4 Eco-Friendly Apartment Tips for the Summer

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Going green in an apartment is more important than you might think. When you take the eco-friendly approach to apartment living you can really start to appreciate the finer things in life, whilst reducing your carbon footprint. A carbon footprint is the trail left behind by a person's daily activities, from driving a car that emits harmful emissions to … [Read more...]

Shoot the Breeze at these Birmingham Restaurants with Cool Patios

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Dining outdoors during the warm weather months is a refreshing experience to share with friends or family. For your outdoor summer meals check out these three restaurants in Birmingham with patios. Sip on a chilled glass of fine white wine from Tuscany while enjoying the patio at Bottega Cafe. This popular spot is known for their fresh Italian style … [Read more...]

Make Waves this Summer at Alabama Splash Adventure

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There is nothing like visiting the water parks in Birmingham to cool off on a hot day. One spot we recommend visiting is the Alabama Splash Adventure. Located at 4599 Splash Adventure Parkway, you can visit this waterpark without traveling too far from your Colony Woods apartment. You can find a range fun-filled activities at Alabama Splash Adventure, … [Read more...]

Jam Out for Free at the Jazz in the Park Concert Series

Jazz in the Park

Summer is a great time of the year to get outside, enjoy the weather, and take part in concert series in Birmingham. And if you're looking for a new concert series in Birmingham, pack a blanket and get ready to hear some great music at Jazz in the Park. Shows are on Sundays from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., with the exception of 4th of July, which is a … [Read more...]

Celebrate America’s Birthday at Thunder on the Mountain


Looking for a great place to spend the 4th of July in Birmingham? If so, be sure to enjoy a spectacular fireworks show near Vulcan Park. Thunder on the Mountain Fireworks Show takes place on Independence Day. The fireworks start around 9 p.m. and last for about 20 minutes. During the show, you’ll see an impressive display of patterns and colors … [Read more...]