Archive for September, 2013


B-There! Wine & Food Fest | Trucks by the Tracks | Dragon Boats

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

9/25-10/1/13: Gather your loved ones for several affordable, family-friendly events this week in Birmingham. No matter the age, you’re sure to find something fun in the Magic City!

Go Pink, Get Fashion

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

10/10/2013: Support breast cancer research and bid on exclusive designer fashion at this year’s “Gus Mayer Goes Pink” first-ever silent auction

B-There! Farmstead Dinner | Red Pandas | Food Festival

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

9/18-9/24/13: Break out your fork & knife, because this week is stuffed with delicious food events! Bon appétit, B’ham!

Four Spirits

Friday, September 13th, 2013

by Tom Gordon The Four Spirits memorial is now wrapped in blue tarp and awaiting its unveiling on Saturday, and workers were expected to take some additional measures this afternoon to stabilize the main part of the 3,000-pound, bronze and steel sculpture. “I believe it will be fine, but it’s better to put that extra… Read More

B-There! Oktoberfest | International Street Fair | 4 Little Girls

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

9/11-9/17/13: Celebrate the diverse cultures of the Magic City! Birmingham continues to commemorate 50 Years Forward with several citywide events.

The Pink Party! [ Sept. 26, 2013 ]

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

The 2013 B-Metro Pink Party to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month is set for September 26 at Aloft Hotel in Homewood.

B-There! Jersey Boys | ArtWalk | 50 Years Forward

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

9/4-9/10/13: This week’s B-There features a web exclusive story with a “Jersey Boys” cast member and events that celebrate 50 Years Forward for our city!

Kids Will See the Darndest Things | Better Late Than Never | Liar, Liar

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Kids Will See the Darndest Things Dear Ask Micah, Big problems in my family with censoring things we don’t want our kids to see.  My kids watched the MTV awards with the family and when Miley Cyrus was performing I changed the channel.  I often change the channel when material I deem inappropriate comes on… Read More

One of the (Jersey) Boys

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

“In those days, there were three ways to get out of that neighborhood: you could join the army, you could join the mob, or you could become a star.” – Nicolas Dromard   By Lauren Lockhart Photos by Jeremy Daniel   In the 1960’s, four guys from the rough neighborhoods of New Jersey had one… Read More

Desperate Measures

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Negotiation is a high-stakes game of give and take for law enforcement professionals, with no guarantee of a happy ending. Written by Tom Gordon Photography by Beau Gustafson   To negotiate is “to confer with another so as to arrive at the settlement of some matter.” So says an entry in Merriam-Webster’s online edition. For… Read More

A River Runs Through it

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

The Cahaba River is Birmingham’s life blood. Meet the people who care for it, and learn why you should, too. Written by Phillip Ratliff Photography by Hunter Nichols   Setting the obvious anachronism aside, life as a Jefferson County raindrop must have been rewarding 10,000 years ago. Your existence might have begun over the Gulf… Read More