The Ultimate Dorm Room Packing List for Your Upcoming College Student

Dorm Room Packing
Packing your child up for their first year of college is emotional enough without all the stress it causes. Here's an ultimate dorm room packing list to help you and your college student get it all organized. Dorm Room Items - Bedsheets - Blankets - Comforter - Mattress pad - Pillow cases - Pillows - Sleeping bag/blow up... [read more]

3 Renowned Chain Restaurants that Originated in Tuscaloosa

Tuscaloosa Chain Restaurants
There are many great restaurants in  Tuscaloosa, AL, but not all of them get the opportunity to branch out and become chain restaurants. Here are a few of the chain restaurants from Tuscaloosa that were able to branch out. Dreamland BBQ “1958 was a big year for Tuscaloosa. Not only was it... [read more]

What To Do in Tuscaloosa During the Football Off-Season

riverwalk in tuscaloosa
Tuscaloosa is famous for its A-list football team at the University of Alabama. But what else does Tuscaloosa have to offer? What can you and your family do this summer while you’re waiting for the first football game this September? Here are some of the most interesting places for you... [read more]

Don’t Miss These Summer Events Happening at U of A

farmer’s market
Alabama Blues Weekend at U of A Alabama Blues Weekend takes place July 7-8, 2017 on the University of Alabama Campus. Participants are invited to unique blues concerts both Friday and Saturday night. Throughout the weekend, masterclasses will be held and sessions led by blues and music industry experts will be... [read more]

Visit the Tuscaloosa Veterans Memorial Park this Independence Day

veteran's day
Tuscaloosa’s Veteran’s Memorial Park was created as a memorial for all veterans of the US armed forces and as a tribute to Northington General Army Hospital. When the Hospital closed down, this 1-acre site was stipulated to be used as a shrine. So, in 1978, the park was dedicated as... [read more]

Get Ready for the 4th of July Celebration on the River

The 4th of July Celebration on the River makes its triumphant return to the Tuscaloosa Amphitheater this Independence Day! About the Event The FREE 4th of July Celebration on the River returns with a performance by the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, the PARA Kids Zone, and a special appearance by Taylor Hicks presented by Coca-Cola! This event... [read more]

Don’t Miss What’s Happening in Tuscaloosa

Summer events in Tuscaloosa
This summer there is a ton of fun to be had in Tuscaloosa. Hop in your Hyundai, cruise around T-town, and check out some of these great events happening right here in our city! Live at the Plaza The Live at the Plaza concert series takes place every Friday night from 6... [read more]

Participate in the 2nd Annual Dirt, Sweat, & Gears Trail Duathlon

Trail from Dirt, Sweat, and Gears Trail Duathlon
It is time for the 2nd Annual Dirt, Sweat, and Gears. Get your mountain bike ready and your trail- running shoes laced for this heart-pumping challenge. If you attended last year, this is your chance to beat last year’s record! Event Information The 2nd Annual Dirt, Sweat, and Gears Duathlon will be held at... [read more]

Tuscaloosa Parks to Visit this June

Tuscaloosa Parks
(Photo Credit: DENNISJPHOTOS) Summer time is right around the corner, and that means lots of outdoor activities! Check out these awesome parks located just down the road! Snow Hinton Park Snow Hinton Park is home to a 38-foot slide and climbing tower! The “spacenet,” which is a three dimensional rope climbing challenge, is meant to... [read more]