B-metro - The magazine of metro Birmingham living



Taylor Hicks on life after Idol, life on Broadway, and what’s next.

Written by Lindsey Osborne.

Wind Charmers

Wind Charmer, an online girls’ clothing boutique, embraces charming styles of the past.

Photography: Liesa Cole
Producer: Stan Bedingfield
Stylist: Mary Beth Wetzel

What It Feels Like

Stories of surviving the unimaginable

Compiled by Jesse Chambers and Lindsey Osborne

A Spring In Her Step

Crisp ideas to grow your spring wardrobe.

The Music Maker

Birmingham native Sebastian Kole is the mind behind “Here,” the Billboard Hot 100 chart topper by Alessia Cara.

Written by Je’Don Holloway-Talley

Beyond Bars

A former inmate shares about her time in Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women and how she learned to live again–in freedom.

Written by T.K. Thorne

A Gathering Place

Brent and Kim Barranco give us a look inside of their Lake Martin getaway.

April 2016: Home and Garden

Check out our annual Home and Garden section.

One on One: Keith Harrelson and Meredith Drennen

Concerts, performances, exhibits, and other special events bring in more than just revenue. They open up a space for people to come together and share stories.