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Memorial Day in Alabama

Kickoff summer with some great Memorial Weekend events and activities across the state. Whether you’re looking to travel or for something to do between Memorial Day Parades–from north to south, we’ve got you covered on your Memorial Weekend plans. Florence … Continue reading

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8 Memorial Day Weekend Must-Haves

Warm weather has arrived! Get ready to kick back and enjoy the summer season. No matter how you choose to spend your weekend, we’ve got the essentials for any occasion. Celebrate summer with our list of Memorial Day Weekend Must-Haves: … Continue reading

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The Essentials: 10 Festival Season Must-Haves

Summer is here and with it comes the arrival of the much-anticipated festival season. Whether you’re headed to Hangout, Bonnaroo, Slossfest or any of the countless other festivals, stop by any Alabama Outdoors or shop online to grab your festival … Continue reading

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Park Bio: Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve

We are kicking off our park series with one of Birmingham’s favorite spots, Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve. The preserve sits on 1,038 acres in urban Birmingham, Alabama, and is the third largest urban nature preserve in the United States. The … Continue reading

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Top 10 Gifts for Grads

Graduation is right around the corner. Celebrate the next chapter of your graduate’s life with the gifts they really want. Whether they’re celebrating a high school or college graduation, we have the perfect gift for every taste and personality. Check … Continue reading

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Brews Cruise: Trim Tab Brewing Co.

We believe that beer is a springboard for creating community and that as brewers we hold a special role and responsibility in it. It’s no secret that Alabama is home to some incredible breweries. The brewing culture has been wildly … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Vote Birmingham the Best Town 2015

OUTSIDE Magazine, America’s foremost active and adventure lifestyle brand, and outdoor lifestyle apparel company Toad&Co have named Birmingham as a top 60 finalist in their 2015 “Best Town Ever” contest, and we couldn’t be more thrilled! As the chosen retailer … Continue reading

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Brand Spotlight: johnnie-O

For John O’Donnell, the phrase “right place, right time” holds a lot of truth. The founder of johnnie-O can attribute just that to the start of his business. From its founding in 2005, johnnie-O has grown from a hobby between … Continue reading

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Trail Running: Basic Tips and Reminders

As we approach the kickoff for the 4th season of Tuesday Night Trails, we are sharing a few trail running tips and reminders with both seasoned and beginning trail runners. Tuesday Night Trails group trail runs take place at Red Mountain Park, … Continue reading

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Brand Spotlight: SeaVees for Spring 2015

The SeaVees brand is the self-proclaimed “continued discovery of the California dream.” Founded in 1964, the brand was created by B.F. Goodrich and later purchased by Converse, until it was shelved away in the limelight of Jack Purcell, a successful … Continue reading

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