Archive for June, 2013


B-There! Chocolate Challenge | Summer Concerts | LightRails

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

6/26-7/2/13: Jam out to outdoor music events at Relax by the Tracks, Jazz in the Park, and the Aldridge Gardens Summer Concert Series. Don’t miss the unveiling of the LightRails and the 1st Annual Magic City Chocolate Challenge!

B-There! Chefs for the Cure | Ozzie Newsome | Southern Design

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

6/19-6/25/13: Give back while enjoying yourself at Chefs for the Cure (benefiting Susan G. Komen) and Concert for a Cause (benefiting the Make-A-Wish Foundation). Bid on local paintings at Art From the Heart and see football legend Ozzie Newsome speak at the Firehouse Shelter!

B-There! Ted’s Restaurant | Art on the Rocks | Trunkstock

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

6/12-6/18/13: From a Girls’ Night Out charity event to celebrating the 40th anniversary of Ted’s Restaurant, this week is filled with fun and fundraising. Don’t forget to stop by Trunkstock at Avondale Brewing Co. and Art on the Rocks at the BMA!

B-There! Regions Tradition | Bottletree Jam | AL Symphony

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

6/5-6/11/13: Summer has arrived, so get out there and enjoy it! This week boasts the five-day Regions Tradition golf tournament, debut of “August: Osage County” at the Virginia Samford Theatre, and live music at Symphony in the Summer and Bottletree’s Homemade Jam.

B-There! Magic City Brewfest | BBQ & Blues | Vulcan’s B’Day

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

5/29-6/4/13: It’s a week of celebrations–from Vulcan’s 109th Birthday Bash to sampling local beers at the Magic City Brewfest to just relaxing by the tracks of Railroad Park, you’re sure to have a great time!

B-There! Birmingham Barons | iNDie Showcase | Phoenix Festival

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

5/22-5/28/13: Watch the SEC Baseball Tournament and 18th Annual Rickwood Classic all in one week! Plus, take the family on a moon hike at Ruffner Mountain or the Alabama Phoenix Festival fan convention.

B-There! Arty Party | Railroad Park | Salsa Showdown

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

5/15-5/21/13: Get excited about the 22nd Annual Arty Party, stop by a couple of local block parties, fire up your taste buds at the 3rd Annual Salsa Showdown, and find out what “The Prom we Never Had” means to the Birmingham City School graduates of 1963.

B-There! B-Metro Beauty Book Launch Party | Skydive Alabama

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

5/8-5/14/13: B-Metro magazine reveals the 10 Most Beautiful Women in Birmingham featured in the 2013 Beauty Book, Do Dah Day invites families out to Caldwell Park, and The Haps takes off on a skydiving adventure!

B-There! Vulcan’s Underpants | The Fiesta Ball | Crawfish Boil

Wednesday, June 26th, 2013

5/1-5/7/13: This edition features the best events and destinations in and around the city, including several live music events and fundraising balls!

The Marvel of Malik

Monday, June 10th, 2013

A young genius at the cello, Malik Kofi eyes a world wide open with musical possibilities. Just don’t call him a prodigy. Written by Rosalind Fournier Photographed by Beau Gustafson “I taught his older brothers cello years ago, and his grandmother used to bring him along when he was still a toddler,” the well-known composer… Read More

Roaming Daughter | Nosey Neighbor

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Roaming Daughter Dear Micah, I have a 16 year old daughter living like she’s an adult.  Her friends are all older than she is.  Legal adult aged.  She goes places with them that aren’t okay with me.  I’m sure she’s been to clubs with a fake ID although I haven’t been able to find it. … Read More