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7th Annual Taste of Hoover

September 25, 2018

City Scene For the seventh year in a row, Aldridge Gardens in Hoover is hosting the perfect opportunity to enjoy delicious dishes from Hoover’s best restaurants and caterers in the beautifully lighted setting of the gardens. The bonus is your support will help the not for profit Gardens to be maintained and continue to offer …

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Fashion, Food, Fun & So Much More!

September 17, 2018

City Scene The Southern Women’s Show returns to Birmingham October 4-7 and is filled with four days of celebrity guests, cooking classes and demonstrations, seminars, and more. All the fun takes place at the BJCC North Exhibition Hall and the lineup includes Monte Durham from Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta & Say Yes to …

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Experience the Taste of Greece & Help Our Community!

August 23, 2018

Are We There Yet? The 46th Annual Greek Festival is set for October 4-6, 2018 from 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. in downtown Birmingham. The Festival began in 1972 and is one of Birmingham’s oldest cultural food festivals and most highly anticipated southeast events. For three days you will experience the Greeks’ legendary zest for life. Besides …

NIGHT OUT Food Tour with Comedienne Joy

June 26, 2018

Special Feature Joy King, hostess of the Bham Eat Drink Ride Food Tour, has a number one rule for her tour groups: “You must have fun!” The bus tour experience takes guests to a variety of local eateries for a five-course meal, including foods like burgers, tacos, cheesecakes, and chicken and greens. For those who …

“Healthy Hearts for Horizons”

March 26, 2018

Horizons School students are preparing for a Culinary Extravaganza at the Jeff State Valleydale Road Campus April 13. The theme for the evening is “Healthy Tailgating and Outdoor Grilling” and includes live music and a tailgate-style dinner grilled by Keith Richards, Taziki’s Mediterranean Cafés founder. Proceeds benefit The Horizons School, a community-based educational program promoting …

Where the Party Never Ends

March 24, 2018

Laurie’s Blog It’s been fifteen years ago, but I’ll never forget the look on my four and half year old’s face as we left his cousin’s birthday party. Tears were silently streaming down his face. What’s wrong? I asked. “I don’t want the party to be over. I don’t want it to end,” he replied. …

Photo Fun with Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church

February 26, 2018

“Lenten Fish Fry Fellowship” Our Lady of Sorrows(OLS) Catholic Church in Homewood holds the Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent at 7 p.m. (L to R) Knights of Columbus member John Corso, OLS assoc. pastor Rev. Balta Pentareddy, J.J. Bischoff, Charlie Bischoff, and Knight John Hardin enjoy fellowship during the first Lenten fish …

Girl Scouts

February 26, 2018

“Cookie Time!” Area Girl Scouts load cookie orders at Birmingham Cookie Drop Off, Guiding Light Church, Birmingham. Ava Christiansen (bottom left) of Troop 285/Hoover wants to use her cookie earnings to help the Ronald McDonald House.

Rise Against Hunger: Local Volunteers Pack 300,098 Meals for Kids

February 24, 2018

Church Leaders For the eighth year in a row, Canterbury United Methodist (UMC) and St. Luke’s Episcopal partnered against hunger. With the help of nearly two thousand volunteers, they packed over 300,000 meals over a three-day period in February. The group also met its goal of packing three million total meals for Rise Against Hunger …

Benefits of High Powered Nutrition

January 26, 2018

Healthy Living Are you, or anyone you know, praying for better health? Our bodies are miracles!  All we need to do is take a moment to think about all the different functions of the body and how it all works together. It’s amazing! God gave us a gift and it’s our responsibility to take good …