From Morning Brunch Into Amazing Lunch: Five Bar Is Raising Expectations in Birmingham


Downtown Birmingham is well-known throughout the country for its thriving restaurant scene. Five Bar continues to up the ante with its fantastic menu, ambiance and unique twist on serving. Whether you are a person who has a hard time choosing or simply like great food, Five Bar makes it easy by offering five choices for everything, including snacks, … [Read more...]

September is Oktoberfest in Birmingham


Calling all beer lovers - the 38th Original Birmingham Oktoberfest is just around the corner, so prepare to get merry with friends at the Das Haus: German Club from September 11-14. Want even better news? The Venue is only 9 miles from your apartment in Birmingham, too! This "celebration of the arrival of October" is presented by non-profit organization, … [Read more...]

Get Up Close and Personal With Ancient Samurai at the Birmingham Museum of Art


The Birmingham Museum of Art is the perfect place to wind away a lazy summer day outside of Colony Woods. Even though most people think education is secondary to entertainment, the museum is one of the Birmingham venues that successfully mixes both. Many of the pieces featured here date back to ancient times, and from now until September 21, Merrill Lynch … [Read more...]

There’s Always Great Music in Birmingham at Vulcan Park


Music isn't just about listening, but it's also about feeling the vibrations and waves that move through your body with each note. If you want to stomp your feet with friends, why not immerse yourself in the electric atmosphere at Vulcan Park this season? Located a 14-minute drive from Colony Woods at 1701 Valley View Drive, this public space features … [Read more...]

It’s Football Time Again – So Watch UAB Take on Troy Next Month


After a dismal 2013, the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers will be looking to turn the page in 2014. They will open their season at home against their in-state rival, the University of Troy Trojans on Saturday, August 30. UAB will be looking for revenge against Troy. The Trojans have won the last three games, and four of the last five meetings … [Read more...]