Find good reads and collectibles at Alabama Booksmith


Are you preparing for a vacation and want to find a book that you can get lost in while on your travels? Perhaps you are keen to broaden your vocabulary and tease the imagination? Whatever your reasons for wanting to visit local book stores in Birmingham, we recommend browsing Alabama Booksmith. Based on 2626 19th Place South, this independent book store … [Read more...]

Expand your horizons at the Birmingham Museum of Art

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When family or friends next come to stay, or when you fancy feeding your brain, we recommend spending a day at one of the art museums in Birmingham AL. The Birmingham Museum of Art sits nearby on 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Junior Boulevard and it is recognized as one of the finest regional museums in the United States. More than 26,000 drawings, … [Read more...]

Get a taste of Birmingham at Chez FON FON

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Are you a sucker for French cuisine? If so, you will be elated to discover that a wide range of restaurants in Birmingham specialize in fare from France. When you're looking for cuisine from the Old World, you can get a taste of traditional French cuisine if you make your way to 2007 11th Avenue South. This is where Chez FON FON sits, a classic … [Read more...]

Relive the journey of civil rights at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

You're never too young or too old to learn, so when you're looking for things to do in Birmingham AL, consider making it an educational affair! The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute is situated nearby on 520 Sixteenth Street North. A research center and interpretive museum in one, it focuses on American Civil Rights Movement struggles that occurred in … [Read more...]

See UAB Women’s Basketball host North Texas


Do you consider yourself a sports enthusiast? If so, don't miss the opportunity to watch the UAB Women's Basketball team play on February 12 at nearby UAB Bartow Arena. Located on 617 13th Street South, UAB's Bartow Arena is wheelchair accessible, and it's regularly welcomes big crowds for the game, which will see the crew take on a tough North Texas … [Read more...]