B-metro - The magazine of metro Birmingham living


2014 Wish Book

The holidays are coming, and we’ve gathered our top gift picks available in Birmingham!

2014 Wealth Builders

Financial planning requires knowledge, trust, and good relationships. On the pages that follow meet some of the city’s wealth builders.


Dr. Stephen Russell on his new book, Command and Control, and the Ebola scare.

Written by Lindsey Lowe
Photography by Liesa Cole

A Tale of Two Houses

Two different takes on living and dining

Written by Brett Levine
Photographed by Graham Yelton

Hacked? What’s your digital safety plan?

Local experts point out the ways that we make ourselves vulnerable online and what we can do to fix them.

Written by Rosalind Fournier
Portraits by Beau Gustafson

Birthplace of the Blues

A photographer makes a trip to the Delta, where the Blues are still sung.

Words and photos by Beau Gustafson

Stay Hungry

Birmingham is the backdrop of the iconic 70s film with Sally Field and Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Written by Lanier Isom
Photography by Elizabeth DeRamus

Side by Side

Birmingham’s past and future are inextricably bound.

Written and photographed by Zade Shamsi-Basha

You say it’s your birthday….

When you’re the city’s busiest party planner, your own 30th birthday ought to be the biggest bash in town.

By Christopher Confero

2014 Caring Physicians

In this section, you’ll find three medicine-related essays followed by our 2014 Caring Doctors award recipients. Scroll down to the bottom to read real comments from patients of our Caring Physicians.