B-metro - The magazine of metro Birmingham living


One on One: W. Palmer Kennedy and Mark Drew

The importance of giving back to the community and the magic of unexpected connections turned out to be the main focus of this month’s One on One conversation.

Poised and Polished

When opportunity knocked, Tommy and Jan Buchanan answered.
Written by Brett Levine
Photographed by Graham Yelton

Sacred Land

The Knesseth Israel/Beth-El Cemetery is a trove of Jewish history.
Written by Lanier Isom
Photography by Elizabeth Deramus

At the Scene of the Crime

For nearly 20 years, reporter Carol Robinson has covered crime in the Magic City.
Written by Andy McWhorter
Photography by Beau Gustafson


Arden Ward Upton photographs the brilliance of Cuba.


Harinam Singh Khalsa shares the rich history that has made Golden Temple a success story.
Written by Lindsey Lowe
Photography by Beau Gustafson

Where The Wild Things Are

How is it that some of the same creatures that fuel nightmares for some make fascinating companions for others?
Words and Photos by Liesa Cole

Panic on Shades Creek

What happens when one man tries to make urban camping a thing.
Written by Phillip Ratliff

2014 Deep South College Guide

If you’ve heard that your four years in college are some of the best years of your life, then you’ve heard right.

A Nice Little Escape

For Cana and Andy Grooms, renovating their 1957 home began with appreciating just what it was they had.
Written by Brett Levine
Photography by Graham Yelton

The Baron of Birmingham

The first meeting between Piers Anthony Weymouth Wedgwood, the fourth Baron Wedgwood of Barlaston, and Frank Bromberg III had a bit of a prince-and-the-pauper feel to it.