Located five miles south of the city, Homewood is a Birmingham suburb that offers residents that quaint, small-town southern life enlivened by contemporary dining, retail, and entertainment options.
Being tucked at the foot of Red Mountain and having a rich history beginning in the early 1800s, reflecting roots in the iron and steel industry, Homewood is a vibrant neighborhood that celebrates tradition, culture, and Southern hospitality –all accompanied by stunning panoramic vistas of Birmingham.
Homewood may be a small neighborhood, but it is still home to plenty of delicious dining options that offer more than the best of Southern classics.
Hailed as the number one best barbecue place in America by celebrity chef Paula Deen, Saw’s BBQ serves up a smorgasbord of Carolina-style smoked pulled pork, ribs, and chicken served with three styles of sauces. Staple barbecue sides include beans, coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, and baked potatoes.
Little Donkey is inspired by traditional Mexican recipes while paying homage to regional cooking. Described as “Mexican food with a Southern soul,” Little Donkey’s menu features classic dishes such as tamales, enchiladas, and chips with guacamole –all made with fresh-made tortillas and salsas, and meats that are grilled and smoked using traditional techniques from Mexico and the American South.
Best Activities in Homewood
Anyone can experience Alabama’s fascinating history and its vibrant shopping and entertainment scene right in Homewood.
Red Mountain is more than an urban park. This prominent ridge was once the site of extensive iron ore mining that built Birmingham. Today, the 1,500-acre wooded site is a community-driven park that honors the city’s roots while providing a beautiful space of leisure. Visitors can enjoy its 15-mile trail system, take their pets to Remy’s Dog Park, or explore any of the three breathtaking tree houses.
Birmingham Zoo is one of the state’s most popular attractions. Set over 122-acres, the zoo park features approximately 550 animals of 180 species and endangered species from 6 continents. Visitors get to spend the day with red pandas, zebras, giraffes, elephants, rhinos, lions, sea lions, and more while learning about the zoo’s animal care and conservation initiatives.
Nestled in native woodlands, the Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama’s largest living museum featuring more than 12,000 different plants in its collections. It’s a 67.5-acre peaceful urban oasis with miles of serene paths, 25+ unique gardens, and 30+ works of original outdoor sculptures.
Otolaryngologist in Homewood
Pediatric ENT Associates is a group of five doctors specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of a full range of pediatric ear, nose, and throat conditions. Each doctor is fully board-certified and has an up-to-date medical license from the state of Alabama. Pediatric ENT Associates physicians have more than 60 years of combined experience in providing effective treatments tailored to the unique needs of children. Parents can rest assured that they are receiving the best care that will be crucial in their child’s recovery process.
Through the team’s use of the Children’s of Alabama hospital and use of an outpatient center near the central Birmingham hospital, our otolaryngologists can provide patients with top-of-the-line, easy-to-access medical care for their urgent needs.
- Ear Infections
- Cochlear Implants
- Hearing Loss
- Deviated Septum
- Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Schedule a Consultation with a Pediatric ENT Specialist in Homewood
If your child has been suffering from a nose, ear, or throat condition, or if you would like to learn more about how we can help your child, don’t hesitate to contact the leading specialists at Pediatric ENT Associates for proper diagnosis and treatment in our Birmingham, AL office. To make an appointment, just call (205) 831-0101 or fill out our online contact form.
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