About: Taylor Justice
Taylor is the Marketing Associate for Blueprint.Inc. A proud Magic City resident, University of Alabama alum, and self-proclaimed coffee connoisseur, Taylor enjoys exploring the 205 and sharing the true magic that lies in her beloved city.
Birmingham is booming, and we are here for it! Take a look at all there is to see and do in Uptown Birmingham, the Magic City’s newest premier entertainment district.
Boo! October has officially arrived and we’re celebrating with 17 Birmingham events, including festivals, live music, fundraisers, and more.
Birmingham’s growth isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Mercantile on Morris, a new multi-use development in the heart of the city, will soon be a must-visit location. Check out what’s open now, and what’s coming soon!
Tucked away in Mountain Brook Village, you’ll find Lane Parke, a multi-use development that is home to some of Birmingham’s best retail shopping, dining, and more. Find out what’s new at Lane Parke, and what’s still to come!
This is your behind-the-scenes look at the Celebrity Cruises experience. Hop aboard the Millennium for a sneak peek into their first cruise to Alaska in two years.
Get ready to enjoy local food, brews, music, and art at these 16 Birmingham events this month. Cheers to September! Image: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Before you know it, the sun will be setting on summer. Soak up every last minute of the season with these 11 things to do in Birmingham before summer is over!
The Magic City was buzzing in August! From business openings to a new sports team, here are the most notable things that happened in Birmingham this month. Image: Rachel Callahan
Get out and enjoy Birmingham events before the long, sunny days of summer slip away. Here’s a roundup of fun happenings in August! Image: Rachel Callahan
We’ve rounded up some luxurious items and experiences in the Magic City. Here is Luxe Loves, your upscale Birmingham shopping guide.
Embrace the season, and get outside! Enjoy these 14 local concerts, festivals, theater events, and more happening in Birmingham this July. Image: Rachel Callahan
Looking for ways to enjoy local music, food, and fun in the Magic City this month? These 13 events celebrate all things local. Welcome to June, Birmingham! Image: Bob Farley
From fashionable accessories to personalized keepsakes, this list contains something special for every occasion this May.
Start Mom’s Mother’s Day off right with brunch at — or from — any of these local dining hot spots.
A new month brings loads of fun Birmingham events. Check out the fundraisers, fun runs, festivals, and sporting events happening this May! Image: Casey Holliman
Spring has sprung in the Magic City! From fashion and jewels to beauty and gift-giving goodies, celebrate the start to the season with these Birmingham FINDS.
Enjoy gentle breezes and warmer weather with these fun runs, festivals and more! Here are our top picks for Birmingham events this April. Image: Pepper Place
Make Easter special and let some of Birmingham’s best local restaurants prepare your meal. Here’s where to order Easter takeout in 2021.
We talked to six successful Birmingham women to see how they start their mornings. Get inspired by these go-getters and put some of their morning routine tactics to the test!
Spring is right around the corner. Celebrate the warmer season with these fabulous outdoor FINDS from local Birmingham businesses!
From virtual events to fun runs, this month is filled with family-friendly happenings to celebrate spring. Here are Birmingham’s top March events. Image: Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Support local Birmingham businesses while staying warm (and safe) as you dine outdoors. We’ve rounded up more than 20 bars, coffee shops and restaurants for you to visit this winter.
With prix fixe menus, meals to-go, and even a personal chef option, there is something for everyone to enjoy this Valentine’s Day.
Happy February, Birmingham! From home items to Cupid-approved gifts, see what treasures we’ve found from Magic City makers this month.
The Magic City is celebrating February with flair. From marathons to virtual galas, Birmingham’s event calendar has something for everyone! Image: Rachel Callahan
The tornado that tore through Jefferson County on January 25 did significant damage. Here’s how you can help with clean-up, donations and volunteer efforts.
From heirlooms to modern treasures, Henhouse Antiques is Birmingham’s go-to spot for tasteful and timeless home decor. Meet the families behind this charming shop and learn what makes it so special.
As a new year starts, we’re feeling inspired to recharge and relax. From cozy home decor to warm accessories, here are our January FINDS. Image: Dorm Decor
With the holidays behind us, keep the winter blues away with these fun and festive January events in Birmingham. From outdoor events to 5Ks and more, Happy 2021! Image: Picture Birmingham
2020 has been a challenging year, but it’s not without its bright spots as well. Here, our 2020 FACES share their favorite positive moments from the past year. Get ready to smile!
