Posts Tagged ‘B metro Magazine’


Thoughtless Friend | Nursing Home | Name That Baby!

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

A Lost Coat and Thoughtless Friend Dear Ask Micah, My friend April borrowed an expensive coat from me to wear on a trip.  When she returned home, she told me that it was missing.  Supposedly she had it with her at an outdoor café and laid it over the back of the chair, and at… Read More

Megan Kimber

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Megan Kimber, Timeless Treasures by Brett Levine     Photo by Jerry Siegel For Megan Kimber, technique is a tool.  She uses it to explore painting, illustration, jewelry making or whatever creative outlet she is focusing on at the moment.  “I’ve been drawing and painting ever since I was a child,” she explains, “but I used my… Read More

Questions of the Heart

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Jeez, that sounds dramatic. By Paget Pizitz Well, Happy Valentine’s Day. I hope you are all so in love that you fall down on Cupid’s arrow and it splits open your pancreas and you spend February 14th in the emergency room eating cafeteria food hoping you don’t bleed out before you get your dozen roses… Read More

The Sound of February

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Music you’ll love. by John D The beginning of the year sometimes seems like the slowest time of the year for music, mostly because many bands are taking a break (some getting ready to release new music), and everyone is waiting for the release of all of the music festival line-ups. Luckily Birmingham has quite… Read More

Does this fur make my butt look big?

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Farewell to our Snow Angel. by Cherri Ellis The first time I laid eyes on Snow Angel, she was a miniscule, solid white kitten with enormous blue eyes. She was seated in my husband’s outstretched palm and wearing a Santa hat to ridiculously cute effect. My 12-year-old daughter had plucked her from the confines of… Read More

Find Your Partners, Ladies and Gents

Friday, February 1st, 2013

But understand how to look for them. By April Jones There has always been, and will always be a constant struggle to figure out where and how we fit into one another’s lives—especially between man and woman. It is a complex dance. Once established in the footwork, which can initially appear awkward and unsightly, we… Read More

Blogging Culture

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Who says what. by André Natta There are several stories about Birmingham to tell as 2013 begins to unfold. Many of them will be told by our local media outlets as they capture stories of celebration and determination. Others will be uncovered by national and international outlets as they attempt to get a better grasp… Read More

Placing the Past in the Past

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Learn the lessons and keep moving forward. by Amanda LeBlanc We are easing our way into the New Year. I know that for me, last year was a year of many questions. It was a year that tugged at my soul, begging for answers, truth and a new way. I have been so grateful for… Read More

One-on-One: Karri Bentley of UAB & Rodney Davidson of Dogstar Design

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The wonders of marketing and the importance of the single defining message or image dominated this month’s One on One conversation between veteran graphic designer Rodney Davidson and UAB marketer Karri Bentley. Rodney Davidson of Dogstar Design and Illustration has made a career out of seeking out the simple, defining image and then creating a… Read More

Keep on Truckin’

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The food truck phenomenon has brought great food to the street corner, and a host of questions about how the trucks fit with city regulations and brick and mortar restaurants. Written by Richard James Photography by Chuck St. John Cheese expertly grilled and a truck. What could be more simple? So thought Paget Pizitz and… Read More

The Voice of Experience

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The view from eighty-plus years of age is fascinating. Written by Cary Estes, Photographed by Liesa Cole Sam Ferlisi Throughout his nine decades in Birmingham, Sam Ferlisi often has had a hard time getting home. Even at birth. Ferlisi was born in 1922 in the back of a grocery story owned by his aunt when… Read More