Archive for April, 2014


The Strength to Overcome

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Every person I have ever met has, at one time or another, felt like a particular person did not do them right, and they felt they were betrayed in a significant way. As you are reading this, perhaps you are thinking about that time in your life, or perhaps it wasn’t just one time, but it happened over and over.

This Is What a Feminist Looks Like

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Telling a woman she does or does not look like a feminist is problematic because it implies there is a feminist aesthetic. The purpose of feminism is to strive for the social, political, and economic equality of the sexes, not to construct an image of the ideal woman.

B-There! Fashion Week | Food Truck Roundup | Gumbo Gala

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

4/23-4/29/2014: Grab your fork and knife! These local foodie events offer a taste of Birmingham.

B-There! Shoe Love Party | Earth Day | Oak Mountain State Fair

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

4/16-4/22/14: Celebrate Earth Day in the Magic City (and have a great time doing it!). It’s easy being green in this week’s B-There.

Social Media Blogspot: The Biggest Loser Casting Call Tips Event on 4/8

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

B-Metro blogger Heather Brown of “My Live Well Loved” live broadcasts on social media The Biggest Loser Casting Call Tips Event on April 8, 2014 hosted by St. Vincent’s East.

A Professional Approach

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Linda Dobbins Dance in Mountain Brook has developed a pre-professional/professional training program that yields extraordinary results in the world of entertainment and the arts.

Wedding Gift Mayhem | TV: The Forbidden Frontier | Grandma’s China Cabinet

Monday, April 14th, 2014

Wedding Gift Mayhem Dear Micah, My niece is getting married soon.  My plan was to buy her something useful for the house as my present to her.  My sister, also her aunt, asked if she could go in with me on a gift so that we could get her something even better together.  I agreed,… Read More

B-There! Barons Baseball | Pepper Place Market | Cajun Cook-off

Thursday, April 10th, 2014

4/9-4/15/14: Your local favorites are back, B’ham! Get ready to experience the spring season in the Magic City.

B-There! Darter Festival | Parade of Homes | Funky Fish Fry

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

4/2-4/8-13: Spring into the new season with these Magic City events & fundraisers!

Love Stories: Caroline and Luke

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

“For our second date, we went to see a Matthew Mayfield concert, and I still wasn’t sure how she felt about me. She left to go to the restroom, and a few minutes later she returned without me knowing. As she walked up, she softly touched the lower part of my back. Immediately, I stood up straight and thought, ‘Oh, she does like me!'”

The Weight

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

A lot can go through one’s mind as he helps carry a casket: the weight, the uneven ground, the awkwardness of trying to work with five others to carry a heavy load.