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Music: Sarah Lee Langford

Whether it’s Dolly Parton’s “Starting Over Again” or Tammy Wynette’s “D-I-V-O-R-C-E,” there are few more classic tropes in country music than the dissolution of a marriage or the personal heartbreak and soul searching that comes along with it. Which is one of the reasons Sarah Lee Langford’s newest release, and the first under her maiden name, is such a compelling record.

Personal Space: Tanveer Patel

Every call is different. Every patient is different. But due to the software and vision of ConcertCare and its founder and CEO Tanveer Patel, the connection between quality healthcare and people in need of medical help is clear as a bell.

Russell & Amber’s November Happenings

JLB Market Noel. Alabama Theatre Holidays. Upswing. Adventure films at Avondale Brewing.

Shops: Something’s Cooking

At Bresco you can shop where the food professionals do.

Shops: The Birmingham Zoo Gift Shop

You can go wild in this shop.


Libby Lassiter and Jami Wadkins bring a collaborative approach to their leadership roles at Bayer Properties.

Billy Reid Comes to Town

The equation seems simple enough. Southern sensibility and charm plus classic American clothes twisted with a modern sensibility. That’s the Billy Reid formula that has led to extraordinary success.

This House Is a Lifeline

A showhouse supporting adoption is a perfect fit for the Waltchack family.


Fashion on a budget can be easy if you’re willing to give things a second chance. We found each of these high-end pieces at local re-sale store Style Encore for a fraction of their original price.

As Sure As Kilimanjaro Rises Like Olympus Above the Serengeti

Birmingham photographer and regular B-Metro contributor, Edward Badham, goes on the adventure of a lifetime

Stuck in a Cash Crunch? altLINE Invoice Factoring Can Help You Grow

Birmingham business owners: If your business is consistently waiting on invoices to be paid, stuck in a cash crunch you can’t seem to get out of, you’re not alone.

Most small businesses reach a critical juncture where they need immediate cash to reach the next level. However, if customers consistently pay on Net 30-90 terms, it’s easy to come up short on cash flow while waiting on receivables. That can quickly stifle the growth of a quality business.