Places to Enjoy Craft Beer in Birmingham, Alabama

Planning a Wedding? Check Out a Few Birmingham Venues

7 Live Music Venues in Birmingham

7 Live Music Venues in Birmingham

by Frank Griffin

Birmingham has a rich culture of music that spans across an A to Z range of genres. From Alternative to Zydeco and everything in between including: Blues, Jazz, Rock, Soul, Hip-Hop and more.

So here you go: 10 live music venues in Birmingham. [Read more...]

4 Local Pizza Parlors in Birmingham

4 Local Pizza Parlors in Birmingham

By Cassie Bondie


Having a craving for pizza? Visit these five local pizza parlors in the Birmingham area to quench your appetite.

Davenport’s Pizza Palace

This impressive pizzeria claims to be “Best in the South, Possibly the North, Maybe the World!” Davenport’s Pizza Palace has been serving up pizzas for more than half a century. Dough and sauce are made in-house on a regular basis. Guests can enjoy pizza, salad, and drinks in a casual atmosphere that boasts vintage video games and other unique traits. [Read more...]

Blended or On the Rocks: Places to Get a Margarita in Birmingham

Blended or On the Rocks:

         Places to Get a Margarita in Birmingham

by Laurrel Allison

There are many wonderful places to find a margarita in Birmingham. Whether you’re downtown, cruising through the Highlands, or headed towards the Summit, here are some cozy spots to find a nice margarita.

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Five Birmingham Bakeries You Need To Try

Five Birmingham Bakeries You Need To Try

by Cassie Bondie


Everyone has an occasional (or constant) craving for sweets. The next time your craving hits, these bakeries should be the next stop on your list. [Read more...]

5 Places to Get Coffee in Birmingham

5 Places to Get Coffee in Birmingham

By James McKee


With regard to addressing one’s caffeine consumption concerns, a nice glass of coffee goes a long way in terms of bringing everyone up to speed. Energy is very essential in both one’s personal and professional life, and this is no different in the city of Birmingham. The careful coffee drinker has become an American phenomenon in terms of finding the right caffeine jolt for the right price, and below are some of the premier coffee confectioners: [Read more...]

Authentic Food & Local Cuisine

Laurrel AllisonAuthentic Food & Local Cuisine
by Laurrel Allison

Birmingham is a city that has been picking up speed and life over the past several years. As such, you don’t need to stray far in order to enjoy a good meal. Whether you wish to stay close to town, or drive down the road a little ways, there are friendly, local restaurants that will fit your fancy. When wanting to go somewhere special, two restaurants have stood out to me. [Read more...]

It’s A Date: Simply Enjoying Valentine’s Day

It’s A Date: Simply Enjoying Valentine’s Day
By: Laurrel AllisonLaurrel Allison

Love is in the air. Reservations for restaurants are filling up fast for that special day. If you are lucky in love and half of an awesome couple, planning for this glorified Hallmark holiday can be stressful. And when we’re stressed, it makes it difficult to focus on what this day is really all about.

You and your significant other. And no one else. [Read more...]

Cheezin in the Ham

Cheezin in the Ham
By Candace Lacey

Cheezin Owner
“Birmingham is becoming a popular choice for its growing food truck presence. Among those trucks is Cheezin, know for its gourmet grilled cheese options. Owner Crystal Rasberry answered a few questions for Red PaSH, so that we could find out more about her and the success of Cheezin. [Read more...]

Black Pearl

Black Pearl

180 State Farm Parkway Birmingham, AL 35209

180 State Farm Parkway
Birmingham, AL 35209

Black Pearl is a favorite in the Birmingham community due to its outstanding Asian cuisine and stellar service and staff. They offer classic dishes using only the highest quality ingredients. Located in the Colonnade off of Hwy 280, they offer dine in or take out options as well as online ordering at Check out the customer reviews and see why Black Pearl is a local favorite.

Appliance Connection

Appliance Connection

701 Graymont Avenue Birmingham, AL 35203

701 Graymont Avenue
Birmingham, AL 35203

Appliance Connection offers appliance sales and service at two locations for the top brands around. They stock a variety of parts for those DIY projects as well. For service in the Birmingham area, they are located at 701 Graymont Ave. If you are looking for service in the Tuscaloosa area, they are located at 1584 Lurleen B. Wallace Blvd. Request a quote at or give them a call at 205-323-5831 or 205-758-5900

Working Hard to Make Dreams Reality

“Community and family oriented, Birmingham is always growing, but still maintains a family feel. It is a great place to raise children!”, stated Mrs. Diedra Moore when asked what she loves about Birmingham.

Mrs. Diedra Moore graduated with a degree in business from the University of Alabama. After five years dedicated to corporate America, Mrs. Moore could no longer ignore her love for cooking.100_1700 [Read more...]

Local Chef Spotlight: Darlene Womack

 by Porter Branch

Darlene Womack brings a lot to the table.  She has thirty years of experience baking and an unparalleled passion for the craft.

Specializing in breads, rolls, and cookies, all of Darlene’s products hold special meaning to her. Just to name two are her Mommy’s Molasses and her Daddy’s Vanilla Cookies. [Read more...]

“I Do”

Events Made Simple

“I Do”

By Katrina Adams

The Holidays are over and wedding season is  around the corner.  A special female in your life got engaged and popped the question “Will you be my Maid or Matron of Honor?”  Now you have to duty of planning [Read more...]

VIP Style Guide

VIP Style Guide
by: Abby Hathorn

Update Your Summer-to-Fall Wardrobe with One Key Piece
If your summer-to-fall wardrobe is in need of a serious style update, no need to fear because a simple
leopard blouse is sure to do the trick. Whether you are off to the office or off to your favorite [Read more...]

PaSH Savings

PaSH Savings

by Warren Hudson

In this economy, tips and tricks on how to save money is something we all can appreciate.  TLC’s Extreme Couponing has shown how strategic couponing has become a valued asset in households throughout the country. It is so common that local native, Loren [Read more...]

For The Love of The Earth

For The Love of The Earth By Brook Gregg

garden 9 - CopyYou know a great place to buy plants? Go to Garden Shop of Homewood! They have a
fantastic “Secret Garden” layout for the shade-plants, beautiful flowering plants in the sun and

petite succulents indoors. The “Secret Garden” of shade plants is a real crowd pleaser, you can
grow these plants indoors, too. Flowering plants are perfect for porches, indoor pots, and
outdoors designs. Low maintenance succulents and air plants can grow alm [Read more...]