As 2022 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on the StyleBlueprint stories that have resonated most with our readers. We hope these articles have ignited conversation, sparked creativity, kept you in the know on all things Birmingham, and made your year brighter. From must-try new restaurants to small towns we love, here are StyleBlueprint Birmingham’s 10 most popular articles of 2022.
Birmingham’s 10 Most Popular Articles of 2022
New Restaurants in Birmingham
Each month, we excitedly share new restaurants and concepts popping up around Birmingham. This year, we’ve shared the stories of over 50 new restaurants worth checking out. Make sure to bookmark this one for the next time you’re on the hunt for a new culinary adventure! Find the most recent article HERE.
3 Small Towns in Alabama to Explore ASAP
We’ve been working our way through the South this year to spotlight charming small towns in every state, and it’s Alabama’s turn! Explore Fairhope’s coastal charm, the mountain magic of Mentone, and Tuscumbia’s hidden gems within The Shoals. Read the article HERE.
The Newest Birmingham Cocktail Bar: Key Circle Commons
Owner of beloved Birmingham eatery Brick & Tin, Chef Mauricio Papapietro has done it again with his new English Village cocktail bar, Key Circle Commons. And it quickly became a Birmingham staple. Take a look inside and learn more about one of this year’s favorite new additions. Read the article HERE.
The 12 Most Bone-Chilling & Haunted Places in Alabama
If you’re searching for a scare, these 12 haunted places in Alabama will make your hair stand on end and fill you with terror! Come back to this one next October for a hauntingly good autumnal activity. Read the article HERE.
Meet the Woman Behind BHAM’s Favorite Snack
As the founder of Naughty But Nice Kettle Corn Co., Tanesha Sims-Summers is determined to uplift lives one sweet and salty snack at a time. Get to know one of this year’s FACES of Birmingham! Read the article HERE.
Step Inside Birmingham’s Secret Luxury Hotel – With Only 6 Rooms!
The John Hand Hotel & Club offers a unique opportunity to experience the history of one of Birmingham’s most celebrated structures — all while taking in spectacular views of the Magic City. Read the article HERE.
11 Must-Try Birmingham Cocktail Bars
If you’re in the market for a craft cocktail, this article has got you covered! From elegant speakeasy lounges to a hip underground retreat, these essential Birmingham bars offer something for every taste. Read the article HERE.
We’re Calling It: This AL Hotel Concept is the Next Big Thing
An ultra-luxe boutique hotel opened quietly this year in Auburn, Alabama, with a rooftop garden and pool, a fine-dining restaurant, and so much more. Take a look at The Laurel Hotel & Spa, the teaching hotel you MUST visit. Read the article HERE.
9 Rooftop Bars to Check Out This Season
Looking for a spot to enjoy cold drinks with friends under the Alabama sunshine? Here are nine Birmingham rooftop bars to keep on your radar. Read the article HERE.
6 Quick & Easy Day Trips from Birmingham
Looking for a weekend getaway or an escape from the hustle and bustle of the ‘Ham? These 6-day trips from Birmingham are an easy, fun option for any 2023 trip. Read the article HERE.
We are so grateful for our Birmingham readers. Wishing you a happy and healthy new year!
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