Posts Tagged ‘Birmingham’


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

Dodiyos Only Gets Better With Time

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Like the antiques lining the walls of the restaurant, Dodiyos Mediterranean and Middle Eastern fare has only gotten better with time.

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

Space One Eleven

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Where people and art and people meet words and photos by Beau Gustafson Margot Wade, a teacher and education coordinator at Space One Eleven, says “this is what it is like here. We provide a nurturing/learning environment and the kids create art and solve problems. Everybody thinks and communicates differently and if you nurture and… Read More

Noodled

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Noodled Words by Brett Levine Photography by Beth Dreiling Hontzas Recipes and food styling by Lily Plauché Styling by Annie Hall Pasta is one of the ultimate comfort foods. Whether it is linguine with a simple tomato basil sauce, gnocci with mushrooms and cream sauce, or a ricotta ravioli, pastas have the flavors and textures… Read More

Out of Alabama

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Out of Alabama And Into a New Life in Africa with the Baba Boys by Tom Wofford, Wedding portrait by David Bley There’s a blur of activity that surrounds almost every wedding, but Ben and Rachael Stanton’s January 7 nuptials took place amidst a particularly intense flurry. Ben didn’t arrive in Birmingham until Christmas Eve,… Read More

Where the Heart is

Friday, February 1st, 2013

One local family crusades for their son, and reminds us all how important heart health is to the health of any family. Written by Rosalind Fournier, Photography by Beau Gustafson When Terri and Matt Carlson arrived at Citizens Baptist Medical Center in Talladega on September 14, 2010 for the delivery of their first child, Harrison,… Read More

Light and Healthy

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Vino executive chef, Becky Rabiee prepares one of the restaurant’s favorites. By Jan Walsh     Photography by Beau Gustafson Good chefs evolve their dishes with the seasons, and incorporate the best and healthiest ingredients possible. Accordingly Vino’s executive chef, Becky Rabiee has tweaked their popular daily seafood special to a lighter version, which includes… Read More