Food

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 …

Taziki’s Keith Richards

December 22, 2017

Jesus, Others and Yourself: Taziki’s Keith Richards After a vacation to Greece in 1997, Keith Richards was inspired to recreate the same richness of community he experienced there in his home town of Birmingham. Opening his first Taziki’s restaurant in 1998 was a leap of faith quickly bolstered by the idea of giving back. Now with …

35th Annual St. Nicholas Russian Food Festival

October 26, 2017

35th Annual St. Nicholas Russian Food Festival Enjoy traditional Eastern European foods and pastries, drink Russian tea, shop in a Russian Beriozka store and tour the historic St. Nicholas church at the 35th annual St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church Food Festival. The festivities will be from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, November 4 and Noon …

Garden Party: Taste of Hoover

September 22, 2017

City Scene The 6th Annual Taste of Hoover is an opportunity to try delicious dishes from about 30 of Hoover’s best restaurants and caterers in the beautifully lighted setting of Aldridge Gardens. The bonus is your support will help the not for profit Gardens to be maintained and continue to offer services and events throughout …

Experience Greece at the 45th Annual Greek Festival

August 21, 2017

Experience Greece without the Airfare! 45 years ago, the Ladies Philoptochos Society hosted the first annual Holy Trinity-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Cathedral Greek Food Festival which has blossomed into one of the Southeast’s premier annual cultural events. The 45th Annual Greek Festival is set for September 21-23, 2017 from 10:30am-10:00pm in downtown Birmingham. Enjoy delicious …

2,000 Pieces of Falafel & SO MUCH MORE!

August 21, 2017

City Scene It’s no exaggeration that the parish community of Saint George Melkite Catholic Church prepares tons of food for its annual Middle Eastern Food Festival set for September 14, 15 and 16. For thirty-six years Saint George parishioners have prepared and served homemade Middle Eastern food to thousands of visitors from Birmingham and its …

Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival Helps Ady’s Army

April 29, 2017

Music Notes Bob Sykes Bbq will celebrate its 60th Anniversary while hosting its 8th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq and Blues Festival on Saturday, May 20 from Noon-8pm. The event combines the music of award winning local and national blues musicians with great bbq at DeBardeleben Park in historic downtown Bessemer. The blues musicians set to …

City Scene: Vulcan Park and Museum

March 24, 2017

Birmingham Revealed As a part of its Birmingham Revealed cultural series, Vulcan Park and Museum will host two great events this month that tell the stories of people and events that helped shape our city’s history and culture. A Talk with Frank Stitt & Friends. Birmingham was recently listed on Zagat’s prestigious rankings of the …

Ashley Mac’s

January 28, 2017

Ashley Mac’s Super Spring Sandwich: Turkey Avocado with Lemon Basil Aioli Homemade Lemon Basil Aioli and fresh avocado make a simple turkey sandwich into something extra delicious and perfect for spring and summer! You can also make these in wraps and slice into pinwheels or create on small rolls and serve them as an appetizer …

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