B-metro - The magazine of metro Birmingham living


Island Adventure

Going wild off the Georgia coast.

By Joe O’Donnell

One on One: Michael Mummert and Kavita Vasil

Jobs, schools, and the many paths to future success took up much of the conversation in our latest edition of One on One between Highlands School head Kavita Vasil and construction executive Michael Mummert.

The Localist

Small business owner Carrie Rollwagen shares what she’s learned on her quest to buy local in Birmingham.

Written by Lindsey Osborne

Why I Carry

When the hand that rocks the cradle holds a gun.

Written by Beth Alcazar
Photography by Eric Dejuan

From Amsterdam to Birmingham

UAB students discover strategies in the Netherlands that might make for a more sustainable city at home.

Written by Cynthia Ryan

Modern Dwelling

The Trinkers welcome us into their bright bungalow.

Written by Brett Levine
Photography by Graham Yelton

Just Peachy

Nothing says summer like fresh, juicy peaches. These delicious recipes take your table from simply peachy to delectably divine.

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

Tough As Nails

One man’s journey with a different kind of fitness.

Written by Phillip Ratliff
Photography by Beau Gustafson

A Healthy Revolution

Fitness and health coach Matt Crane partners with the Children’s Center for Weight Management at Children’s of Alabama to champion health for kids struggling with obesity.

Written by Rosalind Fournier

2015 Excellence in Nursing

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the nurses nominated and our congratulations to these extraordinary award winners.

Home & Garden: July 2015

From the front porch to out back, here’s a look at trends that will make your summer at home extraordinary.