Hometown focus: Calera’s Main Street revival

The meteoric growth of a Shelby County city has led to an effort to revitalize its historic downtown.

I scream, you scream

by Julia Sayers, food columnist Chill out at six of the area’s best places to enjoy ice cream with your family. Summer in Birmingham is hot, but there’s nothing like a cold treat to make the heat slightly

Glamp and get outdoors at Big Cypress Lodge

Make the short drive to Memphis, and discover a place the entire family will love. As the pandemic puts a pause on big summer vacation plans, many parents are seeking out easy drive trips that are fun

Life on the Mountain

The Mar Farm in Pelham grew from one family’s quest for clean eating and wellness. by Jeana Durst, content director, JBMC Mediaphotos courtesy of Debbie Mar There are turning points in life—times

Sharing hope, one bundle at a time

Mt. Vernon UMC in Gardendale is helping meet the local need for diapers.

previous arrow
next arrow
Slider
Hometown focus: Calera’s Main Street revival
The meteoric growth of a Shelby County city has led to an effort to revitalize its historic downtown....

Continue Reading →

I scream, you scream
by Julia Sayers, food columnist Chill out at six of the area’s best places to enjoy ice cream with your family. Summer in Birmingham is...

Continue Reading →

Glamp and get outdoors at Big Cypress Lodge
Make the short drive to Memphis, and discover a place the entire family will love. As the pandemic puts a pause on big summer vacation...

Continue Reading →

Family finances: July 2020 issue
We asked a local financial advisor for his take on how you can take control of your finances during tough times....

Continue Reading →

Life on the Mountain
The Mar Farm in Pelham grew from one family’s quest for clean eating and wellness. by Jeana Durst, content director, JBMC Mediaphotos courtesy of Debbie...

Continue Reading →

Sharing hope, one bundle at a time
Mt. Vernon UMC in Gardendale is helping meet the local need for diapers....

Continue Reading →

Just for Dads ~ July 2020
According to the dictionary, the adjective “estranged” means a loss of affection, a turning away from someone. The word “strange” within it seems to suggest...

Continue Reading →

Shelby County Chamber announces student and teacher award winners
The Shelby County Chamber announces their annual education award recipients....

Continue Reading →

Drama at home
Bham's award-winning children's theatre announces new summer camps for 2020...

Continue Reading →

Just for Dads ~ June 2020
Every family should develop their own unique rituals, part of what makes your family special....

Continue Reading →

A window to the world
The global teddy bear hunt comes to Birmingham....

Continue Reading →

Easter, social distancing style
A Hueytown neighborhood saves an Easter tradition....

Continue Reading →

Building strength in tough times
A fitness community in Hoover strengthens during a time of social isolation....

Continue Reading →

A cardboard puppet theater
Birmingham is home to one of the few theaters in the country creating new content for socially distanced audiences....

Continue Reading →

Sew to slow the spread
A Bham nonprofit teaches people to sew, while helping slow the spread of COVID-19....

Continue Reading →

Keeping kids healthy at school
BCBS of Alabama has announced its 2020-21 school grant recipients....

Continue Reading →

A Celebration of Life, Love, and Family
Faced with a terminal illness, a Shelby County family gave their children a priceless gift....

Continue Reading →

Just for Dads ~ April 2020
It's important for dads to know the powerful effect we have on our children’s spirituality....

Continue Reading →

Cultivating top talent
You don't have to travel far to find a world-class fine arts education....

Continue Reading →

Hoover Restaurant Week: Curbside Edition
Bham Family Magazine is partnering with the Hoover Restaurant Alliance on a special effort called Hoover Restaurant Week to support locally owned Hoover restaurants as...

Continue Reading →

An all call for diapers
Bundles of Hope is asking for your help during this crisis....

Continue Reading →

Dear seniors: high school counselor pens inspirational note
As high school seniors grapple with an uncertain future, a local high school counselor gives them hope....

Continue Reading →

Quarantined? Arts education from BCT is online and FREE
Birmingham Children’s Theatre (BCT) knows that great art can happen wherever we are with whatever tools we have available. For 72 years it has been...

Continue Reading →

Just for Dads ~ March 2020
One of my favorite places on Earth is in Leakey, Texas....

Continue Reading →