IT'S SUNDAY

8 Mexican restaurants in Birmingham that take taco Tuesday to the next level

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Street tacos. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

If you’re looking to indulge in Taco Tuesday, Birmingham doesn’t disappoint when it comes to authentic Mexican food. If you don’t believe us, pause and check out this list of 10 taquerías in Birmingham for authentic tacos. Whether it’s a fun girls’ night out or a quick pick-up at a food truck, we’ve found eight of the best places to celebrate Taco Tuesday every night of the week.

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What a capsule wardrobe is + why you should start one, according to a local boutique

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Head into the warm weather looking cute. Photo via Mary Fehr for Bham Now

Ever get that dreaded feeling of staring at a closet full of clothes and not knowing what to wear? That’s where a capsule wardrobe comes in. If you’re in need of some fashion inspiration for the summer, Dirty Hippie has you covered with their newest capsule collection.

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Win cool prizes, eat great food + race to support local children at the Spring Scramble 5K on May 15

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Whether you’re going for a PR or a jog, you don’t want to miss this race. Photo via Children’s of Alabama

Looking for a way to support children in Birmingham while making fun memories with your crew? Sign up now for the 15th annual Spring Scramble 5K Road Race on Saturday, May 15. Proceeds will benefit UAB’s community outreach and advocacy organization—a win for everyone.

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Try the new “Momosa” + more at Iron City’s Mother’s Day Brunch, May 9th

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If you need plans for Mother’s Day, be sure to swing by Iron City Grill! Photo via Iron City

Searching for Mother’s Day plans for that special woman in your life? Look no further. Iron City Grill will be hosting a fabulous Mother’s Day brunch and unveiling TWO extra-special brunch specials on Sunday, May 9th—and trust us, you don’t want to miss it. Here are all the details.

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Birmingham Barons, fireworks + Mother’s Day events, May 7-9

Artists at Birmingham Art Crawl. Photo via Birmingham Art Crawl on Facebook

Batter up for an impressive weekend, May 7-9, Birmingham! We’ve got Baron’s Baseball + after-game fireworks, Eat in the Streets, and, of course, Mother’s Day! Now hurry and make your plans (and be sure to take safety precautions!)—these events are only getting hotter.

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New home listings in Birmingham—find yours now, May 7-9

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Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 42 fresh, new listings for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!

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4793 SOUTHLAKE PARKWAY HOOVER,AL 35244 (RealtySouth)


4793 SOUTHLAKE PARKWAY
HOOVER,AL 35244
sq. ft.
6 bedrooms 6 full/2 half baths
$1250000
For more info, contact Cissy Schmidt at 205-253-2124 or email cschmidt@realtysouth.com


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Greater Birmingham Humane Society plans to build new state of the art campus Here’s why.

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Rendering of the proposed Greater Birmingham Humane Society campus off Lakeshore. Graphic via Greater Birmingham Humane Society

“It’s a game changer.” That’s how Greater Birmingham Humane Society (GBHS) Executive Director Allison Black Cornelius describes her organization’s plans to build a state of the art campus on Lakeshore Parkway.   

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Fast Company features the faces of Bessemer in a new article

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Bessemer is making big moves. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

If you’ve turned on a TV or opened up Twitter lately, you’ve seen a national spotlight on Bessemer, Alabama. Recently, Bessemer received another country-wide accolade as Fast Company ran a photo essay of just a few of the workers that make up the heart of Bessemer.

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Bring the cafe home—here are 7 Birmingham coffee roasters to support now

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Caffeine fix incoming. Photo via Bronze Bean Coffee Lab

If you’re always on the hunt for your next caffeine fix, Birmingham’s thriving coffee scene is perfect for you. Luckily, there are plenty of Birmingham coffee roasters who make it even easier to caffeinate your day, whether you’re purchasing by the bag or supporting their brick and mortars.

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5 reasons this home subscription service is a must for Birmingham’s homeowners, buyers, sellers + real estate agents

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What repairs do you need done? Photo via Maestro Maintenance Management

If you’re a real estate agent or a homeowner in the market to buy or sell a home, chances are your plate is overflowing with things to do. Well guess what, we discovered something that will help lighten your load. It’s Maestro Maintenance Management’s at Home subscription service, and wow were we impressed. Read on to discover five reasons why you should sign up for this service ASAP. Don’t want to wait? Sign up now for just $4.99—this flash sale won’t last long!

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This free program is helping pre-K children learn valuable vocab skills in a unique way

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Vocabby’s World is a free program teaching young children vocabulary words and more in Birmingham. Photo via Heath Mixon, photos were taken prior to the pandemic

Yellow taxi cabs aren’t just for hoofing it around New York City. In Birmingham, one of them sings, dances and provides local pre-K children with resources to grow their language and development skills. Vocabby’s World, a local vocabulary program sponsored by PNC Bank, is teaching new concepts to little learners through a fun mascot and community partnerships.

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