Posts Tagged ‘bottletree’


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

The Sound of September

Saturday, September 1st, 2012

Local and Live. by John D Normally when I sit down to write my monthly column here in B–Metro I choose a soon to be released or recently released album, play it in its entirety, and use it to set the tone. This month is a little different, having received something that might seem anachronistic:… Read More

Consumer Beware

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Musicians have to make a living, too. by John D Every month I like to listen to an album as I write and highlight that particular album in the hope that I might turn you on to something new. This time around I am listening to Rhett Miller’s The Dreamer (released early June). Recognize the… Read More

10 Spots: Dining Deals for August

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

Dining Deals for August by Richard James The Melting Pot Check out the late night specials at The Melting Pot. Any night after 9 p.m. enjoy any cheese or chocolate fondue and a select bottle of wine for only $25 per couple. 611 Doug Baker Blvd #201; (205) 981-8001 the bottletree café The outdoor patio… Read More

Live. Now.

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Events and venues that are bringing it. by John D I find it helpful to listen to music when I write. It gives me inspiration and helps set the tone for the column. Sometimes this can be a bad idea (it is hard to write coherently when rocking out to Queens of the Stone Age… Read More

Beauty in a Bottle Tree

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

And a haint-free garden as a bonus. by Charlie Thigpen    Photography by Chuck St. John They are the easiest trees to maintain because you never have to water, prune or fertilize these glistening gems. They can create a focal point or add whimsy to your landscape, and they gift the garden with year-round color…. Read More