The holidays are coming to an end, which means it’s time to start thinking about where to recycle that beautiful Christmas tree. We’re sharing several disposal options around the Magic City.
An heirloom diamond, a rooftop view and a stunning couple. It was an honor to play a role in this dreamy Elyton Hotel proposal!
Spread the love with these budget-savvy gifts, and give ALL your loved ones something special without breaking the bank. Check out this year’s 25 Under $50 gift guide!
We all could use a little holiday magic right now. These 15 December Birmingham events are full of holiday cheer and festive fun for the whole family!
Are you ready to cozy up with a good book this holiday season? Here are 11 of our favorite titles we’ve read this year.
This year’s intimate holiday gatherings call for well-thought-out and intentional hostess gifts. We’ve rounded up 15 beautiful gifts that will help you properly thank each hostess.
Say hello to November, Birmingham! Celebrate the Thanksgiving season with these 16 locally found and oh-so-festive FINDS. Take a look!
With races, festivals, concerts and shopping bazaars, November’s calendar is full of terrific Birmingham events! Image: Pepper Place
New to Pepper Place is The Blueroot Company, a fast-healthy concept that brings delicious and nutritional options to the Magic City. Learn more about this innovative business and meet owner Jennifer Ryan.
From puzzles and crafts to cookies and calligraphy, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at home this fall. Here are 13 of our favorite at-home Cheap Thrills!
Ready for a local escape? From where to stay and eat to what to do, we’ve compiled three Birmingham staycation itineraries for you.
Two wedding dates, countless COVID-19 precautions and a beautiful couple make this Birmingham wedding a must-see. Take a look at this dreamy celebration!
From home staging and moving to packing and organizing, the innovative and creative team at Spiffy Staging and Design truly does it all. Find out more about this innovative Birmingham company.
This selection of new coffee table books will add intrigue to your living space. Explore the pages and uncover a bounty of beautiful photos, inspiring design ideas and so much more.
Planning a weekend outing? Head to Hoover and explore the new Stadium Trace Village, Birmingham’s latest entertainment district.
From tacos to tandoori, these 3 new Birmingham restaurants are serving up some amazing dishes. Bon appétit, Magic City!
Pivoting is the name of the game, and these five Birmingham events are winning in their efforts. See how these beloved events and organizations have changed their format to fit the changing times. The show must go on!
The closer to home a food is made, the better it tastes — it’s a fact! From sweet treats to sauces and salty snacks, here are 13 Alabama-made food brands we love, and we bet you will too!
Just in time for the Fourth of July, we’re sharing the best spots in Birmingham to view the highly anticipated Thunder on the Mountain fireworks show.
While your calendar may look different this summer, there is still plenty to do around the Magic City. Here are five ideas for a fun-filled summer outing in Birmingham.
A daughter shares the most important lessons her late father taught her … ones she hopes to instill in her own future children.
If more time at home lately has you craving a kitchen makeover, Cyndy Cantley of Cantley & Co. has some expert advice. Here she shares five key features every kitchen should have.
Meet five innovative Black women who own incredible small businesses in Birmingham. Learn more about what they do, and find out how their businesses have changed in light of recent events.
Birmingham businesses are slowly reopening. Here’s what’s open, what precautionary measures are being taken and all the details you’ll want to know.
COVID-19 precautions have led to the cancelation and postponement of many Birmingham events. If you’re wondering where your favorite happening went, here’s what you need to know. (Image: Magic City Art Connection)
Need to get out of the house? Hop in the car and take any (or all) of these three Birmingham mural tours and relish the art that surrounds us.
If you’re looking to score a great deal on a designer find, you’re in luck. Here are some of our favorite Birmingham consignment shops to check out, many of which you can shop online.
Drugstore makeup can be just as good — if not better — than the most luxury brands. Here are nine tried-and-true makeup dupes that can save you nearly $300!
