Good Day Alabama for March 1, 2013 - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Good Day Alabama for March 1, 2013

Here is what you saw on Good Day Alabama for March 1, 2013:

JEH JEH LIVE - Jeh Jeh joined us live this morning from Cottontail's Village! Are you looking for a one-of-a kind party dress for your little princess? Do you need a personalized Easter basket stuffed with candy, toys, and games? Or, are you shopping to update your home décor or garden accessories? Spring shopping is fun and simple, when new exhibitors join your favorite vendors from Christmas Village to display fresh new ideas and crafts all in the comfort of the Birmingham/Jefferson Convention Complex.For more information, visit http://www.christmasvillagefestival.com/cottontails.html

BBJ - We heard from Ryan Poe this morning with the Birmingham Business Journal to talk about Health insurance, Apartments on highway 280, and budget cuts! For more on these and other business stories, visit www.birminghambusinessjournal.com.

COUNTRY BOY EDDIE
- FOX6'S Fred Hunter highlights an Alabama television legend in his new series True Alabama Story: Country Boy Eddie. You can watch the half hour special tonight at 6:30pm right here on FOX6.

JERRY BROWN - The 11th Annual Jerry Brown Arts Festival is this weekend! It includes more than 40 artists and their works! It runs tomorrow from 9am until 5pm and Sunday from 10am until 4pm. The festival is at a new location this year - the former Colby building at 236 Laurel Lane in Hamilton.  Head to downtown Hamilton and "just follow the signs."  The trip is just over an hour northwest of Birmingham on Corridor X/US 78. Admission is free. For more information:  www.JBAF.org

ZOO - Kelly Wall  joined us from the Birmingham Zoo to introduce Mickey to a new animal. To learn more information about the animal or visit the zoo, go to birminghamzoo.com.

COMEDIAN - Comedian Don D-C Curry joined us on the set this morning! Widely known as the star of numerous stand-up comedy tours (including the highly lauded "Royal Comedy Tour," of winter/spring 2010) playing huge theatres at home and abroad and headlining special engagements at the nation's hottest comedy clubs, Don "D.C." Curry's talents are far more than meets the eye at a single glance. At second glance you'll see him co-starring in major studio pictures or taking the duties of leading man in indie feature films. Look again and you'll see him touring the country as the lead in a hit stage play or serving as the front man of his own R&B and Blues band. Take yet another glimpse (or listen) and you'll hear him shining as a skilled voice-over artist on hit TV shows like Boondocks. Bottom line, DC Curry is a very versatile, and extremely funny man. For tickets or more information for this weekend's appearances, call the Comedy Club Stardome at (205) 444-0008 or visit stardome.com



Next week on Good Day Alabama, thousands of soccer players come to town for the annual Red Diamond Vulcan Cup Soccer tournament and Jeh Jeh checks in with some of the top players to learn a few skills! Time for some Spring Cleaning... Not just at your house though. We turn to our financial expert for advice on Spring Cleaning our personal finances in Money Tuesday! The Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham releases a study on U.S. 280 this week ... We loo at the study and the Commission's recommendations! Changing the world one good deed at a time! We explain how you can do your part on annual "Good Deeds" Day! More benefits to the Mediterranean Diet? We turn to our nutritionist for answers! We check out some great deals for you and your family with both the Bargainomics Lady and Birmingham's Bargain Mom! Speaking of moms... Our Gossip Mom joins us with the latest scoop on our favorite Hollywood celebrities! And our experts join us to take your questions - the doctor and the gardener. Jimmy Rockett joins us as our guest gardener this week to take those questions! We introduce you to our Pet of the Week. And comedian Jon Reep joins us with some laughs! Join us for all of this and so much more next week on Good Day Alabama!

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