Archive for January, 2013


B-There! Microlove | Calico Ball After-Party | Billy Elliot

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013

B-There! Microlove | The Calico Ball After-Party | Billy Elliot Click here Upcoming Metro Events 1/30/13 – 2/5/13 Hello!! This edition of B-There features the best of this week’s events and destinations in and around the city. Whether you get rolling to the Calico Ball or get moving at Billy Elliot The Musical  …We hope you… Read More

Birmingham’s Most Beautiful Women: Accepting Entries Thru 2/15

Monday, January 28th, 2013

B-Metro is looking for TEN of “Birmingham’s Most Beautiful Women” to be featured in our annual ‘B-Metro Beauty Book’. Contestants must be 21 years of age or older and residents of the Birmingham area. To enter, email 2 photos (1 headshot and 1 full body shot), full name and contact info to robin@b-Metro.com by Friday,… Read More

Birmingham Fashion Week 2013

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Birmingham Fashion Week 2013 February 23 – March 2 Bringing unity to our community through fashion, local and national designers, alongside local and national boutiques, will gather together to promote and inspire our rising stars. Models, make-up and hair stylists will showcase their talents on the runway, while encouraging local fashion fans and visitors to… Read More

B-There! Michael Franti | Madame Butterfly | Magic Moments

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

B-There! Michael Franti | Madame Butterfly | Magic Moments Click here Upcoming Metro Events 1/23/13 – 1/29/13 Hello!! This edition of B-There features the best of this week’s events and destinations in and around the city. Whether you’re meeting Madame Butterfly, Mrs. Mannerly, or the honored guests at the FACES of BIRMINGHAM this week …We hope… Read More

2013 FACES of Birmingham

Monday, January 21st, 2013

See ALL the ‘FACES of BIRMINGHAM’ below.

B-There! The FACES Party | Lucinda Williams | Songs of Freedom

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

B-There! The FACES Party | Lucinda Williams | Songs of Freedom Click here Upcoming  Metro Events    1/16/13 – 1/22/13 Hello!!   This edition of B-There features the best of this week’s events and destinations in and around the city.  We’re celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights movement, Dancing Across Birmingham and recognizing FACES… Read More

B-There! Brewnanza | Black, Blue & White | MLK Unity Walk

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

B-There! Brewnanza | Black & White & Blues | MLK Unity Walk Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Upcoming Metro Events 1/09/13 – 1/15/13 Hello!! This edition of B-There features the best of this week’s events and destinations in and around the city.   Whether you’re browsing Brewnanza, walking for MLK Unity or running with a… Read More

Hand in Glove: Shopping for Resources (and Inspiration) in Unlikely Places

Monday, January 7th, 2013

We are in the throes of what I would consider the tough part of this build (at least for me): making sure the technical requirements are aligned with the actual construction which is about to hit full throttle. It has made pulling the trigger a little tough at times as I am scared to death… Read More

Tuna Taco

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Sol y Luna’s Alex Castro prepares a light and lean new dish. By Jan Walsh     Photography by Beau Gustafson Executive chef, Alex Castro sears a new dish at the new Sol y Luna—Yellowfin Tuna with jicama tostada, topped with watermelon and mango salsa and spicy chipotle creamy sauce. And this Tuna Taco is not the… Read More

Asian Rim: Kaleidoscopic Sushi, Exotic Entrees

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Asian Rim delights serious sushi lovers and those who aren’t.

Italian Fizz

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

Cleto Chiarli’s Lambrusco wines add a little fizz to my life. by Jan Walsh     Photography by Beau Gustafson Lambrusco is renowned for its natural fizziness that results in slightly sparkling wines. And with 150 years of know-how and tradition, Cleto Chiarli makes lovely Lambrusco wines. From the minerality of Sorbara to the fruitiness of the… Read More