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...]

Ride Clean in The Magic City: 3 Places to Get Your Car Washed

Ride Clean in The Magic City: 3 Places to Get Your Car Washed

By Laurrel Allison

Laurrel Allison

Birmingham is riddled with car washes throughout the city. Some are locally owned and run while others are franchises. Among the ones of note, here are three places to get your car washed down and spruced up in Birmingham.

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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

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 appliances-connections.com or give them a call at 205-323-5831 or 205-758-5900

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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Adams Eye Care

1712 5th Ave N Birmingham, AL 35203

1712 5th Ave N
Birmingham, AL 35203

Adams Eye Care is a full service Optometric Practice in Birmingham providing a wide range of eye care services. Dr. Juanakee Adams and her professional staff are located at 1712-5th Ave. N Birmingham, AL. They offer a variety of office hours for your convenience and participate with VSP, Medicare, Medicaid and many other insurance providers. To schedule your appointment call them at 205-323-4608 or visit them at adamseyecare.net.

Magic City Moments: Margarita Grill

Magic City Moments: Margarita Grill Pelham
Who doesn’t enjoy a little down time? Friday nights are a time for most to unwind and let their hair down. My husband andI enjoy our home away from home, Margarita Grill in margarita-grillPelham. The staff is friendly and always remembers [Read more...]

Meet The Business Mastermind: An Introduction to Donald Dunphy

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By Kaneshia Sims don

Donald Dunphy of Columbiana, Alabama understands the importance of networking.  As a Naval transfer in the early 1990s, Dunphy, new to the city and without a friend in sight, needed a way to build professional contacts.  With over 26 years of active duty under his belt and the desire to meet new faces while building lasting relationships, Dunphy started Mastermind Business Network group. [Read more...]

Behind The Lens

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Birmingham is home to some true artistic genius. Even with all the local talent in the Magic City, photographer Madelyn Bonnett still manages to stand out and shine. Copy editor by day and photographer by night, Madelyn is a true artist. They say home is where the heart is, and that is certainly true in Madelyn’s case. She has lived in the Birmingham area her entire life. For someone who is typically a country girl, she sure does have a love for Birmingham and its endless festivals, events, and various city happenings. Of course, those involving art such as Artwalk and Shelby County Art Association’s exhibitions are her favorite. [Read more...]

The Mind and The Muscle

By Skj2haneice Sims


Dreams can come true! Kristal, owner of K & J Elegant Pastries, is the perfect example of making childhood dreams a reality. At the age of 14 Kristal discovered her talent of baking. Her passion for baking was so strong; Kristal later went on to attend culinary school. While utilizing her talents at local restaurants Kristal began her culinary
Five years into her career; Kristal decided to submit to her never subsiding passion for kj6 baking and urge kj5 for [Read more...]

Cooking With Mr. B


11 Kitchen Tips for The Chefs at Heart


1 .Never add water to a pan that has hot oil in it. It could make the oil spatter and burn someone. Throw baking soda or flour on a grease fire.
2. If you are cleaning smelly hands after chopping onions or garlic: Just rub them on a stainless steel spoon. The steel is supposed to absorb the odor. [Read more...]