Archive for October, 2013


B-There! Dia de los Muertos | Wine Auction | Moss Rock Festival

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

10/30-11/5/13: Feeling spooky? Get a little bit of Halloween and a whole lot of local fall fun with this week’s edition of “Boo”-There!

B-There! Tricks & Treats: Our Halloween Sneak Peek

Thursday, October 24th, 2013

10/23-10/29/13: Get a head(less) start on your Halloween festivities with several creepy-cool celebrations happening this week in Birmingham!

B-There! Film Festival | 80’s Fashion Show | BAAMFEST!

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

10/16-10/22/13: From Halloween flicks to hilarious hyjinx, you’ll find any reason to have fun this week in the Magic City.

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

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B-There! Vintage Motorcyles | Local Flavor Fest | Cask & Drum

Thursday, October 10th, 2013

10/9-10/15/13: Take a bite out of B’ham as we welcome the fall season with several food and harvest festivals. And just in case you need an extra football fix, this week offers several tailgate-ready events!

Where the Boys Are? | Europe or Bust | The Non-Tipper

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Where the Boys Are? Dear Micah, I am a slightly overweight single lady (but I am working my butt off to well, work my butt off) but I have people all the time tell me I am “cute” or “pretty.”  However, the people who tell me this are never guys or guys that I am… Read More

Who Needs the Pros?

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

As this is my first piece for B-Metro, perhaps I should give you a few primer paragraphs about myself. I’ll go ahead and put the cards on the table by letting you know I don’t actually live in Birmingham.

Wait! Don’t quit reading yet! I do spend a lot time in Birmingham and I went to school here! That counts, right?

B-There! Fiesta | Art Shows | B’ham Street Party

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

10/2-10/8/13: Birmingham is in full swing to celebrate the arrival of fall… literally! This week in the Magic City is all about the party, so don’t forget to RSVP!

Bread and Spice of the Dead

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican festival celebrating the human life cycle and welcoming the spirits of people’s ancestors for a day. Food features heavily in the festivities, and families cook all the delicacies their dear ones loved to devour.

The Great Outdoors

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

For Andy Gathings, the journey from technical outerwear visionary to director and partner of Salence, a men’s outdoor clothing line, was anything but expected. “I have always loved the outdoors, but I became passionate about it when I began to consider making it both a lifestyle and a profession,” he explains as we sit in his home studio on a mountain overlooking Birmingham, Ala.

The Year-Round Beach

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

We Alabamians love our beach vacations. Sure, we deal with the hot southern weather for the better part of the year, but there is something about packing up the car and heading down to our favorite beach for a much-needed summer vacation. And once we arrive at the shore, there is nothing better than that first time we slip off our flip-flops, sink our toes in the warm sand, and feel the summer sun on our skin.