Ready to get out of the house and learn about Birmingham’s history? We mapped out the perfect route to see 14 historic buildings up close and personal. Image: Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau
Here are 10 local plant and flower shops offering delivery and curbside pickup in Birmingham. Image: Shoppe
We asked some of our StyleBlueprint partners, friends and favorite Birmingham locals what they most look forward to when the quarantine is over. Here’s what they had to say.
From appetizers and frozen entrées to salads, soups, desserts and more, here are 10 places to order delicious premade meals in the Magic City. Image: Ashley Mac’s
Support your local farms and get fresh produce in return. Here’s your guide on how to enjoy produce when farmers’ markets aren’t operating as usual.
Birmingham salons are working hard to serve their clients now more than ever. See how these local businesses have shifted their operations, and learn how you can still maintain your locks at home. Plus, check out three hair tutorials to tide you over.
Enjoy your favorite restaurant’s cocktails from the comfort of home. Here are eight local restaurants offering curbside cocktails you can grab and go.
Straw and rattan bags are on all the trend reports this season. Find the perfect bag while supporting local businesses and staying socially distant. Image: These Three Boutique
Before you start rearranging your home to ease your boredom, read these tips from local interior designers!
Ready for a break from the kitchen? Here are some Birmingham restaurants offering family meals to-go via delivery or curbside pickup.
Meet three new Birmingham moms and their babies as they share their encouraging experiences of having a baby during the pandemic.
From online ordering and curbside pickup to delivery options and virtual wine tastings, here’s how liquor and speciality beverage stores are getting their goods to the Birmingham masses.
Check out this video: A virtual tour of Vulcan Park! Listen with the sound on for the best experience and then embark on a scavenger hunt.
Looking for some fresh recipes? See what Birmingham’s local chefs are cooking while we’re all spending more time at home.
Birmingham businesses are stepping up to support our local healthcare workers. See what they are doing and how you can get involved.
If you want to get your body moving while responsibly social distancing, here are eight Birmingham fitness studios offering virtual classes.
Meet the inspiring women behind PurpleStride and see gorgeous looks from local boutiques (that you can shop online) in this very special edition of What to Wear.
Spring brides, don’t panic! We’re sharing advice from Southern wedding professionals on how to effectively postpone your wedding (without losing your mind).
Expectant mom-to-be? We’re sharing the advice of three Birmingham mothers who recently delivered their babies amid the rise of COVID-19.
February has arrived! We have selected some of the month’s top events to check out — here’s what to wear!
As a new year starts, we’re feeling inspired to reconnect and recharge. From invigorating products to inspiring services, here are our January FINDS!
The holidays are here, Birmingham. From ice skating to magical lights, we’re rounded up some of the city’s most festive events to get you into the spirit of the season!
Whether you are a tried and true Birminghamian, recently moved to town or are simply planning a trip, these are the tourist atttractions even locals love.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite small and local businesses in the Magic City to support this Small Business Saturday!
Whether heading to a festival or a fashionable night out, we have the looks you’ll love — and love to wear to some of November’s top events!
For this month’s FINDS, we’re showcasing easy ways to spruce up your space and a few items that give back. Take a look!
Whether you are hungry for some local goodies or looking for a good scare, October brings plenty of fun-filled happenings. Here are our top 25 Birmingham events!
Happy October, Birmingham! Today, we’re offering up style suggestions for some of this month’s top events.
September has lots of events and we’re highlighting three today with style suggestions from local Birmingham boutiques that can be worn to each. Take a look!
Welcome to August! This month, we’re featuring 15 FINDS that we’ve discovered around the Magic City — and they are all about you!
This month, we’re bringing you a special edition of What to Wear featuring the wonderful girls of GirlSpring. Take a look!
It’s time to sweat, Birmingham. Find your next workout class with our guide to five new and noteworthy fitness boutiques in the Magic City!
We love to get out in the warm summer sun to explore all of Birmingham’s local boutiques. Take a look at some of these fantastic FINDS we spotted around town.
July has arrived and it’s time to celebrate! Here’s what to wear to three of July’s best Birmingham events with the ladies from Brookwood Baptist Health.
Say hello to November, Birmingham! Celebrate the Thanksgiving season with these 15 locally-found and oh-so-festive FINDS. Take a look!
Football season is back and we’ve got FINDS that will make you the MVP of gameday. Regardless of the team you’re cheering for, this list has something for you.