/25/12 – 7/31/12 Hello!! This week’s edition of B-There features the best of events and destinations in and around the city!. I’ve highlighted some of my top choices where you can be entertained in the aisles, at the park or on the lake….with hopes that you get… Read More

One Shot – Benjamin Russell Hospital

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

Do you have a great Birmingham photo? Would you like the opportunity to see it in print in B-metro magazine?  Our monthly ‘One Shot’ features the best of select images submitted by photographers who are turning their lens toward Birmingham.  The winning image each month appears in B-metro magazine and the photographer receives $100. Send… Read More

Party Time | College or Bust | Politic Wars

Friday, July 13th, 2012

Party Time Dear Micah, My wife and I run in a circle of friends that have higher incomes than we do. We are always going to parties where the host has hired waiters and caterers and sometimes a band. We can’t afford to entertain like that but its getting to look strange that we’ve never… Read More

10 Spots: For Pizza

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

by Jason Horn Dave’s Pizza From the prominent velvet Elvis painting to wacky pizza names like the Hot Chick, this downtown Homewood spot has personality to spare. Thankfully, the food is just as tasty. The enormous covered patio is the perfect spot to have a beer and watch the game. 1819 29th Ave. S, Homewood;… Read More

Pineapple Pie

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

The Bright Star shares a delicious dessert. By Jan Walsh Photography by Beau Gustafson   The Bright Star’s pastry chef, Anita Moore, and restaurant manager, Stacey Craig, show and tell how to make a perfect pineapple cream cheese pie. Ingredients: 1 9-inch deep-dish frozen pie shell, thawed 1 cup cool water 1/4 cup cornstarch 2… Read More

Back in the Day

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Cheryl and Griffith Day share some of their most popular recipes. by John-Bryan Hopkins Summer is the perfect time to enjoy a tall glass or ice cold sweet tea and a slice of your grandmother’s cake, you know, the family recipe. Of course if you have a family like mine, most of the really good… Read More

Taziki’s: Fresh, Fast Mediterranean

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Enjoy fresh, healthy fare at Taziki’s Mediterranean Café.

Eat This: Dreamland’s Hickory Smoked Pork Spare Ribs

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

If I have to choose just one dish from the tempting BBQ menu at Dreamland Bar-B-Que, it has to be their famous hickory–smoked pork spareribs.

Date Night

Monday, July 2nd, 2012

Southern girl and city boy meet and make great wine. by Jan Walsh      Photography by Beau Gustafson I recently lunched at Bottega Café with Napa Valley’s Suzanne Phifer Pavitt, proprietor of Phifer Pavitt. I enjoyed both her story and her wines. Being proprietors of Phifer Pavitt is a dream come true for this devoted couple…. Read More