The storms are passing, so let's wind down with Birmingham On the Cheap's top 5 Cinco de Mayo food, fun, and fare ideas! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER for more tips on how to live your best life on a budget in … [Read more...] about Top 5 Cinco de Mayo Food, Fun & Fare Ideas
Local Farmers' Markets are in full swing around Birmingham. Thankfully, many have strategized options to help maintain public safety during the ongoing pandemic. As markets spring up around the city, it's a perfect time to try something new. … [Read more...] about Local Farmers’ Markets In Full Swing
Rent an RV for summer travel, as extra housing for family and guests, or as a spare office for working from home or on the road. An RV lets you enjoy a much-needed vacation while avoiding crowds and public spaces. Summer is coming! It’s time to leave the house you’ve … [Read more...] about Rent an RV for summer vacation and travel
Educator, Pat Mitchell, affectionately known as the original “Auntie Litter," returns to Birmingham to launch her first children’s book. Evan’s Earth Day Experience will be available both in paperback and online as an … [Read more...] about Earth Day 2021: Auntie Litter Returns to Birmingham!
Not everything we consider waste should go directly into our normal, household trash can. Instead, take them to the Jefferson County Hazardous Waste Day this Saturday, April 24, to ensure the safety of your family. STOP! Dispose of Hazardous Waste … [Read more...] about Jefferson County Hazardous Waste Day
The Talladega GEICO 500 is back for 2021! Event organizers are excited to welcome more fans for the Talladega GEICO 500 in a safe way during the global pandemic. The Talladega GEICO 500 triple-header weekend starts April 24 and … [Read more...] about Talladega GEICO 500 Speeds into 2021
Free walking tours are now available at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) every Saturday in April 2021. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., guests can get a personalized experience from BCRI's Master Tour Guide, Barry McNealy, as they explore … [Read more...] about Free BCRI Walking Tours in April 2021
Who else is watching The Classic Kick-off show now?!? Featuring Roy Wood, Jr., and DJ Traci Steele, this entertainment-packed event is still swinging! They just gave away another prize pack worth $1,000!!! … [Read more...] about The Magic City Classic Kick-off
The 79th Magic City Classic returns to Birmingham this week to the excitement of football fans, and Birmingham On The Cheap is here for it! HBCU rivals, Alabama State University (ASU) and Alabama A&M University (AAMU) will go head-to-head this … [Read more...] about Magic City Classic Returns to Birmingham!
Fresh Air Family April events are set to bring the Birmingham community together as a family through nature. From nature walks to its beloved Gross Out Camps, Fresh Air Family continues to bring young children and their families outdoors. Even my … [Read more...] about Fresh Air Family April Events
Wowsers, did you get caught in the rain and hail this afternoon, too? With the deluge of water expected in Birmingham this stormy weekend, it may be a good idea to have alternate plans! Of course, you've been planning your outing for over a … [Read more...] about 4/9 Top Roundup For A Stormy Weekend!
Lowe's has launched its 2021 April "SpringFest" celebration today! This event will provide free, curbside Garden-to-Go project kits for all of you amazing green-thumbers! SUBSCRIBE TO OUR FREE NEWSLETTER SO YOU DON’T MISS A … [Read more...] about Lowe’s April 2021 SpringFest: Free Curbside Garden-to-Go Kits & Demos
As we "spring forward" past the celebration of Women’s History Month, Birmingham On the Cheap reflects on its continued mission: to connect Birmingham citizens to free and discounted resources to live their best lives, and thrive, not just … [Read more...] about An Enemy You Can’t Ignore: Grants for Breast Cancer in Alabama