Backyard & Gun options Birmingham in new article—this is what they mentioned

Backyard & Gun options Birmingham in new article—this is what they mentioned

Railroad Park and the downtown Birmingham skyline (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

If you’re on the lookout for issues to do within the South, Backyard & Gun (G&G) is a type of “go to” page-turning publications.

This week, the favored journal featured The Magic Metropolis with a narrative titled “What’s New in Birmingham.”

Did they get the listing proper? We expect so.

Right here is who they profiled:

Elysian Gardens — music, meals & the outside

The funky sculpture backyard close to the railroad tracks in Avondale introduced on two new eating places this summer time; Kuntri Kitchens and A&D Wings and Issues. This place is ideal for music followers who wish to see their favourite bands, similar to String Concept.

Disney coming to Birmingham Museum of Artwork

Birmingham Museum of Art
Birmingham Museum of Artwork

G&G nailed this one. In 2024, everybody will likely be taking their households and associates to the Birmingham Museum of Artwork to see the Heroes and Villains: The Artwork of the Disney Costume exhibit, which options 70 costumes from over 50 years of basic and trendy Disney movies, together with:

  • Captain Jack Sparrow’s pirate garb
  • Cruella De Vil’s modern frock
  • Cinderella’s glass slipper
  • Belle’s ball robe from Magnificence and the Beast
  • Mary Poppins’ gown from Mary Poppins Returns

The present runs from February to August. Try the Bham Now story on this once-in-a-lifetime exhibit.

New trails popping up in every single place

Brookside Mayor Mike Bryan and Fultondale Mayor Larry Holcomb (middle) on the brand new 5 Mile Creek Extension (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Over the previous few months there have been quite a lot of new path openings and bulletins occurring throughout Jefferson County, because of the Freshwater Land Belief.

It caught Backyard & Gun’s consideration. Right here is the most recent:

Civil Rights Nationwide Monument restoration and enlargement

A.G. Gaston Sign
Newly restored A.G. Gaston signal. (Metropolis of Birmingham)

In 2023, we remembered the sixtieth anniversary of the Civil Proper occasions that occurred in Birmingham from the Youngsters’s Campaign to the bombing of the sixteenth Avenue Baptist Church, killing 4 little ladies. It has really been an emotional and vital 12 months for the town.

Restoration tasks additionally abound within the civil rights district, from the A.G. Gaston Motel to St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. One can’t miss attraction found by G&G is the brand new A.G. Gaston exhibit on the newly restored espresso store/eating spot on the Motel.

Cantina is again!

The inserting of Cantina Tortilla Grill in West Homewood on Backyard & Gun’s “What’s New” listing was a pleasing shock for locals like me. After a quick hiatus, the return of Jorge and Aimee Castro’s Cantina has introduced smiles to longtime followers of this beloved Mexican restaurant.

It’s actually cool {that a} nationwide publication similar to G&G acknowledged Cantina’s return.

Who did Backyard & Gun miss?

Did Backyard & Gun miss every other “What’s New” happenings in The Magic Metropolis?

Are you able to guess who will make the 2024 listing?  A brand new $50 million Amphitheater close to the Protecting for instance? Tell us who will make the listing by tagging us on social media at @bhamnow

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