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The Great Green Pedal Commuter Social Ride

Every Tuesday cyclists of all skill levels are invited out for a social ride around the city

Magic City Original Recipes: Spring Peas and Carrots with Browned Butter

Farmer’s markets are back in full swing! What better way to celebrate than a dish with spring’s freshest veggies?

Homegrown Comics and Cartoon event at Naked Art

Get to know Birmingham comic artists and cartoonists by seeing the world through their eyes, this Friday at Naked Art.

Birmingham arts collective Alabama Funk embodies the music festival scene

Five creative minds form the artist collective Alabama Funk. Members Ronnie Crutchfield, Anne Conway, Rob Clifton, Drew Lormand, and Sandra Swann bring a variety of artistic mediums together to form a cohesive unit.

New Birmingham Girls Club helps members grow their ideas

The new Birmingham Girls Club focuses on mind, body, and soul to create well-rounded women and help grow their ideas.

Birmingham’s Tammy Hawk-Bridges offers entrepreneurial advice in new book

Birminghamian and former corporate cubicle dweller, Tammy Hawk-Bridges offers entrepreneurial advice in her new book, Yanking Bootstraps.

Magic City Pods

Thank you Birmingham!

It’s time for some new beginnings, so we’re saying “Goodbye” from Magic City Post.  We can’t thank you enough for supporting us over the past 2 1/2 years.

blog by MCP Staff /

Magic City Original Recipes: Spring Peas and Carrots with Browned Butter

Farmer’s markets are back in full swing! What better way to celebrate than a dish with spring’s freshest veggies?

blog by Brittiny Bookout Russell /

The Haps way: get social and give back to Birmingham

While many of the pop-up events are designed to be smaller, more intimate social gatherings (inasmuch as a skydiving trip can be intimate!), The Haps also plans larger charity benefits to help local nonprofit organizations. Their primary ethos revolves around bringing Birmingham residents together to discover the great things our city has to offer while helping less fortunate people along the way.

blog by David Gullatte /

Design Review: Avondale Brewing Company, Hop City and Social Venture on the upgrade list

The Design Review Committee closed the month with a short agenda featuring residential projects, patios, renovations, and (of course) signage.  Avondale Brewing Company, Hop City, Social Venture and others are getting upgrades.

blog by Rebecca Dobrinski /

This weekend experience The Vagina Monologues!

For the first time in five years, The Vagina Monologues is returning to the UAB campus. Students and alumni will present Eve Ensler’s renowned play for two nights only. Proceeds from the performance will benefit Rape Response at the Crisis Center of Birmingham.

blog by Rebecca Dobrinski /

Birmingham Police Department to host open house

If you or your kids think police officers just sit in their cars eating doughnuts, then the Birmingham Police Department’s (BPD) open house is for you.

blog by Mandy Shunnarah /

Go muddin’ in Five Points South

About 60 days ago, just below The Club, Red Mountain started sliding onto 18th Avenue South in Five Points making the two lane road into a one laner.

blog by MCP Staff /

Pet of the week: Marilyn

Director, Marilyn is ready for her close up. This sweet terrier is a single lady looking for her dream home.

blog by MCP Contributor /

March to honor BSC student’s contribution to the Civil Rights Movement

On Wednesday, April 24th, BSC classes from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. have been cancelled to honor the legacy of the Marti Turnipseed.  As a student during the Civil Rights Movement, she defied the BSC administration and participated in a lunch counter sit-in which resulted in her dismissal from the school.

blog by Mandy Shunnarah /

Homegrown Comics and Cartoon event at Naked Art

Get to know Birmingham comic artists and cartoonists by seeing the world through their eyes, this Friday at Naked Art.

blog by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark /

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Magic City Post will pause for a moment starting at 8:30am on Friday, December 21st in remembrance of victims of gun violence in Connecticut and also here in our own community. By the end of 2012, at least 56 Birminghamians will have died in gun-related homicides. We pray for peace, love and healing for all.