Archive for December, 2015


B-There! Ring in 2016 in Birmingham!

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

12/30-01/05: This week, we’re giving you plenty of reasons to stay in town for New Year’s Eve.

The Coal Yard

Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Small town charm with downtown sophistication.

Written by Katie Turpen
Photography by Beau Gustafson

B-There! Brewski Bash | Dancing With The Stars: Live! | Pepper Place Holiday Issue

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

12/23-12/29: Merry Christmas, Birmingham! Take your friends and family to some of these local events this week.

B-There! Holiday Seasonings | Tacky Paws for Claus | BMR Holiday Soirée

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

12/16-12/22: Take a break from holiday shopping and head out to these local events!

Get Grandma To Do It | Staying in Love | Going for Broke

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Get Grandma To Do It Micah, I am grandmother to three wonderful grandchildren whom I love more than anything in this world. I do a lot to help out because my two daughters have demanding jobs and neither have mates who are still in the picture. It’s amazing how quickly “favors” become expectations. I am… Read More

B-There! The Nutcracker | Holiday Home Tour | Decked Out Dash

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

12/9-12/15: Check out one or more of these local holiday events.

The War on Advent

Monday, December 7th, 2015

It’s a muggy day in early November, my hair is bushy, and I’m sitting in the barber’s chair in downtown Homewood seeking some relief from what is starting to feel like a mound of hot linguine on my head.

B-There! | RMTC Holiday Spectacular | Yuletide in Dogtown | Mountain Brook Art Association Holiday Show

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

12/2-12/8- Happy December, Birmingham! Check out a holiday show in the area this week.

Michelson Mondays 2015

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

Real Alabama patients share their personal stories about getting LASIK vision correction surgery with Dr. Marc Michelson of Michelson Laser Vision, Inc.

The $3,000 Gingerbread House

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

I guess I’m just a sucker for kits: painting kits, make-your-own-candle kits, scrapbook kits, compost kits, you name it—if it has the word “kit” in it, it just sounds like fun. I guess that could explain why one Christmas several years ago I bought into the idea of a make-your-own-gingerbread-house kit.

Come On Baby, Light My Fire

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

I have owned two houses in my life. One I built as a soon-to-be-married 20-something while I also planned a wedding. I tell you this with love and all of the wisdom in the world: Do not do these two things at the same time.