February 2018 Around Town

Celeste Heavenly Boutique is located in the Lee Branch Shopping Center, 611 Doug Baker Blvd. Suite 114 (under the Santa Fe Day Spa).
This shabby-chic, heavenly boutique offers free gift wrapping, in-store personal shopping and specializes in women’s clothing, accessories and gifts. 
Owners Alicia Cuevas and Meredith Horton have each had a passion for opening a boutique for years. Recently, their individual passions…

January 2018 Around Town

Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf opened the doors to its first Alabama location December 1. The new three-level, 65,000-square-foot venue is the company's 37th location worldwide.

December 2017 Around Town

Travel + Leisure magazine readers ranked Birmingham the 11th friendliest city in the country in the magazine's America's Favorite Places survey. According to the magazine, the survey "asks Travel + Leisure readers to dish about their hometowns—the place they grew up or have lived in and know better than anywhere else on Earth." The magazine says "Locals say Birmingham is a true…

November 2017 Around Town

On Saturday, September 16, Morgan Creek Winery held its annual Grape Stomping Event. The event features a Lucy look-alike contest. Contestants get to portray Lucile Ball in the famous "I Love Lucy" scene of Lucy stomping grapes from season 5. Along with this hilarious contest, guests also enjoyed wine tastings, live music, tours and some great food. Morgan Creek also…

October 2017 Around Town

National Night Out 2017 was tons of fun for all ages. The Helena Walmart Neighborhood Market parking lot was filled with fire trucks, police cruisers, ATVs and police Hummers on August 1. This night was designed as a community-building campaign to enhance the relationships between law enforcement partners and their neighbors in the community. This year’s affair had a great…

September 2017 Around Town

The fifth annual Hoover Freedom Fest Fourth of July celebration was a huge success this year with an estimated 10,000 attendees. Festivities included a classic and sports car show that displayed some awesome rides and tons of children activities and games. Guests also appreciated hilarious entertainment from the ZOOperstars!, an inflatable mascots group that entertains fans of all ages. Live…

August 2017 Around Town

The 2017 National Senior Games competition celebrated its 30th year. Seniors ages 50 and up from all over the world came together this June to compete in the games. The competition consisted of 19 different events that took place at 20 separate venues throughout Shelby and Jefferson counties. Three of the competitors are over the age of 100 and 19…

July 2017 Around Town

On May 9, the Community of Hope Health Clinic raised $16,000 at its fundraiser. The funds will be used to purchase new medical equipment and provide funds for administration and any maintenance needed at the facility. These purchases and repairs will enable the clinic to provide proper care for its patients. The clinic is free for uninsured persons residing in…

June 2017 Around Town

What’s more tranquil than enjoying a glass of wine and listening to live music? While enjoying breathtaking views of the Ozan Winery, attendees teased their taste buds with local fares and admired the works of talented Alabama artisans.

May 2017 Around Town

Miguel Angel Jiminez will be making his debut in the 2017 Regions Tradition, which will be held May 17-21 at Greystone Golf & Country Club. “We are excited to welcome Miguel as he embarks on his debut at the Regions Tradition,” Gene Hallman of the Regions Tradition says. “As one of the most recognizable names in the game, he is…