Archive for July, 2013

[ MAGIC CITY MIX on August 15th ]

Friday, July 26th, 2013

Celebrate Birmingham’s music scene with B-Metro at our annual Music Issue Release Party! After reading about some of the best up-and-coming local bands in our August issue, come hear them yourself as they perform LIVE at Iron City!

B-There! “I Like Big Books” | Fresh Ground Comics | Glow in the Park

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

7/24-7/30/13: This week in Birmingham, celebrate the 10th anniversary of Fresh Ground Comics, run a glow-in-the-dark obstacle course, or just kick back with an exclusive beer dinner at the Barons Game. Check this edition for some cool first annual events, too!

B-There! Harold&MOD | Southbound Music | Antique Cars

Thursday, July 18th, 2013

7/17-7/23/13: From retro cars to modern fashion, this B-There is packed with diverse weekend events! “B-there” for the “Young Hot Birmingham” party, the 2nd Annual Southbound Music Festival, or even a local roller derby match!

B-There! Soiree @ SoHo | Groove Baby | McWane Rocks!

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

7/10-7/16/13: From live music to live dancing, this week’s B-There is all about the party! Attend a cocktail fundraiser for young professionals, jam out at an album release party at Avondale Brewing Co., or have a rockin’ time at the McWane Science Center!

Garbage Wars | 16 Year Old in the House

Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Garbage Wars Dear Micah, I live on the corner of my street.  On Tuesdays the garbage trucks come vertically down the side street first then they run horizontally across the street in front of my house.  This is when they pick up my garbage.  A neighbor of mine on the side street almost always misses… Read More

What’s Fresh in July

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Grilled beet, onion, and goat cheese salad with wild plum balsamic dressing Serves: 4–6 Ingredients: 16 total baby red, golden, and Chioggia beets trimmed leaving 1 inch of stems intact 4 red onions with 2 inches of stems intact 4 wild plums or 2 regular plums pitted and pealed 2 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar 3 Tablespoon… Read More


Monday, July 8th, 2013

The pairing of artists and the disabled yields uncommon benefits. By Joe O’Donnell Art brought John Donley and Nabeel Emaish together. Emaish is an artist, working currently at Earthborn Pottery, honing his skills in clay. Donley has an intellectual disability and has used art to push his intellect and visual ability into new areas of… Read More

B-There! Star-spangled 4th of July Edition!

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

7/3-7/9/13: What’s red, white, blue and has all the scoop on this year’s 4th of July events in B’ham? This edition of B-There!

2013 Excellence in Nursing

Monday, July 1st, 2013


Monday, July 1st, 2013

Water portraits by Liesa Cole Essay by Joe O’Donnell “The pictures achieve something rarely articulated about the metaphysical state of swimming: The body, immersed, feels amplified, heavier and lighter at the same time. Weightless yet stronger.” – Leanne Shapton, Swimming Studies I break through the water and breathe deeply before submerging again. It is timeless somehow, this… Read More


Monday, July 1st, 2013

It can take a village to care for a bicycle. Written by Aaron Traywick and Edward Badham Photographed by Edward Badham Without a doubt, in the car-crazed city of Birmingham, the folks that gravitate to cycling  are a diverse and eclectic group. From the perspective of a rear-view mirror, all bicycles and cyclists may seem… Read More