Author Archive for Matthew Allen

Vestavia YMCA branch closing

The YMCA of Greater Birmingham announces in an email to members this evening that the Vestavia Hills branch, located at… Read the rest

Red Mountain Theatre announces new Parkside campus

In 1979, students and professors at UAB, with support from city leaders, started Summerfest. The annual summer theater company would… Read the rest

BFF Fun Club — ride the train at the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum!

What is the BFF Fun Club? If you’re reading this, you’re already a member! It’s made up of anyone who… Read the rest

VBS and church camps for kids

Summer is ALMOST here, and soon there will be Vacation Bible Schools and camps. We’ve started gathering information just for… Read the rest

Measles in Alabama? CDC releases test results

The Centers for Disease Control [CDC] has released its findings after an infant in St. Clair County was suspected of… Read the rest

Movie Review – The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part

If your kids are anything like mine, they LOVE Legos. Our son’s room is covered in them, and they never… Read the rest

#WINSDay — win the new Lego Movie 2 on Blu-Ray

It’s #WINSDay, folks! Do your kids love the Lego Movie 2: The Second Part [like ours do]? Here is your… Read the rest

“This is for all of Alabama.” Inclusive playground opens in Hoover

A $2 million inclusive playground and splash pad have officially opened in Hoover. The facility, located at 100 Ben Chapman… Read the rest

Just for Dads, May 2019

by Ward Williams Growing up in the 1980s, there were lots of different images depicted of the American father. ¬†From… Read the rest

Measles in Alabama?

While we don’t know if there is an immediate reason for concern, the Alabama Department of Public Health has issued… Read the rest