B-metro - The magazine of metro Birmingham living


Pizitz: The Revival

Standing at the corner of Second Avenue and 19th Street, right in the heart of Birmingham’s historic retail and theater district, this classic building embodies the very best of the old downtown, now reborn as part of a new downtown shaking off the cobwebs of decades of suburban flight.

The Young Philanthropists

We chronicle the sense of Birmingham’s renewal by profiling some young people carrying on the giving nature of the city into a new generation of young philanthropists.

Dream Home: The Thrill of the Hunt

Pops of color and vintage finds make this Edgewood house a home.

Midwinter Ginger

Invoke peace and goodwill with a sip of this boozy, yet balanced take on a Manhattan.

Sweet Sensations of the Season

These recipes all celebrate life’s sweetness while bringing the fresh and the new to the holiday season. In the cool of December, warm up with a little sugary delight, and make any or all of these in your kitchen today.

Kitchen Mission

Jimmie Hale’s James Poe knows the struggles of those he serves first-hand.

One on One: Morgan Berney and Chad Whitlock

We brought together two local professionals who are sharing their brand with the community while learning what it means to call this city home.

A Fresh Approach

Well-known restaurateur Darryl Borden returns to the city as executive chef at Park Crest.