Standard Furniture traces its origins back to 1912, when a local family began traveling through Birmingham, peddling fine household furniture out of a wagon. Four generations later, the business has blossomed into 13 retail stores throughout Alabama and Tennessee, and its century-long commitment to quality furniture and customer service won it the Alabama Retail Association’s Silver Award as one of the Retailers of the Year in 2011. Each gallery abounds with bedroom, living-room, dining-room furniture from top designers, including Lane, along with mattresses in a range of shapes and styles from brands such as Tempur-Pedic, Serta, and Jamison. At each location, a knowledgeable staff awaits to offer design counsel, suggesting pieces that best suit a household’s style or will hold up against a disobedient pet woodchuck.
To ensure each of The Fish Market Restaurant’s dishes are as fresh as possible, the two families at the restaurant's helm carefully source the seafood in everything from the eatery’s classic fish and chips to the heartier charbroiled swordfish steak. The chefs often infuse their creations with Greek and Cajun flair by sautéing shrimp with feta cheese and sliced olives or topping snapper with etouffée and crawfish. Thanks to a constant influx of culinary inspiration, the menu expands regularly, adding to the custom selections available for off-site catering services that can nourish gatherings from small dinner parties to massive cloning experiments gone wrong.
Rise with the rosy-fingered dawn to enjoy a breakfast selection such as the eggs Florentine: two busted-yolk eggs over made-from-scratch hash browns with Florentine sauce, spinach, mozzarella, and parmesan ($5.95). Or stay in your tent until a reasonable hour and saunter in for a Hellenic lunch. Have an order of Kairos’ chicken tenders one of eight ways, including Horst's hot and spicy (grilled chicken tenderloins with Buffalo sauce, granny's rolls, and two side dishes such as soup and green beans, $6.95). Or boldly go with a signature dish such as Nelson's marvelous meatballs, grilled up and served in a zesty beef sauce ($6.95). For a power lunch, pound the rib eye Hurley sandwich (grilled rib eye on a toasted bun with onion rings and a fried green tomato, $9.95), spike your napkin, and dump a glass of the house-made Kairos luscious lemonade all over your appetite's head.
When you stay at Holiday Inn Birmingham-Airport in Birmingham, you'll be near the airport and close to Southern Museum of Flight and Sloss Furnaces. This hotel is within the vicinity of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame and Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex.
Make yourself at home in one of the 220 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and microwaves. Cable television is provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, as well as direct-dial phones with free local calls and voice mail.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
DonÃât miss out on recreational opportunities including an outdoor pool and a fitness facility. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and gift shops/newsstands.
Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and business services. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and banquet facilities. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary at scheduled times.
Dedicated to a next-day turnaround for many assignments, Thompson's encases everything from diplomas to completed jigsaw puzzles within the ornate borders of more than 2,000 customizable frames. Guests can also peruse a collection of 300 ready-made frames that will fit snugly around standard-size pictures, or commission custom tabletop frames to showcase unconventionally sized posters. More than 100 framed, beveled mirrors further populate the store, silently reflecting the reversed T-shirt graphics and snarky grins of each shopper's personal doppelgänger. Frames and mirrors are complemented by a collection of original oil paintings, which help homeowners adorn their walls with a colorful still life, a muted landscape, or an unflinchingly honest portrayal of the human condition.
What began as Anita Gibson's struggling, two-person family business has evolved into Advanced Weight Loss Clinics, an organization with 17 corporately owned clinics and 3 franchise locations spread throughout the southeastern United States. Each center's team of doctors and weight-loss specialists encourages clients to win a similarly daunting battle by creating personalized plans for success. The program incorporates vitamins, supplements, and appetite suppressants with a low-calorie, low-fat meal plan that discourages using soft-serve ice cream as toothpaste.