3 Ways to Shop Online

3 Ways to Shop Online

by Laurrel Allison

Laurrel Allison

There are many reasons to buy and sell items online. Shopping online is convenient and organised. People from across the world can purchase items sold online. There are no business hours when it comes to shopping online. Here’s a brief look at the best e-commerce sites out there.

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Date Night at the Museum-

Date Night at the Museum

by Frank Griffin

Whether it’s your first date or one of many, it’s time to think outside the box. Why go for the common dinner and a movie or Netflix and chill, when Birmingham’s museums have so much to offer?

If you’re trying to come up with a creative way to spend a date, one with art, history, science and more – Birmingham’s museums are a great way to do it.

Check out this short list of three museums in Birmingham and how they make a good date.

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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...]

Five of Birmingham’s Jewelers

Five of Birmingham’s Jewelers
by Cassie Bondie

Looking for a jeweler in the Birmingham area? Use these five area favorites to purchase the next addition to your jewelry box – or to purchase a gift for your loved one. [Read more...]

5 Spa Retreats in Birmingham

spa5 Spa Retreats in Birmingham

By James McKee

 

When looking for a great activity to ensure a heightened level of relaxation, the decision to attend a spa can be wonderful in terms of the recreational and professional applications. Being able to alleviate stress is key not only in terms of day-to-day happiness, but also job performance. Below are a few options for a mini spa retreat or a full day spa in the city of Birmingham:

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5 Places to Get Coffee in Birmingham

5 Places to Get Coffee in Birmingham

By James McKee

coffee

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...]

5 Places to Get Local Ice Cream in Birmingham

5 Places to Get Local Ice Cream in Birmingham

by Jomo Merritt

 

In the mood for ice-cream but don’t know where to go? Well, don’t worry, Here, Red PaSH presents the top five artisanal, interesting and sentimental local ice-cream places in Birmingham
Big Spoon Creamery
If you’re looking to cool down a bit, or just cure that sweet tooth, look no further, Big Spoon Creamery has got you covered. This is an artisanal ice cream business that makes small-bunch, homemade ice cream and delicious ice cream sandwiches. So, don’t be shy grab you t [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.

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Art into Business

Laurin Humphries was an art student a UAB who wanted to share her talent with the world. She started with used printing equipment and old screens, and of course her talent, and created Humphries Screen Printing, LLC. According to the website, Laurin credits the personal relationships they develop with their customers as the one thing that makes them unique. They are a family owned business that also has operations in Utah. They offer original merchandise at their retail location at 1628 9th St Suite 104 Leeds, AL 35094 (by appointment only) or you can take your idea to them by visitning their website humphiresscreenprinting.com

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...]

Q and A with Green Bucket Press

Q and A with Green Bucket Press, an imprint of Markham Bailey LLC

 

Q: What made you choose this business?

A: I love printing and books, and I am a poet and writer, so being in the printing business is a natural fit. My father started an offset printing company in the basement when I was a young girl, and my mother was the librarian at The Altamont School for over 2 decades. I have an MFA in Book Arts and an MA in Creative Writing so founding Markham Bailey, a commercial print company and then adding Green Bucket Press, a creative products imprint specializing in journals and stationery products, was a natural progression of my life.

Q: What motivates you to work so hard?

A: For me, all of my endeavors rise out of a passion for living that connects me to many different interests, including my printing businesses. I am a mediator and yoga practitioner and I gain enormous energy from my spiritual life and practice.  I see life as a circular creative process,  from which the business rises, my work as a writer rises, connection with the community, my love of cooking, being a parent and a daughter. And the more I give in an authentic way,  the more is offered back to me in terms of core fulfillment. [Read more...]

Catch Up With Young Urban Author Mel G

Catch Up With Young Urban Author Mel G.
By Nicole S. Daniel

“The books that I currently have out were written based on what the readers wanted and it was a way for me to test the waters and see what type of response I would get as a new face on the writing scene,” says Meleehia Rush, a 22 year old author from Birmingham, AL. [Read more...]

123 Cleaning Genie

123 Cleaning Genie

123 Cleaning Genie has been proudly servicing the Birmingham area since 2012. They offer deep cleaning, weekly and bi-weekly cleaning, and move out cleaning for your home or office. They even offer in home estimates. For an estimate of general inquires visit www.cleaningwishes.com or call them at 205-705-9415.

Hot in Birmingham

Hot in Birmingham

HotinBirmingham.com is one of the easiest ways to get your business or event noticed. With over 2,000 visitors a day, their website is the ideal place to put your ad. They have over 7,000 subscribers, so a simple email could go even further. They also offer professional video production for commercials and flyer or business card distribution at local networking events. They are on all the major social networking sites and can be found on the web at hotinbirmingham.com. You can also reach them at 205-265-1678 or cdavis@hotinbirmingham.com.

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 blackpearlbirmingham.com. Check out the customer reviews and see why Black Pearl is a local favorite.

Audio Creations

Audio Creations

2169-D Pelham Parkway Pelham, AL 35124

2169-D Pelham Parkway
Pelham, AL 35124

Since 1985, Audio Creations has been serving Pelham and the surrounding areas with the best customization service. A Californina native, Mark Picogna started his business and has won over 260 awards, been featured in 5 pblications and has 13 certified specialties. Mark and his tem offers commercial and residential window tinting, fiberglass box designs, a variety of electronic installations and much more! Audio creations is located at 2169 Pelham Pkwy Pelham, AL 35124. They are available Monday-Saturday and can be found on the web at www.audiocreations1.com

America’s First Table Store

America’s First Table Store

by Keiontra Brooks

Meet Homer Brown

Homer Brown, founder of Bumper Nets, will be celebrating his 18th year of business this year. Almost 20 years ago, Homer started Bumper Nets to set the stake for “Americas First Table Tennis Store”, and really wanted to innovate a place of this nature in a mall setting. Focusing on table sports such as air hockey, pinball, and table tennis, Homer put his dreams to work and came up with the concept of  Bumper Nets.

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Ballers Boot Camp

2709 19th Place South Homewood, AL 35209

2709 19th Place South
Homewood, AL 35209


Ballers Bootcamp offers a variety of clinics, training programs, and camps for players and coaches that are looking to improve their skills and understand the basic fundamentals of the game. Their staff of experienced players and coaches also instill a stong work ethic into each player in addition to teaching moves and conducting high intensity drills. Owner Daniel Hudson and staff are located at 2709 19th Pl S. Homewood, AL 35209. You can give him a call at 205-910-7985 or find Ballers Bootcamp on Facebook for more information on how you can start improving your game.

Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn

 Naught But Nice Kettle Corn

 

Naughty but Nice Kettle Corn is a local gem serving hand-popped gourmet kettle corn. Operating on the values of community, they play a significant role by raising money and encouraging unity in the communities they service. You can find their delicious kettle corn at Sozo Trading Co. in Avondale or check out their website for special events and online ordering. Visit them at nbnkettlecorn.com or contact them via phone at 205-616-4086 or 205-541-4463.