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1. Pittsburgh of the South: Nickname for Birmingham, the South's industrial center.  
2. Birmingham Civil Rights District: A six-block section of downtown Birmingham, Alabama, the historical setting for several of the area's important civ...  
3. Great Blizzard of 1993: A blizzard that dumped over a foot of snow on Birmingham, unusual given the snowfall average of about half-an-inch.  
4. Dixie Alley: Alabama generally suffers more deaths than plains states because its frequent storms occur in highly populated area...  
5. Red Eye Gravy: Country ham drippings and black coffee, made into a gravy, also called Poor Man's Gravy.  
6. Fried Green Tomatoes: The Alabama dish brought to fame by the movie of the same name is traditionally made from green tomatoes breaded wi...  
7. Alys Stephens Center: A center for performing arts and the home of the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, located on the University of Alabama-B...  
8. Sheraton Birmingham: The largest hotel in Alabama.  
9. Birminghamtrends: A website devoted to Birmingham's nightlife.  
10. Hominy: A regional side-dish made from corn boiled in brine.  
11. Congealed Salad: A dessert made from flavored gelatin, buttermilk and fruit.  
12. Marsh Bakery: Would love to know how they made their Rum cake, I know they took left over cakes and made a torte type cake.  
13. Avondale: A neighborhood just east of Birmingham comprised of the three smaller North Avondale, South Avondale, and East Avon...  
14. Lloyd's: A local favorite, serving authentic Southern-food and sweet tea since 1937.  
15. Birmian: A 'Birmian' is someone that lives in Birmingham, Alabama.  
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"The Neighborhood You've Always Wanted." Edit | History