Archive for March, 2015

Chat With Charlie: Spring Series

Friday, March 27th, 2015

Spring has sprung, and we’re giving you garden inspiration from expert Charlie Thigpen, formerly of Southern Living Magazine and currently the owner of Charlie Thigpen’s Garden Gallery.

B-There! Magic City Sunday Supper | Croonin’ for Critters | Cottontail Express

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

3/25-3/31/15: This week, we say goodbye to a legendary Birmingham venue and welcome new local traditions.

B-There! Paws on the Patio | Elvis Ball | Cherry Blossom Festival

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

3/18-3/24/15: Spring has sprung–don’t miss a minute of this season’s fun!

That’s the South

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Imagine my surprise in Jaipur, India, when Paul Theroux, the dean of global travel writers, told the audience he’d recently spent time in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa and was writing a book on the Deep South.

Tanya Alayne Hollins

Friday, March 13th, 2015

“As I meet new people, I strive to create positive interactions by first being my authentic self while also seeking out and connecting to what we have in common.”

More than a Roots Man

Friday, March 13th, 2015

Roots music enthusiasts and film buffs alike know Bobby Horton for his work with documentarian Ken Burns. My first venture with Horton was a bit more abstract.

Then Came the Morning

Friday, March 13th, 2015

“The most important part of our story is that we were good friends before we were in a band together. That has become the most important piece of our band. [It’s] how we take care of each other,” says Zach Williams, guitarist and lead vocalist for The Lone Bellow.

Adam Bodine

Friday, March 13th, 2015

What characterizes Bodine’s works is his reliance on salvaged materials. “I start every piece by seeing what I already have,” he says. “I collect materials all the time, particularly wood and metal.”


Friday, March 13th, 2015

The weather report: 50 and hot! Warning: Expect extreme changes in temperature. Prepare yourself for any and all weather emergencies. Dress accordingly.

Lock and Key

Friday, March 13th, 2015

It’s the early 1990s. Not now; I know it isn’t the 1990s right now! I mean for the purposes of this story and my word quota for this article. Anyhoo, it’s the early 1990s (I think) and Alabama is playing football on New Year’s Day.


Friday, March 13th, 2015

By the time you read this, the so-called “Oscar Season” will be long over. The awards will be given to films you won’t think about ever again.