100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die, 2nd Edition
Published: June 18, 2022
By: Courtesy of Reedy Press
Reedy Press is pleased to announce the release of our newest local interest book, 100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die, Second Edition, by Verna Gates.
Called the Magic City, Birmingham sprang up fast, as if a magician’s wand pulled skyscrapers out of a valley surrounded by mountains. This combination of man-made beauty and nature compliments a vibrant city pulsing with activity—on the sidewalk or the trail. In 100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die, you’ll discover the famous places and hidden treasures of a city brimming with character, charm, and natural beauty.
Whether it’s the best barbecue or martini, a picture-perfect round of golf, or where to find clothes by famed local designers, Birmingham native Verna Gates is ready to be your personal guide to the best the Magic City has to offer.
100 Things to Do in Birmingham Before You Die, Second Edition is available wherever books are sold.
About the Author
Verna Gates was born in Birmingham and can trace her local heritage back four generations to a land grant farm. She began her career as one of the original crew that launched CNN. After moving back to her beloved home, she spent 25 years covering the state for TIME Magazine and Reuters International. She has received a lifetime achievement award from the National Federation of Presswomen. She is the founder of the Wacky Tacky Light Tour in Birmingham.