B-metro - The magazine of metro Birmingham living


Finding Peace

10 years after her daughter’s disappearance, Beth Holloway has reclaimed her life.

Written by Andy McWhorter
Photography by Liesa Cole

You’ve Got a Friend

Volunteers, clients, and employees of Birmingham AIDS Outreach share their stories to celebrate the organization’s 30th anniversary.

Written by Lindsey Lowe Osborne
Portraits by Beau Gustafson

A New Fight

In the wake of terrorist attacks against them, the Jewish community in France has been threatened. The Birmingham Jewish Federation’s Samantha Dubrinksy traveled to Paris in search of answers.

Written by Samantha Dubrinsky

Hot and Hot at Twenty

One of the city’s signature restaurants turns 20 this year.

Winter Playground

Polo in the snow and the 4 p.m. passeggiata: The rich and beautiful play in the Italian Alps.

Written and photographed by Arden Ward Upton

At War with Bobby

What I learned from a legendary sports hero and a legendary battle filled with heroes.

Written and Photographed by Karim Shamsi-Basha

Your Kitchen’s in Luck

These three recipes highlight how hearty, wholesome, and delightful true Irish food can be.

Produced by Brett Levine
Food Styling by Lily Plauché
Photography by Becky Staynor

Warm Modern

Clean lines and warm tones combine in an exceptional kitchen.

Written by Brett Levine
Photography by Edward Badham

The Riverhouse Project

The homebuilding-journey-turned-Internet-sensation starring a Birmingham couple and Harris Doyle Homes writes its final chapter.

By Lauren Lockhart
Photography by Edward Badham

One on One: Jerry Hartley and Mary Clayton Carl

Style, food, and where Birmingham is headed factored in to this month’s One on One conversation between stylist and entrepreneur Mary Clayton Carl and restaurateur and bar owner Jerry Hartley, whose J. Clyde has earned accolades as one of the top beer bars in America.